Sam has over thirty years experience in design, development and management of medical devices and biomedical engineering organizations.
Currently he serves as the president and CEO of ValCare Medical that was co-founded by him in 2012. ValCare Medical is an Israeli funded company developing novel minimally invasive method and implants for treatment of Mitral Valve disease.
His executive experience include founding and heading the following companies:
Micardia corporation 2005-2012 (co-founder, interim CEO and CTO , Corporate director) Medtronic Vertelink Corporation 2000-205 (Co-founder , president and CEO, Corporate Director) Onset Medical 2002-2012 (co-Founder and board member) Ellipse Medical technologies 2005-2012 (co-founder and board member) Earlier in his career he worked as development , project manager or head of R&D at Johnson and Johnson , Pfizer and Endologix.
Mr. Shaolian is inventor/ co-inventor of over 160 issued or pending US patents in the fields of minimally invasive devices and treatments for various CARDIOVASCULAR, ENDOVASCULAR, SPINE, ORTHOPECICS, EUROLOGY and NEUROLOGY conditions.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) and Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (Msc.)from Tel Aviv University , Israel.