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Daryl R. Kipke
NeuroNexus Company

Daryl R. Kipke, PhD., President

Dr. Kipke is an internationally recognized expert in neurotechnology and biomedical engineering. He served as CEO/Founder of NeuroNexus from its initial spinout from the University of Michigan in 2004 to its acquisition by Greatbatch, Inc. in 2012. Dr. Kipke also holds the position of Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan and directs a leading academic research program in neural engineering, neuroprostheses, and biomaterials. Previously, Dr. Kipke co-founded and served as CSO and Board Member for Neural Intervention Technologies, Inc., which spun out from the University of Michigan in 2001 and was acquired by W.L. Gore, Inc. in 2006. Dr. Kipke is a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering and serves on several institutional advisory boards in biomedical engineering and neurotechnology.