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Senior Vice President and General Manager
Mr. Wondka was appointed Vice President of Research and Development at Capnia in June 2013, after working as a consultant for the company, and currently serves as SVP and GM. He has held management and executive positions in the medical device industry for over 20 years in large and small companies. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Wondka served as Vice President of R&D, Technology and Clinical Affairs for Breathe Technologies, a developer of ventilation products that address large unmet needs in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and obstructive sleep apnea. From 1997 to 2006, Mr. Wondka was Director of R&D and Vice President of Operations at Pulmonx, where he co-invented and led the early development of the Chartis™ diagnostic system and procedure that is used to guide for endobronchial lung volume reduction, a for the treatment of for emphysema Prior to Pulmonx, Mr. Wondka worked at Pfizer subsidiary Shiley (acquired by Covidien) and Bear Medical (acquired by Carefusion), where he held lead roles in engineering and quality assurance, supporting commercialization activities for market leading cardiopulmonary, ENT and respiratory products. He holds over 40 issued patents, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego.