Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> September 13, 2002

Dallas Anderson – Micromed Technology Inc

DALLAS W. ANDERSON has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and as a Director of MicroMed Technology, Inc. since co-founding the company in 1995. MicroMed received the exclusive license for the DeBakey Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) from NASA in 1996. Since then, Mr. Anderson has led MicroMed in successfully bringing the technology to commercial approval in Europe and to clinical trials in the United States. From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Anderson served as President and CEO of Proclosure, Inc., a medical device company involved in laser tissue (wound closure) fusion. From 1986 to 1990, he was President of Davis & Geck, a $240 million medical device products division of American Cyanamid Company. Mr. Anderson has also worked for Baxter Healthcare as Director of Operations, New Products and with Johnson & Johnson in progressive levels of operations management. Profile
TWST: Would you begin by sketching out a few highlights in the history

of MicroMed Technology?

Mr. Anderson: MicroMed Technology was founded in 1995. We founded the

company in order to secure