John Feriancek

John Feriancek, an instructor in the MDI program

John Feriancek, MBA

MDI Faculty, M.S. in Medical Device Innovation


  • Master of Business Administration, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, Gustavus Adolphus College


John has more than 20 years of experience as an international business leader in the medical device, consumer goods and adhesive industry, holding senior positions in finance, corporate development, marketing, strategy and operations. John was named President and CEO of Applied Adhesives effective January 1, 2021. He previously served as the company's CFO. Prior to that, John worked for Medtronic, American Medical Systems and Conventus Orthopaedics.


  • Corporate Strategy 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Mergers & Acquisition 
  • International Business 
  • Marketing Strategy 
  • Operations 
  • Accounting
Currently Teaching Courses
MDI 5006: Finance, Valuation, and Entrepreneurship