0.5 Recertification units (RUs)
5:30PM Social time
6:00PM Dinner, at no cost for ASQ members.
Ivy Tech North Campus
Student Life Center, Room SL121
4801 Sirlin Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46835
About the speaker: MICHAEL E. HAWKINS
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, M.S. in Chemistry, admitted to US Patent Bar in 1998. 20+ US patents.
Hyalex, Lexington, MA - September 2017- Present
Company formed to commercialize novel total joint devices using proprietary polymers. Member of Board of Directors
Accelinx, Warsaw, IN - Jan 2016-present
Vice President, Technical Affairs. Responsible for technical consulting for the medical device business accelerator. AcceLinx is affiliated with Orthoworx.
Independent Consultant, Columbia City, IN - May 2015- Present
Providing Expertise in Medical Device invention, product development, materials science, manufacturing, quality, and regulatory areas.
Clients include Orthoworx, an Eli Lilly endowment funded non-profit focused on improving the environment for medical devices in Indiana; Gerson Lehrman Group, an expert network of consultants, and various private equity firms.
Zimmer ,Warsaw, IN - 1980 - March 2015
Leading global manufacturer of orthopedic implants. Variety of responsibilities over a 34+ year career.
Executive leadership roles in Research, Advanced Technology, and Quality. Responsible for R&D in China. Senior leadership roles in Manufacturing. Experience in Marketing. Expertise in Materials Science, Business Development, R&D, Process Engineering, and problem solving.
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