Thomas Morizio – CEO
Mr. Morizio has an MBA, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and 30+ years of experience within the medical device industry. He spent greater than six years as President and CEO of ACIST Medical Systems and HLT, 15 years at Medtronic where he served in a variety of commercial roles in multiple therapy areas, and 12+ years at Baxter. His direct work experience includes responsibility running full operating companies, with substantial experience in both new product/technology and therapy development, and commercial responsibilities with class II and class III devices.
Mary Anderson – Chief Financial Officer
Mary Anderson brings more than 25 years of executive leadership with Minnesota medical start-ups, as previous Vice President of Reimbursement at Tactile Medical, and in the roles of CFO and Vice President of Internal Operations at Advanced Respiratory, Inc. (formerly American Biosystems). Mary is a CPA with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of St. Thomas.
Lars Oddsson, PhD – CTO (Co-Inventor & Co-Founder)
Lars Oddsson, President and Co-Founder, is an experienced biomedical scientist, an inventor, a visionary leader and an entrepreneur. Dr. Oddsson currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, and Chairs the Alley Institute of the LifeScience Alley organization. He has a broad background in neurophysiology, engineering, rehabilitation sciences and technology development, has served as principal investigator on federal as well as private foundations grants and he has authored numerous research articles in the areas of biomedical engineering, neuromotor control and rehabilitation science. A Ph.D. graduate in Medical Sciences at Karolinska Institute and trained in engineering at Linköping University, both in Sweden, Dr. Oddsson initiated and led the Injury Analysis and Prevention Lab at Boston University’s Neuromuscular Research Center 1994-2007, and also held adjunct appointments at Harvard Medical School and MIT. Recruited by the Sister Kenny Foundation, in 2007 he established and directed the Sister Kenny Research Center in Minneapolis until 2014. He serves as a consultant to NASA on research and development of neuromotor countermeasures related to balance function. He is a Senior Fellow of the IEEE and he holds several patents.