Blain Tomlinson has over two decades of medical device experience, holds three U.S. Patents in the field and was founder/CEO of WalkJoy, Inc. for ten years. Prior to WalkJoy he was Executive Director of St. Joseph Health System’s (Providence Health and Services) Mission Innovation Institute, Executive Director of AW Traumatic Brain Injury Foundation and Vice President Healthcare for O’Melveny & Meyers Consulting.
Tomlinson consulted to Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA), co-founded the Orange Country Life Science CEO Roundtable and a lecturer series on Entrepreneurship at the University of California Irvine’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering.
He served on the Board of the Orange County Licensing Executives Association, USVI Marine Vocation Program and is Assistant Program Leader for the Long Beach, CA PHWFF Program. He is also the PHWFF California Representative for the National Advisory Committee of Veterans Administration Voluntary Services (VAVS).
Tomlinson graduated Magna Cum Laude from Carroll College in Helena, MT, was in the PLC JAG USMC Officer Candidate School program, attended numerous GE Crotonville – Global Leadership Training classes and self identifies as a fly-fishing addict.