Doug started his career as a mechanical designer in the Aerospace industry, creating electro-mechanical avionic assemblies and tool design. In 1987 he made the jump to the medical device industry at Baxter Healthcare as an R&D Engineer developing cardiovascular and endovascular devices. While there, Doug was part of the development team to design a therapeutic ultrasonic ablation catheter. In 1995 he joined Guidant Corporation as an R&D Engineer, developing guide wires and test equipment. Doug then transferred to the Quality Engineering group in 2004, working on both bare metal and drug coated stent implants.
After Guidant was acquired by Abbott Vascular, he became the Quality Engineering Group Leader for the endovascular device organization. In 2012 Doug brought his 25 years medical device experience to REV·1 Engineering, where he now specializes in Regulatory and Quality Engineering support for clients.