Michael Dempsey, BSEE
Co-Founding and CEO – Pediatric Technology Sourcing and Needs Assessment
Mike Dempsey is an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT). Mike’s primary responsibility is to lead the CIMIT team which focuses on finding, funding and facilitating innovations that are to be handed off to industry within twelve to eighteen months. Mike and his team works closely with the project teams to not only advance the technology, but also to develop and execute a complete strategy for getting the innovation into practice Mike has been working in the field of medical devices for more than 25 years; during this time he has invented or worked on products that have treated over twelve million people. He was a co-founding and CEO of Radianse, a venture-backed company that develops indoor positioning systems for hospitals. Prior to founding Radianse, Mike worked as a technical strategist for wireless solutions at Hewlett-Packard/Agilent Technologies (now Philips Medical Systems). He has helped to develop and introduce dozens of successful products, holds over 40 patents in wireless medical device communications and has ten more patents pending. Mike received a special citation from the Commissioner of the FDA for ‘exceptional initiative and leadership to protect the public health.’ He has a BSEE from The University of Michigan.