Mark Gilreath has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of EndoChoice since February 2008. Under his leadership, EndoChoice has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for 2010, 2011 and 2012.
Prior to EndoChoice, Gilreath joined Given Imaging in 1999 with a small team of entrepreneurs in Israel. He served as President of Given Imaging, Inc. and Chief Marketing Officer, commercializing the revolutionary PillCam™ Video Capsule, transforming a startup with zero revenue to a NASDAQ company achieving $125 million in sales in 2008.
From 1992 to 1999, Mr. Gilreath held a variety of management positions with PENTAX Medical, including Product Manager, Director of Marketing, Area Sales Manager and Director of Business Development.
Before joining PENTAX, from 1989 to 1992, Mr. Gilreath served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. While in Naval Intelligence, Gilreath graduated Summa Cum Laude from the prestigious Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA.
Mr. Gilreath holds a B.Sc. in Finance from Winthrop University and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.