Dr. New has over thirty years experience in the medical device industry. He is the Chairman of Natus Medical, Inc. He was the co-founder and chairman of Nellcor Incorporated (developer of pulse oximetry) before founding Natus in 1989. In addition to serving on the boards of several corporate, academic and public sector organizations, Dr. New has been a member of the clinical anesthesia faculty at Stanford University Medical Center since 1975, and has chaired the Board of Visitors, Duke University Medical Center since 1994. Dr. New earned masters degrees in engineering and business at Stanford University, his medical degree at Duke University and a Ph.D. in physiology from UCLA. He has authored twelve papers and holds several patents.