Sonendo Welcomes Alex Crisses to its Board of Directors

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Sonendo Welcomes Alex Crisses to its Board of Directors

By Pharma Tech Outlook | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

The onboarding will enable the company to enhance its strategies with additional knowledge and expertise, boosting its efforts to transform dentistry.

FREMONT, CA: The premier dental technology company and developer of GentleWave System, Sonendo recently welcomed Alex Crisses, a Managing Director at General Atlantis, to the Board of Directors. Sonendo is a privately held company specializing in the development of robust and innovative technologies designed to transform the dentistry sector with its Saving Teeth Through Sound Science. Its GentleWave System has brought considerable enhancements to the conventional approaches in terms of clinical efficacy and practice efficiency.

Crisses is an acclaimed visionary in the sector and possesses extensive expertise in driving companies toward growth. His experience will enable Sonendo to bolster its standing in the dentistry sector. Specializing in investment in the technology field at General Atlantic, Crisses spearheads the thematic sourcing program and supports the Emerging Growth Initiative of General Atlantic. He showed interest in the innovation and development exhibited by Sonendo and its growth trajectory. He aims to collaborate with the management team of Sonendo and assist them in deploying robust and innovative products and solutions designed to help dentists and patients.

His knowledge of the sector is attested by B.S., Economics, from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Crisses is a formed fundraising director and an active member for Minds Matter, a charity serving the underprivileged high school students in New York City.

He has served in the Young Leadership Committee for the New York City Police Foundation and the New York City Sergeant’s Benevolent Association and the Campaign Planning Committee for the capital campaign of Harvard University. Also, he is a member of The Hospital Systems Board of Advisors, a board member of the Hospital for Special Surgery’s pediatric counsel, and the co-chairman of the hospital’s annual pediatric fundraiser.

As a subsidiary of Sonendo, TDO Software is the developer of the popular endodontic practice management software. The company simplifies and streamlines practice workflow by seamlessly integrating practice management, imaging, social media, referral reporting, and CBCT imaging. The software also offers built-in communication with its GentleWave System.

General Atlantic, on the other hand, is a premier global equity firm which delivers capital and strategic support for growth companies. Since its inception in the year 1980, the firm has consolidated its sector-specific expertise, investment horizon, and knowledge of growth drivers with a collaborative approach, assisting entrepreneurs and management teams in developing exceptional businesses across the world. 

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