Bob has developed medical devices for over 25 years, been involved in all stages of the product development cycle; from the early innovative concept stage, process and manufacturing development, to full commercialization of devices and capital equipment.
He has developed & commercialized medical devices in the fields of Oncology, Gynecology, Orthopedics, Blood Processing, Surgical Products, and Wound Care. He has 110 issued patents, many in the area of thermal energy. In Management roles, he has built and lead R&D staffs, and managed Capital Equipment-Medical device franchises.
In addition to Product Development, he has had New Business Development roles and has discovered, assessed, and presented hundreds of external opportunities to Senior Management staffs.
He graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University, and then served as an Intelligence Officer in the US Air Force.