|Roderick de Greef |
Chairman of the Board
Mr. de Greef has served as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since November, 2008. Mr. de Greef is the principal of Taveyanne Capital Advisors, Inc., a corporate firm providing corporate finance consulting services. Mr. de Greef served as the Chief Financial Officer of Cambridge Heart from October 2005 to July 2007. Prior to that, Mr. de Greef served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Cardiac Science, Inc. from March 2001 to September 2005 when the company merged with Quinton Cardiology, Inc. From 1995 to 2001, Mr. de Greef provided corporate finance advisory services to a number of early stage companies including Cardiac Science, where he was instrumental in securing equity capital beginning in 1997, and advising on merger and acquisition activity. Mr. de Greef has a B.A. in Economics and International Relations from San Francisco State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Oregon. Mr. de Greef serves on the boards of other companies including Endologix, Inc., based in Irvine, CA, BioLife Solutions, Inc., located in Bothell, WA, and Genesis BioSciences, Inc., located in Gainesville, GA.