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Rob Chase is founder and president of NewGen Surgical, a manufacturer of sustainably designed single-use disposable medical devices. He is dedicated to bringing sustainable design principles and practices to healthcare. With over 25 years of experience in the medical device field, Rob is helping to minimize the plastic waste generated in healthcare by reimagining single-use surgical products used in the millions. With professional affiliations including the American Sustainable Business Council and Practice Greenhealth's Greening the OR Initiative, Rob is driven to introduce surgical product solutions that decrease the environmental impact of single-use disposables and facilitate a transition off our dependence on non-renewable fossil fuels for non-essential plastics. Rob holds a master's degree in strategic leadership and a certificate in sustainability from Dominican University of California. Rob was recognized as a 2019 GameChanger by NorthBay Biz magazine and NewGen Surgical received the 2018 Green Arrow Award from the California Product Stewardship Council.