Welcome to the Advanced Manufacturing West 2019 Presentation Store. Here you can view and download conference and/or show floor theater presentations before, during, and after the event. If you’re looking for a presentation from a specific session that you’re unable to find here, note that it’s likely because the presenter has not provided permission for external use or has not yet shared their presentation with us. Please check back after the event for a more complete catalogue of available presentations.
Chris Zobkiw is responsible for Systems, Electrical and Software research and product development for Cirtec’s Los Gatos, California site. At Cirtec, Mr. Zobkiw has led and contributed to the development of multiple Active Implanted Medical Device products, primarily mechanical circulatory assist systems and neuromodulation implants. He has more than 30 years of product development experience including pioneering medical diagnostic ultrasound systems, computer hardware, women’s health and sleep medicine. Mr. Zobkiw has extensive experience in the design and manufacture of medical devices. As Vice President, Director or in various management roles, Zobkiw led research and product development at Celestica, Silere, Pro-Tech, Microvision, Furuno Diagnostics, Siemens, ADR Ultrasound and Acoustic Imaging, a successful venture-backed startup. Prior to Cirtec, he held positions leading product development and manufacturing at Celestica HealthTech, and Silere Medical Technologies. Prior to co-founding Silere Medical Technology, Inc., Mr. Zobkiw led R&D, manufacturing engineering, regulatory affairs and document control at Pro-Tech Services (now Philips), for a product portfolio spanning a catalog of 200 products including disposables, wearable sensors and complex instrumentation. At Microvision, he was responsible for developing the company’s first line of commercial products, including its platform technology based on a proprietary MEMS device for 2-dimensional laser scanning displays. His technical expertise includes electronics, signal processing, sensors, acoustics, imaging, displays, embedded control, micro electro mechanical systems (MEMS), and optics.