John Bernero

Member Since 2022

John Bernero

Chief Operations Officer

M3 Design

Austin, Texas Area

John is the COO of M3 Design, a strategic product development firm based in Austin, TX. At M3, John has led ongoing programs for strategic clients such as Stryker, DJO Surgical, Argon Medical, and many others. Before joining M3 Design, John worked at Amedica and Sulzer Orthopedics, leading R&D teams and development projects for spine, knee, shoulder, and hip implants and instrumentation. John has a Biomedical Engineering degree from Northwestern University and holds multiple patents. In addition, he has presented at national and regional conferences and written on various product development topics. John is a driven leader and individual contributor during research, conceptual, detail development, and post-market launch support. He has a strong history of growing talent and teams, setting strategic directions and establishing processes. He regularly competes in BBQ competitions across the country in his spare time, and his colleagues are always very grateful for the leftovers and homebrewed beer he frequently brings into the office.


  • Product Development
  • Research and Development
  • Design Strategy


November 22nd, 2022

11 best practices to boost brand influence on social media, each day

Try these tips to nurture current B2B or B2C relationships and attract new ones.

November 22nd, 2022

12 tips to strengthen cross company communication 

Implement these methods to distribute newsworthy information, solidify manager-team engagement, and build a culture of trust.

November 7th, 2022

To develop truly innovative products, transform your culture in three key areas

To keep your company at the forefront of your industry, it’s time to invest in a culture of ingenuity and innovation.

July 12th, 2022

11 ways to elevate a ho-hum product or service

Here's how to build brand ambassadors, no matter what you're selling.


M3 Design

Founded in 1996, M3 Design is a product development firm specializing in design, engineering, strategy and brand. M3 is a team of highly strategic designers and engineers who work together to create products that inspire the future of healthcare, lifestyle and workplace brands. We believe that product development is a tool to solve a business objective and we deliver exceptional product offerings and experiences for our global clients. Through our collaborative, stakeholder-centered design process, we challenge convention to set our clients up to be industry leaders in innovation.


  • Product Design
  • Industrial Design
  • UX Design


Creative design