Team 2018-11-09T22:52:46+00:00

CorFigo’s Mission, Simply Described, is Embedded in the Translation of Our Company Name.

(‘Cor’: heart + ‘Figo’: fix, repair, in Latin)

We aim to fix hearts that are not working properly, using creativity and technology.

Jason Sperling, MD, FACS

Founder and President/Chief Scientific Officer

Jason Sperling, MD, FACS is the founder and President/Chief Scientific Officer of CorFigo, Inc. Dr. Sperling is a board-certified cardiac surgeon and innovator whose specialty interests and activities include a strong concentration on the treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders and other conditions. His observations and experience have led current industry leaders to modify their approaches to the treatment of these conditions. Dr. Sperling has also created intellectual property focused on devices and methods for cardiac repair and restoration.

jason@corfigo.com

Deron Siddons

Chief Executive Officer

Deron Siddons is the CEO and co-founder of CorFigo, Inc. He is a veteran of the international financial markets with over 25 years experience. Postings have included Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. He has also worked extensively in all major financial centers within Europe. As a serial entrepreneur he has been involved in several successful Fixed Income and Treasury Management start-up companies. Now, as a recipient of a new medical treatment developed by Dr. Sperling, he is focusing his entrepreneurial energies on CorFigo, Inc’s corporate growth and future product offerings.

deron@corfigo.com

Jeanne Forneris

Senior Vice President, Strategy and General Counsel

With more than 30 years of strong legal and strategic experience at leading medtech companies and top-tier law firms, Forneris most recently served as Senior Vice President, Strategy and General Counsel of Bioventus LLC, an orthobiologics company. She previously served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for American Medical Systems Holdings where she led the legal, compliance and health care affairs teams. Prior to joining American Medical Systems Holdings, Forneris was Vice President of Strategic Investments for Medtronic Inc., leading the technology and IP investment and acquisition strategies in support of its Cardiac Rhythm Management business unit. For eight years she served as Vice President and Senior Counsel for Medtronic. She has also served as Vice President and General Counsel for a large construction company and was a private practice attorney. Jeanne Forneris received her Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota, and a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in political science and history from Macalester College.

jeanne@corfigo.com

Laurie Lewandowski, MBA

VP Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

Laurie Lewandowski  is an experienced regulatory affairs and quality assurance professional with over 25 years of experience in both global corporations (Guidant – now Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Wright Medical) and start-ups  (including r4 Vascular, Radux , APT-Medical, Pillar Palatal, Aqure Medical).  Her expertise in supporting design, development, manufacturing and quality management has led to approvals and clearances of a variety of medical devices and successful audit outcomes. Laurie has a Bachelor of Arts in Physics from Hamline University and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas.

laurie@corfigo.com

Eric Meisner

Chief Financial Officer

Since 1999, Eric has been involved in the Financial operations of businesses in several different fields. Since then, he was CFO of two different firms before joining Fractional Finance where he serves as a Managing Partner. Eric’s experience as a CFO in small and middle market private companies offers expert value to companies looking to grow while maintaining strong financial capabilities. He has a strong understanding of company evolution and brings a wealth of successful experience to CorFigo. Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from UMass Amherst and an MBA in Finance from Iona College. 

Eric@corfigo.com

J. Thomas Svinarich, MD, FACC, FHRS

Electrophysiology/Interventional Cardiology

Since 1986, Dr. Svinarich has been practicing both interventional cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology at Colorado Heart & Vascular. After graduating from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, he attended medical school at Ohio State University and trained in medicine, cardiology and electrophysiology at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center in Denver and Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco.

Dr. Svinarich is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology. His professional passion is the treatment of atrial fibrillation. He has a large clinical experience with ablation procedures since 1991 and cryoballoon ablation since 2010. He is active in teaching and clinical research. He has been a proponent of cryoballoon ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and scar directed substate ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation. He believes that it is also important and rewarding to apply a Functional Medicine approach to treat the underlying causes of atrial fibrillation.

tom.svinarich@corfigo.com