(Flagstaﬀ, AZ) Paul C. Begovac, Ph.D. is currently a Business Technology Leader at W. L. Gore & Assoc., Inc. He was trained in biomedical sciences receiving his B.Sc. from NAU, a Ph.D. from University of Florida, a Post doctoral Fellow at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and a faculty member at the University of Oklahoma. He has numerous publications and patents in the bioscience area and has focused on medical device innovation from early technology and product development through commercialization throughout his career. His 25+ years' tenure at Gore has included external technology screening and evaluation, involvement in development of dozens of medical devices, and university and company collaborations.