Nitin has over two decades of medical device development and leadership experience. Currently, he is President and CEO of Supira Medical, a Shifamed portfolio company. Previously, he served as Vice President of Research and Development for Medtronic’s Neurovascular business and a member of its management board. In this role, Nitin was responsible for the strategic growth through new product development for the global business, which included therapies for treating ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes. Prior to Medtronic, Nitin served as the Vice President of Research and Development at Altura Medical (acquired by Lombard Medical), as well as Director of Research and Development Engineering at Cordis Corp, a Johnson and Johnson company; acquired by Cardinal Health. Early in his career, Nitin was with W.L. Gore & Associates, holding roles of increasing responsibility within new product development, engineering operations and marketing. Nitin is an inventor / co-author on several patents and publications. Nitin holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, with research focus in Cardiovascular Biomechanics, from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.  Additionally, he holds an M.S. from the University of Oklahoma and an Executive MBA from San Jose State University.