Todd Pope has spent more than 25 years working in key leadership positions within the medical device industry, at both privately held and multi-national companies. His knowledge and deep understanding of the industry, technology, products, market and history contribute to his passion for managing emerging start-ups with disruptive technologies and the potential to drastically improve the current standard of care. Time Magazine named him one of the “50 most influential people in healthcare 2018.”
Todd is the president and CEO of TransEnterix Surgical, a company devoted to pioneering the use of robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery. Previously he served as worldwide president of Cordis, a multi-billion-dollar division within Johnson & Johnson’s medical device business.
Todd received his bachelor’s degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and currently serves on the University’s Kenan-Flagler Board of Visitors, and Educational Foundation Executive Board (Chairman 2017-2019).