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Said Hilal
President and CEO, Applied Medical

CSU Long Beach

B.S. Mechanical Engineering (1972)M.S. Mechanical Engineering (1976)
  • Applied Medical is dedicated to providing innovative surgical products that enable the advancement of minimally invasive surgery. As a new generation medical device company, it is also committed to improving the affordability and accessibility of high-quality healthcare.
  • In the past 12 months, the Applied Medical team has increased by 18% to over 2,100 team members worldwide. In Orange County, the company employs more than 1,500 individuals, including many CSU Long Beach alumni.
  • The company maintains state-of-the-art R&D and manufacturing facilities in Orange County. Revenues in 2010 reached $280 million.
  • Came to the United States at age 18 to attend CSU Long Beach, where he met his wife, Linda.

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