President and Chief Executive Officer
Philip Sawyer has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors since March 2010 and as our President since June 2012. In 2008, Mr. Sawyer co-founded Helix Ventures, a healthcare venture capital fund. In 1993, Mr. Sawyer co-founded Fusion Medical Technologies, a surgical sealant company, where he held the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer for nine years, guiding the company through two private financings, an initial public offering and an acquisition by Baxter International. Mr. Sawyer worked in marketing and business development at Stryker Corporation from 1991 to 1993. Mr. Sawyer received a B.A. in political science from Haverford College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.