Inogen Expands Its Respiratory Product Portfolio with Acquisition of Physio-Assist
President, CEO and Director
Kevin Smith is Inogen’s Chief Executive Officer, President and member of our Board since November 2023. Prior to joining Inogen, Kevin, served as the CEO, President and Executive Director at Sirtex Medical US Holdings, Inc., a biotechnology company, from 2019 to 2023, after serving as Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Americas from 2017 to 2019. From 2021 to 2022, Mr. Smith also served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer and Director at OncoSec Medical, Inc., a biotechnology company. In his previous roles Mr. Smith served as Executive Vice President of Business Development at Gel-e, Inc., as Chief Commercial Officer at Sensium Healthcare, as Global Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Teleflex, and served in various sales and marketing roles in medical device companies. Mr. Smith holds a Master of Business Administration in Global Management from University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Stanislav Glezer
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Stanislav Glezer has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer since October 2021 after serving as the Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer from June 2021 to October 2021. Prior to joining Inogen, Dr. Glezer was with Becton, Dickinson and Company, a global medical technology company where he served as the Worldwide Vice President of Medical Affairs for Diabetes Care since September 2018. Prior to joining Becton Dickinson, Dr. Glezer served as the Chief Medical Officer at Adocia S.A. a biotechnology company, from 2017 to 2018. From 2016 to 2017, Dr. Glezer served as Vice President of Global Medical Affairs at Novo Nordisk, Inc., a healthcare company. Earlier, Dr. Glezer served in a number of roles of progressively increasing seniority, including, Global Project Head for the largest late-stage pipeline asset, Vice President of Evidence and Value & Access, Vice President of Medical Affairs, and Senior Director of Medical Strategy & Operations, for Sanofi S.A., a multinational pharmaceutical company, from 2001 to 2015. Dr. Glezer holds a Doctor of Medicine from Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry and a MBA from California Coast University.
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Sergesketter brings over forty years of finance experience in the manufacturing services industry. He brings expertise working across business functions, including with the CEO and Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Compensation and Governance Committee. As part of his role as the CFO of Kimball Electronics, Inc. following its spin-off in 2014 and through June 2021, Mr. Sergesketter led the transformation of the finance and reporting functions to support the newly formed public company, helping to formulate and execute on the strategy that led to global expansion. During his tenure at Kimball Electronics and its predecessors, Mr. Sergesketter had the responsibility for a number of critical finance functions, including SEC reporting, Treasury, Investor Relations, Tax, Financial Planning & Analysis, Internal Audit while playing a leading role in various M&A transactions in the US and abroad.
Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Jason Somer joined Inogen as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel in July 2021. Prior to joining Inogen, Mr. Somer served as head Legal Counsel at Invoca, Inc., a SaaS analytics company. Prior to his time at Invoca, Mr. Somer served as Associate General Counsel at Sunniva, Inc., and as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Innova Gaming Group, a gaming company. Prior to joining Innova, Mr. Somer served as the Senior Vice President of Business Development and General Counsel at Sunora Energy Solutions, a solar energy development company. Mr. Somer also previously served as the Vice President of Special Projects and the Senior Global Counsel at Suntech Power, a Shanghai-based solar energy technology company. Prior to joining Suntech Power, Mr. Somer served as Director of Legal Affairs & Business Development at Ironport Systems, Inc. and as Associate General Counsel and a Business Development Director at Neoforma, Inc. Mr. Somer joined Neoforma from Morrison & Foerster where he was a corporate/securities associate based in New York. Mr. Somer holds a L.L.M. from Boston University, a L.L.B. from the University of British Columbia School of Law, and a B.Sc. from the University of Western Ontario in Biology/Pharmacology.
Jennifer Yi Boyer
Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Jennifer Yi Boyer is Inogen’s EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer. Jennifer is playing a critical role in improving Inogen’s organizational effectiveness to elevate inter- and cross-departmental efficiency and productivity, as well as modernizing talent acquisition, retention and development across the board. Her efforts are focused on enabling our strategic imperatives in support of our growth goals and our envisioned culture.
Jennifer brings to the company 25 years of strategic and transformational HR leadership experience with deep expertise in the areas of Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Organization Effectiveness, Transformational Leadership, DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion), and workforce planning. Her work has been recognized by the Society for HR Management for innovation in HR and she was recently recognized as one of the top 100 DEI Leaders by Mogul
Jennifer obtained her undergraduate degree from Cornell University, her Masters’ degree from Seton Hall University and completed an Executive Leadership Certificate at the JFK School of Government at Harvard University.
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Enablement
Vijay Paliwal joined Inogen as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Enablement in August of 2022. He is responsible for designing, managing, and deploying enterprise-wide process and digital transformation initiatives to accelerate revenue growth, eliminate waste and deliver exceptional associate, customer, and patient experiences.
Mr. Paliwal brings 18+ years of experience across commercial, operational, and support functions building and leading global teams, reimagining journeys and building & executing roadmaps to drive large scale transformations at athenahealth, Becton Dickinson and Company and Midmark through roles of increasing responsibility in Customer Care, Technical and Field Sales & Support, Sales Operations, Inside Sales, e-Commerce, Country P&L leadership, M&A, Corporate Strategy and Finance. He was conferred the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business award by Asian American Business Development Council in 2018.
Mr. Paliwal earned an MBA in Finance from Oklahoma State University, as well as Masters Degree in Marketing, and BBA from S.P. University, Anand – India. He is also an alumnus of the Harvard Business School through the Advanced Management Program completed in 2017.