Lisa Wipperman-Heine

Former Chief Operating Officer at Mitralign, Inc.

Lisa Wipperman-Heine

Lisa Wipperman-Heine

Former Chief Operating Officer at Mitralign, Inc.

Biography

Lisa Wipperman-Heine founded Dearca Strategic Solutions LLC. Currently, she is President & Chief Executive Officer for Precardia, Inc. She is also on the board of SurModics, Inc., Natus Medical, Inc. and Medibio Ltd. In the past she held the position of Global Vice President-Medical Affairs at Vascular Therapies, Inc., Principal at Dearca Strategic Solutions LLC, Chief Operating Officer for Mitralign, Inc. and Global Vice President-Medical Affairs at Covidien Ltd. She received a graduate degree from the University of Manitoba and an undergraduate degree from St. Olaf College.

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Mitralign, Inc.

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268

Number of Boards

4

Birthday

1964

Age

56

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President & Chief Executive Officer at SurModics, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer at Wright Medical Group NV

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at FastenTech, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President & Head-Investor Relations at MTS Systems Corp.

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Former Director-Operations & Research at Storz Instrument Co.

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Professor of Medicine at Yeshiva University - Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Natus Medical, Inc.

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President at International Society of Endovascular Specialists

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Chief Executive Officer at Vascular Therapies, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Medibio Ltd.

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Former Chief Operating Officer at Mitralign, Inc.
Education

One of the nation’s leading four-year residential colleges, St. Olaf offers an academically rigorous education with a vibrant faith tradition. Founded in 1874, St. Olaf is a liberal arts college of the church in the Lutheran tradition (ELCA). Committed to the liberal arts and incorporating a global perspective, St. Olaf fosters the development of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit. Academic excellence informs St. Olaf College’s identity and characterizes its history. Through its curriculum, campus life, and off-campus programs, St. Olaf hones students’ critical thinking and nurtures their moral formation. The college encourages and challenges its students to be seekers of truth, to lead lives of unselfish service to others, and to be responsible and knowledgeable citizens of the world. Widely known for its world-class programs in mathematics and music, St. Olaf is also recognized for its innovative approaches to undergraduate science education and its commitment to environmental sustainability as evidenced in such initiatives as the adoption of green chemistry principles across the science curriculum. For nearly half a century, St. Olaf has been at the forefront of global education and a pioneer in study abroad. Today, with 110 distinct international and off-campus programs in 46 countries, St. Olaf students enjoy a world of opportunities when pursuing their studies. St. Olaf is an inclusive community that welcomes people of differing backgrounds and beliefs, a community that embraces spirituality and cultivates compassion. Conversations about faith are part of campus life and numerous opportunities are provided for students to grow in their faith and discover how they are called upon to serve others. St. Olaf takes pride in its record of academic excellence. A leader among undergraduate colleges in producing prestigious Rhodes Scholars, Fulbright Fellows, and Peace Corps volunteers, St. Olaf ranks 11th overall among the nation’s baccalaureate colleges in the number of graduates who go on to earn doctoral degrees, with top ten rankings in the fields of mathematics/statistics, religion/theology, arts and music, medical sciences, education and the social service professions, chemistry and the physical sciences, life sciences, and foreign languages.

The University of Manitoba is Western Canada’s first university, founded on February 28, 1877 just seven years after the province of Manitoba and only four years after the City of Winnipeg. The University of Manitoba is also home to a wide range of research centres and institutes, and Smartpark Research and Technology Park, a community of innovators that forges collaborations between university and industry.

Career History
Chief Operating Officer
2015 - 2018

Mitralign, Inc. operates as a valve repair company that engages in transcatheter annuloplasty system designed to treat both functional tricuspid regurgitation and mitral regurgitation. The Mitralign Percutaneous Annuloplasty System, MPAS, is intended for the treatment of symptomatic functional mitral regurgitation for annular reduction through tissue plication. The company was founded by Paul A. Spence and Richard P. Geoffrion in 2003 and is headquartered in Tewksbury, MA.

Global Vice President-Medical Affairs
2007 - 2014

Vascular Therapies, Inc. operates as a biopharmaceutical firm that develops and commercialize treatments of patients requiring an AV fistula for dialysis. It provides plan on the hemodialysis vascular access indication. The company was founded by Sriram Iyer in 2001 and is headquartered in Cresskill, NJ.

Global Vice President-Medical Affairs
2007 - 2014

Covidien Ltd. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings. It operates through Medical Devices and U.S. Medical Supplies segments. The Medical Devices segment involves in the distribution of surgical solutions, peripheral vascular and neurovascular therapies, patient monitoring products, and airway and ventilation products. The U.S. Medical Supplies segment includes marketing of nursing care, medical surgical, SharpSafety brand, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products. The company was 1967 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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Mitralign, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Lisa Wipperman-Heine is affiliated with Mitralign, Inc., Vascular Therapies, Inc., Covidien Ltd.

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