Don Verlee | Advisor
Don VerLee excels in advanced research, program and project management, innovations, and conceptualizations within the fields of biomedical engineering, medical devices, product design and development, quality control, and diagnostics.
As a notable research engineer, inventor, and product R&D executive, VerLee has carved a successful career path with both small-scale enterprises and large companies, notably Abbott Laboratories. He has spearheaded the analysis, design, and development of a diverse range of in-vitro diagnostic and medical devices, earning recognition as a patent holder and author of numerous professional papers. His expertise extends to managing strategies for both existing and forthcoming technologies, with a proven track record as a skilled team builder and leader of multidisciplinary programs.
VerLee’s key achievements include:
- The creation and introduction of advanced, new products to the market.
- Addressing unmet medical needs with innovative, state-of-the-art solutions.
- The establishment of comprehensive project management, including follow-up measures, methods, and tools.
- Effective management of projects in the specialized areas of medical diagnostics and implantable drug delivery systems.
His academic qualifications comprise a Master of Science in Management from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemical Engineering from the University of Michigan – College of Engineering. His tenure at Abbott Laboratories was marked by five recent patent publications, seventeen issued patents, and an array of honors and awards, reflecting his significant contributions to the field.