• Leadership

    The People behind HistoSonics


Our executive team is composed of successful developers of companies and commercial technologies.

Mike Blue

President, CEO, Board Member

18 years of medical device experience and commercial leadership.

Boston Scientific, superDimension (COV), NeuWave Medical (JNJ)

Josh Stopek, PhD

VP of Research and Development

16 years of global R&D and business development leadership.

US Surgical, Covidien, Medtronic

Dan Bulver

VP of Operations

Over 30 years of global manufacturing and operations leadership in medical device.

SCIMED (BSC), Microvena (ev3), superDimension (COV), Medtronic

Mike Daniel

VP of Regulatory and Clinical Affairs

Over 60 cleared 510(k)’s for over 20 companies in the last 30 years

Intuitive Surgical, SurgiQuest, Auris Robotics

Jon Freeman


25 years of financial and operations experience

KPMG, ev3 (COV), Medafor (C.R. Bard)

Fred Lee Jr., MD

HistoSonics Senior Medical Advisor

Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, and Urology; and the past Chief, Abdominal Imaging and Oncologic Imaging at the University of Wisconsin.

Co-founder NeuWave Medical (JNJ)

Akhil Tripathi, PhD

VP of Global Business Development

Serial MedTech entrepreneur and innovator.

SnooZeal Ltd., Caliper Technologies, Armighorn Spine, Stryker – Navigation

Josh King

VP of Marketing

15 years of global marketing and strategy experience

BrainLab, Covidien, NeuWave Medical (JNJ)


Our Board has deep experience in creating value in medical technology.

Jim Adox, Board Chairman

Managing Director

Venture Investors, LLC


Mike Blue

HistoSonics President & CEO

Fred Lee Jr., MD

HistoSonics Senior Medical Advisor

Tom Tefft

Former President, Medtronic Neuromodulation

Gerry Brunk

Managing Director

Lumira Ventures

Greg Sorensen

Vice President of Strategy and Business Development

Varian Medical Systems

Kadir Kadhiresan, PhD

Vice President

Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc.


We are backed by venture capital firms with expertise in healthcare technology.

Venture Investors

Premier provider of seed and early-stage venture capital to healthcare and technologies companies.

Hatteras Venture Partners

Supporting breakthrough science and entrepreneurial innovation that transform human health.

Fletcher Spaght Ventures

Investing in promising new ventures in emerging technologies with high growth potential.

Early Stage Partners

Provides early stage venture capital to promising entrepreneurial companies in healthcare technology and other fields.

TGap Ventures

Helps entrepreneurs define, develop, grow, and build value in their businesses, principally in medicine healthcare technology.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JJDC

Lumira Ventures