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Virtual Engineering Week is bringing a full week of best-in-class education to the global design, engineering, and manufacturing communities. Join us each morning to hear from medical device industry professionals during the Medtech Mornings series, and in the afternoons to learn from engineering and manufacturing experts in areas like 3D printing, smart manufacturing, packaging, materials and sustainability, and career development.

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Mike ThorntonVice President, Research & DevelopmentImage Stream Medical, wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus

Mr. Thornton has over 25 years of Engineering and Design experience with 20 years in the medical device industry focusing on visualization and image management system development. He holds a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University and a Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

His experience has taken him from software engineering positions at MIT’s Lincoln Labs to Project Lead and Software Management roles at Visualization Technology and GE Healthcare Technologies. Mr. Thornton is responsible for day to day management of the Olympus Image Stream R&D team and overall management of our offshore development efforts. He is also our internal expert on DICOM and has extensive FDA Design Control experience.

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