Jeff is a 25 year veteran of the orthopedic industry, having served in R&D roles for Zimmer, Depuy, DVO, and Tornier.
He is a prolific inventor with more than 50 issued or pending patents, and is noted as the lead engineer developing the Global Shoulder line of products for DePuy and co-founded DVO, which developed the first to US market stemless shoulder arthroplasty implant.
Genesis Portfolio Company Involvement
Magnesium Development Company | Vice President of Engineering and Quality (2015-present)
Genesis Consulting | Co-Founder (2009-2014)
Co-Founder and member of an engineering consulting company providing engineering and project management services to the orthopaedic industry.
Clients included Tornier, Nanovis, and Iconacy Orthopaedics.
Prior to Genesis
Tornier | Vice President of Product Development, Shoulders (2007-2009)
DVO-Extremity Solutions | Vice President of Research and Development – Shoulders, Regulatory, and Quality (2004-2007)
DePuy | Principal Engineer (2003-2004)
DePuy | Extremity Group (1997-2004)
DePuy | Group Product Development Manager (1993-2002)
DePuy | Hip Group (1993-1997)
DePuy | Sr. Development Engineer (1990-1993)
DePuy | Development Engineer (1989-1990)
Zimmer | Sr. Development Engineer (1988-1989)
Zimmer | Development Engineer (1986-1988)
United States Navy | Machinist Mate 2nd Class – Engine Room Supervisor USS Kitty Hawk CV-63(1978-1982)
Patent Bar Review, October 2003
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Basic Management, 1993
University of Illinois at Chicago, Bachelor of Science – Engineering, Mechanical emphasis, 1986
U.S. Navy Machinist Mate A School – Great Lakes Naval Training Center 1978