Robert “Bob” Poggie has over 20 years of professional experience in the medical device industry. He has been involved in research, clinical study, regulatory approval and market development activities in large and startup companies. He is a proficient author of journal publications and a scientific presenter at medical society meetings.
Before forming BioVera, Dr. Poggie served as the Director of Global Brand Management for Zimmer Trabecular Metal Technology. He facilitated the products’ technical market positioning and served as the brand management liaison to Zimmer headquarters. Before Zimmer, Dr. Poggie was Director of Applied Research for Implex, where he managed the research, the lab and university testing, and the worldwide regulatory clearances of all the orthopedic products. Prior to his tenure at Implex, Dr. Poggie was a senior research engineer for Smith & Nephew.
Dr. Poggie has published numerous peer-reviewed papers and presented globally as invited faculty at over 100 medical conferences and education courses. He is a member of several professional engineering and medical societies. He holds a BE in Mechanical Engineering and MS and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science & Engineering, all from Vanderbilt University.