William (Bill) Hoffman

William Hoffman

Bill Hoffman has focused on early stage companies with novel devices in new markets. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of Inari Medical, which develops and sells devices designed to address venous thromboembolism disease.

Prior to Inari Medical, Bill served as Chief Executive Officer of Visualase, Inc., which developed and sold laser ablation technology for minimally invasive neurosurgery. The company was acquired by Medtronic for $105M in 2014. Bill also served as Vice President of Sales at FoxHollow Technologies, Inc., helping to build a commercial team and revenue ramp that led to a successful IPO in 2004 and an acquisition by ev3 Inc. in 2007.

Bill’s first early stage med tech experience was as head of sales for RITA Medical Systems, an interventional oncology company that launched a successful IPO in 2000. He spent the early part of his career in various sales roles at Ethicon and Medtronic.