People: Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lonnie Smith

69 2013 Chairman of the Board

Gary Guthart

48 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Marshall Mohr

58 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

David Rosa

46 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer

Jerome McNamara

56 2007 Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Marketing

Mark Meltzer

64 2007 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Salvatore Brogna

59 2010 Senior Vice President - Product Development

Colin Morales

50 2013 Senior Vice President - Manufacturing and Service Operations

Jamie Samath

43 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller

Craig Barratt

51 2011 Independent Director

Eric Halvorson

2003 Independent Director

Amal Johnson

2010 Independent Director

Alan Levy

76 2000 Independent Director

Mark Rubash

56 2007 Independent Director

George Stalk

63 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lonnie Smith

Mr. Lonnie M. Smith is Chairman of the Board of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Mr. Smith has served on Board since he joined Intuitive Surgical as Chief Executive Officer in June 1997, from Hillenbrand Industries where he was Senior Executive Vice President. Mr. Smith served as Chief Executive Officer of Intuitive Surgical from June 1997 to January 2010 and remained as an executive officer of Intuitive Surgical from January 2010 to January 2013. Mr. Smith joined Hillenbrand in 1978 and during his tenure he was also a member of the Executive Committee, the Office of the President and the Board of Directors. Mr. Smith has also held positions with The Boston Consulting Group and IBM Corporation. Mr. Smith received his B.S.E.E. from Utah State University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Smith has served as the Chairman of the Board of Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. since January 2013 and as a member of the board of directors of several private companies.

Gary Guthart

Dr. Gary S. Guthart, Ph.D., is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. He joined Intuitive Surgical in April 1996. Effective January 2010, Dr. Guthart was appointed as Chief Executive Officer. In July 2007, he was promoted to President. Prior to that, in February 2006, Dr. Guthart assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Intuitive, Dr. Guthart was part of the core team developing foundation technology for computer enhanced-surgery at SRI International (formerly Stanford Research Institute). Dr. Guthart has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Affymetrix, Inc. since May 2009. He received a B.S. in Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Engineering Science from the California Institute of Technology.

Marshall Mohr

Mr. Marshall L. Mohr is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Mohr was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Adaptec, Inc. Prior to joining Adaptec in July 2003, Mr. Mohr was an Audit Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was most recently the Managing Partner of the firm’s west region technology industry group and led its Silicon Valley accounting and audit advisory practice. Mr. Mohr received his B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Western Michigan University. Mr. Mohr serves on the corporate board of Plantronics, Inc and Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.

David Rosa

Mr. David J. Rosa is Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. He joined Intuitive in March 1996 and has held leadership positions in engineering, clinical development, marketing and product development. In 2013, Mr. Rosa assumed the position of Senior Vice President, Scientific Affairs. Prior to joining Intuitive, Mr. Rosa contributed to the development of trans-esophageal transducers for Acuson Corporation. Mr. Rosa graduated magna cum laude with a B.S.M.E. from California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo. He also holds a M.S.M.E. from Stanford University.

Jerome McNamara

Mr. Jerome J. McNamara is Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Marketing of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. He joined Intuitive Surgical in April 1999. In July 2007, Mr. McNamara was promoted to Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining Intuitive Surgical, Mr. McNamara was the Vice President, Marketing at Valleylab. Prior to Valleylab, Mr. McNamara worked at United States Surgical Corporation for nearly 17 years where he held positions in senior sales management, marketing and national accounts. Mr. McNamara graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Biology.

Mark Meltzer

Mr. Mark J. Meltzer is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. He joined Intuitive Surgical in December 2007. Prior to joining Intuitive Surgical, Mr. Meltzer served as General Counsel of FoxHollow Technologies Inc. from October 2004. Prior to FoxHollow, Mr. Meltzer served as General Counsel for Epicor Medical Inc. and Ventritex Inc. Mr. Meltzer graduated cum laude from UC Berkeley with a B.S. in electrical engineering. He received his J.D. from UC Hastings where he served on the law review. Mr. Meltzer, a registered patent attorney, was appointed as a special master in federal court where he assisted in the evaluation and administration of complex patent cases. Mr. Meltzer has tried cases to juries and has argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. His pro bono work has included the representation of indigents and non-profits before courts and administrative agencies and volunteer service in federal anti-poverty programs.

