Jim has over 35 years of experience in the healthcare industry as an operating executive and director. He is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Phraxis, Inc., an early stage medical device company. Jim was most recently the Board Chairman of Vital Images (VTAL), which was acquired by Toshiba Medical Systems in June 2011. From December 2005 to November 2008, Jim was President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Myocor, a medical device company. He was previously CEO and a Director of Pulmonetic Systems; CEO and a Director of Angeion, a publicly traded medical device company; and CEO and a Director of Aequitron Medical, a publicly traded manufacturer of medical devices. Prior to that, he spent 15 years with American Hospital Supply Corporation/Baxter Healthcare, including serving as President of their Hospitex and Respiratory/Anesthesia Divisions.