March 21, 2016
MEET Mike Hayden
Consultant Senior Software Engineer
Mike Hayden has over 25 years of experience developing complex medical devices and managing multi-disciplinary teams. He has managed major product developments from inception through first shipments and has extensive experience in requirements definition, software development, systems engineering, product verification/validation, design controls and project management. Mike has held senior management positions at Zonare Medical Systems, Accuray and Acuson. As Senior Vice President, Product Development at Accuray, he managed the Engineering, R&D, Manufacturing and Service groups for the image-guided, robotically-controlled CyberKnife radiosurgery system. He was instrumental in procuring the company’s first 510(k) approval and completing the third generation system that supports full body radiosurgery. Prior to Accuray, Mike spent 14 years at Acuson developing premium quality diagnostic ultrasound products. He was Project Manager and key contributor for both the revolutionary Sequoia GI512 and CV256 products that have to date generated over $2 billion in revenue.
Mike is a named inventor. He received an MSEE from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BSEE from Rice University.