Management Team

We are a team with deep domain expertise in hospitals, medical devices, and software,
dedicated to improving healthcare with the latest available technology offerings.

Austin Dirks

Chief Executive Officer

Austin guides the ship as CEO and Founder of GreenLight Medical. He showed previous success in medical device sales and engineering within St. Jude Medical as well as the merger & acquisition team at Thoratec Corporation. Austin is a biomedical engineering graduate of Vanderbilt University where he was a member of the Track & Field Team, and received an MBA with honors from Harvard Business School.

Stephen Saine

Technical Architect

Stephen is the go-to for all things software for GreenLight, leading the software team to a successful product build. Stephen honed his strong software development skills as a Senior Software Engineer for Yahoo, having founded several start-ups since his departure. Stephen holds a Bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University in Engineering Science and Mathematics.

Jeff Smith

Director & Advisor

Jeff brings a wealth of hospital and medical device experience from roles within Kyphon, Medtronic, and Depuy. Most recently, Jeff co-founded the medical device company Providence Medical Technology, leading Providence MT as CEO through FDA approval & Series D Financing. Jeff is a graduate of Brown University.