BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Niall Cairns, BEc., ACA, FAICD

Executive Chairman & Co-Founder

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)

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder (USA-based)

Craig Cooper is a serial tech entrepreneur, venture capitalist, best selling author, and CNBC business network TV host, Mr. Cooper was previously the co-founder of Boost Mobile (USA), the Managing Partner 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, CardieX's largest shareholder, and the Group CEO of CardieX's subsidiaries, ATCOR, and CONNEQT Health

Lesa Musatto

Non-Executive Independent Director (USA-based)

Lesa was elected to the Board in April 2022. She has 30 years of global experience in brand marketing, product management, business development, operations and sales. Lesa currently serves as the Chief Marketing Officer at Auction Technology Group (ATG:LSE) after being in multiple executive and marketing strategy roles for companies ranging from large corporations to startups. Her ability to execute successful marketing campaigns has allowed Lesa to take on roles in different industries – from consumer retail experience with Levi Strauss, Gap, Inc, and Safeway to health tech experience with Nuelle and more recently, with ATG – a leading publicly listed exchange and marketplace technology platform. Lesa’s extensive experience provides her with a strong understanding of how to reach customers in a way that resonates with different target markets across the medical and consumer sectors. With most of her prior work being in the B2C space, she brings with her a unique dynamic and new perspective to the CardieX board.

R. King Nelson, BA, MBA

Non-Executive Independent Director (USA-based)

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 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.

Jarrod White, BCom., CTA

Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer

Jarrod is a Chartered Accountant with broad experience in corporate finance structuring, advice for listed and unlisted entities, and accounting for high net worth individuals. Sector specialties include biotechnology, financial services, and energy. Jarrod is especially experienced in corporate structures, M&A, equity raises, and tax planning over a diverse range of businesses.

TEAM


Craig R. Cooper

CEO & Co-Founder


Boost Mobile
Saban Ventures
Softbank Capital Technology Fund
EBT Mobile

Jarrod White

Chief Financial Officer


Traverse Accountants
University of Sydney

Steven Kesten. MD

Chief Medical Officer


SKC Life Sciences
Uptake Medical
Pneuma Respiratory
Boehringer Ingelheim

Mark Gorelick. Ph.D.

Chief Product Officer


Traction Health
PAI Health
Performance Lab
Step Health

Ahmad Qasem

Chief Science & Research Officer


PhD in Biomedical Engineering
Macquarie University

Jack Seitz

Chief Marketing Officer, CONNEQT


Madaket Consulting
Strive
FIGUR8
WHOOP

Chris Dax

President of ATCOR.


Masimo
ISTA Pharmaceuticals
Elan Pharmaceuticals
Valeant

ZiHan Lin

Corporate + Business Development


Masimo
Uptake Medical
Harvard / Stanford

Rhonda Welch

VP of Health Economics


Welch Healthcare Consulting
Biosense Webster, J&J
Baxter Healthcare

Lara Rosenbaum

Senior Director of Content Strategy, CONNEQT


Hims & Hers
Fitbit
Women’s Health
Men’s Health

Lawrence Chan

Director of Product Development


Cochlear
Silverbrook Research

Alberto Avolio

Advisor


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

Ric Ruffhead

Director of Sales


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

Michael D Schulz RN, BSN

Executive Director of Pharmaceutical Markets


Hillrom
Mortara Instruments
Quinton Instruments
BJC Heath System

Dick Harris

West Region Territory Manager


Welch Allyn
Mortara
Henry Schein

Sameer Molvi

Director of Product Management


Commissioning Agents Inc
Breathe Technologies
Applied Medical

Gene Yanku

Senior Director Creative Services


Mio Labs
Highgear Inc.
Nike

Qian Wang

Business Development (China)


New NI Medical
Haishu Medical

Bob Hayes

Manager Clinical Trials


Rush University Medical Center
John Stroger Hospital

Kirti Waikar

Quality Assurance Manager


SpeeDx
Master's degree in Biotechnology

Gordon Lau

Senior Industrial Designer


Lifesense Inc
Mio Global
Sk8t4u Sports Production GmbH

Shunyao Li

Operations (China)


12 Sigma
Masimo
Mindray

Rani Candra

Test Engineer


BSc of Biomedical Engineering
University of Technology Sydney

Ehad Akeila

Senior Firmware Engineer


Broadcom
Nanosonics
Nokia Research Center

Carol Targos

Accounts Manager


Impel Union
Magid Glove and Safety

Jose Vasquez

Systems Engineer


Bell Labs
Lucent
JNA

Rebecca Davis

UI/UX Designer


ROMTech
HATCX
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jonathan R. Greene

Senior Software Engineer


ROMTech
ServiceCore
Booj

Alina Barnes

Senior QA Automation Engineer


ROMTech
Autodev(Accu-Trade)
Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI)

Vitor Tomazzi

User Experience Researcher


CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc.
Weatherhead School of Management
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Chris Goane

Senior Software Engineer


Ascensia Diabetes Care
OEM Controls
Vortex Consulting

Griffin Sipos

Field Clinical Engineer


UMF
Purdue University
Starbucks

Kianna Musaraca

Clinical Research Associate


Passport Health
ScribeAmerica
Silver Cross Hospital

Andy Li

Technical Project Manager


360 Med Care
PhD Candidate, University of Sydney
UNSW School of Biomedical Engineering

Sumathy Ramesh

Regulatory Affairs Manager


ResMed
Medtronic, ARCS
GEC Marconi Systems, UNSW, RRI

Susan Boekhoff

Senior Operations Specialist


Cooks Venture
Walmart.com
T-Mobile

Kapil Gannesh

Firmware Engineer


Baraja
Morse Micro
Vector Infromatik

Robert Asis

Product Owner


Philips
Masimo
Lubax

Prasan Kaikini

Product Owner, Mobile Apps


Philips
Lamprey Networks
Nokia Siemens Networks