Steve Melchiode has extensive experience guiding businesses from start-up to profitability. After earning an undergraduate marketing degree followed by a law degree, Melchiode joined a start-up technology firm in Silicon Valley as the West Coast business development director. Melchiode’s ability to build and lead successful companies, combined with his experience in medical device sales, provides him with the vision and expertise to lead the Celling Biosciences team. He brings a wide range of experience in sales, business development, marketing, finance, legal and operations management.
Melchiode began his medical device career as a sales representative with VCD Medical, learning the spinal implant industry selling Depuy Spine. After two years spent growing several new territories, Melchiode established himself in a leadership role as sales manager and by running operations for the State of Texas. For the past two years, he has worked with Kevin Dunworth to take the Celling Biosciences model from concept to market, working on business, product and partnership development as well as marketing and operations.