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This list showcases the top Los Angeles based CEO’ operating in the Medical space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
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Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Seed Health
Raja Dhir is a life sciences entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Seed Health, a venture-backed microbiome company pioneering the application of bacteria for both human and planetary health. He leads Seed’s R&D, academic collaborations, technology development, clinical trial design, supply chain, and intellectual property strategy. Together with Dr. Jacques Ravel, he Co-Chairs Seed’s Scientific Advisory Board–an interdisciplinary group of scientists and doctors who lead research teams and teach at institutions including the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and the Trial Innovation Unit of Mass. General Hospital (MGH). Raja has designed clinical trials with leading academic institutions including the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and the Trial Innovation Unit of Mass. General Hospital (MGH). Raja has unique expertise translating scientific research for product development with a track record that includes patented inventions to stabilize sensitive compounds to improve alpha-diversity of the gut microbiome (derived from micro-algae) and most recently, the co-invention of microbial technologies to protect honeybee populations (Apis mellifera) from neonicotinoid pesticides and pathogen colonization. His work also includes biofermentation and scale-up for both facultative and strict anaerobic organisms. Raja has negotiated multiple joint-ventures, strategic partnerships, technology transfer and licensing agreements with publicly traded companies (NYSE, LSE) and academic institutions (Harvard Medical School, UCLA). To date, entities he has co-founded own the rights to 15+ patents and research emerging from $25MM+ of non-dilutive funding over 10+ years from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and National Institute of Health (NIH). Raja serves on the Editorial Board for the scientific journal, Microbiome. He is a member of the Microbiome Think Tank at Mass. General Hospital (MGH) and sits on the Advisory Committee for the International Scientific Association of Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP). Raja is also a Director and Co-Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for Micropia, a $20MM microbial ecology / education platform and the world’s first museum dedicated to microbes.
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About Seed Health: Seed Health is a microbial company that focuses on therapeutics, consumer health innovations, and environmental solutions.
Chairman and CEO of Ping An
Mingzhe Ma is the founder of the Company. Mingzhe Ma founded Ping An Insurance Company in March 1988, and is the current Chairman and CEO of the Company. Since the establishment of the Company, Mingzhe Ma has served as President, Director, Chairman and CEO of the Company, and has been in charge of operations and management of the Company. Before establishing the Company, Mingzhe Ma was Deputy Manager of China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone Social Insurance Company. Mingzhe Ma has a doctor’s degree in money and banking from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (previously Zhongnan University of Economics).
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About Ping An, Ping An Healthcare Management: Ping An Insurance Company is a holding company deals with insurance, banking, and financial service.
Co-Founder & CEO of LOOM
Erica Chidi is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at LOOM.
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About LOOM: LOOM is a platform helping women optimize their sexual and reproductive wellbeing.
Founder & CEO of Scanwell Health
Co-Founder and President at Learn To Be Foundation. Founder at Petnostics.
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About Learn To Be Foundation, Petnostics, Scanwell Health: Scanwell Health is an FDA-cleared urine testing application.
CEO of MedTech Innovator
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About MedTech Innovator: MedTech Innovator is the largest lifescience accelerator in the world for medical device, digital health, and diagnostic companies
Founder & CEO of Getlabs
Kyle Michelson is the Founder and CEO of Getlabs. He previously founded Streamup, a live video streaming platform backed by Y Combinator, and studied at the University of Southern California and London School of Economics.
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About Getlabs: Getlabs is the nationwide leader for at-home diagnostic collections. Patients can book a nearby phlebotomist to draw their labs for Labcorp and Quest. Healthcare organizations and providers can dispatch medical specialists to their patients and collect labs, vitals, biometrics, and more.
Founder & CEO of Doctor Insta
Amit is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Doctor Insta. In his previous role, He was a CFO and Head of Investment Strategy at the $120 Billion Division of CitiGroup. Amit has multiple years of experience in Management Consulting, Private Equity, and Venture Capital and is a Subject Matter Expert in Scaling/Growth and Profit Optimization at e-commerce startups and Fortune 500 companies. Amit has been an active mentor and advisor to many startups in the USA and India and has been involved with Capital Innovators, St Louis, MO (USA)- one of the top 10 accelerators of the Country. Prior to his last role, Amit was a Senior Vice President of Growth & Investment Strategy at Bank of America and also did stints in Corporate Strategy Practice of Deloitte Consulting, in Corporate Development (M&A) with Randstad, and in Venture Capital with Kauffman Foundation. Amit has an MBA from Indiana University-Bloomington (where he was actively involved with Johnson Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation), Advanced Management Certification from Harvard Business School, and is a CFA Charterholder from CFA Institute, USA. In his spare time, he likes to travel, work out, read and try out new restaurants.
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About Doctor Insta: Bringing Healthcare to Everyone’s fingertaps; India’s 1st Video Medicine Company where One can consult Care-Givers anytime, anywhere.
