John Seaberg has significant experience in cardiovascular products and markets. From 2008 until its sale to Baxter in 2012, Mr Seaberg served as Chair of the Board of Synovis Inc (NASDAQ:SYNO), a Minneapolisbased manufacturer of various medical devices and bio scaffold tissue products.

From 2007 until 2014 he was Founder, Chair and CEO of NeoChord Inc., a venture capital-backed company commercialising technology developed at the Mayo Clinic for the repair of the mitral valve via minimally invasive techniques.

From 1996 to 2006, Mr Seaberg served at Guidant Corp (subsequently acquired by Boston Scientific Corp) where he served in various executive level positions including Director of Bradycardia Marketing for Cardiac Rhythm Management, Vice President of Sales for Cardiac Surgery and Vice President of Sales for Cardiac Rhythm Management.

In 1991, Mr Seaberg co-founded ACIST Medical and served as its first President and CEO. He was also the founder and CEO of Seaberg Medical, a regional distributor of implantable cardiovascular devices.

He lives in Minneapolis and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications from the University of Minnesota and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Carlson School of Management, also at the University of Minnesota.