Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Medical Device and Product Development Expert

ID: 739837 India

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Expert is a seasoned Engineering Leader with over 20 years of experience in Medical Devices, including Product Development and Product Management. He set up the Global Technology Centre for TE Connectivity and Medtronic in India and has established a Catheter manufacturing line in Class-8 Cleanroom. He has sound experience in Design Controls, Quality Management Systems, ISO13485 certification, and regulatory standards and approvals for different country regulations for class 2 and class 3 medical devices. He has broad and diverse multinational experience in medical devices, healthcare delivery, and control products, and he has led several programs in R&D, Innovation, and Product Development at GE, Medtronic, and TE Connectivity. He also holds 10 granted U.S. patents.

Expert was most recently employed as General Manager - R&D at Metal Power Analytical, the world's fastest growing Optical Emission Spectrometer company. He led R&D and Product Management and drove the team to develop new optical emission spectrometers, oil analysis RDE Spectrometer and cloud-based SW and Apps. Prior to this, he led TE Connectivity Ltd for three years in the capacity of Head Engineering - Medical India. At TE, Expert set up the global technology centre in India from conception to completion to drive Innovation, R&D, contract manufacturing and product lifecycle management with 100+ engineers. He was instrumental in moving jobs from Ireland, US, and other countries, growing the India Medical business to $20MM. Before TE, Expert held the position of Principal Engineer/ Manager - Systems & Human Factors, while working at Medtronic PLC. He was instrumental in setting up of the Technology Centre for Medtronic in Bangalore and led the design and development of portfolio of new Dialysis Technology systems to move treatment to home. Before joining Medtronic, he held the position of Senior Systems Engineering Leader - Human Factors & Clinical Research, while working at GE Healthcare Inc. Additionally, he held the position of Technology Project Lead, while working at General Electric Company.

His areas of expertise include:
- New Product Development: R&D, Digital Technologies, Automation, Simulation, and Operationalizing new technologies for medical and industrial products.
- Contract Design and Manufacturing: Setting up and managing new CDMO facility for Class 3 products from scratch, FDA and ISO13485 Certification, Cleanroom Manufacturing.
- Product Management: Identifying user needs, Go-to market strategies, Health Economics, Innovation, Industrial Design, Patient Safety and Monitoring, Human Factors, Design Thinking, and User Experience.

The products Expert can speak to include:
- Class 2 and Class 3 Medical Devices: Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Systems, Home Hemodialysis, Patient Monitoring, Fluoroscopic Imaging Mini and Full-size C-Arm Systems, Diagnostic equipment
- Minimally invasive access & delivery systems: Catheters, Steerable sheaths, Braided microcatheters, Delivery catheters, Balloon catheters, Stent delivery systems, Microcatheters (1.6 - 3Fr), Endoscopic Surgery products, OEM Products, Ablation catheters, Single-use endoscopes, Imaging catheters - ICE, OCT, IVUS, Cables & connectors, Hypotube catheter assemblies & metal tubing, Advanced laser profiled metal shafts
- Guidewire assemblies, Advanced specialty needles,
- B2B, Medical Applications Interconnect and Control Products.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2007 Degree: MBA Subject: Marketing Institution: IMT Ghaziabad
Year: 2001 Degree: BS Subject: Electrical & Electronics Engineering Institution: Calicut University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2022 to 2023 Employer: Metal Power Analytical Title: General Manager R&D Department: R&D
Led the team to develop new Spectrometry products. Managed a multi-functional team (HW, Mech, Applications, SW) to develop new Products, Apps, and Custom SW and transferred to Manufacturing. Implemented Agile Processes and Engineering Best Practices for Product Development. Drove the 5-year Vision, Roadmap, and Product Strategy for the org – identified Mass Spectrometry for Life Sciences with AI-driven algorithms for oncological biomarker detection as the areas of focus.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2019 to 2021 Employer: TE Connectivity Title: Head Engineering Medical India Department: Engineering
Set up and grew the Global Tech Centre for TE Medical in Bangalore from scratch to a 100+ team. Defined the Vision, Roadmap, and Strategy for the Org and established a Neurovascular CoE. Set up an Innovation Lab in Class-8 Cleanroom and oversaw QMS implementation and ISO13485 certification for the development of new tech medical devices. Implemented effective engineering processes for teams to manage end-end product development and transfer to manufacturing. Led Product Management activities to understand client needs in APAC and EU, enabling the Sales team to pitch and win $20MM projects and $200MM in pipeline.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2013 to 2019 Employer: Medtronic Title: Principal/Manager - Systems & Human Factors Department: Engineering
Led the team for System development of the breakthrough technology Hemodialysis System, Clinic Management SW, and Accessories. Managed end-end Engineering activities for maturing the NPD from User Inputs to Manufacturing. Managed the User Research, Clinical Workflow Development, and System Design and led the team to develop the System. Developed new solutions for Remote Patient Monitoring of Home HD treatment through Digital Health and Cloud-based IoT. Drove prioritization of Scope and Product Features in collaboration with Product Management to conduct studies and arrive at a suitable go-to-market and product readiness strategy for different markets. Led teams in Asia, US and Europe for design and development of Bellco Carpe-Diem CRRT systems.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2002 to 2013 Employer: GE Title: Sr Project Leader - Systems Department: Engineering
Led multiple programs for development of New Product Development and Product Lifecycle Management. Managed end-end Systems Engineering, Requirements Management, Human Factors, and Verification & Validation activities for Mini & Full-size Surgical Imaging Systems (C-Arms).

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2013 to 2019 Country / Region: India Summary: As global Product development leader at Medtronic - led teams in different countries - China, US and India.
Led teams on User Experience and Human Factors to design and develop new Hemodialysis systems.
Conducted usability studies across the world - in US, Australia, India, China UK and EU, following standard protocols.
Years: 2005 to 2006 Country / Region: Brazil Summary: Led multiple manufacturing projects for GE Industrial based out of Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Identified and implemented cost saving strategies to improve cost margin of the product range by more than $5MM.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
CXA - Human Factors International, 2013
CUA - Human Factors International, 2011
Green Belt - GE, 2005
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has 10 granted US Patents.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Fluent
German Beginner
Portuguese Beginner

Fields of Expertise

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