John Tighe, President & CEO

John R. Tighe serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of ZipLine Medical. Prior to joining ZipLine, he was the CEO and President of PEAK Surgical, Inc. from 2006 to 2011.  He was the first employee and also served as a Director of PEAK Surgical until their acquisition by Medtronic in 2011.  Mr. Tighe has over 25 years of experience in the medical device industry and has worldwide 

commercialization experience in several medical specialties, including orthopaedics, cardiology, ENT, and general surgery. Prior to PEAK Surgical he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of all business units for ArthroCare Corp, where he worked for eleven years. Mr. Tighe holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland.