Life Science Partner announces recruitment of former Senior Director, Product Development and Technology at Medtronic, Inc.
Life Science Partner announces the appointment of Mark Phelps, a senior technology development leader, to LifeSync Corporation as the Vice President of Research and Development. LifeSync is an early stage medical device company focused on the continued development, marketing and sales of the first wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) data communications system appropriate for hospital and outpatient settings.
In his most recent role at Medtronic, a global leader in the development of medical technology, Phelps managed the Electronic Systems Technology, New Therapies and Diagnostics Division of Medtronic’s Microelectronics Center in Tempe, Arizona. His team’s contributions to technology development impacted the wide range of electrophysiology products including pacemakers and external defibrillators. Well versed in medical device development, Phelps was previously Senior Manager of Tachyarrhythmia Product Development for the company. Before joining Medtronic, Phelps managed Strategic Product Development for Motorola.
“Phelps is the prototype of a forward-thinking scientist and technology innovator,” noted Tom Callaway, President of Life Science Partner. “He will be a visionary leader in building innovative technologies for LifeSync in its mission to enable the future of healthcare for improved patient outcomes.”
At LifeSync, Phelps will be focused on developing a world-class engineering team building the next-generation biological data sensors, transmission devices and integrated systems. He will serve as senior technical advisor and provide insight on how the technology can serve customer needs and direction in expanding the company’s platform.
Phelps earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Electrical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) in Melbourne, Florida. He received a PhD in Electrical Engineering from FIT as well.