Charles S. Carignan, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Carignan has more than twenty (20) years of experience in medical device development and holds vast experience as a Clinician, Med-Tech Executive and Chief Executive Officer. He also has strong regulatory and reimbursement experience. Dr. Carignan holds a Bachelor Degree from Yale University and obtained his Doctor of Medicine (M.D) from Columbia University in 1991. He trained in General Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Centre.
Most recently Dr. Carignan held the position of CEO at Rex Bionics Pty Limited. Prior to this, Dr. Carignan held the position of CEO at BionX Medical Technologies (now part of Ottobock) from July 2014 to March 2017. Previously Dr. Carignan was the Founder and CEO of NinePoint Medical, an OCT-based imaging technology initially used to image pathology in the esophagus, the Chief Medical Office of Novasys Medical Inc, the CMO of Boston Scientific, and the VP of Medical Affairs at Conceptus, acquired by Bayer.
President and Chief Business Officer, Founder
Mr. Weber brings extensive marketing, commercialization and international business development experience with both large multinational and growth stage medical and technology companies. Prior to joining Perimeter Medical, he led Business Development and Marketing for Covalon Technologies. In this capacity he helped to transition the company from a technology focus to a commercially focused organization, building out OEM, domestic and international distribution channels. At Sentinelle he led Business Development and Marketing, growing the company from start-up revenues to greater than $18 million in sales in 2 ½ years. After being acquired by Hologic Inc. for $105 million, Mr. Weber led Marketing, integration, and OEM and International Distribution relationships. Mr. Weber has also had leadership roles in business development and product management capacities with Johnson and Johnson, Christie Digital and has consulted for numerous technology start-ups on growth strategies. He has developed and taught MBA courses in Marketing and Commercialization of Technology and holds a BA in Psychology and an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Goffenberg has expertise in financial management of information technology firms, including Medworkxx Solutions Inc., Philips Lifeline, DWL Incorporated and Delrina Corporation, both before and after its 1995 sale to Symantec Corporation. He has served as a financial partner and business advocate within a varied scope of organizations - and has served in leadership roles throughout trajectories of up to triple revenue growth. In addition to certification from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Brian holds Bachelor degrees in Commerce and Accounting from University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Director of Marketing, Founder
Mr. Berkeley brings over 15 years of experience in the optical and medical imaging space. He has held technical and leadership roles at multiple start-up companies with responsibilities in market development, new product introduction, product development and service, and business development. Andrew holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Institute of Technology Tallaght and a Masters in Optical Electronic Engineering from the University of Hull.
Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Founder
Ms. Munro is an experienced project manager and biomedical engineer with over ten years of experience in the startup and technology innovation space. She brings hands-on experience with development of multiple novel optical imaging modalities and has a track record of effectively driving aggressive product development timelines. Elizabeth holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Physics from McGill University and an M.A.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Toronto.
Director of Engineering and R&D
Mr. Gazdzinski brings over 14 years of progressive experience in medical device engineering and development. He has worked in technical and leadership roles in which ground-up technology innovation was hardened into product suitable for manufacturing and subsequently launched commercially with success. Carl has a proven track record of contributing to and leading dynamic teams that execute on deliverables and build value. He provides experience spanning both start-up and established OEM environments, including team leadership through merger and acquisition. Carl holds a B.Sc. in Biology, B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.Sc. in Medical Biophysics (all from the University of Western Ontario).
Clinical Program Lead
Ms. Danner brings over ten years of experience in the medical device industry including start-ups in diagnostic imaging, and most recently managed the clinical applications MRI program at Hologic (former Sentinelle Medical division). She has been focused on developing clinical training programs and involved with product development, including personally impacting product and process design enhancements. She has been a key driver behind the ramp up and management of a Canadian and US based customer facing clinical applications team, has managed relationships with OEMs specifically in cross training collaborations, and has provided leadership through company acquisitions. Christine holds a B.A. (Hons) from the University of Western Ontario and a M.A. from York University.
Rochelle ‘Rocky’ Keen
Clinical Program Director
Ms. Keen is a product development and clinical trials leader with a proven track record in the healthcare capital equipment industry, with over 25 years of experience specializing in women’s health imaging. She has a strong background in big company culture as well as proven success in small growth companies. She specializes in developing advanced imaging technology in growing markets. She has managed product development and clinical trials in the U.S. and international markets. Most recently she managed product development and clinical trials for Gamma Medica, Inc. Rochelle holds a degree in Radiologic Technology from the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD.