- Relevant Experience: 21 years
B.S. Electrical Engineering — Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
M.S. Electrical Engineering — University of Colorado, Boulder
Experience in the medical field:
After finishing grad school with a focus in power electronics, I began working on the design and development of electrosurgical generators.
Lead Analog engineer for the FX-8 monopolar and bipolar electrosurgical generator
RF engineer for the FT-10 electrosurgical generator. Hardware design for all ES modalities from Monopolar to Ligasure
Led R&D research into the development of RF frequency inverters and the integration with digital controls
Developed ultrasonic inverter technology and sensing algorithms for use with ultrasonic dissection devices
What do you like about working at a company that designs medical products?
It’s almost a cliche but I really like working on something that will be used to help another person. Also, medical products are almost always unique and require a broad skillset to successfully develop.
What unique set of skills do you bring to Tensentric?
My background is power electronics with a focus in RF frequency inverter design. I like power electronics because it covers such a wide range of topics. Within that specialty, I am experienced in high voltage design and all the issues that come with that. I also have extensive experience designing magnetics such as inductors and transformers.
If you could join one rock band, which one would you join and why…?
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
When you were in elementary school, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I thought I’d be a professional soccer player.