Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President
Mr. Susi is the founder of our Company and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and President and a director from inception. He has over 25 years of management experience in the medical device industry, including as a founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Invivo Research Inc., a medical device company and the predecessor to Invivo Corporation, which established MRI–safe patient monitoring.
Mr. Susi served as a director of Invivo Corporation from 1998 through 2000 and as President of Invivo Research Inc. from 1979 through 1998. Mr. Susi is a biomedical engineer and received a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in 1977.
We believe Mr. Susi's extensive experience in the medical device industry and intimate knowledge of our Company as one of our founders qualify him to serve on our Board of Directors.
Mr. Allen has served as a member of our Board of Directors since January 2014. Mr. Allen served as Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of LENSAR, Inc., a medical device business from 2005 through 2011 and continued to serve LENSAR in other capacities until 2016. From 2011 to present, Mr. Allen has served several other companies as a business consultant. Mr. Allen has more than 40 years of accounting and finance experience including service as Chief Financial Officer of AgriDyne Technologies Inc., and Autonomous Technologies Corporation, which each completed an initial public offering during his tenure, in 1992 and 1996, respectively.
Mr. Allen also served as Chief Financial Officer of LightPath Technologies Inc., a publicly-held manufacturer of optical components, from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Allen is a licensed CPA in Florida. Mr. Allen received a B.S. in Accounting and International Business from Florida State University in 1974 and an M.B.A. in General Management from Harvard University in 1978.
Mr. Vuoto has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2016. Mr. Vuoto was formerly General Manager of Retail Payment Solutions at US Bank.
Throughout his career, Mr. Vuoto has held senior leadership positions in a number of financial institutions and has focused on operations, treasury, investor relations, business development, financial planning and reporting.
Mr. Vuoto received an A.B. in Economics from Princeton University in 1973 and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton Graduate School of Business in 1975.
Mr. Kennedy has served as a member of our Board of Directors since June 2016. Mr. Kennedy currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Natus Medical Incorporated.
Before joining Natus, Mr. Kennedy was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intersil Corporation, a global semiconductor manufacturer, since 2009.
Prior to that, he was Intersil′s Corporate Controller since 2005 and Director of Finance since 2004. Before joining Intersil, Mr. Kennedy held management roles in Finance and Information Technology with Alcon Inc. and Harris Corporation.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Central Florida. Mr. Kennedy is also a Certified Public Accountant.