After graduating with an honors degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Manchester, England, and gaining a broad foundation of experience during a graduate apprenticeship program in Central Africa, Geoff emgrated to the United States. The next 20 years were spent in positions of ever increasing responsibility in Engineering and Product Planning Management at Ford Motor Company and Cummins Engine Company.
Since the mid-1980s Geoff has led six successful startup companies. He is named as inventor or co-inventor on 11 patents. Geoff was the majority shareholder of Blackstone Ultrasonics when it was sold to CAE Corporation. He retained control of the medical device products and in 1997 Cybersonics was formed to focus on the application of low frequency ultrasound medical devices.
Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality
After completing her engineering degree in Pharmaceuticals and Fine chemicals from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India, Samradni worked in formulation development with Emcure Pharmaceuticals. She later joined India’s leading generic pharmaceutical company, Lupin Limited, in regulatory affairs. She contributed to more than 20 product approvals through multiple health agencies by managing complete life cycle of products from research to post market compliance.
Samradni completed her M.S. degree in Regulatory Affairs for Drugs, Biologics and Medical Devices from Northeastern University with a focus on medical device regulations after moving to the United States in 2012. She joined Cybersonics’ team in June 2014. Samradni has strong background in regulatory submissions, quality management system compliance, quality assurance, supplier management, product development, and post market surveillance.
Vice President of Operations
Paul has been involved in Ultrasonic Technologies for over 20 years in various capacities. From starting out in Shipping & Receiving at Blackstone-Ney Ultrasonics to Applications Engineering for industrial cleaning systems at Ransohoff to his current role as Vice President of Operations for Cybersonics, Paul has a large variety of experience in both medical and other industries.
In 2009 Paul joined Cybersonics full-time. His primary job responsibilities today include: leading the production and purchasing teams, planning for the operations departments; including materials, facilities, and resources; and in addition, all information systems requirements relating to the business of manufacturing of medical devices.
Chief Engineer, Urology Products
After graduating with a degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2009, Charlie has become a disciplined and dedicated professional in the medical device industry with experience in Research and Development. While at Cybersonics, he has progressed as a technical professional who provides expertise in medical device development from concept generator to quality production implementation. Interpersonal and communication skills in both business and technical environments, along with the focus, and work ethic needed to developed technologies, has resulted in quality healthcare products.
While at Cybersonics, Charlie managed both the Everest and Olympus ShockPulse-SE Lithotripsy System programs which included development of the patented ShockPulse technology. His team supports mechanical designs for all other product programs, and takes the lead on implementation of digital document records for design history and production implementation.
Kathleen began her career as a Secondary Educator focused in science. Kathleen transitioned into quality at Lord Corporation, a worldwide developer of adhesives and coating specializing in vibration and motion control technology. There she focused on raw materials as a Technologist and became a Quality Engineer in the Automotive, Industrial, and Electronic Assembly facility.
Kathleen received her Bachelors of Science focused in Chemistry from Pennsylvania State University in 2010. In 2015, Kathleen joined the Cybersonics’ team leading the Quality Department with her strong fundamental knowledge of the sciences, quality systems, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Problem Solving.