Michael has had over 20 successful years in the medical device industry with both domestic and international commercialization experience in several medical specialties including orthopaedics, spine, ENT, and neuro surgery. He spent 16 years with ArthroCare including 13 years living and working abroad in Europe and Asia. There he held various roles with increased responsibility including European Director of Sales, German Country Manager, Vice President of OUS Sports Medicine and Vice President of Commercial Operations Asia Pacific where he established the corporate Asia Headquarters in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Providence Medical he was the Americas Vice President of Sales for Smith & Nephew ENT as well as an independent consultant. Michael received his BS in Biology from Colorado State University and lives with his family in Austin, TX.