Bert is CTO and an experienced executive with over 25 years of experience in Research and Development. He has been leading cross-functional teams in the development of high-risk (Class III) medical devices. He worked for Philips Research, Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation and Medtronic. Bert is a recognized expert in electronics, and he has a vast experience in requirements management, system design and architecture, translation into sub-system and system interface specifications. He has a proven track-record in successful managing internal and external partners. Bert is an empathic people manager and result driven team player with good stakeholder management, communication, coaching and teaching skills. Bert joined GTX medical after the company was founded.