Waypoint Orthopedics, Inc., an emerging growth medical device company focused on surgical solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders, announced today that it has appointed Andrew Iott to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Iott brings over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry, having worked in various product development and executive functions throughout his career. Most recently, Mr. Iott was the Senior Vice President of Global Product Development at Globus Medical. Mr. Iott co-founded Globus Medical in 2003 and helped grow the business to a multi-billion-dollar global medical device firm. Currently, Mr. Iott is an advisor and investor to various life science companies.
“We are pleased to welcome Andrew to Waypoint’s Board of Directors,” said Jeffrey F. O’Donnell Jr., Waypoint’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Andrew’s passion and experience in developing life-saving spinal technology will provide Waypoint with yet another layer of knowledge and expertise as we continue to develop the Waypoint GPS™ platform. Andrew’s knowledge and skills are highly complementary to our high-performance team.”
Mr. Iott stated, “I’m very excited to join the team at Waypoint and help bring innovative products to market. Offering physicians a solution for accessing real-time information during surgery is a key step to improving clinical outcomes. I fully believe Waypoint will be able to deliver this.”
Mr. Iott earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University. He currently sits on the board of Synergy Biomedical, IC Surgical, and HAPPY Spine.