Dean Kamen

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Birthday
5, 1951
Birthplace
Long Island, NY
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
5, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
Long Island, NY

About

CEO of the Deka technology company that invented the Segway scooter.

Before Fame

He invented a wearable infusion pump, AutoSyringe, to pump nutrients into patients on the go while he was still an undergraduate at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Trivia

He held more than 400 patents, many of them in the medical field.

Family Life

His father Jack Kamen was a longtime illustrator for EC Comics publications like Weird Science and Mad magazine.

Associated With

He joined pioneers like Jane Goodall as a recipient of the Benjamin Franklin Medal, which was awarded by the Franklin Institute, in 2011.