Joe W. Martin has over 30 years of leadership experience in the medical device and healthcare products industry. Martin retired in 2016 after serving as the President and Chief Operating Officer for Freedom Innovations. Freedom Innovations, LLC (www.freedom-innovations.com) designs, manufactures, and markets advanced technology lower extremity prosthetic devices that provide people with physical challenges the ability to reach their full potential. Based in Irvine, CA, Freedom’s lower extremity prosthetics are distributed around the world.
Previously, Martin was the Sr. Vice President and General Manager for the BPH Therapy Business Group at American Medical Systems (AMS). Prior to AMS Martin served as the CEO of Milestone Scientific, a leading provider of medical and dental solutions. Prior to Milestone Scientific Martin spent 13 years at Bayer Healthcare in a variety of leadership positions, including President of the Diabetes Care Division.
Before joining Bayer Healthcare, he held leadership positions of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing, including international roles, during his 12 years in the Diagnostics Division of Abbott Laboratories. Martin now resides in San Antonio, TX.