Robert has spent over 25 years in the medical device industry with extensive experience building and motivating premier product development teams. He has a track record of successfully leading efforts to design, develop and commercialize novel products that make a difference in the lives of patients. He has been involved with founding three medical device companies - Stasys Medical Corporation in 2012, Uptake Medical in 2004, and CoAptus Medical in 2003.
Tom Clement has over 35 years’ experience in medical product development, engineering, engineering management, and executive management. Tom was a founding employee of Heart Technology which grew to more than $100 million in revenue and 550 employees. He is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association (WBBA), and he remains on the Executive Committee of the WBBA. He sits on the boards of several startup companies and organizations including the Bothell Innovation Partnership Zone, and WINGS Angel Investor organization for medical device angel investing.
Dr. Eileen Bulger is Chief of Trauma and ECLS Program Medical Director for Harborview Medical Center, and University of Washington Professor of Surgery in Seattle, WA. From 2009-2012, she served as Director of Emergency Services at Harborview, responsible for oversight of medical care provided by all participating services in the HMC Emergency Department, and for ensuring the highest standards for quality and safety in that environment. She specializes in trauma, critical care and acute surgical emergencies. Her research focus involves advancements in pre-hospital care, the early resuscitation of injured patients, and the management of necrotizing soft tissue infections.
Dr. Robert Guthrie is a neonatologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Dr. Guthrie is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at Temple University School of Medicine, and serves at Interim System Chair of Pediatrics at West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS). From 2001 to 2005, he was Director of Neonatology at Alleghen General Hospital, and Professor of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine.