Tom Kupec


Vice President & General Manager, Interventional Pain

President and General Manager of Avano’s Interventional Pain business and Global Commercial Operations Team, Tom Kupec brings 30 year of experience in the medical device industry to the program.

Starting his career in sales with Baxter Healthcare, Tom now leads the global vision as well as the business plan execution in North America for the Interventional Pain business with Avanos. He is also responsible for achieving world class customer service and business efficiencies for our global commercial teams.

Tom has almost 30 years of experience in the medical device industry.  He has extensive experience in driving global growth via new products, acquisitions, and sales resource deployment. After his time with Baxter Healthcare, Tom spent 14 years with CR Bard—11 years leading the marketing department at Bard’s Davol division and then 3 years as the General Manager for Bard’s full portfolio in Asia Pacific.  Prior to joining Avanos, Tom was the Vice President of Venous Intervention at AngioDynamics.

Tom is married and has a son and daughter (ages 22 and 23).  He has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Masters in Business Administration from The University of Rhode Island.

Favorite Hobby: Hiking & going for motorcycle rides in the country/mountains

Favorite Sports Team: UNC Tarheels & New England Patriots 

Favorite Music Artist: Jack Johnson 

Skill Set: Acquisitions (Modeling, Due Diligence, Integration), Commercialization/go-to-market strategies, Sales Processes (Development and Implementation 

Teams Served On: Titan Autonomous