Board of Directors

Clyde Taylor
Chief Executive Officer
OregonHeart, Inc.
Clyde served as Chief Operating Officer of the Knight Cardiovascular Institute at Oregon Health & Science University before OregonHeart’s founding in January 2014. Previously, Clyde was Chief Operating Officer at the Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center (the country’s only independent non-profit organization bringing together basic and clinical research, clinical trials, and comprehensive care for people living with Parkinson’s disease, under one roof), and Consulting Chief Financial Officer for The Brenner Group, a consulting firm specializing in financial services for the tech industry. He is a graduate of Michigan State University.

Daniel Dorsa
Daniel Dorsa, PhD
Senior Vice President for Research
Oregon Health & Science University
Dr. Dorsa is an experienced research administrator and scientist, and the Senior Vice President for Research at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). He administers and coordinates academic research at OHSU’s three schools and helps develop the agenda for building OHSU’s research capacity.

Philip Silver
R. Philip Silver
Non-Executive Co-Chairman of the Board
Silgan Holdings Inc.
Phil is co-chairman and co-founder of Stamford, Connecticut-based Silgan Holdings, a firm he has served as a director since its inception in 1987. Silgan is a leading supplier of rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products. Previously, Phil was a consultant to the packaging industry, and was president of Continental Can Company from 1983 to 1986.

Larry Stotts, PhD
Executive Vice President, Research and Development
Micro Systems Engineering, Inc.
Dr. Stotts is a native of Dallas, Texas and a recognized innovator and pioneer in the implantable medical device industry. He holds advanced degrees in electrical engineering and physics from Texas Tech University, together with an academic appointment of Adjunct Professor of Engineering and Computer Science with Texas A&M University, and has over 50 international patents and 40 technical publications in the field of low power, implantable medical device therapy and technology. He is a Registered Professional Engineer since 1981 and an active member of IEEE, AAMI, HFSA, Heart Rhythm Society, and North American Neuromodulation Society. Dr. Stotts is currently Executive Vice President, Research and Development at Micro Systems Engineering, Inc. (MSEI) with operations in both Portland, Oregon and Texas. MSEI is a vertically integrated supplier of high reliability microelectronics manufacturing, innovation, research, and design for advanced implantable cardiac and neurological medical devices. His previous experience includes executive and R&D positions with Motorola, Inc. and Intermedics, Inc.