Shane Gleason


Mr. Gleason has over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry leading clinical and commercial operations in both public and privately held companies.  Prior to joining InspireMD, he served as Vice President of Sales, Vascular Interventions at Surmodics, a medical device company focused on addressing unmet clinical needs in intravascular medicine.  Prior to Surmodics, Mr. Gleason served in a variety of leadership roles in the interventional medical device space, to include Senior Director, US Transcatheter Heart Valves Marketing for Edwards Lifesciences, a developer of artificial heart valve technologies; Chief Commercial Officer of Nuvaira, a privately held developer of therapies that preserve patient lung health; and Vice President of Sales roles with both Cordis, a Cardinal Health company, and TriVascular Technologies, now part of Endologix.  He began his medical device career with a variety of progressive leadership roles at Abbott Vascular, where he launched the second FDA approved carotid stent system.

Mr. Gleason received his B.S. in Engineering Science and Mechanics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and his M.B.A. from University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business.