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Douglas  Godshall
Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Godshall has been the Chief Executive Officer of HeartWare since September 2006. He became a director of HeartWare in October 2006.

Prior to joining HeartWare, Mr. Godshall served in various executive and managerial positions at Boston Scientific Corporation, where he had been employed since 1990, including as a member of Boston Scientific’s Operating Committee, and since January 2005 as President, Vascular Surgery. Prior to that, Mr. Godshall spent five years as Vice President, Business Development, where he was focused on acquisition strategies for the cardiology, electrophysiology, neuroradiology and vascular surgery divisions.

Mr. Godshall has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from Lafayette College and Masters of Business Administration from Northeastern University.