vTail was born in the spring of 2020 and developed by a founding team with decades of experience in the medical product industry.
The product was initially launched in the US into the Wound Care market, and has expanded into the Dental market, with Orthopedics soon to follow.
After starting his career at Andersen Consulting (Accenture), Barry helped to build Derma Sciences from a $7M gauze and bandage company to an $80M company with a focus on advanced wound care, resulting in its acquisition by Integra Life Sciences. He is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with old friends on a fun, dynamic, market-creating business.
Phil is an experienced medtech entrepreneur (two successful medical device exits, plus an active investment portfolio). He has broad management expertise, with specific interests in design, business development, B2B marketing & IP management. Barry and Phil have been friends for 14 years through Derma Sciences, for which Phil’s most recent business was a key vendor.
Toby spent 18 years at Deutsche Bank in public take-overs, fund raising, IPOs and advising listed companies on corporate strategy. For 6 years headed CICC’s investment banking for Europe. More recently he has built a track record in early stage medtech alongside Phil with whom he’s been great friends with since the early 90’s.
A driven, passionate technologist, founder, impressive team leader & entrepreneur with over 15 years experience across web and native mobile apps. He has a solid sense of product & is capable of thinking across multiple disciplines. BSc in Information Technology, MSc in Innovation Management.
Lynn has skills which have been honed over c.25 years, primarily within an international law firm, a global asset management firm and a leading investment bank, where she has been a managing partner, board director, chief legal officer and chief operating officer. In addition, she has held non-executive directorships in early stage technology companies. Her breadth of experience allows us to build a robust, investable and scalable corporate infrastructure from the outset.
A Pharma/ Med Device veteran of 25+ years, Mike has successfully built and sold two large healthcare advertising agencies. Mike’s passion revolves around understanding clinician’s digital interactions: online purchase habits, media consumption, app usage and user experiences. He is a published author, global keynote speaker and adjunct faculty at several medical and dental universities around the world.
Kay is an experienced business development leader with a passion in carving out new market opportunities - best exemplified by her critical role in helping to establish reimbursement for a then little-known wound pump – Kinetic Concepts’ VAC NPWT System. She will act as a vital interface between companies and clinicians to maximize adoption and utilization, and will leverage her insights with the development team to ensure the platform is evolved in line with the needs of all users.
Jeanne brings 25+ years of Operational and Client Management experience to vTail, managing Client Services and Ops teams in Wound Care, Clinical Trials, Lab-Asset Management, and Dental. Jeanne is happy to be working alongside Barry Wolfenson again, as they shared 7 years together at Derma Sciences, a leading Wound Care company, later acquired by Integra Life Services.
vTail has been built to make the lives of clinicians simpler. We combine decades of experience working with medical professionals with a high-empathy approach to feature design.
Technology is upending the medical sector. And the rate of change is only going to accelerate. vTail puts a technology-first approach at the center of everything we do.
We believe the vTail makes a big difference in the lives of our customers. Our team is moving towards our long-term vision for the product with drive and energy.
CEO, Alira Health
Currently Vice President, Digital and Global Head of Learning and Development, Pfizer.
Secretary AAWC. Director of In-Patient Woundcare, George Washington University Hospital.
Senior Vice President R&D, Chief Technology Officer at MiMedx
Neurosurgeon, President and CEO at Neurosurgeons of New Jersey
Previously Executive President, Zimmer.
Previously VP Sales, Zimmer.
Previously Group President at Medline, Inc.
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