Dave joined Ivantis as President/CEO in 2008. Previously, starting in 2001, Dave worked at Abbott’s Vascular Division, where he was an early leader in the creation and growth of a business that grew from $60 to $400 MM from 2001 until 2006. His roles included Director, US Marketing, and Vice President/General Manager, Coronary Business. In 2007, following Abbott’s acquisition of Guidant’s Vascular stent business, Dave became Vice President, Strategic Marketing, for the nearly $2 billion business. Previously, Dave worked for notable minimally invasive surgery companies including Applied Medical and US Surgical (Covidien). Dave graduated from Hillsdale College with a BA in English and Political Science, and received his MBA from the University of Notre Dame.