Bounce Innovation Hub

Mike Haritakis

Biomedical Entrepreneur in Residence

A veteran founder, Mike is Bounce’s biomedical entrepreneur in residence (EIR), helping our biomedical companies by providing one-on-one expert business counseling and advice. Mike has more than 20 years of business and entrepreneurial experience in northeast Ohio. His focus is on the growth and innovation efforts of the area’s healthcare stakeholders including hospitals, clinicians, corporations, entrepreneurs and universities. Previously, Michael co-founded Thermedx, LLC, a medical device manufacturing startup, where he gained unique experience and perspective of the biomedical industry and community. Mike also has experience in software and other industries in strategic business development (merger, acquisition, joint venture, licensing, etc.), financing, market and competitor analysis, and contracts, in both legal and in operational roles. Michael earned a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Cincinnati. He later earned his Juris Doctor from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University and his master’s degree in entrepreneurship and management from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. Originally from Akron, Mike currently lives in Hudson, Ohio, with his wife, Connie, and two sons.