Daniel A. Pelak

Operating Partner - Consultant

Mr. Pelak joined WCAS in 2008 as an Operating Partner. He focuses on healthcare investments and has over twenty years of experience as a senior executive in the medical technology industry, compiling a successful track record in growing young companies and corporate operating divisions. Mr. Pelak was previously the Chief Executive Officer at InnerPulse, a privately held, early-stage cardiac medical device company with a cutting-edge alternative to traditional cardiac rhythm management devices. Before joining InnerPulse, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Closure Medical Corporation, a publically traded global leader in the development and manufacture of biomaterial-based medical adhesives, until its acquisition by Johnson & Johnson in 2005. He began his industry career at Medtronic, Inc., where he spent more than two decades. His executive assignments there included vice president of US marketing, and later in his career, the world wide responsibility for three different operating divisions as the Vice President and General Manager. Mr. Pelak is a graduate of Penn State University with a B.S. in Biology.

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