Focal One - U.S. Leadership

Leadership Overview

Ryan-Rhodes-Focal-One- Chief-Executive-Officer

Chief Executive Officer 
Ryan Rhodes

Mr. Rhodes is a passionate executive with over 30 years of leadership experience in market development in the medical device industry, including 20 years dedicated to medical robotics.  Prior to joining EDAP, Ryan served as the CEO of Restoration Robotics, the global leader in robotic aesthetic medicine where he led the company to a successful merger with Venus Concept Inc. in 2019.  Prior to Restoration Robotics, Ryan spent over 13 years at Intuitive Surgical, the global leader in medical robotics where he was a key architect of the company’s multi-procedure market focus and development efforts, including the successful launch of the global Urology franchise.  Prior to Intuitive Surgical, he spent over 11 years in various management positions in sales, marketing, professional education, and market development at Ethicon Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company.  Ryan holds a B.A in Public Administration from San Diego State University.

Ryan-Rhodes-Focal-One- Chief-Executive-Officer

Chief Executive Officer 
Ryan Rhodes

Mr. Rhodes is a passionate executive with over 30 years of leadership experience in market development in the medical device industry, including 20 years dedicated to medical robotics.  Prior to joining EDAP, Ryan served as the CEO of Restoration Robotics, the global leader in robotic aesthetic medicine where he led the company to a successful merger with Venus Concept Inc. in 2019.  Prior to Restoration Robotics, Ryan spent over 13 years at Intuitive Surgical, the global leader in medical robotics where he was a key architect of the company’s multi-procedure market focus and development efforts, including the successful launch of the global Urology franchise.  Prior to Intuitive Surgical, he spent over 11 years in various management positions in sales, marketing, professional education, and market development at Ethicon Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company.  Ryan holds a B.A in Public Administration from San Diego State University.

Mohan-Nathan-Focal-One-Sr-Vice-President

Sr. Vice President, Market Development 
Mohan Nathan

Mr. Nathan is a medical device executive with marketing, sales and business development experience with innovative companies in urology, surgery and chronic disease management. Prior to joining EDAP, Mohan spent 10 years in positions of increasing responsibility at TransEnterix, which received FDA clearance and commercialized the first new general abdominal surgical robotic system since 2000 in the United States, Europe and Asia. At TransEnterix, Mo led global marketing and clinical sales, and helped lead business development efforts for the $100 million acquisition of SOFAR S.p.A.’s surgical robotic division. Prior to that he was at Intuitive Surgical, the global pioneer in robotic surgery, where he was the Sr. Marketing Manager for urology, and served in a clinical sales role to directly support hospitals and surgeons adopt the daVinci® Surgical System in urology and other surgical procedures. Mo came to Intuitive Surgical after nearly 5 years with Johnson & Johnson in their LifeScan division focused on medical devices in diabetes with roles in brand management and health care professional marketing.  Mo holds a MBA from Duke University with a concentration in health sector management, and a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mohan-Nathan-Focal-One-Sr-Vice-President

Sr. Vice President, Market Development 
Mohan Nathan

Mr. Nathan is a medical device executive with marketing, sales and business development experience with innovative companies in urology, surgery and chronic disease management. Prior to joining EDAP, Mohan spent 10 years in positions of increasing responsibility at TransEnterix, which received FDA clearance and commercialized the first new general abdominal surgical robotic system since 2000 in the United States, Europe and Asia. At TransEnterix, Mo led global marketing and clinical sales, and helped lead business development efforts for the $100 million acquisition of SOFAR S.p.A.’s surgical robotic division. Prior to that he was at Intuitive Surgical, the global pioneer in robotic surgery, where he was the Sr. Marketing Manager for urology, and served in a clinical sales role to directly support hospitals and surgeons adopt the daVinci® Surgical System in urology and other surgical procedures. Mo came to Intuitive Surgical after nearly 5 years with Johnson & Johnson in their LifeScan division focused on medical devices in diabetes with roles in brand management and health care professional marketing.  Mo holds a MBA from Duke University with a concentration in health sector management, and a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Hugo-Embert-Focal-One-Vice- President

Vice President, Marketing and Reimbursement 
Hugo Embert

Mr. Embert joined EDAP in 2008 and has successfully led several key programs in Product Management, Clinical Operations, Marketing and Global Strategy. Through Hugo’s efforts in leading the Regulatory and Market Access strategy, the company achieved FDA clearance in 2018 and Reimbursement for the Focal One Robotic HIFU System in 2019. Prior to joining EDAP, Mr. Embert has managed Research and Development programs and launched different disruptive technology products in the medical and dental industry. Mr. Embert holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering and Image Processing from CPE Engineering School in Lyon, France.

Hugo-Embert-Focal-One-Vice- President

Vice President, Marketing and Reimbursement 
Hugo Embert

Mr. Embert joined EDAP in 2008 and has successfully led several key programs in Product Management, Clinical Operations, Marketing and Global Strategy. Through Hugo’s efforts in leading the Regulatory and Market Access strategy, the company achieved FDA clearance in 2018 and Reimbursement for the Focal One Robotic HIFU System in 2019. Prior to joining EDAP, Mr. Embert has managed Research and Development programs and launched different disruptive technology products in the medical and dental industry. Mr. Embert holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering and Image Processing from CPE Engineering School in Lyon, France.

Scott-Finger-Focal-One-Vice-President-Sales

Vice President, Sales 
Scott Finger

Mr. Finger is an accomplished sales executive with over 20 years of experience driving successful commercial results at leading companies specializing in robotic surgery, including Intuitive and MAKO Surgical (Stryker acquired 2013). Before joining EDAP, Scott served as Vice President of US Capital and Clinical Sales at Augmendics, the pioneer in Augmented Reality Surgery, where he built a team of 30 distinguished sales professionals and lead the company to a $36m Series C raise. Previously, Scott also served as Director of Sales at Synaptive Medical, Urology Sales at Indigo, a division of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, and ACMI. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from San Diego State University.
Scott-Finger-Focal-One-Vice-President-Sales

Vice President, Sales 
Scott Finger

Mr. Finger is an accomplished sales executive with over 20 years of experience driving successful commercial results at leading companies specializing in robotic surgery, including Intuitive and MAKO Surgical (Stryker acquired 2013). Before joining EDAP, Scott served as Vice President of US Capital and Clinical Sales at Augmendics, the pioneer in Augmented Reality Surgery, where he built a team of 30 distinguished sales professionals and lead the company to a $36m Series C raise. Previously, Scott also served as Director of Sales at Synaptive Medical, Urology Sales at Indigo, a division of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, and ACMI. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from San Diego State University.
Tim-Heyer-Vice-President-Service-And-Applications

Vice President, Service and Applications 
Tim Heyer

With more than 30 years of experience in Sales, Service and Clinical Operations in the Urology space, Mr. Heyer brings his solid expertise in leading the company’s technical support and clinical training and applications. Prior to joining EDAP in 2015, Mr. Heyer held several successful leadership positions in Sales and Service as well as managing mobile service operations for HealthTronics and Boston Scientific.

Tim-Heyer-Vice-President-Service-And-Applications

Vice President, Service and Applications 
Tim Heyer

With more than 30 years of experience in Sales, Service and Clinical Operations in the Urology space, Mr. Heyer brings his solid expertise in leading the company’s technical support and clinical training and applications. Prior to joining EDAP in 2015, Mr. Heyer held several successful leadership positions in Sales and Service as well as managing mobile service operations for HealthTronics and Boston Scientific.