Chairman, Managing Director
As a co-founder of Accuitive Medical Ventures, Tom brings over 25 years of operating experience, as well as critical fundraising skills in the medical device industry. Tom co-founded the medical device incubator The Innovation Factory (TIF) and serves as its chairman. He was also a co-founder and chairman of Novoste Corporation, the intracoronary radiation therapy company. He was chairman and CEO of Novoste from its inception in 1992 and led the company through its initial public offering in 1996.
Through his role at The Innovation Factory, Tom has co-founded numerous companies including: AcuFocus, AqueSys, Halscion, Liposonix, Neuronetics, and, Sebacia. He was formerly the chairman of LipoSonix, prior to its sale. Tom holds nearly two dozen issued U.S. patents on medical devices. Before co-founding Novoste, Tom held positions with Novoste Puerto Rico, Arthur Young & Company and Key Pharmaceuticals in various business and project management roles. Tom holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an M.B.A. from Indiana University.
Tom currently serves as a board member for MyoScience, Respicardia, and Sebacia.