Meet our Team.

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Michael Graves

CEO

Michael has spent his entire career in medical devices and pharma and brings more than 20 years operational experience to ViCentra. Michael has led both large operations and small start-ups, ranging from prefilled insulin syringes, insulin pumps, wound care, disposable hospital equipment, ECG monitors and permanent skin fillers. Having worked with diabetes for more than 14 years, 10 of which were spent with Novo Nordisk, Michael brings diabetes business understanding to ViCentra.

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Tim Oakes

Tim Oakes

CTO and Co-Founder

From a young age, Tim could usually be found surrounded by tools and prototypes, building his own boats and rigging elaborate zip lines in his garden. Now an award-winning design engineer, Tim has over seven years’ experience in the medical device field, working on projects as diverse as drug delivery platforms to laparoscopic surgical instruments. Having grown up with a father with Type 1 diabetes, Tim has first-hand knowledge of the challenges of trying to incorporate complex medical devices into daily life and is driven by a deep desire to create products that help make life easier.

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Stuart Welland

CCO

Stuart has 24 years’ experience in the medical device industry holding senior Commercial leadership positions across multiple geographies. This includes 17 years at Medtronic where he led Sales, Marketing and Customer Care teams in their Cardiac Surgery and Diabetes divisions. Stuart brings significant experience in setting strategic vision, maximizing growth of innovative technologies and developing high performing teams including distributor management. Stuart holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business & French from Aston University, England & Ecole Superieure de Commerce, Bordeaux.

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Jorrit Kelderman

CFO

Jorrit is an experienced Chief Financial Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the medtech device industry. He holds an Executive Master in Finance & Control (RC) from Nyenrode Business University and a Master in Economics from VU University. With his in-depth experience in acquisitions, post-merger integration, financing and performance management, Jorrit brings significant international experience from the US, the UK and Japan to the management team at ViCentra.

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Michael Webb

Vice President of Manufacturing

With Michael Webb joining ViCentra, the company gained an engaged leader with 15+ years Class III medical device experience from advanced product development to commercialization. His experience ranges from working with small individual contributors to multidisciplinary engineering teams as well as scaling operations from R&D to commercial manufacturing platforms, in start-up business to most recently as Director of Engineering at Medtronic.

At ViCentra, Michael greatly strengthens the leadership team with his proven track record as a dynamic manufacturing and technical operations leader, adept in Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, Business Development and Strategy Execution.

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