The Mentice Management team is comprised of savvy industry experts. They work tirelessly to support our customers’ mission to save lives.
Education: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Linköping Technical University, Sweden.
Joined Mentice: 2008
Professional background: CEO/President for Mentice since 2008. Over 25 years of experience from international management, sales and marketing of high tech products for various industries such as manufacturing, automotive, industrial products, med tech/healthcare. Prior to Mentice, Göran held several board and executive management positions for Swedish and international corporations such as PTC (Parametric Technology Corporation), Auto-trol Technology, Opticore/Autodesk and Programator/Cap Gemini.
Holdings: 488,450 shares and 357,480 warrants held directly and indirectly through company.
Education: Bachelor Degree in Finance and Administration, University of Gothenburg
Joined Mentice: 2012
Professional background: Elisabet joined as CFO and has been part of the management team since. Prior to joining Mentice, Elisabet held the position of CFO of Neoventa Medical – a provider of fetal monitoring solutions.
Holdings: 5,000 shares and 25,000 warrants.
Education: Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Licentiate Degree in Applied Mathematics from Chalmers University of Technology.
Joined Mentice: 2015
Professional background: More than 15 years of experience in many fields of technology development and management , ranging from software (including video compression, image processing, biometric matching algorithms) to hardware (silicon development and manufacturing, PCB design, electronic packaging and testing, mobile device integrations). Henrik worked at Summus, Inc. (Raleigh, NC) in the US from 1998 to 2001, and manager of the Swedish Summus development branch from 2001 to 2004. He held various positions at Fingerprint Cards, (Gothenburg, Sweden) from 2004 to 2014, including Vice President Customer Projects, with responsibility for building and managing the company’s engineering resources in the US, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and China, along with the customer project manager team in Sweden.
Holdings: 40,848 shares and 43,330 warrants.
Education: A board-certified internist, David J. Ballard, M.D., M.S.P.H., Ph.D., F.A.C.P., trained at the Mayo Clinic following completion of undergraduate degrees in chemistry and economics and graduate degrees in epidemiology (M.S.P.H and Ph.D.) and in medicine at the University of North Carolina (UNC) where he was a Morehead Scholar, North Carolina Fellow and junior year Phi Beta Kappa inductee.
Joined Mentice: 2018
David is a global healthcare executive with demonstrated abilities for improving healthcare value and organizational financial performance while providing international thought leadership. Prior to joining Mentice, David was Consultant and founding Head of the Mayo Section of Health Services Evaluation, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Emory University and Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer of Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest health care system in Texas (1999-2018). Additionally, he has been recognized by Becker’s as one of 50 experts leading the field of patient safety in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 and is a past President of the International Society for Quality in Health Care. Widely recognized as a global scholar in health care quality and value, his two books on healthcare quality leadership received Shingo Awards for their contributions to operational excellence in healthcare.
Holdings: 33,928 shares and 238,320 warrants.
Education: MSc Mechanical Engineering (RWTH Aachen, Germany), Executive MBA Hult Business School (London, UK)
Joined Mentice: 2005
Professional background: Matar has over 20 years of experience within the medical device industry, 10 of which in the area of interventional cardiology. Before joining Mentice, Matar held various business development, senior sales and marketing positions in Europe (Berlin) and throughout Asia Pacific (including Penang, Malaysia, Tokyo, Japan and Shanghai, PR China). He was responsible for Mentice’s Asia Pacific business from 2005 to 2007, based in Singapore, before relocating to Europe in early 2008.
Holdings: 142,224 shares and 43,330 warrants.
Education: M.Sc Engineering Physics at Chalmers University of Technology
Joined Mentice: 2008
Professional background: Edward has been with Mentice since 2008 and has been part of the management team since 2016. Since 2019, Edward has been responsible for product management globally. Prior to Mentice, Edward worked as an engineer, consultant and programmer in the pharmaceutical industry, and has also worked at the Swedish Defense Agency's research institute.
Holdings: 20,000 shares and 43,330 warrants.
Education: Associates Degree Computer Networking Services, ITT Technical Institute
Joined Mentice: 2008
Professional background: Ben joined as service engineer and has been on the management team since 2015. Prior to joining Mentice, Benjamin was enlisted in the United States Air National Guard for 8 years as a C130 Turbprop Specialist.
Education: Thanos received his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and holds a Master of Engineering degree in Computer Science from the University of Florida.
Joined Mentice: 2019
Professional Background: Thanos joined Mentice early January and brings exceptional healthcare industry experience with over 20 years background from the medical arena with senior positions both from GE Imaging, Siemens Healthcare and most recently from Sectra.
Holdings: 20,000 warrants.