By: 6 March 2014

Amedica Corporation, a biomaterials company, have announced the appointment of Jeff White to its Board of Directors.

With more than 35 years’ experience, Mr White has been instrumental in the development and growth of various companies in the surgical device and biomaterial industry. Jeff is currently principal at Medtech Advisory Group LLC, a firm that advises early and mid-stage medical technology firms. Prior to founding Medtech, Mr White served as Global Director of Business Development for Synthes. Previously, Mr White co-founded two medical device companies including Applied Spine Technologies, Inc. where he led efforts to develop innovative spinal devices for patients suffering from spinal injuries or degeneration. He has also held various positions with US Surgical Corporation and Richard Allan Medical Industries, Inc.

“We are fortunate to welcome Jeff as the newest addition to our board of directors,” said Eric Olson, president and Chief Executive Officer of Amedica Corporation. “His extensive background and experience in bringing novel technology solutions to market will help Amedica position ourselves for success as we look to enter new markets with our Silicon Nitride technology platform.”