Directors and Executive Officers

John S. Salstrom, Ph.D., President, CEO, Chairman and Director. Dr. Salstrom is a co-founder of Protectus Medical Devices, Inc. He has over thirty-three years of experience with startup companies, mainly in biotechnology and medical technology. He served as Head of the Vector Development Program at Molecular Genetics, Inc., Research Director of the Molecular Biology and Human Healthcare Programs at Endotronics, Inc. and he was a co-founder and Vice President of Scientific Affairs at Helix BioCore, Inc., a company that went public during his tenure. He also co-founded and served as Director for Ganesh Energene Ltd. (Mumbai), an Indian joint venture company. Dr. Salstrom is a Microbiologist and Molecular Biologist by training, having received his B.A. from Miami University, his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin, followed by a Postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University. He holds numerous academic honors and awards, several U.S. and foreign patents and has to his credit numerous publications, articles, theses and manuscripts. Dr. Salstrom has held several research and teaching positions.


Ronald Ginn, Executive VP of Marketing & Sales, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Director. Mr. Ginn is a co-founder of Protectus Medical Devices, Inc. He also served as President and CEO of PJD Associates, a manufacturing and marketing company for equipment/devices for the water purification industry. He has over twenty-three years of experience in strategic development, planning and implementation at Continental Can Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, with responsibility for Marketing & Sales in the Middle East, Africa and Greece, as well as the United States. Mr. Ginn has negotiated, implemented and managed hundreds of sales and purchasing contracts in the U.S., as well as in the Middle East, Africa and Greece. Mr. Ginn received a B.S. in Business Administration and Industrial Management from San Jose State University and is a graduate of Northwestern Business School.

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