Tom KraMer


Tom KraMer, IDSA | Kablooe Design
2022 - IDSA Member Spotlight

Tom KraMer is the President and CEO and a product development design engineer at Kablooe Design, a Minneapolis MN based product design and development company.

Tom has over 31 years of experience in research, development, and design for many types of medical devices, and after 18 years of product design and development work spearheaded the formation of the D3 (Design Driven Development®) process, which Kablooe uses to help direct its customers through the development process in an innovative way. Tom has led Kablooe Design development projects for Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, Antares Pharma, and Kodak health imaging, as well as product design and development projects for small start-up companies. Kablooe has in turn helped develop atrial fibrillation therapies, coronary intervention devices, drug delivery devices, prostate surgery devices, and many other unique and innovative medical devices, but has also developed many non medical devices including guitars, the Stowboard, lipstick containers and farming tractors.

Tom holds an Executive Certificate in the Master of Product Development at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design at MCAD. He also holds a certificate from Stanford University for the Cardiovascular System in Health and Disease, and participated in the Stanford University Graduate Certificate in Biodesign.