Management Team

Ulthera's distinguished senior management team brings to the aesthetics space a wealth of experience ranging from successful start-ups to Fortune 100 and 500 medical device and pharmaceutical companies. 

  • Matthew E. Likens

    Matthew E. Likens

    —President and Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Likens joined the company in July of 2006. He spent more than twenty years in domestic and international sales, marketing and general management roles at Baxter Healthcare Corporation, culminating in the positions of President of Baxter Biotech North America, then President of... MORE
  • Gregory D. Waller

    Gregory D. Waller

    —Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Waller joined Ulthera in October of 2011. He brings more than 35 years of global leadership for both privately held and publicly traded companies. Leveraging his expertise in financial management, accounting, treasury and mergers/acquisitions, Mr. Waller has garnered a solid track record... MORE
  • Janice Lipsky, Ph.D.

    Janice Lipsky, Ph.D.

    —VP, Global Marketing

    Ms. Lipsky has more than 18 years in pharmaceutical and medical device marketing, with a specialization in consumer and quality of life categories. Most recently, Ms. Lipsky ran a consulting practice, and prior to that she spent nearly four years at Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation where... MORE
  • William R. Fender

    William R. Fender

    —VP, Operations

    Mr. Fender joined the company in April, 2011. Prior to joining Ulthera he spent 19 years with Johnson & Johnson where he served in several leadership roles in both Operations and Research & Development. Mr. Fender brings expertise in the development of new products that enables rapid... MORE
  • Stacie Mallen

    Stacie Mallen

    —VP, Human Resources

    Mrs. Mallen joined Ulthera in 2011. She has more than 15 years of experience within a strategic HR function, leading teams and overseeing functional areas including Human Resources, Compensation, Benefits, Training, Recruiting, Employment Branding, Risk Management and Marketing... MORE
  • Suzon Lommel

    Suzon Lommel

    —VP, Regulatory and Quality Affairs

    Ms. Lommel brings more than 20 years of experience in developing quality systems in companies of all sizes and has extensive experience with the Food and Drug Administration as an author of many 510k, IDE and PMA submissions. In addition, she has expertise in gaining device approvals outside... MORE
  • Lisa Misell, PhD

    Lisa Misell, PhD

    —VP, Clinical and Medical Affairs

    Dr. Misell joined Ulthera in March of 2011. She has more than 14 years of clinical research experience spanning several therapeutic areas including oncology, infertility, diabetes, metabolic disorders, neurology and aesthetic medicine. In addition to fulfilling the role of principal... MORE
  • Michael T. Peterson

    Michael T. Peterson

    —VP, Research and Development

    Mr. Peterson joined Ulthera in May of 2010. He has more than 25 years of experience in product development and leading teams through the commercialization process, with responsibility for a variety of cross-functional business aspects, including Research and Development, Operations,... MORE

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