Wright Medical appoints Jason Asper CDO, creates new digital organization
Wright Medical announced that they will create a new digital organization and appointed Jason Asper as senior VP, chief digital officer, or CDO. This appointment is in addition to Asper's current responsibilities for strategy, corporate development and information technology. This new digital organization will focus to execute Wright's digital surgery strategy to develop new platforms, accelerate surgical solutions and drive software technology innovation across the business. This organization will build upon the company's software by leveraging emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and augmented reality to provide software-enabled surgery platforms and solutions for the extremities markets. Asper will be responsible for developing and executing Wright's digital surgery strategy across the company's extremities business units as well as leveraging technology to drive efficiencies across all functions of the company.