Life Science Partner Builds Canary’s Research and Development Team

­­Life Science Partner is pleased to announce the successful placements of Canary Medical’s Senior Research & Development team.

Canary Medical is an innovative MedTech company modernizing smart implants in the orthopedic, cardiovascular, and aesthetic markets. The company integrates a sensor and microprocessor system into FDA-cleared implantable medical devices to remotely gather biometric data and transmit it back to physicians via the cloud to give real-time insights about the performance and safety of these products.

Partnering with Canary at its very inception, Life Science Partner recruited Chief Technology Officer Jeff Gross, VP of Technology Development Mark Phelps, VP of Research and Development Peter Schiller, VP of Operations Balakrishnan Shankar, and Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance Nora York. In turn, we worked with these leaders to recruit their technical teams who have been superstars in the fields of electronics, medical devices, and cloud software. These 7 talented, senior R&D engineers will help propel the company’s platform in telemedicine and medical devices.

The recruitment of Lan Herrington as Senior Quality Manager, Luis Dogue as Manager of Data Software, Kevin Gemmell as Senior Biomedical Engineer, David Mejia as Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Matthew Sturtevant as Senior Electromechanical Engineer, Ryan Peck as Senior Quality Engineer, and Reghu Rajan, MBA as Senior Systems Engineer will drive Canary Medical toward commercialization while pursuing their technology’s vast array of potential applications beyond the orthopedic space. They each bring to the company a track record of success and a combined expertise in the orthopedic and cardiovascular space with a broad range of experience from the medical device, healthcare, and information technology industries.

About Life Science Partner

Life Science Partner is a specialized executive search firm that recruits transformational leaders for healthcare and life sciences companies. Our high-touch, partner-led process ensures an exceptional level of service, while our backgrounds as physicians and industry executives enable us to efficiently deliver the brightest candidates in the medical device, biopharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and healthcare technology fields.

Chris Elliot Joins Tier One as Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Chris Elliot, Sr Software Engineer

Life Science Partner is pleased to announce the recruitment of Chris Elliot to Tier One, where he will be a part of a team of professional design engineers as a Senior Embedded Software Engineer.

Tier One is an engineering design firm consisting of top-tier, professional engineers with exceptional talent. The group provides solutions in product development for custom software and electronics. They have developed their credibility in the industry with their streamlined process in bringing products to market. By having a diverse range of engineers who are highly proficient in their specialty, Tier One is able to fulfill a wide variety of market needs and solve problems quickly.

Elliot will be responsible for creating custom software solutions that target embedded devices for clients. His expertise will be critical for providing technical advice and guidance to internal and external teams, and he will be an integral member of a complete engineering team at Tier One.

Among some of his many notable accomplishments and past careers, Elliot started his own consulting group to design and develop website architecture and solve unique software, firmware, and hardware problems. He also worked for the Weather Channel, where he developed video and audio platforms for the company’s broadcasting services. Previously, he was a Software Task lead for Georgia Tech Research Institute, where he was responsible for software and systems engineering projects for the Department of Defense.

With the recruitment of Elliot to Tier One, the company will be able to meet the needs of their clients and continue to provide exceptional service. Elliot brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team, and his role will synergize well with the senior engineers.

Chris Elliot earned his Bachelor of Science, in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

About Life Science Partner

Life Science Partner is a specialized executive search firm that recruits transformational leaders for healthcare and life sciences companies. Our high-touch, partner-led process ensures an exceptional level of service, while our backgrounds as physicians and scientists enable us to efficiently deliver the brightest candidates in the medical device, biopharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and healthcare technology fields.