Leadership Team

Rami Elghandour , , , — President and CEO

Rami Elghandour joined Nevro in 2012, has served as Nevro’s Chief Business Officer, and currently serves as President and CEO of the company. Prior to joining Nevro, Mr. Elghandour was an investor with Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (JJDC), where he led several investments including Nevro Series B Financing. During his tenure, Mr. Elghandour served on the Board of Directors of several private companies, including Nevro’s, and led strategic initiatives in the development and management of JJDC’s portfolio. Prior to joining JJDC, Mr. Elghandour worked for Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc. (acquired by St. Jude Medical, Inc.), where he led firmware design and development on several implantable spinal cord stimulators. Mr. Elghandour received a MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and holds a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rutgers University School of Engineering.

Andrew Galligan , , , — Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Galligan joined Nevro in 2010 and is Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Nevro, Mr. Galligan held the same position at OOMA, a consumer electronics manufacturer and VOIP service provider. Prior to that, Mr. Galligan was Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Reliant Technologies, a pioneer of fractional resurfacing skin treatments with aesthetic lasers. Mr. Galligan has also held the top financial executive position at several other medical device companies bringing to Nevro many years of experience in the commercialization of innovative medical therapeutic and diagnostic technologies. Mr. Galligan began his career in various financial positions at KPMG, and Raychem. Mr. Galligan received his degree in Business Studies from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, and he is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

David Caraway, MD, PhD , , , — Chief Medical Officer

David Caraway, MD, PhD joined Nevro in 2014 and serves as Nevro’s Chief Medical Officer. Prior to joining Nevro, Dr. Caraway was the CEO of The Center for Pain Relief, Tri-State, L.L.C., in partnership with St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia. Dr. Caraway has maintained an active medical practice for over 20 years and has held leadership positions in the North American Neuromodulation and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. As a nationally recognized expert in the treatment of chronic pain, he has lectured regionally, nationally, and internationally in the field of Interventional Pain Medicine and authored numerous publications in this field. Dr. Caraway received a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Virginia School of Engineering, an MD from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and a PhD in Biophysics from the University of Virginia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. He also received post-graduate training in Anesthesiology and Pain Management from the University of Virginia. Dr. Caraway is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Doug Alleavitch , , , — Vice President, Quality

Doug Alleavitch joined Nevro in 2015 and serves as Vice President, Quality of the company. Prior to joining the Company and since October 2009, Mr. Alleavitch served as Vice President, Operations and Quality Assurance at AEGEA Medical, Inc., a medical device company, where he oversaw manufacturing and quality assurance procedures. From August 2007 to September 2009, Mr. Alleavitch served first as Senior Director, Manufacturing and later as Vice President, Operations at AngioScore, Inc., a medical device company, where he oversaw AngioScore’s production, supply chain management and manufacturing engineering. From February 2002 to July 2007, Mr. Alleavitch served first as Director, Quality Assurance and later as Director, Operations at Boston Scientific, a medical device company. Mr. Alleavitch received a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University, an MS in Industrial Engineering, and an MBA from the University of Illinois, and an MS in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Richard B. Carter , , , — Vice President, Finance, Corporate Controller

Richard B. Carter joined Nevro in 2014 and serves as Vice President of Finance, Corporate Controller of the company. He has held roles of increasing responsibility in finance and accounting since joining Nevro as Corporate Controller in September 2014. From October 2013 to October 2014, Mr. Carter served as Corporate Controller at ClearEdge Power, Inc., a privately held fuel cell manufacturing company. From December 2011 to October 2013, Mr. Carter served as the Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller at Kovio, Inc., a privately held electronic device manufacturing company. From March 2007 to December 2011, Mr. Carter served as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller at MiaSolé, a thin-film solar panel manufacturer. Previously, Mr. Carter served as the Corporate Controller at PortalPlayer, Inc. and Transmeta Corporation, both publicly traded fabless semiconductor companies. Mr. Carter received a B.S. in Business Administration from California State University, Chico. Mr. Carter is a Certified Public Accountant and began his career as an auditor at Ernst & Young, LLP.

Christofer Christoforou , , , — Vice President, Research and Development

Christofer Christoforou joined Nevro in 2016 and serves as Vice President, R&D. Prior to joining Nevro, Mr. Christoforou served as Vice President, Quality Engineering at Thoratec Corporation, a medical device company where he oversaw the operational, design and supplier quality engineering functions. From October 1999 to December 2014, Mr. Christoforou served in several leadership positions of increasing levels of responsibility at Thoratec Corporation. From April 1993 to October 1999, Mr. Christoforou served as a Manager of Engineering and various Engineering positions for United States Surgical Corporation, a producer of tools for use in surgery. Mr. Christoforou received a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University and a MS in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland.

Michael Enxing , , , — Vice President, Sales

Michael Enxing joined Nevro in 2012 and serves as Vice President of Sales of the company. From 2009 to December 2012, Mr. Enxing served as Vice President of Vertos Medical Inc., a medical device company. From 1990 to 2009, Mr. Enxing held various executive positions at Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (f/k/a Cardio Vascular Solutions (CSI)), a medical device company; Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc. (acquired by St. Jude Medical, Inc.), a medical device company; Stryker Corporation, a medical technology company; and Tecnol Medical Products, Inc. (acquired by Kimberly Clark), a medical device company. Mr. Enxing is a graduate of Iowa State University with a BS in Communications and focus in Business Administration.

Bradford E. Gliner , , , — Vice President, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs

Bradford E. Gliner joined Nevro in 2011 and serves as Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs of the company. From 2008 to May 2011, Mr. Gliner was President and CEO at MitoGuard Neuroscience, Inc., a photobiomodulation medical device company. From 1999 to 2008, Mr. Gliner was Vice President of Research at Northstar Neuroscience, Inc., a medical device company, where he led research on numerous neuromodulation applications. From 1992 to 1999, Mr. Gliner was also a co-founder of Heartstream, Inc. (acquired by Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV), a medical device company that manufactures and markets automatic external defibrillators. Mr. Gliner received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MS in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland.

Michael Hall , , , — General Counsel

Michael Hall joined Nevro in 2015 and is the General Counsel of the company. Mr. Hall was a partner of Latham & Watkins for 16 years prior to joining Nevro, and practiced for a number of years at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, and was a co-founder of Venture Law Group before joining Latham & Watkins. His practice was focused on representation of life science companies primarily in the medical device industry. He also represented underwriters and venture capital firms in both public and private financing transactions. He is a member of the board of San Francisco RBI, a non-profit focused on sports and literacy for underprivileged children in San Francisco. Mr. Hall received his BA from Sonoma State University and his JD degree from the University of California at Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall).

Patrick Schmitz , , , — Vice President, Operations

Patrick Schmitz joined Nevro in 2016 and serves as Vice President, Operations. Prior to joining Nevro and since July 2005, Mr. Schmitz served as Vice President, Operations at Thoratec Corporation, a medical device company where he oversaw all domestic and international operations. From March 2003 to July 2005, Mr. Schmitz served as Vice President, North American Operations at GN ReSound, a medical device company. Mr. Schmitz also held several leadership positions in increasing levels of responsibility at St. Jude from March 1993 through March 2003. Mr. Schmitz holds a BS in Industrial Technology from the University of Wisconsin – Stout.

Neeraj Teotia , , , — Vice President, Marketing

Neeraj Teotia joined Nevro in 2014, and serves as Vice President of Marketing. He has held roles of increasing responsibility in marketing since joining Nevro as Director, Marketing. Prior to joining Nevro, Mr. Teotia served as a Director, New Business Development in the Global Surgery Group at Johnson & Johnson where he was responsible for assessing various licensing and acquisition opportunities. Prior to his role in New Business Development, Mr. Teotia worked in various Marketing, Licensing & Acquisitions and Research & Development roles within the medical device group at Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Teotia received a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.