Paul LaViolette


SV Life Sciences, Boston, MA

International Commitee Member, MDEpiNet


Mr. LaViolette is the Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer for SV Life Sciences, and was most recently Chief Operating Officer at Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC). During his 15 years at BSC, he served as COO, Group President, President-Cardiology and President-International as the company grew revenues over 20 times. Dr. LaViolette previously held marketing and general management positions at CR Bard, and various marketing roles at Kendall (Covidien). He served on the boards of Cameron Health, Urologix, Percutaneous Valve Technologies and Advamed and currently serves on the boards of CardioFocus, Conceptus, CardioKinetix, CSA Medical, DC Devices, Direct Flow Medical, Thoratec, TransEnterix, TranS1, ValenTx and Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA). Mr. LaViolette received his BA in Psychology from Fairfield University and his MBA from Boston College.