Co-Founder, CEO of Nicolette
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About Nicolette: Nicolette operates as a patient empowerment company.
Chairman & CEO of Dyania Health
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About Dyania Health, MedicusData.AI: Dyania Health develops a research platform for pharma companies and hospital systems.
Alan H. Auerbach
Chief Executive Officer & President of Puma Biotechnology
Auerbach is the Founder, President, and CEO of Puma Biotechnology, a company dedicated to in-licensing and developing drugs for the treatment of cancer. Previously, he founded Cougar Biotechnology and served as the company’s President and CEO until the company’s acquisition by Johnson & Johnson in 2009. Following the acquisition, Mr. Auerbach served as the Co-Chairman of the Integration Steering Committee at Cougar that provided leadership and oversight for the development and global commercialization of Cougar’s lead product candidate, abiraterone acetate, for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Prior to founding Cougar, Mr. Auerbach was a Vice President, Senior Research Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities, where he was responsible for research coverage of small- and middle- capitalization biotechnology companies, with a focus on oncology. He had primary responsibility for technical, scientific, and clinical due diligence as well as selection of biotechnology companies followed by the company. Prior to that, Mr. Auerbach was a Vice President, Research Analyst at the Seidler Companies, where he was responsible for research coverage of small-capitalization biotechnology companies. Previous to his work as a biotechnology analyst, Mr. Auerbach worked for Diagnostic Products Corporation, where he designed and implemented clinical trials in the field of oncology. Mr. Auerbach received a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University and an MS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Southern California.
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About Innovative Acquisitions, Puma Biotechnology: Puma Biotechnology acquires and develops innovative products for the treatment of various forms of cancer.
Founder / CEO of SensoScientific
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About SensoScientific, Technocel, TYLT Ventures, ULTRATOOTH by Biodent: SensoScientific provides calibration services in the Temperature/Humidity Monitoring industry as well as design & manufacture transmitters.
Founder & CEO of WELL
Ildar Fazulyanov is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in healthcare, fintech and venture capital. He founded Well, Inc. over two years ago with a mission to provide access to highest quality care to everyone. Ildar has managed all aspects of running a successful healthcare business, including accounting, business development, Medicare licensing, recruiting clinicians, sales, marketing and HIPPA compliance. Prior to WELL Ildar founded and completely bootstrapped Greener Equity, a successful fintech company, sold to Econ Partners. Ildar started his career at Bain & Company. He worked for DB Alex. Brown and was part of a launch of DB Advisors from an internal trading desk to multibillion-dollar hedge fund. He also worked in Venture Capital at vSpring Capital ($450M AUM), now Signal Peak Ventures. Ildar graduated with MBA from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth with Tuck Scholar Distinction and degree in Economics from BYU Magna Cum Laude.
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About Ampleo, WELL: WELL is globalizing healthcare and eliminating country borders to directly connect doctors, therapists and other healthcare specialists.
Katerina Markov Schneider
Chief Executive Officer of Ritual
Katerina Markov Schneider is the CEO & founder of Ritual, a stealth health technology company. Previously, she was a Venture Partner with Troy Carter in his investment fund, AF Square, where she managed an active portfolio of over 70 investments, including Styleseat, Dropbox, Warby Parker, Spotify, Uber, and Lyft. Earlier in her career, Katerina served as Head of Global Innovation at Atom Factory, a branding, digital, and entertainment management company, where she led digital strategy & high-level technology partnerships for artists such as Lady Gaga and John Legend, along with associated brands and investment portfolio companies. She previously worked as Global Lead of Digital Innovation at Universal Music Group; and before that, was the Senior Business Development Advisor to the company’s Chairman & CEO. Before Atom Factory, Katerina served as Global Lead of Digital Innovation at Universal Musical Group, and as an advisor to the CEO of Shine America where she developed strategies to build digital brands for TV properties. She also worked in business strategy & operations at FOX Audience Network and worked as an Investment Banker at Lehman Brothers in the Global Gaming and Lodging Business. Katerina earned a degree from Brown University in Applied Mathematics-Economics and is on the board of several startups. She was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 for Venture Capital list for 2014, serves as a Global Shaper for the World Economic Forum and lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband, Michael, who is also an entrepreneur, and daughter, Tali
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About Ritual: Ritual is a health technology company that is re-inventing consumer products.
Co-Founder & CEO of Dentulu
Dr. Arash Hakhamian, known as “Dr. Arash”, is a widely recognized and respected doctor of dental surgery focusing his time and energy in teaching dentists advanced clinical procedures and providing life-changing dentistry to his patients locally and internationally. Dr. Arash also serves as a consultant and teacher to current dentists on how to improve the efficiency and standards of their practice to better serve their patients.
