Management Team

OmniGuide's management team brings extensive leadership expertise from multiple industries, in organizations ranging from technology start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
Matthew Henderson

Matthew Henderson

President and CEO

Matthew Henderson joined OmniGuide in 2018 as the Vice President of Global Sales. Mr. Henderson brings nearly 25 years of medical device experience, repeatedly demonstrating year-over-year revenue growth across a variety of organizations and surgical specialties with a patient focused approach. Prior to joining OmniGuide, Mr. Henderson served as President and General Manager of 3 Shape, Inc., achieving triple digit growth in capital revenue and procedural usage. Mr. Henderson’s broad experience includes Johnson and Johnson’s Ethicon Division, holding strategic roles in sales leadership, global marketing, finance, national accounts, and Acting Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the disruptive Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery & Urology division, launched 9 new surgical procedures including PMA.

Mr. Henderson holds a B.S. in Marketing from the Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from the University of Delaware.

Sylvia Byrd

Sylvia Byrd

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Byrd joined OmniGuide in April 2019 as the Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Byrd brings more than 25 years of financial leadership experience directing finance, accounting, tax, M&A, legal, operations, IR, HR and IT functions for public, private equity & venture capital backed companies across technology, telecommunications, manufacturing and aerospace industries. Ms. Byrd brings an extensive broad range of hands-on financial and operational expertise which will complement our experienced management team. Ms. Byrd holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Matthew Rice

Matthew Rice

Managing Director

Mr. Rice brings over twenty years of experience including most recently serving as Managing Director of Bionostics, Inc., a Boston based medical device company, where he held complete P & L responsibility across all functions of the business for multiple sites serving the diagnostic medical device industry at large. Prior to his role at Bionostics, Inc., Mr. Rice also served as Vice President of Operations, Director of Manufacturing, as well as Head of Engineering for Bionostics, Inc. Mr. Rice joins OmniGuide with a proven track record of building businesses and operational teams that routinely outperform expectations. He also possesses a passion and drive for implementing strategies that enhance corporate cultures coupled with the development of high performing teams. As Managing Director, Mr. Rice will guide the SBU’s technology innovation strategy as well as oversee daily operations to support the company’s rapid product growth and business trajectory.

Giorgio Brusa

Giorgio Brusa

Vice President of Global Marketing

Mr. Brusa joins OmniGuide with a proven track record implementing and developing global market strategies in the Urology, GYN, ENT, and GI market segments. Most recently, Mr. Brusa served as the Global Marketing Director at Syneron Candela helping to drive the growth of their RF business. Prior to his role at Syneron Candela, Mr. Brusa served as Senior Global Market Manager at MedRobotics leading their robotics effort in the ENT business segment. Mr. Brusa has also held multiple graduating global marketing positions while employed at Olympus, Rivanna Medical LLC, and DuPont Corporation. 

Mr. Brusa will be responsible for worldwide marketing activities with a focus on expanding OmniGuide’s market share in its core business segments through the implementation of brand development activities, technology partnership development, and fostering strategic account relationships with global surgical business leaders.

Carsten Bull

Carsten Bull

Managing Director for the LISA Laser Strategic Business Unit

Mr. Bull joined OmniGuide in January 2019 as the Managing Director for the LISA Laser Strategic Business Unit.  Mr. Bull brings more than 20 years of key leadership experience comprised of medical device technology innovation, operational efficiency and quality systems management with both public and venture backed medical technology firms.  Mr. Bull has held various leadership positions with increasing levels of responsibility at such industry leading companies as Medtronic, Alpine Biomed ApS, Natus, ConvaTec and Teledyne‐Reson.  With a background in engineering and electronics, Mr. Bull has lead numerous successful integrations for acquired early-stage medical technology companies.  Mr. Bull holds a Master’s degree in Electronics from Copenhagen.

David Johnson

Director of Quality Assurance/Regulatory Affairs and Management Representative

Mr. Johnson joined OmniGuide in December of 2019. He brings more than 20 years of experience in Quality and Regulatory Affairs across multiple classes of medical devices. Mr. Johnson has held various rolls of significance with increasing responsibility and leadership in Quality and Regulatory throughout his career. Prior to joining OmniGuide, Mr. Johnson was the Vice President of Quality and Corporate Compliance at Intrinsic Therapeutics where he was responsible for providing strategy and direction for all aspects of Quality and Corporate Compliance activities. Mr. Johnson studied at Bridgewater State University with a focus in General Management.