Kevin Klemz joined Silk Road Medical in August 2022 as our Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. Kevin brings over 35 years of legal experience, having spent the last 15 years as Chief Legal Officer to 3 different companies in the medtech sector. Most recently, Kevin served as EVP and Chief Legal Officer at Vyaire Medical, a global leader in the respiratory therapies space. For the 10 years prior to Vyaire Medical, Kevin was Chief Legal Officer at two different high-growth, public medtech companies. Tornier NV was a leader in the orthopedic extremities space prior to its acquisition by Wright Medical in 2015. ev3 was a leader in the peripheral vascular and neurovascular markets before its 2010 acquisition by Covidien plc. Kevin spent the first 20 years of his professional career in the private practice of law at the national law firm of Oppenheimer Wolff and Donnelly (now Fox Rothschild LLP). In the past, Kevin has also served on the Board of Directors of Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. Kevin holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Hamline University and a J.D from William Mitchell College of Law.