As Chief Technology Officer at Conformis, Mr. Slamin is responsible for overseeing all research and development activities related to the knee product line. He also has additional responsibility overseeing the regulatory activities and all software development activities. Before Conformis, Mr. Slamin spent 33 years in research & development at Johnson & Johnson's Orthopaedic Division, now DePuy Synthes. He was responsible for the product development activities that led to the PFC Total Knee System in 1986 and the Sigma Total Knee System in 1996. He coordinated the design and development of the world's first fully integrated and implantable electronic knee, collaborating with Clifford W. Colwell, M.D. of SCORE in LaJolla, California.
Mr. Slamin is the recipient of the Johnson Medal for outstanding research & development achievements in Johnson & Johnson and the Chitranjan S. Ranawat Award at the 2004 Knee Society open meeting. Mr. Slamin is the holder of 29 patents related to orthopedic implant engineering. He is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Massachusetts.