Sisu Global Health CEO Honored at Baltimore Business Journal's 2019 Tech 10 Awards

This past June, our CEO and co-founder, Carolyn Yarina, was honored at this year’s Baltimore Business Journal’s Tech 10 Awards. Alongside 12 outstanding members of the business community, Carolyn was recognized for Sisu Global Health’s contributions to growing the tech ecosystem in the Greater Baltimore region. “The honorees came from all corners of the tech community, from software and cybersecurity to medical devices and investment funds. But all of them shared a passion for improving the tech landscape in the region.” Read the full article here.

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Sisu Global Health Highlight in 60 Minutes: Rise of the Rest Special

Iconic CBS newsmagazine “60 Minutes” featured AOL co-founder Steve Case and his effort to support startups in major tech hubs around the country through his Rise of the Rest Movement. Sisu was highlighted in this 60 Minutes segment for winning the Rise of the Rest pitch competition back in 2015 when the tour came to Baltimore. In winning the competition, we were given great opportunities to further engage with the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund and its prominent tech executives. Our very own CEO, Carolyn Yarina, was given the opportunity to meet with former google CEO, Eric Schmidt, to receive some entrepreneurial wisdom. Read the full article here.

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Sisu Global Health CEO Named in Baltimore's Top 10 BioHealth CEOs

This past April Sisu’s CEO, Carolyn Yarina, was named among the top 10 BioHealth CEOs in Baltimore, MD. Carolyn and co-founders were named alongside many up and coming CEOs and medical device startup companies in the Baltimore area. This is a true testament to the mark the Sisu Global team is making on the medical device industry. Carolyn says “Our team might be small, but they are powerful. ‘Sisu’ means persevering in the face of adversity. This is a quality of the people that we design for, but also a belief we hold within ourselves. Every member of our team has the same tenacity and believes in what we’re doing.” Read the full article here.

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Sisu Global Health Places Second in NATA Conference for Best Poster

April 2019

This year the 20th NATA Symposium on Patient Blood Management, Haemostasis and Thrombosis took place in Berlin on April 4-5, 2019. Every year, a high number of excellent abstracts are submitted for presentation at the conference. Sisu’s abstract came in 2nd place for best poster at this year’s competition. We were given the opportunity to give a 5-minute presentation followed by a 3-minute discussion during the “Best Posters – Presentations and Awards” session.

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Expanding the Sisu Team

Sisu Global Health needs to make a few hires- please spread the word! If you or anyone you know might be interested in any of the following positions, please see our Careers page. If you have any questions, please send an email to 

Program Manager (Baltimore, MD, USA)

The program manager will be responsible for maintaining the portfolio of projects within Sisu Global Health.  The program manager will determine the personnel and budget needed to achieve the strategic objectives and will be responsible for the prioritizing the allocation of resources to keep project milestones on track. The program manager will hold each project lead accountable to project progress and will be able to reallocate personnel and budget as needed to meet strategic objectives. The position would report directly to CEO. This full-time role will need to take on additional responsibilities depending on experience (e.g. contract management, HR, project management).

Download the full Program Manager job description here.

Production Manager (Baltimore, USA)

The production manager will be responsible to direct the organization's manufacturing and supply chain operations. He or she will develop and implement plans to efficiently utilize materials, labor, and equipment along with ensuring that all parts, assemblies, and final products are produced on schedule and according to established requirements. The production manager will establish processes, policies, and procedures and ensure all changes align with the organization's objectives. He or she will coordinate with quality, and related departments to resolve quality issues through root cause analysis and corrective action.

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Marketing Manager (Accra, Ghana)

The Sales & Marketing Manager is responsible for all aspects of planning and implementing the West African sales and marketing strategy for Sisu Global Health. Additionally, the Senior Sales & Marketing Manager will help to structure the subsidiary of Sisu Global Health, Sisu Ghana Health, to create the foundation for West African operations. This position reports directly to the Chief Marketing Officer.

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Sales Director (Flexible Location)

We are looking for a high-performing Sales Director to cover East and West Africa regions. The successful candidate will coordinate in-country Marketing managers to engage hospital targets. The Sales Director will also work directly with in-country distributors to meet revenue growth objectives. Sales director duties will include hitting annual targets, building relationships and understanding customer trends.

Download the full Sales Director job description here. 

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