Mr. Lukianov joined the Board in December 2016. With more than 30 years’ experience in the orthopedics industry, he is currently the Chairman and CEO of Tissue Differentiation Intelligence, LLC, a privately-held ultrasound spine company. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of NuVasive, Inc. from 2004-2015. Mr. Lukianov was a founder of and served as Chairman of the Board and CEO of BackCare Group, Inc. Prior to this he held a variety of senior executive positions, including President, with Sofamor Danek, Inc., and director of a business unit at Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics that brought limb lengthening technology to the United States from Russia. Mr. Lukianov has previously served on the boards and the executive committees of BIOCOM, a regional life sciences trade association, the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), a national trade association, and the California Health Institute (CHI). Mr. Lukianov also serves on a number of private and non-profit boards.