Thomas M. Prescott
Thomas M. Prescott served as President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and a Director of Align Technology from March 2002 through May 2015. In June 2015, Mr. Prescott retired as President and CEO while continuing to serve on the Board of Directors.
From May 1999 to August 2001, he was the President, CEO and a Director of Cardiac Pathways, a pioneer in treating dangerous cardiac arrhythmias with cooled ablation technology. Mr. Prescott led the turnaround, recapitalization and ultimately the sale of this interventional cardiology company to Boston Scientific Corporation.
Prior to Cardiac Pathways, Prescott held various general management and executive roles at Nellcor Puritan Bennett, a company with nearly $1B in revenue as a leader in respiratory products and pioneer of pulse oximetry for patient safety monitoring. Prescott also held various management positions at GE Medical Systems, a global leader in diagnostic imaging and transformational medical technologies. In addition, he served in sales, marketing and management roles at Siemens, one of the world’s largest electrical engineering and electronics companies. He earned his Master’s degree from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University.