John Knorpp

Chief Regulatory Affairs Office

Merit Medical Systems, Inc

John Knorpp has been in the medical device industry since 1996 in both Quality and Regulatory roles.  He started as a Quality Engineer working for C.R. Bard, Inc. (now part of BD) where he took on increasing roles of responsibility, including a move to Regulatory Affairs.  He left Bard in 2010 and joined Merit Medical as Director of Regulatory Affairs, Endotek Division.  In 2013 he was promoted to his current position, Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer.  In this role, he directs all global Regulatory and Medical Affairs activities. He holds a BS in Statistics-Quality Science from Brigham Young University and an MBA from the University of Utah.  In addition to his work at Merit, John currently serves on the Executive Board of Directors for BioUtah, the state’s life sciences industry association. In his spare time, John enjoys camping, hiking, long distance running and spending time with his family.

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