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Management Team: Team Members




Founder, President, & CEO

Michael Whitman is the founder and CEO of Micro Interventional Devices, Inc. (MID). Michael has over 35 years of medical device experience at market leading firms including, Johnson and Johnson, Olympus, Synthes and Power Medical Interventions. He previously was the founder and CEO of Power Medical Interventions (NASDAQ; PMII), which was acquired by Covidien Ltd. in 2009. Prior to founding PMI, Michael served in numerous management positions at Johnson and Johnson during his 13-year tenure including Vice President of Sales, Director of Sales and Marketing, Product Development and Product Management. He is the named inventor on over 55 US and foreign patents. He received his A.B. in Business and Economics from Lafayette College and completed graduate work at Wharton, University of Michigan, Harvard Executive Education, and Rutgers University.


Chief Science Officer

Willard Hennemann, PhD has over 40 years of experience in medical device clinical research, R&D, business development and strategic marketing, including management positions at BioSphere Medical, CryoCath Technologies, Medtronic and Cordis Corporation. Dr. Hennemann has authored or coauthored 18 articles and 4 abstracts in peer-reviewed scientific journals and is an inventor on 10 issued US patents. He received his PhD from University of Florida and his B.S. from University of Maryland.



Senior Vice President, Operations

Linda Morgan has over 35 years of experience in medical devices. She has worked in quality, regulatory, manufacturing, and engineering, including management positions at LifeCell, International Technidyne Corporation, Core Essence Orthopaedics, Power Medical Interventions, and Ethicon. Linda has also focused on implementing and maintaining quality systems, achieving ISO 13485 certification and obtaining 510(k) clearance to market for medical devices.  Linda received her MBA in Marketing from the University of Phoenix and her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology


Director of Product Design

Pete Datcuk has over 18 years of experience in medical devices.  He has a twenty five year career in new product design and development.  Pete has extensive experience designing and developing cutting edge devices for Power Medical, Covidien, and Micro Interventional Devices.  He is the named inventor on 43 patents.  Pete received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University.



Director of Marketing

Katherine Whitman has over 10 years of experience in the medical device industry.  She is responsible for all marketing, public relations, events and sales/distribution initiatives at MID.  Previous experience includes PowerMedical Interventions, Evergreen Partners, Inc, and ESPN.  Katherine received her BA from Lafayette College and her MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. 


Director of Clinical Affairs

Jeremy West has over 20 years of experience in clinical operations and regulatory in the US and worldwide.  The large majority of his experience is in medical devices in structural heart, cardiovascular, and neurostimulation therapies for large medical device companies as well as start-ups. Proficiencies include: scientific/technical knowledge, negotiating and communicating with FDA/notified bodies, project management, KOL networking, protocol writing, data collection/analysis, and monitoring.  Jeremy has a BA in Psychology from Reed College and has studied Biological Sciences.

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