|McMaster University, Ph.D.|
Ed Vertatschitsch joined Calypso Medical Technologies, Inc. in 2003 with 20 years of product development experience.
Prior to joining Calypso Medical, Dr. Vertatschitsch was with Palm, Incorporated as the Manager, Hardware Development for seven years. His responsibilities included the launch of seven successful Palm Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) products, starting with Palm III series and ending with Tungsten W. These products contributed to the fastest adoption of computer technology in history - selling over one million units in the first 18 months following commercialization. Prior to Palm, Dr. Vertatschitsch was Chief Scientist at the Boeing Company and led the Phased Array Systems Organization including a technical team that developed military and commercial satellite communications phased array antennas. He had responsibility for signal processing algorithms for several fiber optic position sensors for Boeing’s ‘Fly-by-Light’ initiatives early in his career at the Boeing Company.