Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Olive is a biomedical engineer with 14 years medical device experience in industry, academia and the NHS. She is an inventor of several medical devices, one of which was successfully licensed in 2013. Olive has held key management position in multi-nationals and a VC backed Start-up Company and has led, designed and managed international clinical trials with more than 15,000 patients in 200 countries. She has worked as a field based research engineer and was a member of a large sales force in the EU responsible for launching cardiovascular medical devices. Olive also has excellent commercial, clinical, R&D and regulatory medical device experience and a wide network of international clinical and commercial contacts.
Chief Technical Officer & Co-Founder
John is a Biomedical Design Engineer with over 12 years industry experience. He graduated from the University of Limerick in 2002 with a first class honours degree. He has worked in both large multinational medical device companies and smaller academic research centres. He has led numerous projects as principle design engineer from concept through to worldwide commercialisation. Within his current academic role he has patented numerous ENT technologies one of which was licensed from the institute in 2013. John is the principal inventor and design engineer of the AventaMed technology.