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Sam Privitera is the Chief Technical Officer at AtriCure

Salvatore (Sam) Privitera, JD

Chief Technical Officer

Salvatore Privitera, J.D. has served as our Chief Technical Officer since January 2017. Prior to joining AtriCure, Mr. Privitera served as Vice President of Research and Development at Bard Medical (“BMD”), a division of C.R. Bard, Inc. Prior to his role at BMD, Mr. Privitera worked for AtriCure as the Vice President of Engineering and Product Development for nine years. Prior to AtriCure, Mr. Privitera worked at Ethicon Endo-Surgery, a Johnson and Johnson company, in a variety of research, development and operations roles. Mr. Privitera is a named inventor on over fifty U.S. patents. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the University of Buffalo School of Biomedical Engineering and serves on the Board of Directors of the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Heart Association as well as the Ohio Life Sciences. Mr. Privitera received his B.S. from the University of Buffalo, his M.B.A. from Xavier University and his J.D. from Northern Kentucky University.