Salvatore Brogna

Mr. Salvatore J. Brogna is Senior Vice President - Product Development of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. He joined Intuitive Surgical as Director, Mechanical Engineering, in 1999 and was promoted to Vice President, Engineering in 2005. In 2010, Mr. Brogna was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President, Product Development. Prior to joining Intuitive, Mr. Brogna led design and development of complex robotic systems at Adept Technology and at Unimation. Mr. Brogna is a graduate of Clarkson University where he earned a BS and a MS in Mechanical Engineering.

Colin Morales

Mr. Colin Morales is Senior Vice President - Manufacturing and Service Operations of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. He joined Intuitive Surgical in March 1999 as Director of Field Service. He was promoted to Vice President of the Customer Support Group in July 2005. In 2010, Mr. Morales was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President, Customer Support and was responsible for Field Service, Products Support, Order Management and Customer Service Operations. In November 2013, Mr. Morales expanded his role to Senior Vice President of Manufacturing and Service Operations. Prior to joining Intuitive, Mr. Morales was with Acuson Corp. for more than 13 years, where he held various management positions in field and customer service. Mr. Morales received his associate’s degree from The DeVry Institute of Technology in Phoenix, Arizona and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2013.

Jamie Samath

Mr. Jamie E. Samath is Vice President, Corporate Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. He joined Intuitive Surgical in April 2013 as Vice President and Corporate Controller. In October 2013, Mr. Samath was appointed to the position of Principal Accounting Officer. Prior to joining Intuitive Surgical, Mr. Samath was the Vice President Finance and Corporate Controller at Atmel Corporation from October 2011 to April 2013 and served as its Principal Accounting Officer from December 2011 to April 2013. Prior to joining Atmel, Mr. Samath served in various finance roles at National Semiconductor Corporation (acquired by Texas Instruments Incorporated in September 2011) from February 1991 to September 2011. From June 2005 to June 2010, Mr. Samath was the Principal Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller for National Semiconductor and from June 2010 to September 2011, Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller for National Semiconductor. Mr. Samath received his B.A. in Business Studies from London Metropolitan University and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Craig Barratt

Dr. Craig H. Barratt, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Currently he is a Vice President at Google, an internet company, which he joined in June 2013. He previously served as President of Qualcomm Atheros, the networking and connectivity subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., a mobile technology company, from May 2011 to February 2013. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer and director of Atheros Communications, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, from 2003 until its 2011 acquisition by Qualcomm. Prior to joining Atheros as Vice President of Technology in 2002, Dr. Barratt held a number of positions at ArrayComm, Inc., a company specializing in multi-antenna signal processing. Dr. Barratt holds Ph.D. and Master of Science degrees from Stanford University, as well as a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in pure mathematics and physics from the University of Sydney in Australia. Dr. Barratt is a co-inventor of a number of U.S. patents in fields including wireless communications and medical imaging and has co-authored a book on linear controller design.

Eric Halvorson

Mr. Eric H. Halvorson is an Independent Director of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. He has been a member of Board of Directors since our acquisition of Computer Motion in June 2003. Mr. Halvorson joined Computer Motion in July 2002 as a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Halvorson is currently engaged in the practice of law. Mr. Halvorson was President and Chief Operating Officer of Salem Communications Corporation from 2007 to 2008. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Salem Communications Corporation from 1995 to 2000. Prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer, he was the company’s Vice President and General Counsel for 10 years. Mr. Halvorson served on the Board of Directors of Salem Communications Corporation from 1988 to 2008. From 2000 to 2003, 2005 to 2007, 2009 to 2011, and 2013 to 2014, he was a Visiting Professor of Business Law and Accounting and Executive in Residence at Pepperdine University and an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Pepperdine University School of Law. From June 2003 to February 2005, Mr. Halvorson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Thomas Kinkade Company. Mr. Halvorson was a partner at Godfrey and Kahn, a law firm based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from 1976 until 1985. Mr. Halvorson holds a B.S. in Accounting from Bob Jones University and a J.D. from Duke University School of Law. Mr. Halvorson has served on the Board of Directors of Pharmacyclics, Inc. since December 2011.

