Steve is the Chief Technology Officer at NeuroOne Medical Technologies. Steve works on developing products for use in intracranial electroencephalogram (iEEG) recordings and treatments.
Prior to this, Steve served as Sr. Vice President of R&D and Operations at Nuvaira, a privately held lung denervation company developing minimally invasive products to make breathing easier for patients suffering from obstructive lung diseases. He also served as a Senior Vice President of Research and Development for Boston Scientific. Steve guided a wide range of technologies through product development for the cardiology, electrophysiology, and peripheral vascular markets. Mertens began his medical device career working in engineering, quality and manufacturing roles at SciMed Life Sciences. Earlier, he had worked on computer components in the electronics industry. He is an inventor on eighteen issued US patents. Steve has been involved with the UEL Board of Directors since 2005.