Dean Hooper, founder and principal consultant, has over 18 years of software (stand-alone and embedded) and hardware design experience; from small hand held devices to large robotic surgical systems. He is recognized within the industry as wearing more than a single expert hat. His experience working with product development and regulatory affairs organizations ensures his clients “get credit” for the human factors work he provides for the design teams. In other words, he simultaneously has an eye on building a safe and easy to use product that optimizes market acceptance while satisfying human factors guidance and directives for FDA submissions and IEC compliance.
Rania Ahmed is a student at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, studying Anthropology and Spanish. Upon graduating, she plans to enroll in the University of Minnesota’s Pre-Pharmacy Program leading to graduate school.