Advisory Board

The Medtech MVP Advisory Board provides insights on key trends and timely themes to address each year while leveraging their networks to recruit the leaders and drivers of medtech transformation.


2021 Conference Co-Chairs

Kirk Nielsen
Managing Partner
Vensana Capital

Jan Garfinkle
Managing Partner
Arboretum Ventures

Nadim Yared
CEO
CVRx


2021 Advisory Board


Rob Barmann
Sr. Investment Director
Endeavour Vision

Joe Biller
Managing Director
3x5 Partners

Mary Byron
Sr. Manager Ventures
Boston Scientific

Andrew Cleeland
CEO
Fogarty Institute for Innovation

Andy Danielsen
Chair
Mayo Clinic Ventures

Lisa Earnhardt
EVP Medical Devices
Abbott

Stacy Enxing Seng
Venture Partner
Lightstone Ventures

Jan Garfinkle
Managing Partner
Arboretum Ventures

Steve Goedeke
CEO
Cardionomic

Lisa Wipperman Heine
CEO
PreCardia

Tim Herbert
President & CEO
Inspire

Kevin Hykes
Operating Partner
Revival Healthcare Capital

Justin Klein, MD, JD
Managing Partner
Vensana Capital

Tom Letscher
Partner, Co-Chair Med Tech Practice Group
Fox Rothschild

Jason Lettmann
General Partner
Lightstone Ventures

Susan Morano
VP Business Development, Medical Devices
Johnson & Johnson

Kirk Nielsen
Managing Partner
Vensana Capital

Geoff Pardo

Geoff Pardo
General Partner
Gilde Healthcare

J. Robert Paulson
CEO
VentureMed Group

Kunal Paymaster
Principal
Sightline Partners

J.P. Peltier
Managing Director, Global Head, Healthcare Investment Banking
Piper Jaffray

Amy Belt Raimundo
Managing Director
Kaiser Permanente Ventures

Tom Ressemann
MedTech Executive

Dan Sheehan
VP Ventures
Medtronic

Anne Sissel
VP Strategic Initiatives
Baxter International

Pete Sommerness
CEO
Respicardia

Leslie Trigg
CEO
Outset Medical

Dennis Wahr, MD
CEO
Nuvaira

Nadim Yared
CEO
CVRx