Silicon Flatirons presents Scott Drake as our featured entrepreneur.
Entrepreneurs Unplugged is a meeting place where faculty, students, and community members learn about and get involved in entrepreneurship. In particular, the program offers students, faculty, and the Front Range startup community an opportunity to learn how a successful startup is created as well as an opportunity to network. Each Entrepreneurs Unplugged meeting features food, drink, and most importantly an experienced entrepreneur to discuss his/her startup experiences.
Scott is a proven leader in the medical device space. He is currently the President and CEO of ViewRay, an MRI-guided radiation therapy company with leading technology. Previously, Scott was President and CEO of Spectranetics, a publicly traded medical device company that was sold to Royal Philips for $2.2B. Prior to Spectranetics, he spent 17 years in leadership positions within numerous health care business units at Covidien, including President of Covidien’s Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions Global Business. Drake serves as Chairman of the Board for AtriCure (NASDAQ: ATRC) and is also on the Board of Directors for The Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZAYO). He also serves as Chairperson of the AdvaMed Radiation Therapy Sector. In 2014, he was named an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year.