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Kyphon  (Stock symbol: KYPH ) Acquired by Medtronic (2007 $ 3,900,000,000 )

1221 Crossman Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Richard W Mott (9/02)
President/COO/Operations: Rick S Kline (04/30/2005) ; Robert A Vandervelde (08/31/2005)
General Management: Elizabeth A Rothwell (11/1/02); Mary K Hailey (10/31/2005); Robert E Johnson (06/30/2006)
Finance: Maureen L Lamb (09/18/2006)
Technology: Karen D Talmadge (2004)
Sales/Marketing: Bradley W Paddock
General Counsel/Legal: David M Shaw
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Anthony Recupero*;  Cindy M Domecus*;  Tom Lavey*

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Louis J Lavigne (Genentech CFO) Stephen Campe (Investor Growth Capital) Bess Weatherman (Warburg Pincus) James Treace (J & A Group President) Douglas Kohrs (American Medical Systems President/CEO) Jack W Lasersohn (The Vertical Group) Frank M Phillips (Rush University Medical Center Professor)

Business description: Kyphon has been dedicated to improving patient quality of life through revolutionizing the practice of medicine. Kyphon's mission is to be the recognized global leader in restoring spinal function through minimally invasive therapies. We strive to remain true to our core values of loyalty, trust and respect for others, and to operate an organization based on honesty, integrity and commitment. Kyphon’s on-going research and development efforts have been dedicated to the improvement of the tools available to the spine surgeon thereby improving the treatment and management of spine fracture. Through the development of such medical devices as the KyphX® Xpander Inflatable Bone Tamp the surgeon is able to perform a minimally invasive spine surgical procedure to restore the fractured bone to its original shape.
Partners include: Dr. Harvinder S. Sandhu

Rounds: 1
Recent Fundings:    Dec 2001
Capital raised: 1.8M
Ownership: Acquired by Medtronic (2007 $ 3,900,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: KYPH
VCs include: Warburg Pincus

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Record updated: Jul 2007
Sector: Medical
Year Founded: 1994
Headcount: 501-600 as of Dec 2002
Rounds: 1
Recent Fundings:    Dec 2001
Capital Raised: 1.8M
Ownership: Acquired by Medtronic (2007 $ 3,900,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: KYPH