Product Development and Quality

Rich Miller, Vice President of Engineering, has over twenty years of experience in the design, development and manufacturing of a wide variety of medical, consumer and industrial products. His experience includes the management of mechanical, electrical and software engineering, leadership of product development and technology research, manufacturing engineering, regulatory agency compliance, intellectual property and documentation control. Rich is on the Board of Directors of the MassMEDIC Medical Device Manufactures Organization.

Prior to joining MANTA, Rich was Vice President of Engineering for Thermo IEC, a Thermo Electron business that manufactures microprocessor controlled electromechanical laboratory centrifuges and accessories for medical, research, and industrial applications. Previously, Rich worked as a consultant, where he led the development of a wide range of medical, dental, consumer, and industrial products for client companies including Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Haemonetics, Millipore, Bard, Herman Miller, bioMerieux and Black and Decker. Rich also worked for ACT Medical, a manufacturer of disposable and reusable medical devices for endoscopy, cardiology, urology, laparoscopy, and radiology.

Mr. Miller holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has won several BusinessWeek Best Product Design of the Year awards, is the holder of US and International patents, and has published in a variety of scientific journals.