Michi Garrison, VP of R&D, Intervene

The SF Bay Area is one of the most exciting places to develop new medical devices—the combination of academic institutions, creative doctors, inventive engineers, and venture and angel backers willing to take risks, has created the perfect place to innovate. Dan Rosenman was one of the most inventive and prolific engineers I had the privilege to work with, and it is an honor to help continue the culture of medical device innovation in his memory at the Rosenman Institute.”

Michi Garrison has over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry. She is named inventor or co-inventor on over 50 US patents and has led teams to develop ground-breaking new products and procedures. Michi is currently VP of R&D at Intervene, a startup medical device company in the venous disease space. She was most recently co-founder and VP of R&D at Silk Road Medical and has also held executive R&D positions at Heartport and CardioVasc.