Michael Plishka is an experienced design thinking innovator with over 17 years of experience. He has worked, almost exclusively, in the medical device arena, a highly challenging and patent mined landscape. Still, he has over 15 patents issued and pending in the US and internationally. He is an accomplished performing musician and artist who teaches and writes with joy and passion. In addition to his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering he has a Masters of Theology - just because.