shappleyBen R. Shappley is a co-founder of OrthoMatrix Corp, Inc. and functions as CEO, President and Chairman. Mr. Shappley has over 38 years of medical and dental diagnostic equipment, surgical instrumentation, orthopaedic, neurosurgical and biological implant experience with CEO, Board, Senior Management and general management responsibilities. Mr. Shappley has significant global business development and acquisition experience. He has also successfully raised significant private equity and institutional funds for diagnostic, orthopaedic/spinal implant concerns and is highly skilled at creating start-up concerns, creating and managing distribution networks, developing ongoing operations, and executing exit strategies. Previously, he was the CEO, President and Director of Amedica Corp. (NASDAQ:AMDA) and Chairman of US Spine; CEO, President and Director of SpineMatrix, Inc.; President of Theken Spine (NASDAQ:IART); CMO and Sr. Vice President of Therics Corporation (NYSE:TG), a Princeton, NJ-based osteobiologics company that was acquired by the Theken group of companies. Mr. Shappley founded and served as the CEO, President and Director of OrthoMatrix, Inc., an orthopaedic trauma implant device company that acquired its beginning assets from Wright Medical Technology (NASDAQ:WMGI). Mr. Shappley has also served in senior management roles with Wright Medical Technology (NASDAQ:WMGI), Medtronic Sofamor Danek (NYSE:MDT), American Medical Electronics (NASDAQ:OFIX), Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SN) and Dentsply International (NASDAQ:XRAY). Mr. Shappley was a finalist for “Executive of the Year” for Memphis and Shelby County. Mr. Shappley was a founding charter member of the Institute for Orthopaedic Enlightenment. Mr. Shappley was appointed by Ohio Governor Ted Strickland to The Ohio International Trade and Technology Board and also served as an advisor to Akron, Ohio Mayor Donald Plusquellic on the creation and establishment of the BioMedical Corridor Project. He is currently named on four orthopaedic implant patents. Mr. Shappley serves on Boards of various national and community service organizations.

OrthoMatrix Corp, Inc.™
P.O. Box 38983
Germantown, TN  38183
(901) 755-7932