Connecting Knowledge to Needs - Helping You Perform Better

"You are making me look really good! We couldn’t have done this without Magellan."

VP Clinical Affairs - Stryker Medical

Our History

Over the past two decades, Magellan Medical Technology Consultants has grown to be a leading medical technology consulting company serving Fortune 500 and rapidly growing medical technology and healthcare clients worldwide. The company proudly retains the entrepreneurial vision and spirit of its founder, bringing to every project creative strategies, innovative solutions and the industry experts to turn those solutions into long-term client value.
From the very beginning, Magellan Medical Technology Consultants has embraced and embodied the spirit of its corporate inspiration, Ferdinand Magellan. Founder Susan Johnson launched the business in 1995 with a vision: to bring together a team of innovators who understood medical technology and healthcare from the inside out; a team who would fearlessly face the industry’s complex challenges and, in partnership with their clients, would reach new heights in medical advancement with each and every success.
Johnson’s experience in business, medical technology sales, research, and as an Open-heart Intensive Care/Critical Care nurse was the cornerstone on which the Magellan team was built. Joining her was a team of medical professionals, scientists, strategists and business people eager to explore innovative solutions to support new medical technologies from concept through product launch and beyond.
To date, Magellan Medical Technology Consultants has helped clients bring thousands of life-altering products to market. Every day, the teams at Magellan recommit themselves to their goal and promise to positively impact businesses, clinicians and, most importantly, patients.

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.

Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
The slogan “Press On!” has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.

- Calvin Coolidge

Our Inspiration and Namesake: Ferdinand Magellan


The seafaring explorers of the New World exemplified true entrepreneurial thinking and spirit, venturing into uncharted waters in pursuit of greatness.
Ferdinand Magellan possessed a grand vision: finding a western route from Europe to the Spice Islands. His unshakable belief convinced kings to invest and men to put their lives on the line to follow him. Cultivating a crew and a team of navigational experts, Magellan and his team set sail in 1521, guided by the stars, a few simplistic navigational tools and his commitment to discovery. That expedition, the first to circumnavigate the globe, forever changed the course of world commerce and transportation.
Nearly five hundred years later, Ferdinand Magellan serves as our corporate inspiration every day. The team at Magellan Medical Technology Consultants tackles complex challenges head-on, embraces critical questioning, seeks new opportunities, and celebrates innovation, service and continuous improvement.
At Magellan, we embark on every new project knowing that our powerful solutions positively impact not only our clients, but also healthcare providers—and most importantly—the countless patients of today and tomorrow.