The Polyzen Team

At Polyzen, we have carefully constructed our team to include expertise, skill sets, and experience that supports the unique constructions and development methods for medical devices. These include:

  • Polymer science and material technology specialists
  • Biomedical, mechanical, chemical, and industrial engineers
  • Medical device manufacturing professionals
  • Quality and regulatory experts
  • Full administrative and support staff

For entrepreneurial start-up companies, our team represents a comprehensive solution for outsourced product development and manufacturing. For established medical device companies, we complement and extend existing engineering and manufacturing teams with unique expertise in materials, processing, and fabrication.

Polyzen has built a diverse team of passionate, creative, and talented team represented by over 15 different nationalities. We encourage them to push boundaries, expand their knowledge, and better themselves. We create a fun, rewarding, and collegial environment. We also celebrate ideas from everyone in the organization.

Executive Management Team

Our management brings more than a century of combined experience to bear in our medical device manufacturing and polymer processing excellence. Meet the Executive Management Team.

Tilak Shah Founder

Tilak Shah Founder

Tilak founded the company in 1991 and continues to support the Polyzen team actively through business and technical mentorship.

Tilak is an inventor, entrepreneur, and problem-solver with over 45 years of experience in thermoplastic polyurethane. This includes developing the first commercial family of TPU resins for biomaterial applications (Pellethane 2363 Series) and broad range of materials, processes, applications, and markets. He is the author and co-author of several technical papers and articles in the field of polymer formulations, alloys, blends, and unique polymer fabrication technology. He has filed more than 40 invention disclosures, resulting in over 30 patents in the field of polyurethane, polymer processing, and medical devices.

Nikin Shah Co-CEO (Finance and Operations)

Nikin Shah Co-CEO (Finance and Operations)

Nikin oversees all finance and operations at Polyzen. In this capacity, Nikin is helping lead the company toward improved profitability and growth. In addition to working at Polyzen, Nikin has worked at Deloitte Consulting in their Strategy and Operations practice, an early-stage venture capital fund, and Medtronic, supporting investments, mergers & acquisitions, new product launches, and exploring new technologies and services for emerging markets.

Nikin holds an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Rubin Shah Co-CEO (Sales and Marketing)

Rubin Shah Co-CEO (Sales and Marketing)

Rubin manages all sales, marketing, and business development activities at Polyzen. Within his role, Rubin sets the pace and strategy for the company. Over the course of the last fourteen years, Rubin has expanded Polyzen’s presence in various medical disciplines, international markets, and other complementary industries through the array of projects brought to the organization. Prior to Polyzen, Rubin was in the financial services industry, focusing his practice on insurance and investments. Rubin holds a degree in economics and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


About Polyzen

Polyzen, Inc. is a leading contract developer and manufacturer of custom medical-grade polymer components and products for medical device manufacturers worldwide. With fully equipped facilities in Apex, NC, we’re capable of taking any customer’s concept from prototype to full-scale production. We offer a variety of technologies and turnkey services to meet the most demanding application and regulatory challenges.

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