About Mike

2015 Headshot (4)Mike Adamo is the founder of Med Device Talent. With almost twenty years’ experience in medical device recruitment, including leading corporate talent acquisition and 3rd party executive search, Mike is one of the industry’s leading talent acquisition experts. Mike’s mission is to help organizations and individuals grow by aligning talented individuals with exceptional opportunities. Med Device Talent is a full-service talent acquisition provider to the medical device industry.
Prior to founding Med Device Talent, Adamo was the recruiting leader for Edwards Lifesciences for over 10 years. He was the top recruiting expert, leading the company’s growth from 5,000 to 10,000 employees. During his tenure, he led the recruitment of over 100 of the company’s top executives, including corporate vice presidents, board members, and operating leaders.

Adamo led major hiring scaleups in Singapore, China, and the US. He consulted on projects in Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Adamo was at the recruiting helm as the company scaled up R&D, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing, and Sales to launch the world’s first Trans Cather Heart Valve.

Mike Adamo and Steve Beggs- MT Katahdin Summit 1999

In 1999 Mike Thru-Hiked the Appalachian Trail to raise money for the American Cancer society. Mike and his fraternity brother, a cancer survivor Steve Beggs  competed the entire 2,160 mile hike from Georgia to Maine in 103 days!