Eric Chan, PhD. has over 25 years of experience in managing complex engineering projects and leading development teams to realize medical device products ‘from bench to bedside’. Previous positions include Chief Technology Officer and VP Product Development at Cardima Inc., VP Research and Product Development at Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc., and Principal, Program Management at Cirtec Medical Systems. His expertise has been applied to expedite client projects within a Design Controls environment that include: wearable sensors and systems for mHealth solutions; photo-acoustic diagnostic imaging systems; FDA Class II and Class III systems encompassing catheters and surgical probes, hardware, software and systems, including energy delivery systems to treat atrial fibrillation and hypertension. He has also applied lean manufacturing methods to help companies scale up their medical device manufacturing processes. His present and previous clients include Vibronix, Inc. (Indiana), Abbott Vascular (California), NanoPharmatix Inc. (California), Wireless Dx (Pennsylvania), EndoSense SA (Geneva), Nihon Kohden (Tokyo), China ePharmAsyst (Beijing), and Micron Products (Massachusetts).
Eric has a BSEE from Purdue University, MSE and PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. He completed the Global Bio-Executive Program at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE; a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society. He has a dozen U.S. and international patents, 30 peer-reviewed publications, and is an invited reviewer for the Annals of Biomedical Engineering and Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.