Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> March 19, 2012

Positron Corporation – Patrick G. Rooney

Patrick G. Rooney was elected Chairman of Positron Corporation in 2004 and has served as Chief Executive Officer since 2009. He brings an extensive financial and management background, focusing on early-stage growth companies. Mr. Rooney has led Positron through refocusing its core competencies, objectives and the development and execution of sales and growth strategy. He serves on the board of directors of Positron's development and manufacturing joint venture, Neusoft Positron Medical Systems Co., Ltd. Since March 2003, Mr. Rooney has been the Managing Director of Solaris Opportunity Fund L.P., Positron's largest investor. From 1985 to 2000, he was a Member of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange, and the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. From September 1998 to March 2003, Mr. Rooney was the Managing Director of Digital Age Ventures, Ltd., a venture capital investment company that focused its investments in medical and technology companies. Profile
TWST: Would you provide us with a short overview and profile of the Positron Corporation?

Mr. Rooney: Positron Corporation (POSC) is a leading molecular imaging health care company providing