Tim Miller began his career as a design engineer at Zimmer, now Zimmer Biomet, one of the world’s leading medical device companies. Driven by the desire to drive the strategic elements and messaging for products and companies, he transitioned to marketing. He was the lead marketing member of the team that defined, developed, and created the messaging and training for the worlds’ best-selling total knee implant system. He progressed to defining divisional strategies and has led the strategic planning and budgeting process at the company level for multiple organizations.
Tim excels in leading multifunctional teams responsible for marketing, sales, product development, operations, market research, and training. He has extensive project leadership experience and success driving key milestone attainment. Tim’s project leadership experience includes teams with multiple physicians and scientists.
Tim brings a wealth of knowledge in the healthcare sector. His knowledge starts with his biomedical engineering undergraduate work and then expanded with two years of medical school. He has built on that base with over 35 years in the medical device industry.
Tim’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to purchase his own manufacturing / prototyping company in 2006 where he gained extensive operational and manufacturing knowledge. He implemented ERP and quality management systems to monitor operational improvements and enhance on-time deliveries and quality.
During his career, Tim has shown his product versatility, medical knowledge, and ability to create marketing messages for highly technical products that are easily understood by all customers, driving differentiation at the product / service level. This experience has spanned implant hardware, biologics, mechanical instruments, and electronic instruments. It has involved evolutionary products and revolutionary products.
In addition to Tim’s history of success in meeting or exceeding aggressive project timelines, his focus on sustainable and scalable processes and procedures has avoided typical growing pains and allowed early and consistent service levels and quality.