Vice President, Operations & Engineering
Tracy Maahs is responsible for Somnera’s manufacturing scale-up, operations and engineering. Tracy is a proven leader in Engineering and Operations Management. With nearly 30 years of experience, Tracy has held executive positions in general management, operations and R&D. Tracy has led the development of disruptive technologies in interventional cardiology, orthopedics and endoluminal surgery. Before joining SOMNERA, Tracy was the Chief Operating Officer at USGI Medical, where he led the development and manufacturing scale-up of a revolutionary endoscopic surgery platform, now one of the most successful non-invasive treatments for obesity in Europe. Tracy held senior R&D and product development roles at Volcano Corporation, Embol-X, Arthrocare and Heart Rhythm Technologies. He earned his BSME from Kettering University and is named in over 75 US and foreign patents.