SSG Places Sonavex Inc. Chief Technology Officer

Harish Hiriyannaiah, PhD, appointed CTO at Sonavex, Inc., a company dedicated to bettering surgical outcomes for patients


Using proven executive search methodologies, Search Solution Group (SSG) has partnered with Sonavex, Inc. to successfully discover and place Dr. Harish Hiriyannaiah as Chief Technology Officer. Search Solution Group, a network of the nation’s top headhunters, specializes in recruitment for information technology jobs and works with top companies like Sonavex, Inc. to fill upper-level management and C-level positions.

Harish Hiriyannaiah, PhD
New CTO for Sonavex

Sonavex, which improves surgical outcomes for patients at the point-of-care, uses innovative imaging technology to visualize and quantify data that also reduces cost in surgical applications.

SSG’s Business Development Manager, Ashley Bowman, and Recruiting Leader, Josh Mensinger spearheaded the search and executive placement effort. Their successful placement was due to a thorough understanding of Sonavex’s target profile and SSG’s in-depth prospecting strategy.  

“After a great amount of discussion and research with Sonavex leadership and Dr. Hirriyannaiah, we knew this would be the perfect match. His depth of experience in the field of imaging technology will benefit the company’s innovative strategy for years to come,” said Mensinger. “I am excited to see the impact this team has on the imaging industry and look forward to continuing our partnership as they grow.”

Josh Mensinger, Executive Recruiting Leader

Dr. Hiriyannaiah is an experienced executive in image processing, medical imaging, and machine learning technologies.

Sonavex, founded in 2013, has been recognized many times for their innovative healthcare equipment. It was named Maryland Incubator Company of the Year 2016, Baltimore’s Start Up of The Year 2015, and has received many prestigious product development grants. With the hire of Dr. Hiriyannaiah, Sonavex is on a fast track to further advancement.



David Narrow, CEO Sonavex



About Sonavex

Sonavex, Inc. is a Baltimore-based medical device company spun out of Johns Hopkins. The company is dedicated to providing novel ultrasound solutions to visualize and quantify critical data for improved outcomes and reduces costs in new surgical applications. Sonavex developed EchoSure to detect blood clots after surgery to prevent catastrophic surgical failures. For more information, please visit



About Search Solution Group

Search Solution Group is the nation’s premier headhunting and executive search firm. SSG specializes in industry specific headhunting, discovering unsurpassed talent in:

  •         accounting
  •         finance
  •         engineering
  •         human resources
  •         information technology
  •         marketing
  •         sales
  •         life sciences
  •         operations management
  •         supply chain
  •         compensation and benefits

The American Business Journals, Inc Magazine, Forbes, SmartCEO and other publications have recognized SSG for growth, corporate culture, and a top-ranking workplace environment.

The network of top national headhunters concentrates on recruiting for upper-level management and C-level positions. Clients also engage SSG to source premier mid-level candidates. SSG – headquartered in Charlotte, NC – has additional executive recruiting offices in Baltimore, Buffalo, and Nashville.

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