Gus Castello

Since 2014, Gus Castello has successfully provided leadership and consulting services to small medical device companies for developing infrastructure and talent during moments of explosive new product growth. Mr. Castello has 30 years of experience in Product Operations for multi-national, medical device companies bringing disruptive technologies to the dental, orthodontics, and conventional and robotic assisted laparoscopy industries including: Sybron Dental Specialties 1995-1991 (acquired by Danaher), United States Surgical Corporation 1992-2002 (acquired by Medtronic), and most recently, Intuitive Surgical, Inc. 2002-2014. Previously, Gus was the Manufacturing Engineering Manager at Sybron (inventors of the first commercially available invisible orthodontic brace), the GM for Caribbean Operations at United States Surgical Corporation (creators of the first successful laparoscopic stapling technology), and SVP of Product Operations at Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (creators of world’s most successful laparoscopic surgical robot, the da Vinci Surgical system). Gus graduated from California State University in Long Beach with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineer.