Calypso Medical Technologies has named Edward Vertatschitsch, PhD, as the company's president and CEO.
Vertatschitsch, who has served as executive vice president of operations as well as research and development, and is currently interim CEO, has worked with Calypso for seven years. Previously, Vertatschitsch managed hardware development at Palm, where he managed the development of the PDA, after serving as chief scientist at Boeing.
Vertatschitsch earned his PhD in electrical engineering from McMaster University in Ontario. Calypso develops real-time localization technology for tumor-tracking and is headquartered in Seattle.