BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Niall Cairns, BEc., ACA, FAICD

Chairman

Niall Cairns joined CardieX in 2017. As a Sydney-based technology growth investor, Mr. Cairns has a 25-year track record of value creation, restructuring, and exits in both listed and unlisted companies, having assisted in driving the global growth of over 50 companies in sectors as diverse as digital media, agtech, medtech, consumer Internet, and SaaS based businesses. He is currently the Chairman of Tambla Limited, a Non-Executive Director of Chant West Holdings and Tru-Test Limited, Co-Owner of C2 Ventures Pty Ltd., as well as Kestrel Capital and the Carnethy Group of companies. Mr Cairns is also a Principal of C2 Ventures Pty Ltd, CardieX's largest shareholder.

Craig R. Cooper, BEc., LLB (Hons)

Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Craig Cooper joined CardieX in 2017. A serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, author, and CNBC business network TV host, Mr. Cooper was previously the co-founder of Boost Mobile (USA), the Managing Director and Head of Venture Capital at Saban Ventures, a founding Partner in the Softbank Capital Technology Fund, co-founder of NRG Asia–Pacific (Australia's largest private electricity supplier), and a founding director of EBT Mobile - China's largest private mobile phone retailer. He was also a Senior Associate at Australia’s largest national law firm where he acted for clients such as United Airlines, The Disney Corporation, and DHL International (where he was External General Counsel). Mr. Cooper has a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws (Honors) from the University of Sydney in Australia. Mr Cooper is also a Principal of C2 Ventures Pty Ltd, CardieX's largest shareholder.

R. King Nelson, BA, MBA

Non-Executive Director

King was elected to the Board in November 2015. He brings more than 30 years of diverse experience and expertise with medical devices. He was previously President and CEO of Uptake Medical Corporation, a company focused on treatments for emphysema and lung cancer. Prior to to that, he served as president and CEO of Kerberos Proximal Solutions, which was acquired by FoxHollow Technologies, and as president and CEO of VenPro, a heart valve business acquired by Medtronic. Both these companies specialized in devices for the cardiovascular system. Prior to that, he spent 19 years with Baxter International and American Hospital Supply Corporation in roles of increasing responsibility that included division president for Dade Diagnostics, Bentley Labs, and Baxter’s Perfusion Services.

KEY MANAGEMENT


Craig R. Cooper

CEO & Managing Director


See Board of Directors (above)

Doug Kurschinski

EVP & Head of Global Sales


Cardiac Pathways (Boston Scientific)
St Jude Medical (Abbott)
Stereotaxis

Jarrod White

Chief Financial Officer


Traverse Accountants
University of Sydney

ZiHan Lin

VP of Corporate Development


Masimo
Uptake Medical
Harvard / Stanford

Chris Dax

President of ATCOR. VP of Operations - CardieX


Masimo
ISTA Pharmaceuticals
Elan Pharmaceuticals
Valeant

Rhonda Welch

VP of Health Economics


Welch Healthcare Consulting
Biosense Webster, J&J
Baxter Healthcare

Antony Sloan

Global Head of Marketing & Communications


Masimo
Steris
Avery Dennison

Lawrence Chan

Director of Product Development


Cochlear
Silverbrook Research

Ahmad Qasem

Principal Scientist


PhD in Biomedical Engineering
Macquarie University

Ric Ruffhead

Director of Sales


EP MedSystems (St. Jude)
AtriCure
Cardiac Pathways (Boston Scientific)
CardioGenesis

Bobby Stutz

Director, Pharmaceutical Markets & Scientific Affairs


MBE in Biomedical Engineering
The Catholic University of America

Scott Mendralla

Director - Clinical Implementation


BSE in Biomedical Engineering
University of Iowa

Sean Merritt, PhD

Director of Product Innovation


Cercacor Labs
Masimo

Qian Wang

Business Development (China)


New NI Medical
Haishu Medical

Shunyao Li

Operations (China)


12 Sigma
Masimo
Mindray

ADVISORY BOARD


Harry Kim

Senior Advisor


American Well
Samsung Electronics
Hewlett Packard
Deloitte Consulting

Dr. Alberto Avolio

Advisor


Professor of Biomedical Engineering
The Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University

Marcia Cox

Advisor


Licensed health insurance agent
Certified corporate wellness specialist
Certified medical billing specialist

Dr. Jeremy McConnell

Advisor


Board Certified Family, Obesity, and Sleep Medicine physician