Founder and Principal Consultant of Medical Technology Consulting Services
Mr. Maroney is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Medical Technology Consulting Services (MTCS). He provides management consulting services and expertise to CEO’s of emerging medical technology companies as well as venture investors attracted to opportunities in medical technology and specialty pharmaceuticals.
Mr. Maroney most recently served as President, CEO and Director of ForSight VISION 5 a clinical development stage specialty pharma, Ophthalmology Company focused on sustained release of medication to the anterior eye.
Prior to VISION 5, and since 2003, John served as a Managing Member of Delphi Ventures, a healthcare focused venture capital firm with more than $1.1B in capital raised and deployed across eight funds. John concentrated on early stage Medical Device and Diagnostic companies. Representative Board involvement included Acclarent, Inc. (a.b. Johnson & Johnson: JNJ), Aragon Surgical (a.b Aesculap/B.Braun), Arbor Surgical Technologies (a.b. Medtronic: MDT), EBR Systems, InnerPulse, Inc., Lutonix (a.b CR Bard: BCR), Primaeva (a.b. Syneron: ELOS), Pivot Medical (a.b Stryker: SYK) and VytonUS.
Prior to joining Delphi Ventures, John was President, CEO and Chairman of EndoTex Interventional Systems, Inc. a development stage, venture backed, Start-up Company dedicated to the commercialization of carotid artery stents. EndoTex was acquired by Boston Scientific Corp. in 2007.
From 1988 to 1997, John held a variety of senior management positions at Cardiovascular Imaging Systems (CVIS) and Boston Scientific including President of EP Technologies, Inc., and Vice President and General Manager for Cardiovascular Imaging Systems. While at CVIS, John was a key member of the senior management team during the Company’s IPO and eventual acquisition by Boston Scientific Corporation.
Prior to CVIS, John held increasingly responsible management roles at Abbott Laboratories via their acquisition of Oximetrix, Inc. Mr. Maroney also currently serves on the Advisory Boards for the College of Engineering and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis.
John earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Davis, CA, and is married to Sarah Bryan. They live in Woodside, California.