Meet the President: 


Dawn Lissy, Founder and President of Empirical Technologies
Founder & President


Dawn Lissy is a biomedical engineer, entrepreneur, and innovator. Since 1998, Empirical Technologies has operated under Lissy’s direction. Empirical offers the full range of regulatory and quality systems consulting, testing, small batch and prototype manufacturing, and validations services to bring a medical device to market. Empirical is very active within ASTM and has one of the widest scopes of test methods of any accredited independent lab in the United States. Because Lissy was a member of the FDA’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence program, she has first-hand, in-depth knowledge of the regulatory landscape. Lissy holds an inventor patent for the Stackable Cage System for corpectomy and vertebrectomy. Her M.S. in biomedical engineering is from The University of Akron, Ohio.

Education: MS in Biomedical Engineering, Akron University

What I love about my job field:  Helping people live better, pain-free lives.

What I enjoy most about my job at Empirical: Working with people all over the world.

What sets Empirical apart from our competitors: The value we add to the process of bringing safe medical devices to market.

Publications: Dawn Lissy writes for Medical Product Outsourcing (MPO) and Orthopedic Design & Technology (ODT) magazines. Her works can be viewed on our Blog page and online.