Charles E. Larsen
As a co-founder of Accuitive Medical Ventures, Charlie brings over 35 years of operating experience, as well as expansive technical understanding and experience in the medical device industry. Charlie was a co-founder of Novoste Corporation with Tom Weldon where his efforts as a director and executive were critical to its ultimate success. Charlie co-founded The Innovation Factory and serves as its Vice Chairman. Through his role at The Innovation Factory, Charlie has co-founded numerous companies including: Acufocus, AqueSys, Halscion, LipoSonix, Neuronetics and Sebacia. He holds over 30 issued U.S. and international patents on medical devices.
Before joining Novoste, Charlie held positions with Novoste Puerto Rico, Cordis Corporation, Key Pharmaceuticals and Parke-Davis/Warner Lambert in executive, senior engineering and project management roles. Charlie received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Charlie currently serves as a board member for Acufocus, CardioFocus, Inogen, and Torax. He is also a board observer for Neuronetics.