Expert Medical Device Advisory Board
Eureka has found that coupling an independent expert panel together with a specialized practitioner / inventor in an objective setting creates synergy, unique insight and evaluation speed for medical devices that cannot be achieved in any other way. Eureka has attracted a distinguished Advisory Board from which our expert medical device panels are drawn:
Other medical device experts who participate in our medical invention review as panelist include:
Mr. Luis Pedraza – Principal at Product Insight, a leading user-driven design firm for the medical and healthcare industry. Luis is a recognized leader in the field, having produced hundreds of successful product designs. Luis partners with a wide range of companies — from Fortune 100 firms to start-up ventures — to develop a variety of market-leading health care products and sophisticated surgical tools.
Luis brings 20 years of medical device design expertise and is active in evaluating medical products for the Medical Device and Manufaturing Awards.
Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE – founder of ATech Designs, Inc. has 17 years experience with product development. For 13 of those years he has focused his work on the development of medical devices for Cardinal Health, Onux Medical, Inc., Novacept, Inc., and Mitralign, Inc. Karl is nationally recognized in the medical field. He currently holds 9 patents (3 pending) and has received 5 design awards. Areas of expertise include full life cycle product development, product conception, patents, polymer selection, thorough computer aided design and analysis.
Karl also has extensive experience in molding and manufacturing, detailed project organization, technical presentations, and leadership. Karl has a Masters of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire. He is a licensed professional engineer in New Hampshire and North Carolina and has lectured Medical Device and Manufacturing (MD&M) Seminars on The Science of Successful Product Design.
Mr. John F. Cvinar – Twenty-eight years of experience working in the design, development, commercialization, sales and marketing of complex medical devices.
Significant experience in urology, gynecology, cardiology, surgery and consumer medical market.
Mr. James M. Sweeney – Home Healthcare Visionary – Serial Entrepreneur in medical devices, Chairman & CEO of Cardionet in San Diego.
Jim is known for his ability to catalyze change in health care and obtain the investor support needed to create new businesses.
Mr. Luis Pedraza – Principal at Product Insight a leading medical products design firms. He brings 20 years of medical device design expertise and has been active in evaluating medical products for the Medical Device and Manufaturing Awards.