Michael DeMane was CEO of Nevro Corp from 2011 to 2016 when he assumed the role of executive chairman; in January 2017, he became chairman of the Nevro board. Michael is a board member for medical technology startups Cardionomic and Rotation Medical, and has served as independent director of eResearch Technology, Inc., a public company specializing in contract research clinical services. Prior to Nevro, Michael was chief operating officer of Medtronic, Inc. and prior to that was Medtronic’s senior VP and president: Europe, Canada, Latin America and Emerging Markets and senior VP and president: Spinal, ENT and Navigation for Medtronic. Michael has held a variety of executive positions with Interbody Technologies, a division of Sofamor Danek, Inc.; Smith & Nephew Pty. Ltd; and Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics. Michael earned a B.S. in Chemistry from St. Lawrence University and an M.S. in Bioengineering from Clemson University.