President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Peurach has served on the Board of Directors of Ekso Bionics since January 2012. Since 2011, Mr. Peurach has been the Executive Vice President, Products for SunPower Corp (NASDAQ: SPWR), where he is responsible for all aspects of SunPower’s PV modules and residential, commercial and utility PV systems. Prior to this role, from 2009 to 2011, Mr. Peurach served as Executive Vice President, Research and Development for SunPower, where he led the research and development efforts of the PV Cells, Modules and Systems. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Peurach was the Vice President of the Advanced Product Development Group, and from 2007 to 2008, Mr. Peurach was the Senior Director of Product Development at SunPower. Prior to SunPower’s acquisition of PowerLight in 2007, Mr. Peurach served as PowerLight’s Vice President of Product Development. Earlier in his career, Mr. Peurach was a strategy consultant for Mercer Management Consulting and director of engineering at Berkeley Process Control, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University, a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master of Business administration, finance and entrepreneurship from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Scheder-Bieschin joined Ekso Bionics in January 2011 as its Chief Financial Officer. From November 2009 until he joined Ekso Bionics, Mr. Scheder-Bieschin was an independent consultant for a number of emerging technology companies, including Ekso Bionics. From March 2007 to October 2009, he was co-founder and CEO of Barefoot Motors, a designer and manufacturer of electric all-terrain vehicles. From October 2005 to February 2007, Mr. Scheder-Bieschin served as President of ZAP, a publicly-traded distributor of electric vehicles. From August 1997 to March 2004, Mr. Scheder-Bieschin lived in Frankfurt, serving in senior investment banking roles for BHF-Bank, ING Barings and Deutsche Bank. Mr. Scheder-Bieschin received his BA in economics from Stanford University. He attended New York University and Stanford University’s Executive Program.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. DeLonzor joined Ekso in October, 2015 as Vice President of Operations responsible for leading Research and Development, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, and Regulatory Affairs. Mr. DeLonzor’s 25-year career commercializing innovative medical products spans a broad range of organizational settings from early stage start-up through Fortune 500. Most recently Mr. DeLonzor was the President of Halt Medical leading a team to develop an alternative to hysterectomy, establishing clinical evidence and new insurance coverage for the minimally invasive procedure. Mr. DeLonzor holds an MBA and earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Sacramento.
Chief Marketing Officer
Mr. Davault joined Ekso Bionics in March 2015 as Vice President, Global Marketing, where he drives global commercialization efforts for EKSO GT and manages the customer-facing departments of the medical business. Prior to joining Ekso Bionics, Mr. Davault was the Vice President of Global Market Development at Given Imaging, now part of Medtronic, where he was responsible for creating and executing the go-to-market strategy for PillCam COLON Capsule Endoscopy. He also led corporate strategy and in his last role managed the PillCam franchise. Mr. Davault served in various sales and marketing roles with St. Jude Medical, Kimberly-Clark Healthcare, and Standard Register, and has over 25 years of experience in health care sales and marketing.
Mr. Davault received his MBA from Georgia State University and his BS in Marketing from Indiana University.
Vice President of Sales, Americas
Mr. Babini brings more than 20 years of diverse medical device sales experience to Ekso. Most recently, he served as Global Vice President, Sales and Market Development at Medtech Surgical from 2014 until its acquisition by Zimmer Biomet in 2016. Prior to that, he served as Regional Vice President of Sales at Intuitive Surgical, Inc., where he contributed to a substantial acceleration of robotic adoption and helped develop the sales training program during his 10 years with the company. He previously served in various sales leadership roles at U.S. Surgical Corp. Mr. Babini earned a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Eastern Michigan University.
Managing Director, Ekso Bionics Europe GmbH
Mr. Stief has more than 20 years of global sales, marketing and general management experience in the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy. Previously he was the VP, International Marketing and Managing Director at EndoChoice GmbH, leading product and service marketing in Asia-Pacific and European key markets. Prior to this he was VP of Sales & Marketing EMEA at Given Imaging, where his responsibilities included Canada, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Sales & Marketing Manager EMEA at Pentax Medical Europe, where he focused on direct sales in France & Benelux and market development for GI endoscopy. He has also worked as a Sales Engineer at Siemssen & Co working as Distributor Sales Manager for Carl Zeiss products in India, and as Product Manager (anesthesia) at Hoyer Medizintechnik.
Chwee Foon Lim
Chwee Foon Lim has more than 20 years of international experience in Healthcare & Life Science sector, having worked and lived across major geographies as Asia, Europe and the Americas. Prior to joining Ekso Bionics, she was Head of Healthcare for The Linde Group, Asia Pacific, where she led the Healthcare business growth for Asia. Linde Healthcare is a global leader specialising along an integrated respiratory care path which combines pharmaceutical gases, medical devices and clinical services from hospital to home. Prior to Linde, she held various general management roles with Syngenta, based in London. Her career experience also included M&A and public listings with Arthur Andersen and various commercial and market entry roles with Exxon. She holds an MBA (with Distinction) from INSEAD, France, and B Accountancy (First Class Hons) from the National University of Singapore.
Vice President, Clinical
Mr. Musick is the Vice President of Clinical Services and joined Ekso Bionics in December of 2010. He is a physical therapist with over 20 years of clinical experience specializing in the field of spinal cord injury. Prior to working at Ekso Bionics, Mr. Musick was the Director of Physical Therapy at Craig Hospital in Englewood, CO and worked over 14 years at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center as the PT Supervisor of spinal cord injury. He currently serves on the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Quality of Life Programs (QOL) Review Board and is a member of The Academy of Spinal Cord Injury professionals.
Bianca Clinch Momand
Vice President, Sales North America
Mrs. Momand joined Ekso Bionics as part of the sales team in 2012. Her role transitioned to the Director of Customer Experience and sales support in 2013, and she took over as VP of Sales, Americas in 2016. Prior to starting at Ekso Bionics she served as a Clinical Sales and Support representative for a leading functional electrical stimulation company. With over 12 years experience as a Spinal Cord Injury Exercise Specialist, she helped develop and grow SCI wellness programs around the country.