Meet the CorVent Team
We believe in expanding access to critical care ventilation
Our team has elevated ventilation design to provide ICU-standard respiratory support in an elegant and robust system that removes unnecessary complexity and cost. We aim to produce reliable solutions that are easy to use for daily and off-the-shelf ventilation so providers can focus on critical patient needs.
Our core values drive our success
We are innovating to meet the changing healthcare needs with a focus on patient care and the safety of patients and staff.
Simplicity by Design
We develop sophisticated, streamlined ventilators that meet the respiratory needs of acute and post-acute patients and efficiently allocate limited healthcare resources.
On the Front Lines
We provide dependable and durable respiratory support for when you need it most, whether it be day-to-day use or overflow support.
Richard S. Walsh is a seasoned commercialization leader with over 30 years of sales, product launch, and senior level business experience organically growing medical device companies. Prior to CorVent, Richard was Vice President of Global Sales at Medrobotics Corporation, where he built and led a worldwide direct and distributor sales force for a novel robotic surgical system. In this role, Richard established strong clinical partnerships with key opinion leaders and supported critical fundraising activities. During his career, he has been involved in six successful MedTech exits, generating over $4B in combined enterprise value. Richard has held sales and marketing roles of progressing responsibility at NeoTract, Acclarent, AtriCure, Stereotaxis, Inc, Intuitive Surgical, Perclose, and US Surgical. At Intuitive Surgical, he was hired as the first U.S. salesperson, eventually winning Sales Director of the year three years in a row. Richard holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and served in the U.S. Army National Guard.
Travis Murphy is a seasoned financial executive with a proven track record of over 35 years in senior financial roles for start-up and growth stage companies, primary in the medtech sector. He brings a wealth of knowledge across a wide range of financial activities including day-to-day operating management, long-term strategic planning, fundraising, and successful exits. During his career, Travis has helped companies raise almost $250M in public and private financings. Prior to joining CorVent, Travis was Chief Financial Officer of Ativa Medical where he managed the company’s operating financing and was integral in fundraising efforts, raising over $40M. Prior to that, he managed his own financial consulting business and was an acting executive financial leader for clients, primarily with high growth medtech and tech companies. In addition, Travis held executive financial roles at GeoDigm Corporation, Diametrics Medical, Garid, Inc. and BioMedicus. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois and has his CPA certification (inactive). Travis also holds a MBA from the University of Minnesota.
John O'Mahony has over 30 years of experience in the design and manufacture of medical devices. Viewed as a technical expert in the mechanical ventilation space, he has a proven track record of developing novel technological approaches for respiratory support. Prior to CorVent, he was VP of R&D and Operations at Stimidia Medical, where he led the technical product development of the pdSTIM System to help patients wean off of mechanical ventilation. John served as VP of Global Technology at Baxter, where he was in charge of developing the global product portfolio for next-generation CRRT (PrisMax) and dialysis systems. In addition, he held both technical and plant directorship roles at Gambro, CHF Solutions, and Puritan-Bennett with increasing responsibility. He holds over 70 patents. John holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a Dip. IM (Diploma Industrial Management) from the University of Limerick, Ireland.
Jim Jake is an experienced sales and marketing leader with over 30 years of product launch and market development strategy in the MedTech industry. He has a proven history of commercialization and building high-performing sales teams at multiple startup companies. Prior to CorVent, Jim was Area Vice President of Medrobotics Corporation, where he was responsible for sales and strategy in the Eastern and Central US Markets. During his tenure, he successfully established key relationships and executed the sale of the first Flex Robotic systems in the U.S. immediately following FDA approval. At Acclarent, Jim was a distinguished Leader, managing successful sales teams and leading contract negotiations with several high-value IDN’s. Prior to that, Jim held senior level sales leadership roles at ReachCall and InTouch Health, both telemedicine companies. Jim holds degrees in History and Business from the University of Scranton.
A skilled and experienced leader in quality, regulatory, and clinical affairs, Jack Bonasera brings over 35 years of senior level leadership in the medical device industry. His breadth of experience includes successful leadership and strategic planning at both smaller growth companies and large established firms. Most recently Jack was Vice President of Regulatory, Clinical and Quality Affairs at Medrobotics Corporation where he developed regulatory strategies to obtain the first FDA 510k clearances and CE Mark for a novel surgical robotic system without human clinical trials. Prior to his tenure at Medrobotics, Jack held managerial roles with increasing regulatory, clinical and quality responsibility at InVivo Technology, Harvest Technologies, Biosphere Medical, Inc., Arrow International, and Johnson & Johnson. Jack has directed several clinical trials including the use of autologous cellular therapy to generate blood vessels in ischemic limbs. Jack received his B.A in Biology and Psychology at the University of Massachusetts. Prior to moving to medical device industry, he was a certified clinical laboratory technologist (H-ASCP) and supervisor and received a faculty appointment to Northeastern University. He has received his regulatory affairs certification (RAC).
Randy Williams, a proven sales leader, has over 35 years of MedTech sales experience with a strong background in strategic account management. He has a proven track record of senior leadership in both start-ups and established market leaders. Prior to joining CorVent, Randy was a Partner at Access Strategy Partners Inc (ASPI), a start-up focused on streamlining access of medical device technology into healthcare providers and supply chain organizations. At ASPI, he was responsible for maintaining key strategic relationships and facilitating provider approval of new technology. As Vice President of Corporate Healthcare Systems at ConvaTec, Randy led the team to significant growth of the product portfolio at healthcare facilities that helped position the company for a successful IPO in 2016. Before that, he held senior level strategic national and corporate account roles at established MedTech companies, including Covidien/Tyco Healthcare, Medline Industries, Inc, and Smith & Nephew. Randy holds a B.S. in Business from SUNY-Fredonia.
CorVent Medical Headquarters
1805 NDSU Research Park Dr N, Suite 118, Fargo, ND 58102