Gary S. Guthart, Ph.D., is chief executive officer at Intuitive and a member of the Board of Directors, roles he has held since 2010.
Dr. Guthart joined the company as part of the first engineering team in 1996 as a Control Systems Analyst. He was promoted to vice president of engineering in 1999, senior vice president of product operations in 2002, and four years later, he was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer.
He received a B.S. in engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He earned an M.S. and a Ph.D. in engineering science from the California Institute of Technology.