Crospon, established in 2006, is developing leading edge minimally invasive medical devices for imaging and aiding surgery in the esophagus and stomach. The EndoFLIP® Imaging System is the first in a range of products the company is bringing to market. EndoFLIP® has applications in gastrodiagnostics, bariatric surgery and in other hollow organs where the measurement of dimensions and function is important. Behind Crospon, lies an experienced team who have years of experience in the medical device industry.
Executive Management Team
John O'Dea - CEO and Chairman
With over 23 years experience in the medical device industry, he has overseen the successful launch of eight electronic medical device products in the past fourteen years. He co-founded Caradyne, an Irish respiratory medical device company in 1998, which was selling products in 30 countries prior to its acquisition by Respironics Inc. in 2004. Prior to founding Crospon, he served as General Manager of Respironics Ireland. In the past 25 years he has held R&D management positions in Nellcor Puritan Bennett and engineering positions in Digital Equipment Inc. and in Dataproducts Inc. He is a named author on eight issued U.S. patent families. He is a Past-Chairman of the Irish Medical Devices Association. He holds Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Electronics Engineering all from University College Dublin and an MSc in Clinical Research from NUI Galway. He is currently President of Engineers Ireland and Adjunct Professor at the School of Engineering and Informatics at NUI Galway where he is Chairman of the External Advisory Board for the Irish Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI).
Caroline Sherlock - Director of Operations
Ms. Sherlock has over 15 years of experience in the medical device industry, and has held finance, quality and operational management roles with such companies as Caradyne and Respironics. Most recently she served as Quality Manager in Respironics Ireland, where she led the company’s efforts in securing ISO13485 certification and in developing and maintaining an FDA QSR compliant facility. She has strong and diverse experience in the disciplines required to successfully launch an early stage medical device company. Ms. Sherlock holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Galway and a Graduate Diploma in Business Studies from the University of Limerick.
Adrian McHugh - Director of Engineering
Mr. McHugh has 19 years of experience in electronics design and design management. Prior to joining Crospon he has worked with such companies as Space Technology Ireland, Nortel Networks and Respironics where he spearheaded the successful introduction of the Respironics BiPAP Focus non-invasive ventilator to the European and U.S. markets. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Science degree from Trinity College Dublin.
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