Steven Savitz has 40 years of industry and academic experience. Recently retired from Stevens Institute of Technology where he taught in the Graduate School of Technology Management. Teaching in academia for 13 years was his second career. At Stevens, he taught courses related to new product and service development, technology and business strategy and the management of intellectual property. Steven spent most of his career in the healthcare field working for Johnson and Johnson-Ortho Diagnostics, as Director of Engineering for 13 years and for Becton Dickinson as V.P. of Research and Development for 12 years where he managed a WW R&D organization as well as developing technology for WW manufacturing plants.
Prior to working at J&J Steven worked at Columbia University School of Engineering – Artificial Organs Research Lab. In industry, he led teams of engineers and scientists developing new products-diagnostics instruments and medical devices. Steven holds over 35 US patents in the fields mentioned above. Steven graduated from CCNY with a B. Mech. E. (Bio-Medical Option) and from Columbia University with an M.S. I attended many executive management training seminars at Harvard and the Wharton School. Overall his career has focused on biomedical engineering and how to better manage the process of innovation. Steven is currently am a part-time independent management consultant.
Areas of Expertise: Engineering (biomedical, mechanical, civil, chemical)