Keith has been a leader in the medical technology industry for more than 30 years. He is currently the President and CEO of Nevro Corporation (NVRO). Prior to Nevro, he was named President and CEO of Thoratec Corp (THOR) for the second time in 2014. He led the company’s return to growth, a 2.5x increase in company value and its $3.4 billion acquisition by St. Jude Medical in 2015. He previously served as the CEO, President and Director of Conceptus, Inc. (CPTS) from 2011 to 2013, where he took the company from negative sales growth to over 20% growth, tripled EBIDTA, and led the company’s sale to Bayer Healthcare for over $1.1 billion, a 3x increase in the company’s value prior to his arrival. From 2007 to 2011, He served as Managing Director for TPG Biotech, the $1.1 billion venture capital arm of the private equity firm Texas Pacific Group (TPG). Prior to TPG, he served as CEO, President and Director of Thoratec Corporation from 1996 to 2006, increasing the company’s market value more than 12x, and leading the company from no revenue to more than $200 million in annual revenues. Prior to Thoratec, he held a number of commercial and general management roles with companies including SulzerMedica and American Hospital Supply Corp. He serves as a Director of Vyaire Medical and TherOx, Inc., and he is a former member of the Board of Directors of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG), Kyphon, Inc. (KYPH), Zeltiq (which was acquired by Allergan in 2017), and a number of private medical technology companies.