Dave Danielsen is CEO of CairnSurgical, a medical device company spun out of Dartmouth College.
He has worked for global medical products companies in several functions and at increasing levels of responsibility, including finance, sales operations, product development, strategic development, marketing, and business unit general management.
His experience has been focused on developing and launching new technologies and products that help improve clinical outcomes for patients, or the workflow and effectiveness of care delivery for physicians and hospitals.
He has developed and managed surgical and minimally invasive devices that brought new cancer therapies to the market, and introduced cancer genetic diagnostic tests and infectious disease diagnostic tests to the market.
Dave received a BS in Civil Engineering from the US Military Academy and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.