April 6, 2021
Robert White is a veteran medical technology executive, innovator, and strategist with nearly 30 years of experience leading early-stage companies and Fortune 500 business units within the medical technology sector.
“We are thrilled to welcome Bob to our Board. Bob is a medical device veteran whose experience and insights will be invaluable to the company as we continue with the rapid sales expansion of the Carillon Mitral Contour System and enrollment in our approved U.S. pivotal study,” said Rick Wypych, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cardiac Dimensions.
“It’s exciting to join a leader in the field whose innovative device is addressing the large unmet needs of patients suffering from heart failure,” Robert White commented. “With the extensive clinical data and commercial experience of Cardiac Dimensions, I’m very excited about what the future holds for the company and the benefits the technology can bring to patients.”
Over the past three decades, Robert White has served in a number of leadership positions including President and Chief Executive Officer of Entellus Medical, Inc. In 2018, he was recognized as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and the YPO Global Innovation Award. Mr. White was also President and Chief Executive Officer of TYRX, Inc. which specialized in commercializing innovative, implantable combination drug and device products focused on infection control.
Prior to joining TYRX, he held several executive positions with Medtronic including serving as President of Physio Control, Vice President of Commercial Operations of the Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management business, and President of Kyphon. Earlier in his career, Mr. White held leadership positions in business development, international sales and marketing, operations, and general management with Instromedix/Life Watch, Eli Lilly, IVAC/Alaris Medical, and General Electric. Mr.
White is currently an Operating Partner at EW Healthcare. He holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla and an M.B.A. from Cornell University.