Management Team

Monther Abushaban

Vice President, Quality Assurance

Monther Abushaban joined Natus in 2017. Mr. Abushaban has more than 25 years of experience in the medical device industry in both Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs. He has worked with a wide range of medical device technologies such as complex electromechanical systems, laser, 3D imaging, and smart mobile applications. His product experience includes life supporting and sustaining devices, sterile devices, implantable devices, and consumables. He has successfully managed numerous FDA inspections and other regulatory body audits.

Mr. Abushaban most recently served as to Sr. Director of Quality Assurance with responsibility for global QA operations across all Natus. Prior to Natus, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Philips Health Care, Cardinal Health, CareFusion, and Covidien. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering degree with an emphasis on control systems.



Douglas Balog

Vice President, General Counsel

Doug Balog joined Natus in April 2019 as Senior Counsel. At Natus, Mr. Balog manages a broad range of legal issues in support of Natus’ global business operations. Prior to Natus, Mr. Balog was Senior Counsel at Renesas Electronics America and Intersil Corporation and started his legal career with Harris Corporation in 1998. Before becoming an Attorney, he was a Principal Engineer for McDonnell Douglas. Mr. Balog earned his law degree at Pace University, during which time he clerked for a Judge and a Prosecuting Attorney. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering from St. Louis University and a Master’s degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Mr. Balog is admitted to practice law in Illinois and Florida and is a registered Attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.



Michael Cowles

Vice President, Global Service 

Michael Cowles joined Natus in April of 2019. Mr. Cowles brings over 20 years of experience in the Medical Device industry to Natus, having most recently held the role of Vice President, Global Service.  Prior to joining Natus, Mr. Cowles spent 20 years at GE Healthcare, where he served in a number of positions, including Service Operations Manager, Sr. Finance Leader, Global MR Chief of Staff, Interventional MRI Product Manager, Global Service MRI Executive Director and General Manager, and Global Diagnostic Project Management. Mr. Cowles holds a Bachelor of Biological Science and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Business Administration from Xavier University.



Nitin Gaglani

Vice President and CIO 

Nitin Gaglani joined Natus in 2011. Mr. Gaglani brings over 11 years of supporting Medical Device IT Organization and over 25 years of experience in IT and technology consulting. Having more recently held the role of Director of Applications, Mr. Gaglani has since 2011 served in various leadership roles within IT. Prior to Natus, Mr. Gaglani held various IT leadership positions with Netflix, Seagate, and Oracle. Mr. Gaglani holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Bombay University, India.



Scott Hickey

Chief Financial Officer

Scott Hickey joined Natus from The Riverside Company (a Private Equity firm) where he was an Operating Finance Executive. There he directly supported three independent companies and supervised / mentored their three Chief Financial Officers. Prior to Riverside, Mr. Hickey was the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Administration for A&E Medical, a Private Equity Company which was acquired by Zimmer Biomet in 2020. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hickey was the Vice President – Financial Advisory and Consulting Team for American Capital, Ltd., a publicly traded private equity firm and global asset manager. He was responsible for investment evaluation and ongoing consulting services to portfolio companies. Mr. Hickey joined KPMG LLP in 1999 upon graduating with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Siena College.



Seán Langan

Vice President Global Operations

Seán Langan joined Natus in July 2012 and has served as Vice President, Global Operations since January 2019. Mr. Langan brings over 21 years of Medical Device experience to the organization. Having most recently held the role of Senior Director of Global Operations for Natus. Mr. Langan has since 2007 served at the company’s Gort Ireland Facility in various senior leadership roles within Global Operations, Site Management and Quality and Regulatory Affairs. During this tenure, Mr. Langan also worked for Medical Device companies Cardinal Health and CareFusion. Prior to Natus, Mr. Langan previously held roles with Boston Scientific from August 2006 to October 2007, Merit Medical from June 2004 to August 2006 and Creganna from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Langan holds a Bachelor Degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology.



David Milne

Chief Human Resources Officer 

David Milne joined Natus in December 2022 from Symmetry Surgical, Inc., where he served in several senior roles with it and its predecessor, Symmetry Medical, Inc., from 2009 – 2022. Both Symmetry entities operated in the medical device industry, with Symmetry Medical having significant international operations. Earlier in his career, Mr. Milne was VP and General Counsel with the Steak n Shake Company, where he oversaw legal and HR matters for the company’s 25,000 employees and 450+ locations. Mr. Milne joined Steak n Shake from Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, where he practiced primarily management-side Labor & Employment law. Mr. Milne graduated Cum Laude from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.



Todd Sanford

Vice President, Finance

Todd Sanford joined Natus in December 2014 and brings over 22 years finance and accounting experience to Natus. Having most recently held the role of Vice President of FP&A for Natus, Mr. Sanford has also held various senior leadership roles within the finance and accounting organization at Natus. Prior to Natus, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Intersil Corporation. Mr. Sanford earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Florida and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Central Florida.



Nitin Shali

Vice President, Research and Development

Nitin Shali joined Natus in 2012 as R&D Director in the Neuro SBU. Mr. Shali brings over 10 years of Medical Device design and development experience and over 20 years of Research & Development experience to the organization. Having most recently held the role of Senior Director, R&D, he has since 2012 served in various senior leadership roles within Engineering and R&D.

Prior to Natus, Mr. Shali previously held various design and development roles with Research in Motion (Blackberry) from 2001 to 2012 and Nortel Networks from 1998 to 2001. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and Master of Engineering in RF Engineering from Technical University of Nova Scotia, Canada.