Chris Ross is a principal of MindFlow Design. His responsibilities include design strategy, product planning and company marketing. He has more than two decades of experience as a successful designer of products for organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, specializing in the healthcare, biotech and consumer markets. In recent years, his focus has become exclusively on developing medical, life sciences and consumer health products.
Before starting his own firm in 2004, Mr. Ross managed all industrial design activities for seven years of Cardinal Health’s Pyxis Products Division, a $1 billion enterprise. During his Pyxis tenure, he contributed to the development and marketing of more than 15 products.
Mr. Ross holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Design from the Ohio State University. He is a professional member of the Industrial Designers Society of America and founder of the Industrial Design San Diego networking group. His work has been recognized on 15 patents.
Andy Moulds is a principal of MindFlow Design. His duties include engineering, engineering team management and company operations. Previously, he held various engineering, development and management positions at RoboDesign, Ismeca, North Sails and Digital Equipment Corp. As vice president of engineering, he helped grow a start-up to more than $10 million in sales. In 2004, he started Controlled Motions, an engineering consulting firm. He is also an experienced product and project manager.
Mr. Moulds has developed many products over the past 27 years. Today, he focuses upon taking medical and health care products from design to the point of manufacture. These have included medical instruments, diagnostics, disposables, wearables, implantable devices, drug discovery instruments and hospital pharmacy equipment. He has been granted 17 patents for his work.
Mr. Moulds holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University. He is a member of the Product Development and Management Association, American Electronics Association and is a former president of the Association of Professional Design Firms.
David Giuntoli joined MindFlow Design nearly six years ago. Mr. Giuntoli’s major role is to devise practical, economical engineering solutions that meet high reliability standards. To meet the needs of MindFlow Design’s healthcare-related clients, he draws upon 30 years of experience in diverse industries where he has served as a designer of innovative products, manufacturing process efficiency expert, machine equipment developer and department manager, among other roles.
At MindFlow he is frequently imbedded with clients ranging from Covidien, a Medtronic unit, to ground floor start-ups. He performs with great versatility as a team member assigned to a particular task or as a leader or member of a cross-disciplinary team.
He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from San Diego State University and considers himself to be a lifelong learner, having continued his education with classes in electronic engineering, LEAN processes and accounting. He has earned patents across many industries.
Paul Klock has recently joined MindFlow Design as design director. In this role, he and his diversely talented team of industrial designers and engineers, employing a user-centered design approach, will create medical and healthcare products that help clients gain a competitive edge.
Mr. Klock comes to MindFlow Design after 25 years at KEK Associates in Rochester, NY, where he was most recently industrial design manager and creative director. Clients have included Corning, Xerox, Kodak, Carestream Health, ParTech Inc., Hamilton Beach, LeapFrog, Elo Touch Solutions, Bosch Security Systems and GE MDS.
His work has resulted in 26 design awards including Business Week IDEA awards, Consumer Electronics Show innovation awards, and International Forum Design and GOOD Design awards. Further, he has personally received two dozen patents.
Mr. Klock holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, where he has served as an adjunct faculty member teaching industrial design at the graduate and undergraduate levels for seven years.