Chris Kohlbrecher is the Director of Software Engineering at Avive with 20+ years of experience in creating novel and high-performing software solutions as both a leader and hands-on technical expert. He has over 10+ years of expertise in Medical Device development including leading software and systems engineering teams, 510k / CE Mark submissions, alpha, beta, release to market, QMS, audit and post-market. Chris has a track record of success developing and implementing software products, systems integration, device integration, analytics, cybersecurity, SaaS and Cloud solutions from concept to production release. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Illinois State University in Applied Computer Science.
He is a dedicated, hands-on sports dad. He doesn't miss an opportunity to root for his kids at baseball, basketball, football or gymnastics.
He loves to cook for his family and friends. His wife and friends most enjoy any meat he smokes and his friends want him to open a restaurant.
He will always participate in Karaoke when available and is partial to performing in a duet.
He loves the family’s pug to the point where his kids wonder who is higher priority.