We have considerable experience in engineering complex sensing products based on our technical staff’s aerospace and guidance systems experience. Additionally, the team includes extensive medical device experience in product management, marketing communications, and sales channel development in the O&P market space.
Michael has over 30 years experience in advanced product development, including aircraft systems integration (Boeing), weapons systems development (General Dynamics), advanced electrical systems diagnostics (Astronics), sensors and sub-systems.
He has held various leadership positions in program/project management and business development. His skill-set has allowed him to see projects through from conception to successful production implementation. Michael holds a BSME degree, University of Washington, and has owned and operated several successful business ventures. He is a passionate entrepreneur & inventor.
Gary has a 25-year career in design, development and engineering leadership spanning nuclear power and inertial guidance to his most recent role as Director of Engineering & Quality for a major aerospace company.
Past experience from companies such as GE, AlliedSignal, Honeywell and TransDigm has provided a healthy perspective on effective business processes, technical leadership and structured development within regulated industries. Gary holds a MS in Mechanical Engineering from San Jose State University (BSME from UW). He completed GE's Technical Leadership program, as well as became a certified Six Sigma Blackbelt while at AlliedSignal/Honeywell.
As of 2018, Gary is committed full time to the Epoch mission of developing products that help others live better.
Kris is a PhD Candidate in Kinesiology (the science of human movement). This technical background combined with a keen ability to listen and recommend solutions eventually brought him into medical marketing, where he has been for over 20 years. With an MBA and having developed program management structures from the ground up, he is adept at analyzing business relationships, operational needs, and the competitive environment. This comprehensive understanding of the business situation allows kris to formulate business and marketing strategies as well as financial models that are actionable by executive, marketing and engineering teams.
He has launched more than 20 new medical devices across diagnostic imaging, orthopedics, neurodiagnostics, trauma, and scientific instrumentation markets. Kris has led brand development for several startup organizations, and provided key insight into multiple mergers and acquisitions.