Herb Schwartz, Ph.D.
President, CEO and Founder,
Herb Schwartz, Ph.D., is President, CEO and Founder of BioPoly LLC. His career spans over 30 years of industry experience, with 25 years in orthopedics. Dr. Schwartz has led the BioPoly team to develop, manufacture and market innovative orthopedic implants that have been used in surgery since 2012 in Europe, and recently reached the market in the U.S. Dr. Schwartz began his career at DePuy Synthes, working in orthobiologics research. After that, he left to venture out on his own and formed Schwartz Biomedical LLC and BioDuct LLC, which a major orthopedic company acquired.
He is named inventor on more than 40 issued U.S. patents and many more pending patents. He has published in orthopedics with over 20 journal publications and abstracts, and is co-author of a book chapter on biomaterials. Dr. Schwartz graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and subsequently obtained an MS and Ph.D. in Biomechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.