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Background Information

Employment History

Co-founder and Managing Member
Cutlass Capital LLC

Managing Member
Cutlass Capital LLC

Director Roles
TranS1 , Inc.

Analyst
Deutsche Banc Alex

Global Head of Health Care Research
Deutsche Banc Alex

Affiliations

Board Member
Beth Israel Hospital

Member, Board of Overseers
Beth Israel Hospital

Founder
Audit Committee

Board Member
TranS1 , Inc.

Board Member
GI Dynamics Inc

Education

M.B.A. degree

Amos Truck School of Business at Dartmouth College

B.A degree
Economics
Dartmouth College

Web References (36 Total References)


Board of Directors | Trans1

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Jon Osgood Jonathan Osgood has served as a member of our Board since March 2002. In 2001, Mr. Osgood co-founded, and is a managing member of, Cutlass Capital, L.L.C a venture capital firm that invests exclusively in the healthcare industry. Mr. Osgood has served as a member of the board of directors of several privately-held medical device companies and as a member of the audit committee and compensation committee of several of such companies. Mr. Osgood is a Certified Financial Analyst and received a B.A degree in Economics from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. degree from the Amos Truck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Mr. Osgood's experience and attributes qualify him to serve on our Board for several reasons. Virtually his entire 38 year business career has been spent in and around the health care industry. From 1984 until 2000, Mr. Osgood led Alex. Brown & sons' and Deutsche Bank's Health Care Research practice, where he advised clients in their health care investing strategy. From 2001 to the present, as a managing member of Cutlass Capital, L.L.C., Mr. Osgood has been investing in privately owned health care companies, primarily in the medical device space. As a result of this experience, Mr. Osgood has broad and deep experience in working with and analyzing health care companies, and has developed a large network of health care company executives, entrepreneurs, physicians, investment bankers and venture capitalists.


GI Dynamics Raises $12 Million in Series B Financing to Address Unmet Needs in Obesity Market

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Jonathan Osgood, Co-founder & Managing Member of Cutlass Capital joined GI Dynamics' Board of Directors.

Obesity rates in the U.S. have increased in epidemic proportions over the past 30 years.According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), today, 31 percent of the U.S. adult population age twenty and over are obese, compared to 14.6 percent in 1971.The U.S. Surgeon General indicates that even moderate weight gain can significantly increase a person's chance of developing heart disease, Type-2 diabetes, sleep apnea, and a whole host of other medical conditions.Importantly, obesity is the second leading cause of preventable death in the U.S.
"The GI Dynamics team has shown considerable momentum in its ability to provide valuable solutions to the obesity market," said Jon Osgood, Co-founder & Managing Member, Cutlass Capital."We look forward to taking an active role in helping the company address the unmet needs of the global obesity market."
Jon Osgood brings 25 years of healthcare experience to GI Dynamics' Board of Directors.He was the Global Head of Health Care Research at Deutsche Banc Alex.Brown and its predecessors from 1984 until 2000.At Deutsche Banc Alex.Brown, he headed one of the largest health care research departments on Wall Street with over 40 professionals worldwide.Currently, Jon also holds Director roles with TranS1, Inc., GRAFTcath, Inc., Nutron Medical, Inc., and is on the Board of Overseers at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston.
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"We look forward to working with Jon and his team as we continue our product development and move toward human clinical studies."


Catalyst Health Ventures - An early stage investor -

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Jonathan Osgood, Co-founder & Managing Member of Cutlass Capital joined GI Dynamics' Board of Directors.Obesity rates in the U.S. have increased in epidemic proportions over the past 30 years.According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), today, 31 percent of the U.S. adult population age twenty and over are obese, compared to 14.6 percent in 1971.The U.S. Surgeon General indicates that even moderate weight gain can significantly increase a person's chance of developing heart disease, Type-2 diabetes, sleep apnea, and a whole host of other medical conditions.Importantly, obesity is the second leading cause of preventable death in the U.S."The GI Dynamics team has shown considerable momentum in its ability to provide valuable solutions to the obesity market," said Jon Osgood, Co-founder & Managing Member, Cutlass Capital."We look forward to taking an active role in helping the company address the unmet needs of the global obesity market."Jon Osgood brings 25 years of healthcare experience to GI Dynamics' Board of Directors.He was the Global Head of Health Care Research at Deutsche Banc Alex.Brown and its predecessors from 1984 until 2000.At Deutsche Banc Alex.Brown, he headed one of the largest health care research departments on Wall Street with over 40 professionals worldwide.Currently, Jon also holds Director roles with TranS1, Inc., GRAFTcath, Inc., Nutron Medical, Inc., and is on the Board of Overseers at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston.

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"We look forward to working with Jon and his team as we continue our product development and move toward human clinical studies."


Advanced Technology Ventures :: Press Releases

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Jon Osgood, the current Chairman of the Audit Committee will remain on the Company's Board and as a member of the Audit Committee.

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"I would like to extend our sincere gratitude to Jon Osgood for his work in establishing the Audit Committee and serving as Chairman from its formation through our Initial Public Offering to Joe's appointment."


Board of Directors

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Jonathan W. Osgood, C.F.A. Managing Member, Cutlass Capital

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