Bodycad is led by a team with deep industry experience across a range of disciplines. Together, with a common vision and sense of purpose, its members are dedicated to supporting the personalization of orthopaedics.
Jean Robichaud is the founder and CEO of Bodycad. He also plays a leading role in regard to innovation and development as the Director of Research. Jean graduated as a dental technician in 1979 and is one of the few Master Fellows of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in the world. He has established himself as a pioneer and visionary in the dental industry. Indeed, he was one of the first to design implant-supported prosthesis and, more importantly, to integrate computer-assisted design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM), which has now become a standard of care in the dental industry. He has established a track record of successful business ventures and has now set his sights and expertise on integrating CAD/CAM technology into the orthopaedic sector. He founded Bodycad in 2011 and is now using almost 40 years of entrepreneurial expertise, along with his experienced team, to design implants and instruments for orthopaedic applications using Bodycad’s proprietary software and technologies.
Gabriel Robichaud is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Bodycad. He has more than 14 years of experience in operations management for medtech companies with an emphasis in personalized medicine. He has been instrumental in the launch of several start-up companies that had sustainable growth and great success. These success stories have been achieved through his fresh vision, leadership, and strong sense of innovation. Gabriel draws on a creative and strategic approach to solve issues and manage effectively. Since the beginning of his career, he has often played a leading role in product development and recruitment to build high-performing teams. Gabriel graduated in Business Administration from Université Laval and in Industrial Robotics from Cégep de Lévis-Lauzon.
Chief Commercial Officer
Andrew McLeod is a senior executive who has built his more than 20-year career engrossed in the orthopaedic medical device arena. From the beginning of his career, Andrew has consistently increased market share above projected growth, launched commercialization initiatives for new products/technologies and has successfully managed organizations and their people in a way that uniquely drives businesses forward. He has a passion and history for the development and recruitment of great talent and believes in the strength of the team. He has worked for small and large corporations and is a champion for advanced technologies and their orthopaedic applications. Andrew joined Bodycad as the Chief Commercial Officer for the enterprise to help pioneer personalized orthopaedics into a standard of care.
Chief Software Officer
Marc Bédard is a senior executive who has built his expertise in 3D software development for personalized CAD/CAM medical devices over the last 14 years. Marc started his career as one of the main software developers for Biocad, a company which revolutionized CAD/CAM dentistry by offering clinicians personalized solutions with its own suite of specialized 3D software. Marc joined Bodycad on day 1 as a senior software developer, after which he took on the role of Chief Software Officer. He thinks that technology should adapt to the patient, not the other way around. He wishes to help orthopaedics embrace, in turn, personalized medicine.
Lance is a senior executive with more the 25 years of orthopedic medical device experience primarily with orthopaedic medical device leader, Biomet. He has held senior leadership roles in both marketing and product development always with a keen focus on building key team relationships and driving innovation. Lance has an engineering based, multi-disciplinary background with emphasis in strategic marketing, product management, product development, KOL recruiting and development, and key account management on a global basis. He is skilled at assessing market opportunities from a technology and profitability point of view and developing and executing on the strategies that enable the business to move forward.
Throughout his career, he has had an ever-increasing passion for patient specific orthopedics serving as the senior leader for many of Biomet’s previous Patient Matched and Patient Specific Implant and Instrument initiatives. He joins Bodycad with a passion to make Personalized Orthopedics the unquestioned standard of care for today’s orthopedic patients.
Lance, his wife, Lisa, and their 8 children reside in the Orthopedic Capital of the World, Warsaw, IN. Lance is a Board Member of 2nd Mile Missions and the Baker Youth Club, both charities focused on youth education and support. He is also an advisor to the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University. Lance and Lisa are active in adoption support and advocacy and are passionate about running, cycling and triathlon based endurance activities.
VP, US Sales
Steve is a senior level executive with more than 20 years of successful medical device experience in start-ups and orthopaedics. He spent a majority of that time with orthopaedic medical device leader, Biomet. Steve has been an integral part of two successful cardiovascular start-ups which were sold to two large companies. He launched his career in Orthopaedics in sales then was quickly promoted to a distributorship for Biomet. He eventually was promoted to Area Vice President. In 2015, after Zimmer’s acquisition of Biomet, Steve was part of the leadership team responsible for the integration of the sales team.
He has a passion for developing and recruiting great talent and always believes in the strength of the team concept. Steve has an extensive background in developing surgeon relationships, new technologies, key account management, and has the ability to execute on strategies that ultimately enable the success of the business and beat growth expectations.
Steve sees Bodycad as, "the future of orthopaedics which will drive precision, efficiencies, cost effectiveness, and disruption of the traditional orthopaedic model". He believes it "will also better support the current trends which include the increase of outpatient reconstructive surgery."
Steve, his wife Karen and 2 children, live in Atlanta and are very involved in charitable contributions in their local community as well as Christ The King Church and school.
VP, Regulatory Affairs and Quality
Marc Chaunet has over 15 years of experience in regulatory affairs and quality assurance in the medical device industry. He has a very strong technical background and education. Prior to joining Bodycad, Marc was responsible for obtaining regulatory market clearance in Canada, the United States and the European Union for breakthrough technologies in the field of health care reprocessing. He has a RAC certificate from the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society, is a member of Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, and has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He is an expert in quality assurance and has had oversight for the development, certification, and maintenance of ISO 13485 and US FDA 21CFR 820 compliant quality systems.
Geoffroy Rivet-Sabourin has a PhD in imaging and engineering and is a critical member of the Bodycad team. He has been working in medical technology research and development for more than 10 years with an emphasis on patient specific solutions using imaging technology. He has helped develop and patent creative solutions and research projects in both the orthopaedic and dental domain. Mister Rivet-Sabourin has a great passion to manage high-performing teams and to develop innovative technologies to further pioneer the field of personalized orthopaedics.