Mr. Garamszegi brings over 16 years of executive experience in the medical device industry. He has co-founded several, successful medical device start-up companies, where he then served as Chief Technology Officer and VP of Engineering. He established the Product Development, Quality, Regulatory, and Manufacturing departments for his companies, and during this time he launched 13 FDA 510(k)-cleared implant products.
Mr. Garamszegi is a co-inventor of the ZIP® interspinous implant product line. He has also been awarded seven US and one Canadian patent for his spinal implant designs and has over 10 patents pending; most of these inventions were commercialized and currently being sold in the United States, Canada, Europe and other international markets. Laszlo is the co-inventor of the 4Closure℣ Laparoscopic Fascia Closure Device, a technology that was sold to Synovis Life Technologies in 2007 (NYSE: SYNO) then to Baxter International (NYSE: BAX).
Mr. Garamszegi received his Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree from Banki Donat Technical Institute in Hungary.