Partner, SV Life Sciences Advisors
Paul LaViolette joined SVLS in January, 2009. Paul brings over 28 years of global medical technology marketing and general management experience. Paul was most recently Chief Operating Officer at Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC), an $8 billion medical device leader. During his 15 years at BSC, he served as COO, Group President, President-Cardiology and President-International as the company grew revenues over 20 times. Paul integrated two dozen acquisitions and led extensive product development, operations and worldwide commercial organizations. Paul previously held marketing and general management positions at CR Bard, and various marketing roles at Kendall (Tyco). He currently serves on the boards of Cameron Health, Conceptus, DC Devices, Direct Flow Medical, DJO Global, Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), Thoratec, Trans 1 and ValenTx and has served on the boards of Urologix, Percutaneous Valve Technologies and Advamed. Paul received his BA in Psychology from Fairfield University and his MBA from Boston College.