Paul LaViolette is a businessperson who has been at the head of 12 different companies. Presently, Mr. LaViolette occupies the position of Chairman for Misonix, Inc., Chairman for ValenTx, Inc., Chairman at Endotronix, Inc., Executive Chairman for CardioFocus, Inc., Chairman of Stimwave LLC, Chairman of Asensus Surgical, Inc. and Managing Partner at SV Health Investors LLC. Mr. LaViolette is also on the board of 13 other companies.
In his past career he held the position of Chairman for Baxano Surgical, Inc. and Chairman for TranS1, Inc. (a subsidiary of Baxano Surgical, Inc.), Chief Operating Officer at Boston Scientific Corp. and President of SCIMED Life Systems, Inc. (Minnesota) (a subsidiary of Boston Scientific Corp.), Chairman of TransEnterix, Inc., Director at SafeStitch Medical, Inc., President-USCI Division at C. R. Bard, Inc. (New Jersey) and Principal at Kendall International, Inc.
He received an MBA from Boston College and an undergraduate degree from Fairfield University.