scientific advisory board

The Innovasis Scientific Advisory Board provides feedback on this ever-evolving industry.


Innovasis Executive team members


Mike English is the company's Executive Vice President. Before joining Innovasis, Mike was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Amendia Inc. He has over 18 years of experience in the spine sector including executive sales leadership roles with NuVasive and DePuy Spine Johnson & Johnson. He is a graduate of the Wharton Healthcare Executive Leadership Program.


Dave McKean is the company's Vice President of Operations. He has more than 30 years of management experience working at medical device and technology companies. Prior to joining Innovasis in January 2003, Mr. McKean was a Regulatory and Quality Consultant for Physicians Industries.  


Marshall McCarty is the company's Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs at Innovasis.  He has over 35 years experience in the Quality and Regulatory field with medical and In vitro diagnostic devices.  Prior to joining Innovasis in 2009, Marshall was Director of QA/RA at Idaho Technology for five years.


Victor Harmon is the company's Vice President of Sales - West.  Prior to joining Innovasis,  he served in various capacities in the spine industry over the last 15 years beginning with Medtronic-Sofamor Danek in Los Angeles, CA where he spent 4 years as a territory manager.   After which he moved into a Regional Manager position with Blackstone/Orthofix medical and oversaw the West/Pacific Northwest Region for 4 years.


Brian Dukate is the company's Vice President of Sales- East.  Brian has over 25 years experience in the spine industry.  He first started his career as a field rep which lasted for 13 years, Brian was then promoted to a Regional Sales director, he held this position for another 10 years.  Brian was most recently the Midwest Regional Director with Blackstone/Orthofix. While at Blackstone/Orthofix Brian led a high paced sales team that contributed to a rapid sales growth and took the company from private to public.


Ryan Werner has recently returned to Innovasis and currently contributes as our Director of Business Development. He has held multiple Marketing, Operations, Executive Management, and Sales related roles since graduating from Utah State University. Prior to coming to Innovasis he was Executive Director for an international non-profit organization that he helped found. 


on joined the company as a product development engineer in 2006 and has worked as the Engineering Manager since 2010. He oversees all new product development activities. Ron was instrumental in launching the company's first two polyaxial pedicle screw systems. Ron is a native of Utah and holds an Engineering Degree from Weber State University. Ron’s interests include fly fishing, hiking, backpacking, water skiing and mountain biking.


Jason has been with Innovasis since 2007. He has been a rep covering the Utah, Idaho, and Washington territory. Jason is fluent in Portuguese and has helped Innovasis expand into Brazil. He is now the Manager of Sales and Professional Education. He handles tradeshows, cadaveric workshops, and company-wide clinical training. He has a BA from the University of Utah.

Russ joins the executive team after spending the last 3 years in the the Pacific North West as Innovasis' territory manager.  He now serves as the Marketing Director.  Russ has over 10 years experience in sales and marketing positions.  He holds a BA from the University of Utah and recently graduated with his MBA.

Meet the team