Surgical ultrasound is
an underutilized tool

Mission

Sonavex is dedicated to empowering clinicians to provide superior care and deliver savings to the healthcare system. Our novel and automated ultrasound technology provides actionable data to inform treatment decisions. Sonavex’s culture is driven by values that support each team member and our collective mission.

 

Values

Commitment to Patients & Clinicians

Above all else, we work every day to help clinicians improve the lives of patients

Teamwork & Respect

Our work requires an interdisciplinary team effort and we foster strong teamwork where everyone’s opinions are heard and respected

Creativity & Innovation

We approach hard problems with creative and bold solutions

Integrity & Accountability

We have a high standard of integrity in which each team member works towards our mission and is accountable for their actions

Be the Best

We strive to be the best team, with the best solutions, to deliver superior results for patients

Our Team

Sonavex’s multidisciplinary team of surgeons, scientists, technologists and business leaders brings decades of experience in developing, commercializing, and scaling novel medical technologies

  • David Narrow
    Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Narrow previously worked with multinational medical device companies to commercialize their technologies and provide long-term business strategy.

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  • Devin O’Brien Coon, MD, MSE
    President & Chief Medical Officer

    Dr. O’Brien Coon is President and Chief Medical Officer, guiding overall company development, clinical and business strategy, and R&D.

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  • Michelle Zwernemann
    Vice President of Operations, Quality, & Strategy

    Michelle Zwernemann, MSE, is a biomedical engineer with over 10 years of experience in medical device development and commercialization

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  • John Rappe
    Chief Business Officer

    John most recently held the role of CBO for AV Medical Technologies, Ltd where he led all US operations from pre-commercialization to a successful exit to Medtronic.

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  • Xin “Ben” Kang
    Director of Research & Development

    Dr. Xin (Ben) Kang is Director of Research and Development, overseeing research and product development in addition to invention and exploration of new projects.

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  • John Berry
    Vice President of Sales & Marketing

    Mr. Berry has worked with start-up, emerging, and world class companies including Moore, Steris, Salient Surgical, and Medtronic.

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  • Gerry Buss
    Director of Regulatory Affairs

    Mr. Buss has over 25 years of experience in the medical device industry directing quality and regulatory affairs programs for global companies, including over 20 years with GE Healthcare.

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Board of directors

  • Bill Niland

    Mr. Niland joined Harpoon Medical as its president and CEO in 2014 and has since sold the company to Edwards Lifesciences for $100M upfront and up to $250M overall.

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  • Bob Hallenbeck

    Mr. Hallenbeck has spent over 30 years working with inventors, entrepreneurs and university tech transfer offices in developing, funding, licensing and commercializing technology.

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  • Jerry Prince, PhD

    Dr. Prince is the William B. Kouwenhoven Professor of Computer Engineering, Radiology and Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

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  • David Narrow

    Mr. Narrow previously worked with multinational medical device companies to commercialize their technologies and provide long-term business strategy.

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  • Devin O’Brien-Coon, MD, MSE

    Dr. O’Brien Coon is President and Chief Medical Officer, guiding overall company development, clinical and business strategy, and R&D.

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