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Expert in Biomedical Engineering, Patents, Medical Device Design, Product Development, Eye Activity Devices,

Expert ID: 725382 Tennessee, USA

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He has served as a consultant as well as trained and led numbers of team consultants in application software development projects for over 20 years.

Masters Degree specializes in optics and diagnostic/remediative processes and devices based on eye activity.
PhD in Biomedical Engineering specializes in medical devices and rehabilitative medicine.
Inventor on multiple biomedical patents.

Served both as consultant and CTO on conception, development and rollout of biomedical devices in medical device technology development and marketing.

Years of experience designing biomedical devices and wide range of experiences designing electronic devices.
He has been involved in new product development, both scientific and financial, for well over 20 years.

He has a strong track record for putting deals together including an international joint venture of major parties.

5 patents awarded for patents he wrote and negotiated with USPTO.



Served as Marketing Vice President for two multi-billion dollar banks focusing on the hi-tech creation and implementation of systems-intensive products and services.

Unusually successful at gaining free news coverage on new product rollouts.

He already had 2 biomedical device patents before he completed his Master's research. His PhD project was submitted for patenting by the university and he has a number of additional patents that he wrote and negotiated with examiners to successfully complete.

He served as Vice President of New Product Development for two multi-billion dollar enterprises.

He consulted with the predecessor to Luminetx Corp. to structure the proposed implementation.

He also later served as a consultant to negotiate vendor terms with a key supplier who had begun demanding ownership rights to their work for hire (and was threatening a work stoppage). He successfully negotiated a contract for 1/2 the demand (back to original pricing terms) and without loss of ownership. Later joined as CTO during the critical startup period.He served as a research consultant on implementation of a leading-edge optics device applicable to lensless optics. As part of that research, he performed the needed laboratory research and wrote the followup results and conclusions.He consulted for over 20 years for a wide variety of clients developing leading edge software systems, communications and custom-device development.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Memphis, Tennessee - Jackson, Tennessee - Jonesboro, Arkansas

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2014 Degree: PhD Subject: Biomedical Engineering Institution: University of Tennessee
Year: 2008 Degree: Masters Degree Subject: Biomedical Engineering Institution: University of Tennessee Health Sciences Ctr.
Year: 2006 Degree: Subject: Institution:

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2006 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Owner of high-tech consulting firm specializing in medical and military product engineering, product development, marketing and patent protection .
Years: 2005 to 2006 Employer: Luminetx Title: CTO Department: Responsibilities: Developing, proving, and commercializing leading edge medical imaging devices related to noninvasive Infrared imaging. The VeinViewer, currently the state of the art in medical vein imaging with advanced software enhancement, has now been proven in clinical tests both in the US and abroad.
Years: 1997 to 2004 Employer: InnoVision Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Research and design resulting in multiple patents awarded for devices and software useful for providing stable control of human-like bio-mechanical and robotic joints applicable to automatically assisted and fluid motion for paraplegics.
Years: 1986 to 2004 Employer: Business Systems Title: President Department: Responsibilities: President of systems development consulting firm. (Overlaps w/InnoVision).
Led consulting teams to develop a series of advanced technologies from imaging component design to new forms of communication technologies.
Years: 1983 to 1986 Employer: Union Planters National Bank Title: Vice President: Technical Product Development Department: Responsibilities: Led the statewide concept, development and implementation of leading edge communications technologies and banking services. Designed and implemented the first interactive satellite brokerage system.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1985 to 1986 Country / Region: England Summary: He negotiated a joint venture with Reuters International (the worlds largest non-government communication system at the time) to provide for the US project full and free access to all US-coverage satellite communications in return for the US entity's bond pages. (The bond pages were the current market rates for that firm's bond portfolio which they wanted to advertise anyway.) Net result: He negotiated with the London-based firm an almost instant ramp-up of national satellite access at no cost and with free advertising for the bond selling division of the US company.
Years: 1986 to 1986 Country / Region: Mexico Summary: Delivered speech to assembly from multiple countries in support of an international joint venture and completed final negotiations in Mexico city.
Years: 2014 to 2014 Country / Region: Amsterdam Summary: Consulted in the design of a hyperspectral camera with capabilities of identifying tissue pathologies and oxygenation.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Testified in product suitability cases that were won.
Training / Seminars
Trained consultants for hi-tech consulting work for his companies for 20 years.
Vendor Selection
CTO of Luminetx during startup.

Also, as a consultant for multiple client operations.
Marketing Experience
Served as a consultant for a wide variety of companies.
Special depth in Biomedical Engineering
Other Relevant Experience
Researching, writing and defending patent applications.

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