Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Brian Stewart is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tally Surgical, Inc. Prior to founding Tally, Brian was the Managing Member of Innovo Ventures, a healthcare focused investment firm. Previously, Mr. Stewart was the General Manager of Patient Safety at Stryker where he was responsible for the integration of Stryker’s acquisition of Patient Safety Technologies (OTC:PSTX) and the overall operations of that business including the SurgiCount Safety-Sponge™ System retained sponge prevention solution. Prior to Stryker, Brian was the Chief Executive Officer of Patient Safety Technologies where he drove the growth of SurgiCount and the ultimate exit of that company to Stryker. After being appointed as CEO of Patient Safety Technologies, Mr. Stewart led a successful restructuring of the company’s board of directors and management team and drove an operational turnaround which resulted in considerable growth in market penetration, reported revenues, profitability and significant shareholder value creation. During his tenure as CEO, Patient Safety Technologies achieved 850%+ growth in its customer base, successfully expanded into 6 of the top 10 U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll recipients and added numerous IDN wide adoptions including the largest hospital system in the U.S. Mr. Stewart was the co-founder and CEO of SurgiCount Medical and co-inventor of the marketing leading surgical sponge counting technology, the SurgiCount Safety-Sponge™ System. Additionally, Brian has over 10 years of investment and investment banking experience at Credit Suisse, CIBC and Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette.