May 1-3, 2017 • San Diego, California
Aaron has over 20 years of experience in medical device development over a wide range of products: surgical robotics system, digital x-ray fluoroscopy system, heart-lung bypass machine, robotic catheter system, drug inhaler devices, x-ray catheter for brachytherapy, laser eye surgery system, and endoscopy instruments with RF ablation.
Aaron is an avid promoter of lean and agile methods and helps clients to efficiently comply with regulatory requirements for software and hardware development. He works closely with product development teams in performing risk analyses, planning V&V testing, managing product requirements, refining design control procedures, and training R&D staff. Aaron has extensive experience with design verification and validation, including software, hardware, and system testing. He is able to apply design controls efficiently and rigorously to a broad range of products and adapt them to large and small organizations, including multiple startups.
From 2011 to 2015 Aaron worked at Intuitive Surgical, maker of the da Vinci surgical robotic system. While there he managed adoption of new SW tools across engineering and other departments, training and supporting hundreds of new users. He worked with multiple project teams to manage the DHF documentation for the largest product launch in the company’s history—the da Vinci Xi System.
Aaron received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Rice University and a MS in Bioengineering from the University of Washington.