Charlie Wing- Sr. VP R&D Spine & Orthopaedics

Mr. Wing is a development leader with over 30 years of experience in the Medical Device field with a focus in Spine, Trauma and Orthopedic Surgical Implant and Instrument development. Mr. Wing has gained international development experience having worked for 13 years at Aesculap AG in Tuttlingen, Germany and is also fluent in German as a result. Following his experience in Germany he worked at Aesculap in Center Valley, PA, directing a team that developed a number of spinal implants, including the first plasma sprayed Titanium coated PEEK cage in the US and Aesculap’s Posterior Cervical and VBR systems. He has presented at ASTM meetings on plasma spray coated PEEK and biomechanical test methods. Since leaving Aesculap, he worked at Orchid Design as Director of Engineering for a contract engineering team, with overall site responsibility, helping to pull in over 3 Million dollars of development engineering business over the spate of a few months. He is inventor or co-inventor on 24 patents by simple family representative and is co-author on 3 peer reviewed publications. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hertfordshire and a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Surrey, both in England.