Cameron Piron


Cameron Piron is an industry-recognized leader and innovator in image-guided surgery. Prior to co-founding Synaptive Medical, Cameron was president and co-founder of Sentinelle Medical, a medical device company that developed and manufactured advanced MRI-based breast imaging technologies. Sentinelle grew to over 200 employees and over $20 million in revenues before being acquired by Hologic, Inc. in 2010. Cameron studied systems design engineering at the University of Waterloo, followed by a graduate degree at the University of Toronto in medical biophysics. His awards include the Ontario Premier’s Catalyst Award for Best Young Innovator in 2008; the University of Waterloo’s Alumni Achievement medal in 2009 for leading Sentinelle Medical in researching and manufacturing leading-edge MRI technologies that allow physicians to diagnose breast cancer and other medical conditions faster and more accurately; being named to Canada’s Top 40 Under 40™ list in 2009, which was established by Caldwell Partners and celebrates the achievements of young Canadians in the private, public and non-profit sectors; and being the first Canadian ever to win R&D Magazine’s Innovator of the Year award in 2008. In 2015, Cameron was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People, was recognized for his leadership in 2016 when Synaptive was named Life Sciences Ontario’s Company of the Year, and was named a finalist for the 2017 Bloom Burton Award in recognition of his contributions to the Canadian healthcare industry. He is a member of Synaptive’s Board of Directors.

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