Alan Crunkleton is a partner in the Orange County practice of Hardesty, LLC. Alan Crunkleton has over 35 years of experience building companies from concept through to commercialization, establishing regulatory approvals, reimbursement channels and global distribution. His expertise includes nuances of medical device go-to-market strategy with deep understandings of physician behavior and motivation. As cofounder, President and CEO of Correx, Inc, he led development and commercial introduction of a new implantable device for the treatment of aortic valve stenosis. As President and CEO of TriFoil Imaging, he led the turnaround of this preclinical imaging equipment manufacturer. He started his career by spinning his PhD work out of MIT to commercialize a cryogenic refrigeration system for MRI and superconducting electronics, where he served as CEO for eight years until its acquisition. He has financed companies with venture capital, family offices, high-net-worth individuals, private equity, and SBIR.
Alan’s education includes PhD and MS degrees in mechanical engineering from MIT, an MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and BS in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech.