Executive Leadership Team
Daniel A. Pontecorvo, co-founder & CEO
Daniel Pontecorvo is a successful medical device sales & business development executive and entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience of leadership within the orthopedic and spinal device industries. During his extensive tenure at Synthes he was not only recognized as one of the top performers in sales and distribution but was also highly regarded as a key contributor to building the unique Synthes-AO culture.
In 2005 Daniel joined a fledgling Globus Medical as a key distributor, business development partner and investor. He formed L5 Surgical as the exclusive distributor of Globus Spine products in the Mid-Atlantic region. In just 5 years L5 became the top performing distributor within the company with upwards of $35 million in annual sales. He left to start Camber Medical Technologies in 2010 and also co-founded The Institute of Musculoskeletal Science and Education. Daniel is also a partner in Propel Orthopedics as well as Founder, CEO and Founder Investor in Puratec, a medical technology start-up which is developing an anti-microbial catheter utilizing a patented electronically released silver ion technology.
Paul Sendro, Vice President of Sales
Paul brings to the company over 25 years of orthopedic experience and close to 20 years of Spine experience. He has worked at companies ranging in size from Stryker and Synthes to small start-ups as Blackstone, US Spine, Amedica and most recently Pinnacle Spine Group. He has held positions ranging from engineering manager, VP of Sales and Marketing, to COO/CEO. At Stryker, Paul was integral in developing Stryker Japan and later in the integration of Howmedica into Stryker Orthopedics. He also led Blackstone and US Spine to successful exits and helped Amedica to its’ IPO. Paul holds a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from Adelphi University.