Daniel J. Moore
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Dan Moore became President and Chief Executive Officer of Cyberonics in 2007. In 2015 Cyberonics merged with Italy-based Sorin SpA, creating a new entity called LivaNova, of which Mr. Moore serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors. During his tenure at Cyberonics, the Company resumed meaningful epilepsy revenue growth and achieved profitability after approximately 20 years of losses. Net sales for fiscal year 2015 were $292 million resulting in adjusted operating income of $99 million. Under the direction of Mr. Moore and his senior management team, Cyberonics, with approximately 650 employees world-wide, is focused on its core expertise in neuromodulation, other medical devices for epilepsy, and expanding the Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Therapy franchise, which is FDA-approved for the treatment of refractory epilepsy and treatment-resistant depression. He has spearheaded strategic investments in growth areas beyond epilepsy, including chronic heart failure and obstructive sleep apnea. Cyberonics recently received CE Mark for the VITARIA™ System, which provides autonomic regulation therapy for the treatment of chronic heart failure.
Mr. Moore joined Cyberonics from Boston Scientific where he held positions in sales, marketing and senior management in the United States and in Europe. In his last position at Boston Scientific, he served as President, International Distributor Management. Prior to this position, he was President, Inter-Continental, the fourth largest business unit of Boston Scientific with more than 1,000 global employees and revenues exceeding $700 million. Mr. Moore began his career with Procter and Gamble after graduating from Harvard College. He also earned an MBA from Boston University.
In addition to Cyberonics, he serves on the boards of TriVascular, Inc. (TRIV:NASDAQ), GI Dynamics, Inc. (GID:ASX), BrainScope Company, Inc. (Chair), BioHouston Executive Committee, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering Advisory Board at Purdue University, the Epilepsy Foundation of America® and the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) (immediate past-Chair). Past board positions include Smiling Kids, Inc., the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas (past-Chair), the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas – Houston (past-President) and Topera, Inc. (acquired by Abbott).