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Ib leverages his expertise in smart materials and biomaterials to support the medical device sector of Johnson & Johnson. From 2010 to 2013, Ib was a Research Fellow at Global Surgery Group of Johnson & Johnson, where he was responsible for external and front-end innovations and intellectual property for Ethicon Biosurgery. From 2006 to 2010, he was the Director of Applied Research & New Technology Assessment of novel biomaterials. Prior to that, he was the Chief Scientist of Closure Medical Corp (acquired by Johnson &Johnson in 2005). Prior to joining Closure, he held various positions at Bayer, North Carolina State University, and the College of Charleston. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Drexel University. Ib also serves on advisory boards of Coulter Foundation of several universities, providing guidance and coaching on translational med device research / projects. During his career, Ib has led teams in the development of commercialized biomaterials based products and new technology / products licensed or acquired. Ibraheem received his BA degree in chemistry from Avila University. He received his PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Toledo, where he was the Robert Whiteford Memorial Scholar for Outstanding Graduate Research and a Petroleum Research Fund Fellow. He is also the recipient of 24 US patents and over 100 corresponding global patents for his inventions. He is also well published in many peer review journals. Ib also loves spending his time meeting the needs of others and giving back to the world. He has participated and led mission trips – rural North Carolina, Mexico, Kenya, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago and also serves in Boston Rescue Mission – meeting the needs of homeless in the Boston. He currently serves as board member of MedShare – a not for profit medical mission organization.