Executive Team

Peter DeComo Chairman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Peter DeComo joined ALung in 2009. He comes from Renal Solutions, makers of the regenerative sorbent technology. As founder and CEO of Renal Solutions he sold the company for $200 million to Fresenius Medical Care – the world’s largest manufacturer of kidney dialysis systems.
Nicholas Kuhn President, Chief Business Officer (CBO)
Nicholas Kuhn joined ALung in 2001. In the past he launched several of ResMed’s products in the US and Europe. He founded Qualigen and Genox and comes from senior sales and marketing roles at both Baxter Healthcare and Nellcor Puritan Bennett.


Board of Directors

Gerald E. McGinnis 
Founder and chairman of Respironics which was acquired by Philips Medical in 2008 for $5.1 billion. Gerald has extensive experience in pulmonary products for both home and hospital care.
Nicholas Cullen
Former executive vice president of Bayer Corporation and president of the Plastics Division. Primary responsibilities included marketing, sales, and business management of polyurethanes, coatings, and plastics.


William Federspiel PhD, Co-founder, Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board
William Federspiel is the director of the Medical Devices Laboratory at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. He is also a William Kepler Whiteford Professor of bioengineering, chemical engineering, and critical care medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
Nausherwan Burki President, Chief Business Officer (CBO)
Nausherwan Burki is a professor in the division of pulmonary & critical care medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center