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Randy Werneth

United States

Extensive experience as senior manager and serial medical technology entrepreneur. Strategic IP developer resulting in investment and M&A over $500M. 25+ years in medical device field. Over 50 Issued US Patents in a variety of medical technologies.

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  • PF
    Randy is a very professional and responsible individual who is able to handle large and complex tasks as well as small ones meeting or exceeding customer expectations. In addition Randy is a great individual and excellent at motivating people. I highly recommend Randy and the work he does.
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  • PP
    Randy is a top tier manager with the ability to recognize talent. He provides growth opportunities for his employees and makes every effort to help them advance their careers. Randy easily navigates the multi-functional environment of product development.
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  • CEO & President

    Acutus Medical | January 2011 - Current

    Acutus Medical is venture capital (VC) funded company developing a portfolio of products to become the only single-solution provider in a market with a substantial unmet clinical need. Electrophysiology is a high growth market with a clear need for a leap-frog technology to address the unmet need for a scientific, medical evidence-based approach to treating Atrial Fibrillation, Ventricular Tachycardia and the other complex arrhythmia's.

  • Advisor

    Healthfundr | October 2013 - Current

    Healthfundr makes it possible for startups to raise early stage (seed) capital through Medtech Crowd Funding.

  • CEO

    Aperiam Medical | April 2014 - Current

    New technology for the treatment of AF

  • Vice President of Research & Development

    Medtronic - AF Solutions | January 2009 - December 2010

    Transferred to Medtronic post acquisition of Ablation Frontiers. Moved into the VP of R&D for AF Solutions to Research & Development technology for the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

  • Co-founder & VP

    Ablation Frontiers, Inc. | May 2004 - January 2009

    Ablation Frontiers was a team of dedicated medical scientists, biomedical engineers, and other professionals focused on the development of a novel RF technology and multiple catheters to restore normal heart function to individuals afflicted with cardiac arrhythmia's.

  • Consultant

    Carmeron Health | December 2002 - Current 2002

  • Director of R&D

    Edwards Lifesciences | December 2002 - Current 2004

    Managed a group of engineers at an off-site facility developing products for the treatment of Peripheral vascular disease using self-expanding stent technology and PTFE combinations. Later sold to Bard

  • CTO and Co-founder

    Cardiostream | January 2000 - Current 2002

    First technology patented for the detection and treatment of vulnerable plaque. Company now located in Europe and progressing through clinical development:

  • R&D Manager

    Micro Therapeutics | August 1997 - August 1999

    Managed the early stage development of products related to the treatment of neuro AVM & aneurysms.

  • Project Manager

    Medtronic, Inc. | December 1990 - August 1997

    Started as a MFG Engineering for the 14K line and left managing the R&D group for Medtronic first ever stent program (Wiktor stent)


  • Arizona State University

    Pursuing a degree in Finance | 2012 - 2014

  • University of California, Los Angeles

    Master of Science (MSc) | Pre-Clinical Research | 1996 - 1998

  • Arizona State University

    MS | Engineering | 1981 - 1986