Martin Burns, USA

European CEO, Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018, Martin is CEO of Bruin Biometrics.  From his appointment in 2012, Martin has lead the company through the entire concept through commercialization cycle for the SEM Scanner, the first medical device for detection of early signs of incipient pressure ulcers. The company's SEM Scanner has been granted FDA clearance through the de novo pathway and CE Mark; received 27 patents; awarded 7 global innovation awards; and, has pioneering customers achieving zero pressure ulcers through the use of the Scanner in clinical practice. BBI has two other diagnostic technologies in development.  Prior to BBI, Martin spent more than 15 years as a management consultant in the US and Europe at Deloitte Consulting and PricewaterhouseCoopers where he led corporate strategy, innovation, operations, quality and regulatory, M&A and global expansion assignments for medical device and life sciences companies