Ravish Sachar, MD, FACC

Founder, CEO & Chairman

  • 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

David Stern, BS, MS

President & COO

  • Former Vice President, CardioMEMS Development & Clinical Engineering, St. Jude Medical
  • Former Executive Vice President, CardioMEMS, Inc.
  • Former Vice President and Business Unit Manager, C. R. Bard, Inc.
  • 12 issued patents
  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Nathalie Greene, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

  • Former Vice President of Finance, nContact, Inc (acquired by AtriCure)
  • Former Executive Director of Finance and Administration, Amphora Discovery Corp
  • Former Site Controller, Eli Lilly and Company
  • Former Audit Assurance Senior, Coopers and Lybrand
  • BS, Management and Accounting, Hartwick College

Joop Meijer, MBA, BSE, BBA

General Manager EMEA

  • Former Sr. Vice President of Marketing & Sales, Cardionovum
  • Founder and Former CEO, Tulip-Medical
  • Former Marketing & Sales Director, Mallinckrodt Medical (Tyco)
  • Numerous Management Positions, Boston-Scientific, Cath-Neth Science, ADAC Labs
  • MBA, University of Rochester/Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • BSE, Civil Enginering, Technical College Amsterdam
  • BBA, Nyenrode University Breukelen

Elizabeth Saylors, MS

Vice President of Quality and Clinical Affairs

  • Former Director of Clinical Research, Wake Heart Research, Wake Heart and Vascular
  • MS, Biomedical Science, Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • BS, Biology/Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Authored several publications in the field of carotid and coronary intervention

Bryce Whited, Ph.D.

Director of Regulatory Affairs

  • Former Manager of Regulatory Affairs at Biotronik
  • Former Lead Scientific Reviewer in the Office of Device Evaluation at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • BS, Materials Science and Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • Ph.D. and MS, Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Tech – Wake Forest University, School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
  • Author of several publications in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine