Mr. Andino has served as our Vice President, Engineering and Manufacturing since February 2013. He has also served as Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology since June 2013. From January 2009 to February 2013, he was Director of Research and Development for Bard Medical, a division of C.R. Bard, Inc., a publicly traded company. In 1999, Mr. Andino founded, and until 2008 served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Biofisica, Inc., a biotechnology company that developed technology to expedite wound healing and regeneration of connective tissue in humans. Prior to founding Biofisica, from 1995 to 2005 Mr. Andino was a Research and Development Director and Senior Project Manager for CIBA Vision, a Novartis company. He has also worked for the global technology companies E.I. Dupont de Nemours, General Electric, and IBM. Mr. Andino received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Master of Business Administration from Mercer University.