Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Teryl L.W. Sides is Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining Surmodics in November 2018, Teri served as Founder/CEO of Projectory, a medical device strategic consulting firm where she now serves on the Board. At Projectory, Teri provided services to Surmodics since 2011 on business and product strategy, clinical trial management and drug-coated balloon development (including the SurVeil®, Avess™ and Sundance™ Drug-Coated Balloon programs). Projectory provides strategic marketing services to medtech clients, ranging from start-ups to global businesses. Prior to Projectory, Teri was the Vice President of Marketing and Product Development for Arizant Inc. Acting as the chief architect for product and market growth strategies, she led development of industry-leading products, including the world’s first patient warming gown. Teri has 27 years of medtech and healthcare experience, holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management and has more than 8 patents granted and several pending.