Eric Heinz is a Director of Business Development supporting the inorganic growth strategy for Smith & Nephew’s Orthopaedics franchise. Eric joined the company in 2017, and has lead multiple M&A deals, specializing in robotics, digital and enabling technologies. Eric began his career as a product development engineer with Medtronic Sofamor Danek in 2001. He has held marketing and business development roles with industry leaders Intuitive Surgical and Zimmer, as well as investment banking and management consulting engagements through his own consulting firm. Eric holds a B.S in Bioengineering from The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and an M.E.M. from Christian Brothers University.