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Jon Salveson

Vice Chairman, Investment Banking
Chairman, Healthcare Investment Banking Group

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Jon Salveson

Jon Salveson joined Piper Jaffray in 1993 and currently serves as vice chairman of Piper Jaffray investment banking. Prior to his current position, Salveson was the global head of investment banking for seven years. He is involved in a full range of investment banking activities, including public and private equity and debt financings, M&A advisories and financial advisory services. Prior to leading the investment banking effort in the United States, Europe and Asia, Salveson was instrumental in building and leading the Piper Jaffray healthcare group to a position of market leadership. In 1996, Salveson opened the Piper Jaffray office in Menlo Park, California, where he was instrumental in establishing a large technology and healthcare presence in Silicon Valley with over 100 investment banking and research professionals.

Salveson graduated from St. Olaf College and received a Master of Management degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He serves on the board of Cryolife Inc. (NYSE: CRY) and Sunshine Heart Inc. (NASDAQ: SSH). Salveson is also a member of the board of regents of St. Olaf College and the chairman of the endowment, as well as a trustee of the Oakleaf Endowment Trust for the Minnesota Orchestra.

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