David Anderson, Advisor

David Anderson’s advice supports PurpleSun in key areas of entrepreneurship and medical devices.

He is currently President and CEO of Gentis, Inc. a clinical stage spinal implant company which he joined in December 2004.  He serves as a non-executive Director for Vision Sciences, and Orteq Ltd, and sits on the Advisory Boards for Mentor Tech Ventures II and the OLK Medical Fund, both early stage Medical Technology Venture Funds.

Mr. Anderson has been a successful serial entrepreneur in the Medical Device field for over 20 years, with a focus on non-traditional Orthopaedics and Biomaterials. He has been a part of the creation and growth of eight Orthopedic organizations.  In addition to his Orthopedic experience, Mr. Anderson also served as CEO of Kensey Nash, and Sterilox Technologies (Disinfection).

Across his career as a hands-on manager in start-up operations, he has raised over $275 million in capital, taken a company through the IPO route onto NASDAQ and has been a part of multiple M&A transactions.  Mr. Anderson began his medical technology career with Schering Plough in operations and general management.

Mr. Anderson received a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University.