Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer
Dave J. Rosa joined Intuitive in March 1996 and has held leadership positions in engineering, clinical development, marketing and product development. Mr. Rosa was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer in January 2019. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer from June 2015. In 2014, he was promoted to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer. In 2013, Mr. Rosa assumed the position of Senior Vice President, Scientific Affairs. He has been a passionate supporter and evangelist of da Vinci technology since its inception.
Prior to joining Intuitive, Mr. Rosa contributed to the development of trans-esophageal transducers for Acuson Corporation. Mr. Rosa serves on the board of directors’ compensation committee for Kardium, a private company based in Vancouver, Canada that focuses on the treatment of atrial fibrillation, and for Arterys, a private company based in San Francisco, California focused on using artificial intelligence to improve the evaluation of radiologic images. Mr. Rosa also serves as chairman of the board of the joint venture between Intuitive Surgical and Fosun Pharma based in Shanghai, China.
Mr. Rosa earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo. He also holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. Mr. Rosa holds multiple patents.