President & CEO, Co-Founder
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. Previously, Ms. Burns was a co-founder and the CEO of Intact Vascular.
Chief Technology Officer, Co-Founder
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 System®.
VP Finance & Business Operations
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.
Peter Johansson, PE
Chief Compliance Officer & VP Engineering
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 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.
Peter Schneider, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Co-Founder
Dr. Schneider is a Board Certified Vascular Surgeon who currently practices at University of California San Francisco. 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 and is author of Endovasular Skills, a widely utilized text in the vascular field. He was also a co-founder of Intact Vascular.