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Department of Bioengineering

Advisory Board Profiles

Eric Chan
Eric Chan, Ph.D. is a Senior Consultant at Integrated Project Management Company, Inc. 
He has over 2 decades experience in life science and medical device senior management roles, building & managing product realization teams, tailoring Agile, Scrum and Waterfall frameworks for entire product life cycles that deliver evolutionary and revolutionary products that are compliant to regulatory requirements. His career contributions have contributed to successful funding of start-up and public companies, as well as successful M&A deals (Invuity acquisition by Stryker; EndoSense SA acquisition by St. Jude Medical/Abbot). 
In parallel with his corporate leadership roles, Eric has developed and successfully launched complex, electromedical products into the marketplace, examples of which are cardiac ambulatory/portable device and noninvasive cardiac arrhythmia diagnostic products; high resolution ECG and intracardiac EP mapping systems; multichannel cardiac EP ablation catheters and associated RF energy controllers; surgical cardiac ablation system with irrigation and suction-stabilized epicardial ablation probes. He has been awarded numerous US and international patents for his inventions. 
His special interest areas are strategic program and project management in medical devices and life science industries; lean-agile transformation and scaling enterprise agility; Scaled Agile Framework; digital health including AI/ML applications; algorithms for arrhythmia analysis; IoT of medical and hospital Devices; energy delivery systems for tissue ablation/surgery; catheters and surgical handpieces; signal & image processing; clinical trial design/logistics; cardiac electrophysiology; IP portfolio management; product development in design controls regulated environment; risk analysis/management; software development life cycle (SDLC); strategic roadmapping; value stream identification and mapping.  

In addition to his service as Chair of the SCU Bioengineering Advisory Board, Eric also serves as a Mentor on the SVBIG (Silicon Valley Boilermaker Innovation Group), which comprises invited Silicon Valley Purdue Alumni who support the creation of new technology ventures within the Purdue University community through mentorship, and secondarily through influencing university entrepreneurship programs and policies.

Eric has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and BSEE from Purdue University.  He is a Professional Scrum Master, certified SAFe Program Consultant, Senior Member of the IEEE, Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society and Fellow of the American Academy of Project Management.