Alex Mastorakos joined Boston Scientific (www.bostonscientific.com) in 2000 and currently works as global sourcing director for plastics for the medical device giant. During his nine-plus years with the company, he has managed a variety of supplier relationships, including contract manufacturers, distribution arrangements and direct plastic component suppliers.
Founded in 1979 with 38 employees and $2 million in sales, Boston Scientific has grown into one of the world's largest medical device companies. Today, BSC has a portfolio of more than 13,000 products and $8.1 billion in fiscal 2008 revenues. Headquartered in
Mastorakos has more than 22 years of experience in operations and quality management with a strong focus on supplier management in the medical device field. Prior to joining BSC, he worked in a variety of operations and quality management roles at ThermoCardiosystems Inc., Waters Corp. and Raytheon Co. He has more than 15 years of direct experience with medical device manufacturing and holds a bachelor of science degree from the college of engineering at the