Ron Kurz, Sr. Director & GM at Canon Virginia, Inc., joins BioTalk to discuss his career, growth opportunities, and Canon’s role in the BioHealth Capital Region
Ronald C. Kurz is the Senior Director / GM at Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI), the Canon manufacturing, engineering, recycling and technical support center for the Americas located in Newport News, Virginia. Serving in a dual role, Ron is responsible for CVI’s Medical business including Sales, P&L, and Strategy. In addition, Ron is also responsible for the Business Development Division, including the development of strategic partnerships that leverage Canon Technology and Manufacturing Know-how. Prior to this position, he led the R&D division in the design and development of medical products for Canon BioMedical, Inc., which was a newly created Canon company. Ron has worked for Canon Virginia for more than 23 years.
Prior to joining Canon, Ron served as a Mechanical Design Engineer for nVIEW Corp, responsible for video projector design and as a Product Design Engineer for GE Aircraft controls, responsible for mechanical design and thermal / vibration analysis of Flight and Engine controls.
Ron holds multiple patents and has previously served on the Old Dominion University’s College of Engineering and Technology Advisory Board. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Binghamton University.