Doug Hiemstra

Director of Life Sciences

As Director of Life Sciences, Doug Hiemstra’s deep and broad experience in medical devices is helping LUNAR build on its rich 28-year heritage of service to the life sciences industry.


Prior to joining LUNAR in 2012, Doug was President of Hiemstra Product Development, a company he founded and led for 20 years to provide focused design and innovation to the medical device industry. Hiemstra Product Development was recognized as a leader in medical device design, widely known for providing usability, design, development and rapid commercialization of distinctive and successful hand-held interventional devices.


At LUNAR, Doug is leading an approach that takes clients reliably from concept to successful commercial launch by creating and integrating standout design and ingenious solutions, through a proven process and charismatic user experiences that fuels our client s success.


Doug has personally contributed to more than 200 product-development programs for entrepreneurial and established medical technology companies. Doug holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The University of Kansas. He currently serves as an Assistant Adjunct Professor at UCSF helping foster entreprenurial development and also as an advisor to Stanford Biodesign.

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