Senior Vice President, Design & Development
“Our team begins each project with the full product lifecycle in mind. We think about the whole picture so our customers can focus on the clinical and commercial potential of their devices.”
Bob helms the Design & Development team, offering product development services from concept to launch and beyond. With more than 25 years of industry experience, he has led the development of medical devices including implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), pacemakers, and electrode and lead systems. His catheter experience includes therapeutic, diagnostic, and guide devices for electrophysiology, cardiac drug delivery, valve repair, and implantable leads delivery. Before joining Vention in 2006, Bob was Vice President of Operations and Quality Systems for Circle Medical. He also held a range of senior management positions at BioCardia, Cardiac Pathways, Ventritex, and Pacesetter Systems. Bob is a named inventor on patents related to pacemaker, ICD, and implantable lead design and assembly. He is actively involved in the youth sailing program at Santa Cruz Yacht Club.