Dave will be a great addition to the PogoTec™ Board as he brings with him tremendous experience in the area of business development, marketing and financing for private entrepreneurial companies.
Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) March 28, 2016
PogoTec™, Inc. (http://www.PogoTec.com ) announced today that David Milne, the managing partner of SV Life Sciences (SVLS), has joined the Board of Directors of PogoTec™. PogoTec™ is a leading developer and enabler of electronic wearable devices (EWDs) and mobile wireless power transfer. The company has developed and plans to commercialize 3 proprietary technology platforms in 2017; Pogo-Power™ (a proprietary mobile wireless power system for EWDs), Pogo-Track™ (a proprietary means for attaching EWDs to eyewear while maintaining the fashion look of such eyewear) and Pogo-Cam™ (the world’s smallest look and shoot camera that can be attached and detached to eyewear at will).
PogoTec™ has positioned itself at the nexus of four multi-billion dollar, fast growing markets:
1. The electronic wearable device (EWD) industry which is forecast to grow from today’s ~8.0 Billion to ~$75.0 Billion in less than 10 years.
2. The wearable camera industry which is forecasted to grow from 5.6 million units in 2014 to 30.6 million units by 2020. (During 2015 over 1 trillion photos were taken for the first time fueled by small cell phone cameras.)
3. The wireless power industry which is forecasted to grow from 5 million wireless power transfer (WPT) devices shipped in 2012 to 1.7 billion WPT devices shipped in 2023.
4. The global eyewear industry where there are ~300 Million pairs of new eyewear sold each year and ~2 Billion eyeglass wearer’s around the world today.
Ron Blum, Founder and President of PogoTec™ stated, "Dave will be a great addition to the PogoTec™ Board as he brings with him tremendous experience in the area of business development, marketing and financing for private entrepreneurial companies. Dave is highly respected in the venture capital industry and his relationships and credibility will benefit PogoTec™ and its shareholders. Dave will also be of great help as PogoTec™ explores the use of Pogo-Power™ for remotely charging human implanted medical devices.”
Dave joined SV Life Sciences Advisors (http://www.SVLSA.com) in 2005 where he is presently a Managing Partner. He has 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, having worked at several leading public and private medical technology companies. He has particular expertise in the area of medical devices, from product development and commercialization, to mergers and acquisitions. Prior to SVLSA, Dave has held numerous executive positions in Business Development and Marketing at Boston Scientific in both U.S. and European operations.
In addition, Dave has worked at Scimed Life Systems, Becton Dickinson, and Parker Laboratories. He serves on multiple boards including the non-profit Friends of the Children and has previously worked as an advisor to two technology incubators as well as an advisor to the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University.
Dave holds an MBA in Marketing/Finance from New York University and a BS in Biology from Rutgers University.
About PogoTec™ Inc
PogoTec™, Inc is a privately owned company incorporated in Delaware. Its core initiative is to enable electronic wearable devices with a special focus on eyewear. PogoTec’s™ product offerings consist of, Pogo-Track™ a proprietary attachment means for attaching electronic wearable devices to eyewear while maintaining the fashion look of eyewear, Pogo-Cam™ the world’s smallest look and shoot camera attachable to eyewear, and Pogo-Power™ a unique wireless power transfer system for powering / charging electronic wearable devices of all types. PogoTec’s™ management team and Board of Directors have extensive experience in creating and commercializing innovation. PogoTec™ has been extremely diligent in protecting its intellectual property and has numerous patent applications filed. For more information about PogoTec™, please visit the http://www.PogoTec.com website.
PogoTec™ is a leading developer and enabler of electronic wearable devices (EWDs) and mobile wireless power transfer.