Thor Halseth

Co-Founder / CTO

EXPERIENCE

2016 – Present
Action Medical Technologies L.L.C. – auto-injector development, manufacturing, licensing
California / Pennsylvania
Co-Founder/Chief Technology Officer

  • Researched, conceived and designed low cost safety auto injectors
  • Wrote and filed patents
  • Made concept prototypes and proved out designs for production
  • Support manufacturing efforts
  • Created engineering drawings for production tooling

 

2013-2018
Halseth Design L.L.C./ Aduro Display
Cameron Park, CA
President

  •  Researched, conceived and designed retail lighted displays
  •  Wrote and filed patents
  •  Make concept prototypes
  •  Engineered designs for production
  •  Supported manufacturing efforts
  •  Sold company in 2018

 

2008-2013
S2S Design L.L.C.
Westlake Village, CA
Principle/Director of Design

  • Researched, conceived and designed medical personal protection devices
  • Wrote and filed patents
  • Made concept prototypes
  • Obtained intended use FDA Filing
  • Engineered designs for production
  • Supported manufacturing efforts

 

2001-2008
Now Medical L.L.C.
Westlake Village, CA
Founder/Principle/Director of Design

  • Conceived and designed medical safety needle products- U.S. market leader for safety Huber needles-Huber PlusTM
  • Wrote and filed patents
  • Made concept prototypes and proved out designs for production
  • Directed engineering for production and assembly
  • Obtained ISO and FDA 510k approval
  • Supported and oversaw manufacturing facilities
  • Sold company to C.R. Bard

 

1995-2000
Med-Design Corp., A Publicly Held Co.
Ventura, CA
Founder / Sr. Vice-President of Design

  • Researched, conceived and designed medical safety needle products
  • Wrote and filed patents
  • Made concept prototypes and proved out designs for production
  • Supported in manufacturing efforts to license technology to large corporations
  • Licensed nine safety needle patents to Becton Dickinson

 

1989-1995
Med Design Inc., L.L.C.
Simi Valley, CA
Founder / Sr. Vice-President of Design

  • Researched, conceived and designed medical safety needle products
  • Wrote and filed patents
  • Made concept prototypes and proved out designs for production
  • Took company public in 1995 (Med Design Corp.)

 

1984-1995
Designworks USA
Newbury Park, CA
Sr. Product Designer

  • Researched, conceived and designed new products
  • Directed and implemented design of new products
  • Made concept prototypes and proved out designs for production

 

EDUCATION 
Art Center College of Design – Pasadena, CA  
1979-1982  – B.S., Industrial Design

Montana State University – Bozeman, MT
1973 -1977 – B.A., Industrial Design

 

ACCOLADES 

  • Inventor or Co-Inventor of record of 55 medical related products (includes 52 safety needle products)
  • Inventor or Co-Inventor of record of 7 non-medical related products
  • Pending Inventor or Co-Inventor of record of 30 medical related products and 3 non-medical related products
  • Awarded an IDEA award for a Glaucoma Eye tool
  • Awarded the Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design for the Koala Gown medical isolation gown
  • Awarded the Best of Global Shop Gold award for the Aduro Display lighted retail display system

Thor Halseth

Co-Founder / CTO

EXPERIENCE

2016 – Present
Action Medical Technologies L.L.C. – auto-injector development, manufacturing, licensing
California / Pennsylvania
Co-Founder/Chief Technology Officer

  • Researched, conceived and designed low cost safety auto injectors
  • Wrote and filed patents
  • Made concept prototypes and proved out designs for production
  • Support manufacturing efforts
  • Created engineering drawings for production tooling

 

2013-2018
Halseth Design L.L.C./ Aduro Display
Cameron Park, CA
President

  •  Researched, conceived and designed retail lighted displays
  •  Wrote and filed patents
  •  Make concept prototypes
  •  Engineered designs for production
  •  Supported manufacturing efforts
  •  Sold company in 2018

 

2008-2013
S2S Design L.L.C.
Westlake Village, CA
Principle/Director of Design

  • Researched, conceived and designed medical personal protection devices
  • Wrote and filed patents
  • Made concept prototypes
  • Obtained intended use FDA Filing
  • Engineered designs for production
  • Supported manufacturing efforts

 

2001-2008
Now Medical L.L.C.
Westlake Village, CA
Founder/Principle/Director of Design

  • Conceived and designed medical safety needle products- U.S. market leader for safety Huber needles-Huber PlusTM
  • Wrote and filed patents
  • Made concept prototypes and proved out designs for production
  • Directed engineering for production and assembly
  • Obtained ISO and FDA 510k approval
  • Supported and oversaw manufacturing facilities
  • Sold company to C.R. Bard

 

1995-2000
Med-Design Corp., A Publicly Held Co.
Ventura, CA
Founder / Sr. Vice-President of Design

  • Researched, conceived and designed medical safety needle products
  • Wrote and filed patents
  • Made concept prototypes and proved out designs for production
  • Supported in manufacturing efforts to license technology to large corporations
  • Licensed nine safety needle patents to Becton Dickinson

 

1989-1995
Med Design Inc., L.L.C.
Simi Valley, CA
Founder / Sr. Vice-President of Design

  • Researched, conceived and designed medical safety needle products
  • Wrote and filed patents
  • Made concept prototypes and proved out designs for production
  • Took company public in 1995 (Med Design Corp.)

 

1984-1995
Designworks USA
Newbury Park, CA
Sr. Product Designer

  • Researched, conceived and designed new products
  • Directed and implemented design of new products
  • Made concept prototypes and proved out designs for production

 

EDUCATION 
Art Center College of Design – Pasadena, CA  
1979-1982  – B.S., Industrial Design

Montana State University – Bozeman, MT
1973 -1977 – B.A., Industrial Design

 

ACCOLADES 

  • Inventor or Co-Inventor of record of 55 medical related products (includes 52 safety needle products)
  • Inventor or Co-Inventor of record of 7 non-medical related products
  • Pending Inventor or Co-Inventor of record of 30 medical related products and 3 non-medical related products
  • Awarded an IDEA award for a Glaucoma Eye tool
  • Awarded the Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design for the Koala Gown medical isolation gown
  • Awarded the Best of Global Shop Gold award for the Aduro Display lighted retail display system