Richard Thompson

President & CEO, ReShape Medical

Richard Thompson

President & CEO, ReShape Medical

Biography

Mr. Thompson has spent over 40 years in the medical device industry. Prior to joining ReShape Medical®, he served as the Founder, President, and CEO 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, CEO, and Chairman of the Board after 13 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. Mr. Thompson holds a BS in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, and an MBA from California Lutheran University.