Board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS) and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (FACFAS).
As founder of Advanced Foot and Ankle Clinics LLP, Dr. Butler brings clinical insight from his 28 years of foot and ankle patient care. Dedicated to helping patients resume active, healthy lifestyles, his experience spans the foot and ankle spectrum and includes in-house fabrication of orthotics and bracing, non-surgical care, diabetic wound management, and complex surgical reconstruction.
His pioneering of Suspension Biomechanics, which includes multiple patents pertaining to motion control and energy return, is borne of medicine’s need to discover disruptive approaches in managing Ground Reaction Force, both for avoidance and management of pathology.
Founder / Chairman
Dr. Barry Butler, DPM
Co-founder who has served in leadership positions at Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific and Medtronic and multiple start up medical technology companies. Recently President and COO for Medovex Corp (MDVX on the NASDAQ exchange). Patrick has also served as a member of the board of directors for several companies in the past and has been a featured presenter in the U.S. and the EU on topics of MedTech startup topics.
Highly qualified and accomplished in the startup space with a proven track record of success in the medical technology field. Patrick is the author of the book “The Inventors Guide for Medical Technology” and is a Fox Business News network contributor.
SubioMed is his eighth start up. He has successfully team raised funding in private and public markets.
CEO / Board Member
Patrick Kullmann, MBA
Co-founder with leadership and consulting roles in consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, medical device, bracing, pedorthics, and foot + ankle implants and devices. Expertise in strategy, marketing management, R&D, sales management, and sales training.
His value creation experience ranges from large consumer brands to disruptive med device technology, including foot and ankle. Brian's approach to innovative technology seeks optimized value creation across all customer segments, including patients, providers, facilities, and payors.
Executive Vice President / Board Member
Brian Bowen, C. Ped, MBA
John Deedrick is an experienced senior executive, a venture investor, board member, a governance expert, a leadership coach and speaker, as well as an early stage company founder and advisor. His career encompasses venture investments in over 50 companies, a board director or board observer role in more than 25 companies, a co-founders role in 20 companies and significant operating roles for multiple businesses. John is Co-founder and Executive Chairman of ActivOrtho, Inc., Co-founder and Director of DyaMX, Inc., Co-founder and Director of CHIP II, Inc. John is also President of CHIP Solutions, a business consulting firm that provides significant value-added services to individuals, private companies and public companies.
John Deedrick, MBA
Martin Emerson is the President and CEO of Monteris Medical. Prior to joining Monteris, Marty spent eight years as the President and CEO of Galil Medical, a private company and leader in the cryoablation systems market. Mr. Emerson was President and CEO of American Medical Systems (AMS), a public urology and gynecology device company with sales of over $500 million. Prior to both Galil and AMS, he held various management positions, both domestic and international, with Boston Scientific and Baxter International. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Incisive Surgical, and Tepha Medical Devices.