Ryan Watson is the Spine R&D Director for ZimVie. Watson oversees new product introduction (NPI), managing a global team of research and development engineers. He has served ZimVie or its legacy companies in engineering leadership roles for over 8 years. Watson has over 17 years in the medical device industry with first-hand experience in developing and bringing to market innovative solutions for surgeons and their patients. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a Biomedical emphasis from the University of Colorado.