Cory Forbes, chief technology officer for Nypro, A Jabil Company (NYSE: JBL), will present the keynote speech at the 2018 Medical Electronics Symposium, held on May 16-17 at the University of Texas. Forbes will give his presentation – titled “Sensorizing and Connecting Medical Devices” – on May 17 at 8:00 a.m. in room 11.606.
In his speech, Forbes will survey the emerging opportunities and challenges the industry faces as it leverages sensor technology to enable the digitization of medical devices. Forbes will further share real-world examples of successful sensor integration concepts, and how they are helping to usher in a new generation of intelligent, connected medical devices that offer revolutionary improvements in the quality, speed and ROI of healthcare services
Forbes has been with Jabil for over 14 years, where he has held key leadership positions in manufacturing, business management, supply chain, environmental design, and product development. Prior to Jabil, Forbes held multiple positions of growing responsibility at Nortel Networks. He received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.