Alfred Novak

Alfred J. Novak

Director since 2015

Alfred Novak has worked as a private investor since 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Novak served as President and CEO of Syntheon Cardiology LLC, an early-stage company developing a percutaneous prosthetic aortic heart valve (2014 to 2015); Chair and CEO of OrbusNeich Medical Technology Company, Ltd., an interventional cardiology company (2010 to 2013); President and CEO of Novoste Corporation, an interventional cardiology company (2002 to 2006); founder of Syntheon, LLC, a company focused on minimally invasive medical devices for the gastroenterology and vascular markets (1998 to 2003); and President, CEO and a director of Biosense, Inc., an electrophysiology company (1996 to 1998). Prior to that time, Mr. Novak was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cordis Corporation. Mr. Novak received a BS from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and an M.B.A. in Healthcare from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Committees:

  • Audit and Compliance; Compensation

Other Public Company Directorships:

  • None

Former Public Company Directorships During the Past Five Years:

  • Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Director Skills and Qualifications:

  • Mr. Novak has broad operating executive experience as CEO and CFO as well as leading marketing and sales at medical device companies. In addition, he has board of director experience at medical device and pharmaceutical companies, including service on audit and compensation committees. Further, he has expertise concerning new product development, regulatory approval and commercialization of medical devices. Mr. Novak is also an audit committee financial expert.
Independent Director