Emily Ho joined Secant Medical in 2013 as Director, Product Development Engineering. She was promoted to Director and General Manager in October 2014, overseeing the Advanced Biomaterials and Contract Device Services business unit. She will focus on developing the product pipeline, business strategy and customer partnerships for the business. With years of medical device experience, Ho launched several products nationally and internationally. She holds two U.S. patents, several pending patents, and has published several papers in scientific journals related to novel bone repair materials. Her previous experience includes positions at Endo Health Solutions, Becton Dickinson and Company, and Nexgen Spine, Inc. where she led global concept and product development programs for pain management, urology, orthopedic and hypodermic products. She has also served as an adjunct professor in the Materials Science and Engineering department at Drexel University.