Michael L. Reo

Michael L. Reo is a 25-year veteran of the medical device industry. Currently, Michael is the Principal of
M. L. Reo Consulting, providing engineering and management consulting services for start-ups to
established medical device manufacturers. For two of his clients, Heart Repair Technologies, Inc. and
Sinopsys Surgical, Inc., Michael serves as the Chief Technical Officer and Vice President of Operations
and R&D, respectively. Prior to starting a full-time consulting business, Michael was an engineer and
leader in medical device companies such as Peripheral Systems Group, Ventritex, Kyphon, Ventrica,
Spinal Kinetics, and HourGlass Technologies. He is also a named inventor on 60 issued US Patents and
over 100 US patent applications. In addition, Michael serves as an Industry Advisor for Biomedical
Engineering Department and Biomedical Engineering Society Chapter at San José State University where
he also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.