Aaron Call

Commercialization Partner Owner, Jaunt LLC

Aaron Call

Commercialization Partner Owner, Jaunt LLC

Aaron has spent his entire career in medical device startups. After graduating from Arizona State University with a BS in biomedical engineering he began his career engineering medical technologies, including exoskeleton robots and cardiovascular catheters. Aaron joined Ulthera as the seventh employee and was instrumental in the development and growth of the company. While there he developed six products and launched them globally. He also led all roadmap efforts including evaluating business cases and target markets to drive product innovation. Ulthera was acquired by Merz in 2014 for $600 million. Following Ulthera, Aaron founded MediCoventures to serve as an incubator for new medical technologies. As partner at MediCoventures he attracted over 400 new medical device concepts and evaluated them for potential investment or advised them on strategy. He developed a proprietary Fundability Criteria Worksheet, designed to both objectively evaluate investments and to drive entrepreneurial strategy. Aaron led all marketing, fundraising, R&D and strategy efforts and personally founded and funded four startup entities. Aaron continued his passion for medical device startup incubation as senior vice president at Telluride Medical Partners. While at TMP, he established the company’s quality system, achieved regulatory clearances (510k and CE) and managed the company’s upstream marketing and R&D departments, all towards the growth of five new startup companies. Aaron continues his passion for startups and entrepreneurship as owner of Jaunt LLC, where he provides consulting services and continues to start new companies. He brings an experienced, upstream vision to any startup concept, company or client he works with. He loves speaking with and constructively building up entrepreneurs every opportunity he gets.

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