A highly motivated, proactive, and results driven industry executive, Bob brings a unique blend of industry experience, clinical knowledge, and innovative vision to the medical device space. He is passionate about fostering the development of medical devices specifically designed for the pediatric population. Bob serves as President and CEO for Berlin Heart Inc., a company focused on the pediatric cardiovascular space, managing the company’s growing success over the past 15 years and its business interests in North America. His current focus is on evaluating new business opportunities for potential partnerships and/or acquisition in order to further develop the company’s footprint.
Bob also serves as the Co-Chair of the AdvaMed Pediatric Medical Device Working Group, on the National Advisory Board for Mended Little Hearts. He works closely with researchers and clinicians to drive innovation on the Oversight Committee of the Philadelphia Pediatric Device Consortia, the Advisory Committee of the Southwest National Pediatric Device Consortia, and on the Industry Advisory Committee for the ACTION Learning Network. Bob also sits on the Board of Trustees for the American Society of Artificial Internal Organs.
Bob regularly shares his knowledge and experience, participating on panels related to pediatric device development and commercialization with representatives from industry, the medical community and governmental regulatory bodies, speaks frequently on topics related to pediatric device development, approval and commercialization, and serves as an advisor to other early stage medical device companies.