Amal Johnson

Ms. Amal M. Johnson is an Independent Director of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Ms. Johnson is currently the Executive Chairman of Author-IT Inc., a Software as a Service private company that provides a platform for creating, maintaining, and distributing single-sourced technical content. Prior to joining Author-IT, Ms. Johnson led MarketTools, software and Services Company as CEO from 2005 to 2008 then as Chairman until the company was acquired in January 2012. Prior to MarketTools, Ms. Johnson was a general partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, focusing on enterprise software and infrastructure, from March 1999 to March 2004. Previously, Ms. Johnson was President of Baan Supply Chain Solutions, President of Baan Affiliates, and President of Baan Americas, from October 1994 to January 1999. Prior to that, Ms. Johnson served as President of ASK Manufacturing Systems from August 1993 to July 1994 and held executive positions at IBM from 1977 to June 1993. Ms. Johnson also serves on the Board of Directors of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. Ms. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Montclair State University and studied Computer science at Stevens Institute of Technology graduate school of engineering.

Alan Levy

Dr. Alan J. Levy, Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. He has been a Venture Partner at Frazier Healthcare Ventures since 2007. Most recently, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Incline Therapeutics, Inc., a novel drug/device company that was acquired by the Medicines Company in 2013. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Northstar Neuroscience, Inc., a medical device company he co-founded, from 2007 to 2009. Prior to that, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Northstar Neuroscience, Inc. from 1999 to 2007. From 1993 to 1998, Dr. Levy served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Heartstream, Inc., a medical device company that was acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 1998. Prior to joining Heartstream, he was President of Heart Technology, Inc., a medical device company that was acquired by Boston Scientific in 1995. Before joining Heart Technology, Dr. Levy was Vice President of Research and New Business Development and a member of the Board of Directors of Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson. Dr. Levy holds a B.S. in Chemistry from City University of New York and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Purdue University. Dr. Levy currently serves as a director of several private companies and not-for-profit organizations.

Mark Rubash

Mr. Mark J. Rubash is an Independent Director of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Mr. Rubash joined Board in October 2007. Mr. Rubash is the Chief Financial Officer at Eventbrite, Inc., a privately-held e-commerce company, which he joined in June 2013. Prior to Eventbrite, Inc., Mr. Rubash was Chief Financial Officer at Heartflow, Inc., a privately-held medical diagnostic services company, which he joined in March 2012. Prior to Heartflow, Inc., Mr. Rubash was the Chief Financial Officer at Shutterfly, Inc., an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing company. Prior to joining Shutterfly in November 2007, Mr. Rubash was the Chief Financial Officer of Rearden Commerce, an eCommerce platform company, from August 2007 to November 2007 and previous to that, Mr. Rubash was a Senior Vice President at Yahoo! Inc. from February 2007 to August 2007. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Mr. Rubash held various senior positions at eBay Inc. from February 2001 to July 2005. Mr. Rubash was also previously an audit partner at PwC, where he was most recently the Global Leader for their Internet Industry Practice and Practice Leader for their Silicon Valley Software Industry Practice. Mr. Rubash received his B.S. in Accounting from California State University Sacramento. Mr. Rubash has served as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Line 6 Corporation since April 2007 and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of IronPlanet, Inc. since March 2010.

George Stalk

Mr. George J. Stalk, Jr., is an Independent Director of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. He is currently a Senior Advisor and Fellow at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in the Toronto Office. Prior to that, until December 2008, Mr. Stalk served as a Senior Partner and Fellow at BCG. Mr. Stalk started with BCG in Boston in 1978 and has been with the firm’s Tokyo and Chicago offices as well. Mr. Stalk is also an Adjunct Professor of Strategy at the Rotman School of Business-University of Toronto and a Senior Partner at Banyan Family Business Advisors. Mr. Stalk received a B.S. in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Michigan, an M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Stalk has led BCG’s worldwide innovation efforts and co-authored several selling books on business strategy.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Lonnie Smith

2,353,780

Gary Guthart

2,466,780

Marshall Mohr

1,916,830

David Rosa

2,564,460

Jerome McNamara

2,369,670

Mark Meltzer

2,602,910

Salvatore Brogna

--

Colin Morales

--

Jamie Samath

2,226,350

Craig Barratt

--

Eric Halvorson

--

Amal Johnson

--

Alan Levy

--

Mark Rubash

--

George Stalk

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Lonnie Smith

328,000 41,281,150

Gary Guthart

194,503 22,503,280

Marshall Mohr

16,000 4,425,280

David Rosa

0 0

Jerome McNamara

84,467 10,033,086

Mark Meltzer

7,875 1,883,190

Salvatore Brogna

0 0

Colin Morales

0 0

Jamie Samath

0 0

Craig Barratt

0 0

Eric Halvorson

0 0

Amal Johnson

0 0

Alan Levy

0 0

Mark Rubash

0 0

George Stalk

0 0
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