Ravish Sachar, MD, FACC

  • Chairman and CEO, Contego Medical and Inventor of Contego Technology
  • Interventional Cardiologist, North Carolina Heart and Vascular, UNC Healthcare
  • Physician-in-chief, North Carolina Heart and Vascular Hospital
  • Co-Managing Director, Rex Health Ventures
  • Several issued or pending patents
  • Author of several publications, chapters, and two textbooks

Jay Yadav, MD, FACC

  • Co-founder and CEO, Cardiomems
  • Interventional Cardiologist
  • Former Head, Vascular Interventions, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Founder, Angioguard, Acquired by Johnson & Johnson
  • Chairman, Icon Interventional Systems
  • Chairman, Arterian Medical Systems
  • Angel Investor and Director of SMART Therapeurics (acquired by Boston Scientific)

Doug Reed, MD/MBA

  • General Partner, Hatteras Venture Partners since 2007, Over 20 years of venture investment experience
  • Serves as a director of Viamet, Coferon, Sideris Pharmaceuticals, TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals, NeuroTronik and Contego Medical, and is the Chairman of Innocrin Pharmaceuticals.
  • Served as VP of Business Development for two biotechnology companies, NPS Pharmaceuticals , GelTex Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Genzyme).
  • Served as a Director of Embrella Cardiovascular prior to its sale to Edwards Lifesciences.
  • MD from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. MBA, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mitch Silver, DO, FACC, FSVM

  • Director or Vascular Imaging at the McConnell Heart Hospital for Critical Limb Care
  • Mid Ohio Cardiology and Vascular Physicians, Columbus, Ohio
  • Fellow at the American College of Cardiolog
  • Fellow at the Society of Vascular Medicine and Biology
  • Research interests include carotid artery disease, hypertension and lower extremity peripheral arterial disease

Marvin Woodall

  • CEO & Director at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation in New York City
  • Served as the Vice President of Johnson & Johnson International where he was responsible for the Cordis circulatory disease business franchise from 1997 to 2000
  • Served as the President of Johnson & Johnson Interventional Systems, Inc. from 1988-1996
  • Director at the International Society of Endovascular Specialists
  • Director at Icon Interventional Systems, Inc