Richard Ferrari

Richard Ferrari

Executive Chairman

Richard Ferrari is a Tenon Founder, Director, and Executive Chairman of the Company. Since 2000, Mr. Ferrari has been Managing Director of Denovo Ventures, specializing in Medical Devices and Biotechnology. Mr. Ferrari previously served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of PQ Bypass, which culminated is a successful acquisition by Endologix. Mr. Ferrari is Executive Chairman of the Board for Medlumics, S.L.; Vice Chairman of the Board for ABS Interventional; Executive Chairman of the Board for Heart Beam Inc.; a board member of Biomodex Corporation, Retriever Medical Inc., RMx Medical, Hawthorne Effect, Inc., and Hands of Hope; board member and co-founder of TransAortic (acquired by Medtronic); Executive Chairman of Sentreheart (acquired by Atricure), board member of Spinal Modualtion (acquired by St Jude). Mr. Ferrari has raised over $1Billion for the companies he has been involved with and has been a key member of M&A teams, achieving over $2Billion in acquisitions.  Mr. Ferrari is a mentor and advisor to CEOs and start-up companies on strategy and building organizations dedicated to delivering excellence. Mr. Ferrari is the creator of Excellence by Choice, a series of lectures and presentations to help early-stage companies perform at the highest level of execution. Mr. Ferrari received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Ashland University and an MBA from University of South Florida.