Founder | President | CEO
John Kapitan is the President and Founder of Kapstone Medical. John has 20 years of experience in medical device development and commercialization. Prior to creating Kapstone, John was a Founding member of Altiva Corporation, a development stage spinal implant company that was sold to Exactech, Inc. in 2008. His experience also includes AcroMed Corporation, DePuy AcroMed, and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
John received his BSME from Cornell University and MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management. He has designed and managed development for many commercialized products, is an inventor on over a dozen patents and patents pending, and has written multiple industry articles.
John enjoys spending time on his small farm with his large family.