Jonathan Sackier, MD, trained as a surgeon in Britain, was recruited to the USA in 1989 and helped lead the laparoscopic surgical revolution. He is a physician entrepreneur with a diverse background including clinical practice, academic pursuits, invention, innovation and helping build and exit several companies. He has created IP portfolios, managed clinical trials and regulatory processes and participated in M&A, licensing, asset sales and public offerings. He is an experienced media commentator and public speaker, writes regular columns on medical matters for aviators and hosts podcasts and webinars on the highly respected EMG Health platform. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed papers, multiple book chapters and seven books and has been honored for his services to medicine with a variety of awards. He currently serves on a number of boards including AiM Medical Robotics, a company he believes can fundamentally change and improve the way various invasive procedures are performed.