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William Facteau

William Facteau

President & CEO , Earlens

About William Facteau

Bill Facteau is a medical device executive with 30 years of experience in the industry. He currently is the President & CEO and Board Director at Earlens. He also serves on the Board of Aerin Medical. Before Earlens, Facteau held positions as Vice Chairman of ExploraMed, a medical device incubator, and was an Entrepreneur in Residence at venture capital firm NEA. He was Chairman of the Board at Cabochon Aesthetics and an independent Board member at several successful companies, including Procept Biorobotics, NeoTract, and CV Ingenuity. From 2004 to 2010, Facteau served as President & CEO of Acclarent. Under his leadership, the company went from concept to acquisition in 5 years, raised over $100M and grew revenues to $100M. After the $800M acquisition by J&J, Mr. Facteau served as WW President of their ENT Division from 2010 to 2012. Prior to Acclarent, Facteau was GM of the Endovascular Division at Abbott Vascular. He joined Abbott via the $683 million acquisition of Perclose, where he was Sales Director. From 1993 to 1998, he worked at US Surgical. Mr. Facteau received his BA in Political Science from the Univ. of Connecticut.