Elan Kelso

Evan Kelso

Chief Executive Officer

Evan Kelso brings 20 years of successful experience in clinical sales and marketing to lead the commercialization efforts for the Xenocor product line.

During his tenure in the industry he worked for several major healthcare companies including United States Surgical/Medtronic garnering extensive and broad clinical training in multiple surgical fields. At DePuy Synthes Spine he received advanced training which specialized and deepened his clinical knowledge regarding the complexity and interrelationships for technologies and processes in the neurospine market.  His job was to introduce innovative products and solutions into the operating room to advance surgical procedures and optimize outcomes for patients.

Through working very closely with doctors and hospital administrators, he developed comprehensive insider-knowledge for best practices in hospital management and procurement operations, surgical procedures and OR functioning, business and financial analytics/revenue stream, as well as a keen understanding of the product landscape and competitive arena. These insights, along with key relationships he has nurtured, will be brought to bear, ensuring the success of Xenocor.

In addition, he is properly trained and clinically proficient to support the specialties of general, trauma, GYN, Bariatrics, laparoscopy, CVT and neurospine surgical processes and procedures.

Prior to his leadership position at Xenocor, he founded Vortex Medical, a national imaging focused disposition company.