What is Phototherapy? Phototherapy – Ultraviolet (UV) Light Therapy Light therapy, also known as phototherapy, is the use of ultraviolet (UV) light for its healing effects. Phototherapy has been used worldwide for nearly a century to treat chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis, vitiligo and severe eczema. While many treatments decrease the overall immune system,….
John is a 25+ year veteran of the medical device industry with extensive experience in the commercialization of innovative medical technologies. He has successfully managed and built functions ranging from domestic and international sales force management, clinical, regulatory, global marketing, new market development, manufacturing and joint venture agreements. He joined GKC in 2017 as President, CEO and Board Director with a proven track record to spearhead the company’s accelerated growth strategy to meet the demand for its lead product, the Personal KinetiGraph™ (PKG™) system (Parkinson’s KinetiGraph™ system outside of the U.S.).
Before becoming President and CEO of GKC, he served as President and CEO of Monteris Medical Corporation where he oversaw development to commercialization of their MRI guided robotically controlled laser surgical system. Under his leadership, 30 new products were launched with 8 major software releases. Additionally, he raised $61M in equity financing and doubled sales annually between 2012-2015.
Previous to Monteris, John served as the Chief Commercialization Officer for BÂRRX Medical where he led major expansion of US and International selling & marketing organizations; achieving greater than $40M annual revenue before its acquisition by Covidien for $430M. As President and CEO of Softscope Medical Technologies Inc., he led this clinical stage VC backed company in the GI space that was later acquired by Fujifilm Japan.
Earlier in his industry career, John held positions as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Peripheral Vascular Division of ev3 Inc., Vice President and General Manager International for ACMI Corporation, and various management positions within Boston Scientific. Prior to his commercial career, he served 7 years as a U.S. Marine Corps pilot.