William Knab is a medical device executive, who has spent 20 years with multiple fortune 500 Global Device companies and a further 12 years with early stage companies and start-ups. With over 30 years of such varied medical device product development, marketing, and business leadership experience, he brings invaluable expertise to the IGNITE Network and the IGNITE Advisory Group.
Bill has led teams that introduced three new to the world devices in Hemodialysis, Blood Processing and Liver Support. He has driven successful new business ventures at Baxter International, Haemonetics, Medisystems and multiple successful start-ups, including HemoCleanse and Renal Solutions.
Bill has an MBA in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology, from Western Michigan University. He also completed post graduate work in Bioengineering at the University of Utah. Alongside these educational achievements, Bill has also received Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute and Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC-US) from the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society.