The EXCITE International Advisory Council

Drawing from the worldwide community of scientists, innovators, corporate leaders, and healthcare specialists, we are proud to have these members on the EXCITE International Advisory Council.


Mark Leahey #1

Mark Leahey

Mark is the President & CEO for the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA). » More

Naomi Aronson, PhD #1

Naomi Aronson, PhD

Dr. Naomi Aronson is the Executive Director of Clinical Evaluation, Innovation, and Policy, Blue Cross & Blue Shield Association. » More

Andrew Davies #1

Andrew Davies

Andrew Davies is the Director of Market Access, where he ensures that processes are optimized to support new technologies and best practices. » More

Neil D. Fraser #1

Neil D. Fraser

Neil D. Faser is President of Medtronic Canada, which helps to improve the lives and health of millions of people each year. » More

Joseph Gatewood #1

Joseph Gatewood

Joseph is Vice President, Global Strategy & Analysis with Advanced Medical Technology Association. » More

Rafi Hofstein, PhD #1

Rafi Hofstein, PhD

Dr. Raphael Hofstein is the President and CEO of MaRS Innovation, having joined the organization in 2009.  » More

Anne Kolbe, MBBS #1

Anne Kolbe, MBBS

Anne Kolbe is a paediatric surgeon with thirty years of clinical practice experience in the health systems of New Zealand, Australia and the USA. » More

Henrik J. Nielsen #1

Henrik J. Nielsen

Henrik J. Nielsen is the Founder and CEO of CAP Partner and Director of the European Wound Management Association. » More

Murray Sheldon, MD #1

Murray Sheldon, MD

Dr. Sheldon joined the FDA in 2013 as the Associate Director for Technology and Innovation. » More

Yves Verboven #1

Yves Verboven

Yves Verboven is the Director of Access & Economic Policies at MedTechEurope, and a member of the EXCITE International Advisory Council. » More

Kelly Wilkicki

Kelly Wilkicki

Kelly Wilkicki, M.P.P., is the Senior Advisor for Innovation in the Office of Strategic Partnerships and Technology Innovation (OST). » More

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