David Y. Phelps: David has served as President & CEO of CreoSalus since 2002. For over 25 years, his career has included significant management roles with large life science (medical device, drug and bio-tech) companies as well as starting life science firms and serving on the scientific advisory board of a number of medical device firms. After founding MedVenture Technology Corporation (an INC. 500 company), David served as its President & CEO from its inception in 1988 through 2001. He was recognized as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award recipient. David has co-founded other medical device firms including CorNovus, InfraReDx and NexGenics. He has over 40 patents issued or pending and has successfully developed more than fifty life science products. David previously held manufacturing and product development positions at Boston Scientific Corporation and Baxter Healthcare. He is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School.