Daniel T. Lemaitre has served on our Board of Directors since April 2011 and is a member of our Compensation Committee and Audit Committee. Since September 2018, Mr. Lemaitre has served as Executive Chairman of BlueWind Medical, a neuromodulation company based in Israel. Mr. Lemaitre most recently served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Direct Flow Medical.
Previously, Mr. Lemaitre served as Chief Executive Officer of White Pine Medical, a venture-backed medical device start-up company, from June 2009 until May 2015. Prior to White Pine Medical, Mr. Lemaitre served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of CoreValve, a privately-held company focused on percutaneous aortic valve replacement, from April 2008 until its acquisition by Medtronic, Inc., a publicly-traded medical device company, in April 2009. From 2005 until March 2008, Mr. Lemaitre was a Senior Vice President at Medtronic, where he led the company’s strategic planning and corporate development. Prior to joining Medtronic, Mr. Lemaitre spent 28 years as an investment analyst in the medical device field. This included 18 years with SG Cowen, where he was a managing director and led the healthcare research team, and six years with Merrill Lynch.
Mr. Lemaitre holds a B.A. in Economics from Bethany College and an M.B.A. from Bowling Green State University. Mr. Lemaitre also currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELGX).