Vikon is proud to announce our new division, Vikon Investments.  Vikon Investments is searching for new and exciting products in the Life Science Industry.  We want to partner with entrepreneurs in the early development to growth stage of their start ups.  Vikon Investments can contribute needed capital, market connections or product development consulting to bring these new products to market. 

Our Team

Gene Robinson - CEO

Gene Robinson is the former CEO of Integrated Medical Systems International, Inc. (IMS), a surgical instrument management and clinical consulting company, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with facilities in Florida and Maryland. IMS was purchased by STERIS, an Ohio-based company, in May 2014.

During Gene's 40+ years in the healthcare industry he has developed multiple distributorships including: Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Johnson & johnson Orthopedics and Sterile Design. 


  • Bachelor of Marketing, University of Alabama, 1975
  • Harvard University Advanced Management Program, 2008

Military Service: U.S. Marine Corps, 1970-1972

Leadership & Advisory Positions

  • Birmingham Rotary Club
  • Virginia Samford Theatre, Board of Directors
  • Instruments of Mercy, Founder and Chair
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Collat School of Business, Advisory Board
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham President’s Campaign Executive Committee
  • United Way Alexis de Tocqueville Society
  • Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Foundation
  • UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, Board of Directors
  • Alys Robinson Stephens Center for the Performing Arts, Advisory Board
  • Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Board of Directors
  • American Red Cross, Alabama Chapter, Board of Directors
  • Leadership Birmingham, Class of 2011

Awards & Recognition: 

  • AORN Jerry G. Peers Distinguished Service Award 2013
  • Birmingham Business Journal Who's Who in Healthcare 2013
  • Birmingham Business Journal “Best Place to Work” 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Birmingham Business Journal “Healthiest Employers” 2012
  • Birmingham Business Journal CEO of the Year  2010
  • Celebration of Excellence Award 2005, Congressional Black Caucus

Susan Zuber -  Director, Business Administration

Tommy Robinson MSE, MBA - Corporate Strategy 

Gerald Polk CPA - Controller 

Ann Brasher - Customer Service