Meet the Conductors



President & CEO Co-Founder


Carol Burns

Carol Burns is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience working in the cardiovascular sector. She has proven success in raising capital, recruiting high performance management teams and top scientific advisors.Ms. Burns has led product development, created worldwide product awareness and has achieved regulatory milestones in a high-quality, timely and capital efficient manner.

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Chief Technology  Officer, Co-Founder


Robert Giasolli

Robert Giasolli is a co-founder of Cagent Vascular serving as the Vice President of Research and Development and is the lead inventor of the Serranator Serration Balloon Catheter. Previously, Mr. Giasolli was a co-founder, inventor and VP of Research and Development of Intact Vascular. Robert was the chief designer for the Tack Endovascular SystemTM.


VP Finance, Business Development, & Strategy


Aaron Green

As an experienced team leader in the medical device industry, Aaron has a track record of leading cross-functional teams in the areas of business development, strategic sales, upstream and downstream marketing, SaaS analytics and technology partnerships. He joins from Medtronic where he helped expand their Cathlab managed services businesses across Europe, the US and Asia and launched their Orthopedic Value Based Care program.

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Chief Compliance Officer & VP Engineering


Peter Johansson, PE

Peter Johansson has over 25 years of experience in the medical device industry with particular expertise in cardiovascular products. Peter also has extensive knowledge of and development experience with customized Quality Management Systems for medical devices.



Senior VP Operations & Product Development


Lourdes Ruiz

Lourdes Ruiz is a business veteran who has garnered her decades of experience from some of the most recognized companies such as in Johnson & Johnson and Danaher to deliver transformational results. Lourdes’s insights are derived from her 30 years of working in the industry in the areas of Quality, Operations, Supply Chain, Innovation and Project Management. Her industry knowledge spans from Medical Devices to Biotech.


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Chief Medical Officer, Co-Founder


Peter Schneider, MD

Dr. Schneider is a Board Certified Vascular Surgeon who currently practices at Kaiser Permanente Clinic in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Schneider is an early adopter of endovascular techniques and has authored many multiple scientific publications and books.

Meet the Orchestra

Medical Advisory Board

Marianne Brodmann, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine Division of Angiology
Medical University Graz
Graz, Austria

Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD
Cooper University Physicians
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Vice President Surgical Services & Chief of Surgery
Cooper University Healthcare
Camden, NJ

Andrey Espinoza, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Founder Advanced Heart and Vascular Institute of Hunterdon
Flemington, NJ

Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR
Vascular and Interventional Radiology
EndoVascular Consultants, LLC
Wilmington, DE

William A. Gray, MD
System Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Main Line Health
President, Lankenau Heart Institute
Philadelphia, PA

Llewellyn Lee, MD
Interventional Radiology
Chief, Department of Radiology
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Fort Belvoir, VA

Jihad A. Mustapha, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Director of Cardiovascular Research
Metro Health Hospital, Wyoming, MI
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
E. Lansing, MI

Mahmood Razavi, MD
Mahmood K. Razavi, MD, FSIR, FSVM
Medical Director,
Comprehensive Aortic Center
Director, Dept. of Clinical Trials
St. Joseph Heart & Vascular Center
Orange, CA

Peter A. Schneider, MD
Co-founder, Chief Medical Officer, Cagent Vascular
Chief of Vascular Surgery
Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center
Honolulu, HI

Gregg W. Stone MD
Professor of Medicine
Columbia University
Director of Cardiovascular Research and Education
Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy
New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center
Co-Director of Medical Research and Education
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation
New York, NY

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Wayne, PA 19087

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