Kurtis Goos, CEO
Kurt has more than 28 years of experience in the medical device industry and President level experience with both public and private medical device companies. Prior to TheraTec, he was with Ametek, Inc, a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of $4.0 billion, where he led the medical businesses group for the company. Prior to Ametek, he was with Carestream Health, a global provider of medical imaging systems and healthcare information technology solutions, where he was Worldwide General Manager of Digital Output Solutions. He also has held a number of general management, M&A, marketing and business development positions with several leading medical device manufacturers, including St. Jude Medical, Medtronic and LivaNova.
Mr. Goos holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Business Management from Minnesota State University and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas.
Tom Waddell, Founder & Chairman of the board
Tom has had a successful career in the medical device industry as both an entrepreneur and project manager for medical device companies. He is a partner and founder of Project Leadership Services (1998 – present) - now Waddell Group, a company that specializes in leading difficult projects and getting them back on track. Mr. Waddell is an electrical engineer with expertise in technical project management, small company executive management, product development, and process re-engineering.
Dr. Scott Nelson, Chief Technical Officer
Scott is an experienced strategic and operational leader with particular focus on Internet of Things (IoT) and Digital Health. He enjoys working with cross-functional teams pursuing rapid growth through innovation and technology application. Dr. Nelson received his Ph.D. in Applied and Engineering Physics from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY; has a doctoral minor in Business Administration from the Samuel Johnson School of Management at Cornell University, and received his B.A. in physics and mathematics from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN.
Dr. Richard (RT) Donahue, Executive VP of Healthcare Economics & Medical Affairs
Richard has over 30 years of experience where he most recently held executive leadership roles in healthcare economics with United Health Group and Optum. He is widely recognized as an industry expert in healthcare trends and analytics and has consulted for may provider and payor organizations on a national and global level. He was the founding Director of ChiroCare and was also an ACA delegate. Richard has also had twenty five years in private practice in the Twin Cities market.