Management

Mike Connolly
Mike Connolly
CEO & Chairman
Mr. Connolly’s 25 years of leadership in the medical device industry includes entrepreneurial, venture investing, and executive roles.  He cofounded several device companies, two of which, Novacept and Cohesion Technologies, reached exits worth a...
Max Maginness, PhD
Max Maginness, PhD
President & Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Maginness has extensive experience in commercializing reliable and cost-effective products.  He is a co-founder of Healionics and a 35-year veteran of the medical device industry, with prior VP of Engineering roles at major companies such as...
Andrew Marshall, PhD
Andrew Marshall, PhD
Director & Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Marshall is co-inventor of Healionics’ novel STAR biomaterial, and has over 15 years of experience developing this technology and its applications for improving the performance of implantable medical devices.  He has led Healionics’ effort to...
Ryan Takeuchi
Ryan Takeuchi
Director
Mr. Takeuchi has over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry and private equity.  He held various executive roles within the Medical Division of W.L. Gore, most recently serving as head of that division.  Prior to Gore, Ryan held...
Buddy Ratner, PhD
Buddy Ratner, PhD
Director
Buddy Ratner co-invented STAR biomaterial and is the Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization, Professor of Bioengineering and Professor of Chemical Engineering at University of Washington.  He received his PhD in polymer chemistry...
Arthur Coury, PhD
Arthur Coury, PhD
Director
Dr. Coury has more than 40 years of expertise in the field of Biomaterials, including senior management roles:  Director of Polymer Technology and Corporate Research Fellow at Medtronic, VP of Research and CSO at Focal, VP of Biomaterials...