Robert Ball

President & CEO at Magnesium Development Company, LLC Robert Ball’s headshot

Robert Ball has worked in the medical device industry since 1999, and is currently President and CEO of Magnesium Development Company, LLC (MDC), a company he co-founded in 2014. MDC is a development stage medical device company focused on the innovative materials in the orthopedic sports medicine market. Prior to MDC, Mr. Ball joined Tornier in September 2006 as Vice President, Global Research and Development and took on additional responsibilities for Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Research in 2012. Prior to joining Tornier, Mr. Ball served as Vice President of Research Development of Kinetikos Medical Incorporated, or KMI, a medical device company, beginning in December 2002, and also assumed responsibility for Marketing and Product Development in May 2005, continuing in each capacity until August 2006, when KMI was acquired by Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation. Prior to joining KMI, Mr. Ball held positions at DePuy, where he oversaw the development and launch of orthopaedic products in the upper extremity. Prior to joining DePuy, he served in the automotive manufacturing industry with SPX Corporation as Program and Engineering Manager, overseeing construction and tooling of a large scale casting and machining facility. Mr. Ball has Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in mechanical engineering from Kettering University (formerly GMI Engineering and Management Institute) and has over 30 issued and pending patents.

Areas of expertise: Medical Device