Jacques Goldstein is a cardiac surgeon (MD, PhD) with more than thirty years experience in academic hospitals, with extensive experience in pacemaker and defibrillator implantation. Jacques has a broad experience in supporting the implementation of new clinical technologies and medical devices (educational programs, supervision of preclinical and clinical studies, implementation and compliance of new medical regulations). In this role he has worked with Baxter (Medical Director Global Acute Therapies), Edwards Lifesciences (Director Clinical Outcome EMEA), Medtronic and St. Jude Medical, among others.

After a research fellowship on myocardial protection at Duke University Medical Center (Durham, NC, USA), he has taught Cardiac surgery at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He is author of more than sixty scientific publications.