Rush Bartlett is an experienced early stage medical technology entrepreneur who has been on the founding team of three companies and has been a principal inventor on 6 issued patents and over 30 pending patent applications in the fields of medical devices, biotechnology, and healthcare IT. He has a wide breath of early stage startup experience in operations, project management, and as an early stage CEO. He is regularly invited to speak on the Biodesign process for front end R&D teams at Fortune 500 medical technology companies like Becton Dickinson and Johnson & Johnson.
Rush received his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, his MBA from Indiana University, and his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Purdue University. He completed Post-Doctorate studies at Stanford University in the Biodesign Fellowship. Outside of a passion for improving healthcare, Rush enjoys playing saxophone, skiing, and hiking with his wife and two sons in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Rush is currently Cofounder and Chief of Operations for Vynca Inc., a healthcare technology company focused on improving care coordination at the end of life.