Michael Luedtke started his Johnson & Johnson career within J&J Consumer and Personal Products Worldwide (Skillman, NJ) as an intern in 1998. In 2001 he served as a Senior Scientist where he developed and used innovative methodologies to conduct clinical trials that substantiated consumer product safety and effectiveness for the New Technology, Models and Methods and Scientific Affairs departments. He then transitioned into a program manager role managing cross enterprise research teams for Ethicon-Endo Surgery, Ortho Dermatologics and OraPharma and led medical device, imaging and pharmaceutical research projects. In 2010, Michael transitioned to Codman Neuro where he served in various Clinical Research roles of increasing responsibility working on peripheral nerve stimulation (neuromodulation). He then transitioned to serving on product lifecycle and new product development project teams within the Codman Neuro neurosurgical and neurovascular divisions. In November of 2012, he transitioned to Medical Affairs where he served in increasing roles of responsibility and currently serves in the Medical Affairs Medical Operations Life Cycle Management (LCM) as Manager LCM. Michael achieved an MS in Biomedical Engineering (Materials – Tissue Optics) from Drexel University and a BS in Bioengineering (Instrumentation) from Syracuse University. His research and efforts have led to various poster and podium presentations at international meetings, peer reviewed journal publications and a book chapter.