President & CEO
Jason Swift is co-founder, president and chief executive officer of obp. Jason is responsible for the strategic direction of obp, including its growth and profitability, product innovation and company operations.
Jason brings to obp more than twelve years of experience in executive management for B2B and B2C companies, spanning manufacturing, supply chain, product development, customer service, and quality assurance in developed and emerging markets.
When Jason co-founded obp in 2008, he aimed to build a company dedicated to bringing much-needed improvement to everyday medical devices. Jason loves being part of an organic and privately-owned company that has made and that continues to make a positive impact on providers and patients in thousands of healthcare facilities worldwide.
CMO, EVP of Sales
Matthew Traub is co-founder, chief marketing officer and executive vice president of sales at obp. Bringing more than a decade of experience in medical device sales and marketing, Matthew oversees all global marketing and brand initiatives, strategy, and execution for the company.
Before co-founding obp, Matthew served as a women’s health sales representative with Conceptus, Inc. where he developed and executed marketing and sales initiatives to drive growth, exceed quotas, and build a brand presence in the Northeast. In 2004, Matthew began his medical device sales career at Bryan Corporation, specializing in interventional pulmonology.
With a passion for creativity, brand development and product innovation, Matthew has launched obp’s entire portfolio of unified single-use illuminating medical devices and helped establish the company brand as a global leader of high-quality and innovative medical devices.
VP of Sales
As vice president of sales of obp, Jonathan Swift oversees the development and execution of sales strategies, key account management, and management of the domestic sales team. Jonathan works in collaboration with the domestic sales team to identify and develop marketing initiatives and new customer service opportunities.
Jonathan brings to the position a successful track record of recognized sales achievements. Prior to obp, Jonathan worked in sales at Oracle, a global provider of enterprise cloud computing.
Since joining obp in 2013, Jonathan has aimed to build a positive and dedicated sales force. Jonathan strives to create a culture of hard work and commitment where all team members believe in the innovative solutions they are selling and enjoy coming into work to make a difference.
VP of International Sales
Petro Arvanitis is the VP of International Sales for obp. Petro brings to obp more than 20 years of experience in international business development in the medical device arena. During his 16-year tenure with Smith and Nephew, Petro demonstrated a consistent track record of advancement culminating with the responsibility of Vice President Strategic Marketing - Endoscopy - Emerging Markets.
Prior to joining obp in April of 2018, Petro was formerly a partner with Global LifeScience Strategies, a startup management company focused on the assessment and delivery of medical device and biotech solutions to the global marketplace, in cooperation and directional support to the funding entities in the startup ecosystem.
Petro brings with him a focused set of strategic principles which provide a strong commercial acumen and executive management that has been honed by hands-on experience in the medical and surgical device industry and with two international senior expat postings. He sets the bar high with significant achievements and a drive for revenue growth.
Douglas McConnell, MD, FACS
Doug McConnell received his medical education at Stanford University and UCLA. He completed his residency Cardio-Thoracic Surgery at UCLA followed by two years as a military surgeon with the 101st Airborne division.
Dr. McConnell then joined the staff at Long Beach Memorial Medical center in California and held clinical teaching appointments at UCLA and UC Irvine.
During his UCLA residency, Dr. McConnell contributed to the development of clinical cardioplegia as well as doing basic research in cardiac physiology and myocardial protection. He has published 25 articles and three book chapters.
Dr. McConnell joined obp as the medical director in 2013.