The Mays MasterCast is the flagship podcast of Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. We share insights into how business and business school works while sharing our culture and lives with listeners. Our guests include current students, professors, alumni, and friends of the university who have distinguished themselves in the business world. In every episode, our hope is to find counter-intuitive insight, vulnerability, and humor. Our goal is to be the world’s premier business school podcast.

Latest Episode: Dima Elissa

Is your protective gear safe and approved by health professionals? 😷

A double check might be in order for your protective gear, we are joined by CEO and Founder of Vis-Med 3D, Dima Elissa! Dima talks about the return of the wild wild west in the personal protective equipment space, her company’s new innovative gear and how one size doesn’t fit all in most cases. 📺&👂 (https://u.tamu.edu/zwkHRDp1)

Check out Dima’s Ted Talk! One Size Doesn’t Fit All: bit.ly/31m4DuG

FBI PPE Companies List: https://bit.ly/2HbgLrF

Dima Elissa is the founder and CEO of VisMed-3DTM  a global healthcare technology consulting firm focused on the 3D biomedical design of body parts. She is a serial entrepreneur, an adjunct Professor at DePaul University, and board member of numerous women and minority organizations. 

One of the 16 companies she founded was selected to represent the State of Illinois as a trade delegate in Germany, Dubai, UAE, and Johannesburg, South Africa Health Exhibitions. Dima started her career acquiring and running new ventures at NutraSweet. 

Dima was one of Chicago magazine’s Top Women in Tech, Chicago Innov’s 50 on Fire, and Chicago Tribune’s BlueSky Vault,Top 100 Entrepreneurs in Chicago. She was named as the technology and innovation lead for AMWA’s (American Medical Women’s Association) Diversity & Inclusion initiative and served as President of Women in Bio. She has also presented a TedX Talk One Size Does Not Fit All, Personalizing Medicine.

Dima is an in-demand speaker as a subject matter expert on healthcare, technology, and diversity. She has spoken at over 150 events reaching an audience of over 150,000 people. She serves as a board member of more than 10 domestic and international community-based organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). She is a founding board member of the first Women in Entrepreneurship Institute at DePaul University and is a member of the Board of Trustees at Hanover College. Dima is fluent in French and Arabic. She holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Hanover College and has an MBA from Texas A&M’s Mays School of Business.

 

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