Wavegate is pleased to announce that Matt F. Thomas has joined Wavegate's Board of Directors. Matt brings deep domain experience to Wavegate, having served as the General Manager for Medtronic's Spinal Cord Stimulation business. Matt is a welcome addition to the senior management team at Wavegate and rounds out the executive experience required to navigate Wavegate's Ellipse platform to the best-in-class market leader.
Matt Thomas has over 25 years of experience leading medical device businesses. He has broad experience in strategy, business development, marketing, sales & new product development. Prior to joining Cerapedics in 2020, Matt was Vice President & General Manager for Medtronic’s Spinal Cord Stimulation & Early Interventions pain business. Previously, Matt also led a turnaround of Medtronic’s Kyphon business, returning it to growth for the first time since the acquisition. He joined Medtronic in 2002 and also had leadership roles in spine, diabetes, and deep brain stimulation. Prior to Medtronic, he was a product manager with Sonic Innovations and founder of HyperX, a health care data services company. He has an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, a BS in economics from the University of Utah and studied at Johns Hopkins University.