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Paul Laviolette

Executive Chairman
marketing and general management
Medical Devices Manufacturing Industry
United States of America


 Paul LaViolette brings over 30 years of global medical technology marketing and general management experience. He currently serves as the Chairman of several medical technology boards including CardioFocus, Direct Flow Medical, TransEnterix and Ximedica. He also serves as the Managing Partner & Chief Operating Officer of SV Life Science Advisers LLC.  Prior to that, Paulserved as Chief Operating Officer at Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC), an $8 billion medical device leader. During his 15 years at BSC, he served as Chief Operating Officer, Group President Cardiovascular, President, Cardiology, Group President, Endosurgery and President, International as the company grew revenues over 20 times. Paul integrated two dozen acquisitions and led extensive product development, operations and worldwide commercial organizations. He previously held marketing and general management positions at CR Bard, and various marketing roles at Kendall (Covidien).  Paul also serves as Vice Chairman of the Innovation Advisory Board for the Partners Health System. Paul received his BA in Psychology from Fairfield University and his MBA from Boston College

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