John W. Linn
Chief Executive Officer
John W. Linn serves as the chief executive officer. Prior to co-founding HIFU Prostate Services, Linn spent over 10 years working for SonaCare Medical, the worldwide leader in HIFU technologies, developer and manufacturer of the Sonablate HIFU system. Linn was the fourth employee and head finance executive at SonaCare and was instrumental in recruiting physicians and setting up international treatment facilities and joint ventures in Canada and South America. Additionally, Linn led over $100 million in private equity and venture debt financings for SonaCare. While at SonaCare he oversaw the human resources and information technology departments, serving on the boards of UKHIFU, Ltd. and HIFU Canada Corporation.
Before joining SonaCare in 2004, Linn spent seven years executing investment banking assignments including: mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity offerings and fairness opinions for BB&T Capital Markets and DecisionPoint International. Linn earned a degree in business from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.