An Industry Trailblazer Wraps Up 2019 On A High: New Technologies, Deep Bench Promoted
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 3, 2020 — Sciton Inc., a leading manufacturer of medical and aesthetic lasers and light source technologies concludes 2019 at an all-time high, promoting key executives, holding two sold-out user summits, and launching multiple new technologies while enjoying successive years of growth.
2019 was a record revenue year for Sciton, delivering the eighth consecutive year of growth and two of the best historic quarters in the history of the enterprise. According to Robb Brindley, Vice President of Sales, North America, “The defining factor for our growth and success is quite simply our people. It’s an absolute honor to serve alongside the most loyal and durable sales professionals in the industry today. Everyone knows we play the game differently than our big-box competitors and this starts and ends with a firm commitment to honoring loyalty and celebrating tenured performance. We retain our top talent and cherish the best-in-class service that they afford our customers. Our commitment to reliable quality shows in our approval ratings and we are excited to make 2020 our best year ever with the best people ever.”
Sciton Invests In Leaders
2020 is off to a monumental start with the appointment of a new CEO to Sciton. This week Jim Hobart announced the promotion of Aaron Burton to Chief Executive Officer.
Aaron has spent the last eight years at Sciton growing the Aesthetic Sales Team, Women’s Health Group, International Sales Team, and more recently operations in our World Headquarters in Palo Alto, CA. “He has devoted his career at Sciton to pushing boundaries and motivating teams to reach new records. He has made it widely known that his vision for the future is about maintaining the Sciton culture while forging forward with a growth mindset. Paramount to that success is taking care of our people who in turn wow our customers with amazing service. That’s an admirable quality from any leader and our global team is extremely excited to see what the future holds, says Jim Hobart, Founder and Chairman.”
In addition, 2019 was another year in which the company rewarded its high performers. In April, Robb Brindley was added to the Board of Directors as the current Vice President of Sales, North America, bringing with him nearly two decades of Sciton experience. During the Fall User Summit, another milestone promotion was announced with Lacee J. Naik being promoted to the position of Vice President of Marketing & Public Relations and granted the honor of advisor to the Board of Directors.
New Technologies Unveiled
The company’s legacy focuses on designing and engineering systems with revolutionary advancements that minimize obsolescence through an expandable multi-device platform. The JOULE X™ platform was launched at ASLMS 2019 leading the way as the most customizable laser and light performance system available today.
As an option for the JOULE X™ platform, Sciton unveiled novel technology with the new ClearV™ application for the treatment of unsightly blood vessels, broken capillaries, spider veins and vascular lesions. With one of a kind Subsurface Vein Illumination™ technology (SVI), it is now possible to visualize and treat veins that cannot be seen by the naked eye, empowering practitioners to deliver more comprehensive treatment outcomes.
The Clear Suite family of products, including ClearV™ (NEW), ClearSilk™(NEW), and ClearHair™, combined with BroadBand Light (BBL™), enable physicians to treat veins, skin, and hair from a single platform.
The company brought further innovation to the market with Sciton iQ™, a cloud-based data intelligence software program that provides its customers with real-time system and treatment data analytics to drive their business. Sciton iQ features data and dashboard audit reports on specific procedures giving practices an insightful business tool for intuitive planning and resource utilization.
Sciton’s commitment to making premier solutions begins in Silicon Valley where all of its products are developed and manufactured. From the moment Sciton opened its doors the organization has done everything necessary to create meaningful solutions that stand the test of time. In the process, Sciton has achieved the highest customer satisfaction in the industry as its technologies delight and power today’s practitioners to achieve new heights in clinical excellence and patient satisfaction.
Sciton’s 2019 User Summits Broke New Records
The company held two sold-out User Summits in Chicago and Dallas. Hosting over 800 people combined, guests learned from presentations from 30 plus industry leaders including:
Dr. Antonio Campo
Dr. Jason Emer
Dr. Jason Pozner
Dr. Jill Waibel
Dr. Julius Few
Dr. Patrick Bitter, Jr.
Mr. Tom Seery
Dr. David Sieber
Dr. Jay Burns
Sciton generates customer loyalty by providing award-winning technologies. Its commitment to delivering devices that last the lifetime of a practice is well known; 95% of the systems made are still in active clinical use. Patients benefit from the results-oriented treatments Sciton delivers worldwide with direct operations in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, and distributor partners in more than 45 countries. “Sciton is dedicated to worldwide support and growth. We strive to be the innovative company you lean on.” says David Percival, Vice President & General Manager of International.
Sciton, Inc., located in Palo Alto, California, is a totally employee-owned medical device company established in 1997 by co-founders Jim Hobart, Ph.D., and Dan Negus, Ph.D. Sciton is committed to providing best-in-class laser and light solutions for medical professionals who want superior durability, performance, and value. Sciton offers aesthetic and medical devices for women’s health, fractional and full-coverage skin resurfacing and skin revitalization, phototherapy, vascular and pigmentation lesions, scar reduction, acne, body contouring, and hair reduction. Sciton operates worldwide with direct sales forces in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, and distributor partners in more than 45 countries. For more information and a complete listing of Sciton systems, visit sciton.com.