SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE:
Keith is an engineering leader with thirty years of product design, test, and operational experience. He has served both as an individual contributor and manager to drive applied research and the creation of new products, intellectual property, test and analytical platforms, and manufacturing processes to satisfy customer requirements resulting in successful new product launches. He has product development and clinical testing experience in orthopedics, drug delivery devices, medical cable interconnects, and forestry applications. Keith applies his passion for mechanics, materials, and product design to accomplish something of value in companies from start-ups to large established companies. He has lectured at the collegiate level and internationally on design process, design controls, design review, failure mode effects analysis, and risk analysis and has published several scientific articles and book chapters. He has served on an international ISO team to write and implement a new medical device standard, Oregon State University Mechanical Industrial Manufacturing Engineering Department Industry Advisory Board, and the Oregon Bioscience Association steering committee that created the BioPro Workforce Training.
Keith lives in Portland, Oregon and has a BS in mechanical engineering from Oregon State University and a MS in the same with a biomedical device focus from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is licensed as a Professional Engineer (mechanical) in the State of Oregon and holds three U.S. patents.
MENTORING SERVICES PROVIDED:
“I would like to assist with mentoring individuals or teams and provide feedback on product design and development, testing, and launch of new products under NDA as needed. It is fun and I’d like to help.”