Kurt Jacobus :: PhD, President & CEO
Dr. Jacobus received a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois. He spent five years as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, focusing on the development of growth businesses from start-up to Fortune 500 clients. He has over 10 years of early stage company experience, leading or supporting the start of over a dozen new businesses. Based on his graduate work at the University of Illinois, he brings a strong background in shape memory materials. Dr. Jacobus sits on the Advisory Board for the Georgia Tech School of Materials Science and Engineering, the Advisory Board for Georgia Tech's Center for Advanced Bioengineering for Soldier Survivability and the Metropolitan Atlanta Chamber of Commerce's Bioscience Industry Leadership Council. Dr. Jacobus has served as MedShape's Chairman, President and CEO since 2006.