Brian Schmitz

Brian Schmitz

Senior Director, Surgical Robotics R&D at Stryker

Brian is Sr Director of Surgical Robotics R&D at Stryker and was one of the early members of Mako Surgical and leader of the development of the Mako surgical robotic system for orthopaedic applications. Brian is a 30+ year veteran in product development in medical devices, robotics, sensors and automation with over 25 patents and co-author of "Surgical Robotics: System, Applications, and Visions" Chapter 10. Brian studied mechanical engineering and control systems engineering at the University of Minnesota, and business administration at St Thomas University.

Sessions
Opening Keynote Panel: Tech Disruptors Transforming the Robotics Revolution
Tuesday, February 11 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM