Eric M. Stone
Chief Executive Officer
Eric M. Stone is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Velano Vascular. A patient advocate since his childhood diagnosis with Crohn’s Disease and a serial healthcare entrepreneur, Stone is a National Trustee of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCF).
Prior to Velano, he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Molecular Health, and earlier in his career launched a series of pioneering interventional cardiology devices for Abbott while based in Brussels, Belgium and California. Stone was a founding member of Model Nʼs (NYSE: MODN) Life Sciences division, where he led marketing and business development. Stone began his career in marketing with Trilogy Software, and has since co-founded social sector programs at Harvard and Wharton. He served for a decade on Harvard University’s Alumni Association (HAA) Board of Directors. Stone is a Director of Vigilant Biosciences and an advisor to 3NT Medical, as well as an investor and advisor to multiple early stage healthcare companies.
Stone received an MBA in Health Care management from The Wharton School, a Master’s from Harvard University, and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. He lives with his wife and two children in San Francisco, California.