Head & Senior Fellow, 3D Printing Center of Excellence - Johnson & Johnson
Creating a 3D Printing Ecosystem to Transform Health for Humanity
Thursday 16 May 10:10 - 11:00
As Head of the Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center of Excellence, Sam Onukuri is responsible for integrating 3D printing technology across the J&J Enterprise. He and his team of dedicated engineers drive new materials, processes and software technologies to evolve the business model from what has historically been a product-orientated to a solutions-orientated business model at point of care. Sam works closely with J&J leaders in Supply Chain, R&D, Commercial, Quality, Regulatory, Legal, and IT across all segments to execute multiple front-end pipelines of technologies related to 3D printing and netshape technologies.
Developing a network of over 50 external partnerships, J&J is emerging as one of the leaders in 3D printing resulting in product design freedom, consumer and patient-specific product personalization, speed to market, supply chain transformation and materials innovation.
Sam has over 25 years of experience in medical devices and an extensive background as a metallurgist and in material sciences. Other J&J roles include Advanced/Front-end Technology leadership for J&J Medical Device and Senior Fellow Engineer within the Ethicon family of companies. Prior to J&J, Sam worked at General Electric and Baxter Healthcare. He is based in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Ethicon Campus.