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 various positions at Cordis Corp. and Johnson & Johnson, including product management and marketing. Before that, he was with Behrman Capital, a New York-based private equity firm, where he focused on healthcare investment opportunities. He began his career in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group of Merrill Lynch in New York. Ryan is a Kauffman Fellow, has an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a bachelor’s degree in business economics from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).