Mr. Thompson has spent over 35 years in the medical device industry. Prior to joining ReShape Medical, he served as the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Luminous Medical Inc, an innovative in-line glucose monitoring company based in Carlsbad, California. Prior to Luminous Medical, Mr. Thompson spent over ten years building Aradigm Corporation, a drug delivery company. He joined Aradigm in 1994 as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board after thirteen years at LifeScan, a Johnson & Johnson Company. Mr. Thompson Co-Founded LifeScan as a venture backed start-up in 1981. After the acquisition by Johnson & Johnson, he became President of LifeScan in 1991 while building the company to worldwide leadership in its field. Mr. Thompson is currently a member of the Board at Intuity Medical Inc. and Asante Solutions Inc. Mr. Thompson holds a BS in biological sciences from the University of California, Irvine and an MBA from California Lutheran University.