Mr. Kohrs has more than 30 years of experience in the medical device industry, primarily as a founder or executive of innovative companies. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Tornier N.V. from 2006 to 2012, and Chief Executive Officer and President of American Medical Systems Holdings, Inc. from 1999 to 2005. Since 2013, he has served as Managing Director of Responsive Orthopedics, a new company focused on value based healthcare solutions.
He also currently serves as the President of the Foundation for Essential Needs and serves on the Board of Directors of Proto Labs, Bio2 Technologies, MedShape and Innova Spine. He is additionally Chairman of the Board of Tenex Health, SEED Partners and SmartZyme Innovation. Mr. Kohrs has previously served on the boards of ev3, Kyphon, Tornier, American Medical Systems, Pioneer Surgical, SpineCore and InHealth.
Mr. Kohrs holds a B.S. in Bioengineering from Texas A&M University, a B.A. in Engineering Sciences from Austin College and an MBA from Northeastern University.