Chris Kaye is the director of technical innovation at US Endoscopy (www.usendoscopy.com), a privately held company in
Kaye has held various engineering and management positions over his 28 years of experience and his companies have served the defense, consumer goods and automotive industries prior to the last 10-plus years serving the medical sector. In his current position, he leads the development of new products from concept through product release and has a number of patents pending. He also performs new-technology assessments, and supports core manufacturing by assisting with material selection, process improvements and cost reductions.
He holds a B.S. degree in industrial and systems engineering; a Master's of science degree in engineering management from the
He is a member of Society of Plastics Engineers, the Industrial Designers Society of America, ASM International and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, where he serves on the Innovation Watch Committee.