Patrick Miles joined the NSF Board of Directors in May 2015. He has served as NuVasive’s President and Chief Operating Officer since February 2015 and is responsible for leadership and management of NuVasive’s global products and services, as well as operational duties, including customer fulfillment, manufacturing, supply chain management and quality engineering. Prior to that, he served as President of Global Products and Services from October 2011 to January 2015, President of the Americas from January 2010 to September 2011, Executive Vice President of Product Marketing and Development from January 2007 to December 2009, as Senior Vice President of Marketing from December 2004 to January 2007, and as Vice President, Marketing from January 2001 to December 2004. Mr. Miles has more than 20 years of experience in the orthopaedic industry. Prior to joining NuVasive, he served as Director of Marketing for ORATEC Interventions, Inc., a medical device company, and as a Director of Marketing for Minimally Invasive Systems and Cervical Spine Systems for Medtronic Sofamor Danek. Prior to that, he held several positions with Smith & Nephew. Mr. Miles received a B.S. in Finance from Mercer University.