President and Chief Executive Officer
Derek Lewis serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for Checkpoint Surgical. Joining Checkpoint in 2018 as Vice President of Operations and R&D, he built a strong Product Delivery team tasked with expanding the company’s product portfolio. Under his leadership, the team has released several new nerve care devices to the market with a robust product pipeline on the way.
Founder and Executive Advisor
Len Cosentino is the Founder and Executive Advisor to Checkpoint Surgical. He served as President & CEO from the company's founding in 2009 until July of 2022. Len was recognized as Dealmaker of the Year by the Smart Business Dealmakers in 2022 and as a Rising Star by Smart Business Magazine in 2013. Prior to founding Checkpoint Surgical, from 2006 to 2009, Len served as Vice President of Business Development and General Counsel with NDI Medical, a medical device development company where the Checkpoint technology was originally developed.
Chief Commercial Officer
Rick DiBlasi serves as Chief Commercial Officer for Checkpoint Surgical. He previously held the position of Vice President of Sales & Marketing from March 2019 to March 2022. Immediately prior to joining Checkpoint Surgical, Rick was Executive Vice President of Global Commercial Operations at Biom’Up, a French biomaterials manufacturer.
Chief Financial Officer
Laura Keck serves as Chief Financial Officer for Checkpoint Surgical. Laura has spent her career advising and holding leadership positions in high-growth companies, ranging from early stage to middle market. Beginning her career with an international public accounting firm, she has also worked for a health care consulting firm as an advisor to hospitals and medical group practices.
Senior Vice President of Clinical Services
Kevin Scanlan serves as Senior Vice President of Clinical Services for Checkpoint Surgical. Kevin was part of the initial development and launch team for Checkpoint Surgical in 2009. He served as Director of Clinical Training and Education from 2009 through 2014, and then served as Vice President of Clinical Services until March of 2022.
Senior Vice President of Development
Don Hubbard joined Checkpoint in 2010, serving first on the Board of Directors and then joining the executive management team in June of 2012 as Vice President of Sales & Marketing, a position he held until October 2017. Don is now Senior Vice President of Development, a position in which he oversees the company's international sales distribution and investigates the feasibility of Checkpoint use in alternative fields of medicine.
Vice President of Engineering
Ben Cottrill serves as Vice President of Engineering for Checkpoint Surgical. He previously held several product development roles at Checkpoint Surgical, including most recently, Director of Product Development. Prior to joining Checkpoint Surgical in 2019, Ben served in product development and quality leadership roles in the medical device industry. In each of these roles, Ben helped guide medical devices of all classes through the entire development cycle, from concept through development, to regulatory approval for both CE Mark and FDA clearance, to manufacturing and commercialization.