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Wi Announces Board of Advisors

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 12:52pm
The Associated Press

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 2, 2012--Wi, an industry leader in the development of leading-edge therapeutic and diagnostic medical devices, announced the formation of its Board of Advisors today.Wi has brought together thought leaders with decades of achievements in the medical device and biotechnology fields.David Wright, CEO of Wi, says,“Wi has reached out to members of the business community to leverage their knowledge and experience to help us develop and deliver the very best products and services in our industry. Gaining advice from these seasoned veterans is a boon for Wi.” The announcement comes at a decisive time for Wi, as manufacturing capabilities are expanding to offer low to medium volume production of complex disposables for the emerging field of high-value diagnostics and therapeutics.Wi’s strong presence in product development facilitates transfer of intellectual property into manufacturing in minimal time, permitting rapid commercialization of new technology.

The first members of Wi’s Board of Advisors are: Timothy J. Kriewall, PhD is a consultant to the Kern Family Foundation, and most recently served as Program Director for the Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network (KEEN) program. Dr. Kriewall previously served as President of Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee, and has served in various capacities at 3M and Medtronic corporations, focusing on the invention and commercialization of innovative medical devices. Dr. Kriewall also served as a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan Medical School for eight years, earning the rank of Associate Professor.

Lynn Ihlenfeldt is president of Linear Eye, LLC, a consulting company specializing in providing operations and marketing focus to medical device entrepreneurs and service companies.Lynn has more than 20 years experience in engineering, project management, and executive management for the development and commercialization of medical products. She has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.

AboutWi, Inc.

Wispecializes in medical devices and disposables in the fields of fluid-based therapeutics and diagnostics with a focus on the biological interactions within systems.Based in Englewood, Colorado, Wi is an ISO 13485 certified product developer and manufacturer.

CONTACT: Wi, Inc.

Connie Gorden, 303-762-1693 Business Development Manager cgorden@wiinc.net KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA COLORADO INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGY HOSPITALS MEDICAL DEVICES SOURCE: Wi Inc. Copyright Business Wire 2012 PUB: 08/02/2012 12:52 PM/DISC: 08/02/2012 12:52 PM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120802006293/

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