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Our Leadership:

Melissa Masters

Melissa Masters is the president of CMD MedTech. Ms. Masters is a medical device development expert and has more than 18 years of experience in product development as a project manager, systems engineer and design engineer, serving as the project manager and lead systems engineer on medical device development and sustaining engineering programs. Capabilities include leading a large multi-disciplinary team, leading risk assessments, creation of design inputs, design, specification creation, design verification, task management and conducting clinical trials involving human subjects.

She has been published and widely quoted on a variety of medical device and medical cybersecurity topics in AAMI Horizons, Journal of mHealth, Medical Products Outsourcing, Mass Device, ExecutiveGov.com, and Fierce Medical Devices. She has also participated in podium talks and panel discussions for Advamed, INCOSE, MD&M West, BioOhio, HBA and the HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum.

In addition, Ms. Masters holds a Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) and has a working knowledge of domestic and international regulatory requirements for medical devices.


Felicia Hobson

Felicia Hobson is a managing partner at CMD MedTech. Felicia has more than 18 years of experience in the design, development, and verification of medical products.  As a senior systems engineer, she leads design teams from concept generation through detailed design and her responsibilities have included systems engineering, project and task management, hardware development, requirements and specifications development, system integration, and product testing. She has experience developing and managing system- and subsystem-level requirements, safety risk management, system architecture and design documents, and has led integration and verification activities for complex electromechanical systems.  Her prior experience includes project management, electrical task management, RF sensor/antenna design, electrical circuit/system design and testing, wire harness and cable design, troubleshooting development and clinical hardware, technology assessment, electric field effect technology research and development, and writing/conducting hardware and software verification and validation tests.

Chad Gibson

Chad Gibson is a managing partner at CMD MedTech. He's a medical device product development expert with more than 17 years of relevant medical device experience. Chad's background includes systems engineering, regulatory and quality, and six sigma. He earned his degree and started his career in medical device electrical and software engineering. He has the RAPS RAC and ASQ CQA certifications. Chad is an inventor on 13 US patents in the fields of medical devices and health software.

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