Medical Reliability Testing-Mike Silverman-03/26/2013 - 8:30am

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Medical Reliability Testing
Event Date: 
03/26/2013 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale, CA
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Mike Silverman
Event Speaker Title: 
Event Speaker Company: 
Ops A La Carte
Event Speaker Bio: 

Mike Silverman

Mike is founder and managing partner at Ops A La Carte, a Professional Consulting Company that has an intense focus on helping customers with end-to-end reliability. Mike has over 25 years of experience in reliability engineering, reliability management and reliability training. He is an experienced leader in reliability improvement through analysis and testing. Through Ops A La Carte, Mike has had extensive experience as a consultant to high-tech companies, and has consulted for over 500 companies in over 100 different industries in most of the United States and 15 countries around the world. About 30% of Ops’ work is in the Medical Industry. Mike is an expert in accelerated reliability techniques and owns HALT and HASS Labs, one of the oldest and most experienced reliability labs in the world. Mike has recently completed his first book on reliability entitled “How Reliable Is Your Product: 50 Ways to Improve Product Reliability”. The book was published December, 2010. Mike has authored and published 25 papers on reliability techniques and has presented these around the world including Canada, China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, and the USA. He has also developed and currently teaches over 30 courses on reliability techniques. Mike has a BS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and is a Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) through American Society for Quality (ASQ). Mike is a member of ASQ, IEEE, Stanford PRN, PRG, SME, ASME, PATCA, and IEEE Consulting Society. Mike is currently the IEEE Reliability Society Santa Clara Valley Chapter Chair.

Event Details
Event Details: 

Mike Silverman will explain the basic steps medical device companies must follow in developing a new medical product, as well as strategies for the efficient evaluation of risk-based testing for reliability, FDA and human safety. The presentation will include case histories and testing recommendations.