About Us

Convergent Dental, Inc., is a privately owned dental equipment and technology company and developer of Solea®, the world’s first computer-aided, CO2 laser system to ever be cleared by the FDA for both hard, soft and osseous tissue indications. Solea cuts significantly quieter, finer and faster than any other laser-based system in dentistry. Solea’s speed and precision are a result of patented technologies and computer system controls that are unique to Convergent Dental, Inc.

Seasoned entrepreneur/CEO. Founded, funded, built and sold MediVation Inc. to McKesson Corp. in 2000. Served as an investor, advisor and/or board member in several healthcare-oriented startups. Over 30 years of experience in healthcare technology companies.

Education: Columbia University, BA in Economics.

Senior executive with experience ranging from general management and product development to marketing and field operations. Seven U.S. patents in laser technology.

Education: Rensselaer Polytechnic, BS in Engineering; BBI, Master of Theology.

Over 20 years in healthcare and healthcare information technology with a strong record in leading, managing and positioning companies for growth. Co-founded, grew and sold MedVentive to McKesson Corp in 2012.

Education: Bentley College, BS in Accountancy; Suffolk University, MBA.

Product development professional with over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry including established and startup company environments. Team leader from early product concept phases through manufacturing transfer.

Education: Northeastern University, BS in Engineering Technology.

Accomplished sales executive bringing 20 years of experience in business development and sales leadership. Instrumental in the rapid and sustained growth of Align Technology, makers of Invisalign, from 2002 – 2013.

Education: San Jose State University, BA in Communications and Minor in Marketing.

Versatile leader with over 30 years of experience in the adoption of clinical processes and technology by health practitioners in the US, Canada and Europe. Served as a partner, general manager or operating executive with some of the most respected firms in the industry during their periods of most rapid growth.

Education: Keene State College, BS in Biology and Chemistry.

Over 25 years of experience in healthcare companies. Experience with early stage through mature technologies companies with a proven track record of increased sales, operating income, market penetration and customer satisfaction levels.

Education: Westfield State University, BS in Computer Science, University of Strathclyde, MBA.

Bringing over 15 years of product marketing excellence leading medical device portfolios. Rich experiences taking cutting edge medical technologies from a concept to building global brands that change the landscape in healthcare.

Education: Bentley University, BS in Finance, F.W. Olin School of Business at Babson College, MBA

Over 20 years’ experience with manufacturing operations and product development within regulated markets. Serving as a technical leader in providing manufacturing vision with a keen eye for high volume global manufacturing and achieving cost targets.

Education: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, BS in Chemical Engineering Cum Laude

Board of Directors

Will Cowen, Chair

Managing Partner, Long River Ventures

Michael Cataldo

CEO, Convergent Dental

Nathan Monty

CTO, Convergent Dental

Len Hedge

Senior VP of Business Operations, Align Technology

Richard Lazzara

Co-founder, BIOMET 3i

Warren Thaler

President, Gund Investment Corporation

Kelsey Wirth

Co-founder, Align Technology

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Convergent Dental

140 Kendrick Street, Bldg C3

Needham, MA 02494



Twitter: @solea

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