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About Dentulu: Dentulu is a provider of teledentistry and mobile dentistry technology solutions to existing non-profits around the world.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Grassp Health
Executive | Entrepreneur | Investor | Health Consultant After graduating from St. Anselm College, Veronica began her career in the Health and Wellness industry at LA Weight Loss. In her role,she was responsible for opening and expanding new markets across the nation, the largest being in Los Angeles, where she set company sales records. She was also responsible for building and overseeing the sales operations and recruiting efforts. She then joined Equinox where she supported the successful growth of the brand across the Southern California market, helping to secure Equinox as the leader in upscale health clubs on the West Coast. As a sales leader for Equinox, she also supported recruiting and training of top sales talent to ensure sales goals were met. Veronica brings over 20 years of sales and management experience, along with a proven ability to expand into new regions. Veronica currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Grassp Health, a leading medical cannabis health care organization improving access to medical-grade cannabis products, education and services. Grassp, a proprietary owned and operated MarTech platform provides compliant communications, inventory tracking and logistical support. Offering patients safe and transparent access to medical cannabis delivery through an omnichannel ordering platform in Arizona and California. Grassp Health assembled a team of experts and partnered with the UC Institute for Prediction Technology at UCLA to research and identify ways technology can improve public health and safety. Grassp Health supports assisted living, memory care and hospice communities, improving the lives and end of life care of patients battling cancer, disabilities, immobility, dementia/alzheimers, aphasia and PTSD with formulated and dosed cannabinoid therapy. As a self-reflective, servant leader, Veronica has an unwavering dedication to excellence. Drawing on her years of experience in sales, government relations, operations, brand building, organizational expansion and marketing. Building, mobilizing and managing teams that are cohesively focused on executing a unified vision while serving patients in our active Arizona and California markets is top priority. Partnering with Dr. Elaine Burns, Veronica also helped found and create Cannabis Community Talks (CCT) to ensure science-based education reaches patients in need of true medical advice who are considering cannabinoid therapeutics as an alternative to narcotics.
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About Cannabis Community Talks (CCT), Grassp Health: Cannabis Health Care Delivered. Discover Cannabis Therapuetics, Get Delivery.
Co-founder and CEO of Hey Jane
Kiki Freedman is the Co Founder of Hey Jane.
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About Hey Jane: Healthcare, on your terms
Founder & CEO of ConsejoSano
Abner Mason is an entrepreneur and senior executive who has led multiple high profile organizations and has served in both civic and business roles. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of ConsejoSano, the only patient engagement and care navigation system designed for Medicaid/Medicare, underserved and multilingual populations to better engage with the healthcare system. In 2018, while at ConsejoSano, Abner founded the Health Tech 4 Medicaid coalition, a group comprised of healthcare and technology leaders collaborating together on innovation and solutions for Medicaid. The coalition was formed following ConsejoSano’s Future of Medicaid forum, a 2018 event held during J.P. Morgan week in San Francisco that featured opening remarks from former Medicare/Medicaid Administrator Andy Slavitt and other leaders. In 2018, Abner was invited to join the founder’s council of United States of Care, a non-profit organization founded by former Medicare/Medicaid Administrator Andy Slavitt that is dedicated to ensuring that every single American has access to quality, affordable healthcare regardless of health status, social need or income. Other members of the United States of Care founder’s council include Mike Leavitt, former governor of Utah and former HHS secretary, former Senate Majority Leader, Bill First, investor Mark Cuban, Bernard Tyson of Kaiser Permanente, David Torchiana of Partners Healthcare, Tony Tersigni of Ascension Health, Steve Safyer of Montefiore Medical Center, Judy Rich of Tucson Medical Center, Patrick Conway of BlueCross BlueShield North Carolina, Dignity Health’s Lloyd Dean, Richard Gilfillan of Trinity Health, and Providence St. Joseph Health’s Rod Hochman. In 2017, Abner spoke about ConsejoSano and its work among underserved populations at TedMed Hive, an annual event that brings healthcare leaders together. Abner previously served as Founder and CEO of the Workplace Wellness Council of Mexico from 2008 – 2016, which provides member companies with access to cutting edge workplace wellness programs and a forum to share best practices. With 152 current clients including 40 multi-nationals, the Mexico Council is now the leading workplace wellness company in Mexico. From 2002 – 2009, Abner served as Founder and Executive Director of AIDS Responsibility Project, where he led the successful efforts to create CONAES and JaBCHA, the first business councils on HIV/AIDS in Mexico and Jamaica. Abner was appointed by US President George W. Bush to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, where he served as Chairman of the International Sub-Committee from 2002 – 2005. Abner also served as Chief Policy Advisor, Chief Secretary, and Undersecretary of Transportation and Construction and Deputy Manager of the MBTA for Massachusetts Governors Paul Cellucci and Jane Swift from 1997 – 2002. He was appointed by Massachusetts Governor William Weld to the Nation’s first Governor’s Gay Youth Commission and served from 1992 – 1995. Additionally, Abner was National President of Log Cabin Republicans from 1995 – 1997, an association of Republican gays and lesbians. Abner also worked as an Associate Consultant at strategy consulting firm Bain & Company from 1985-1987.
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About ConsejoSano: Multicultural engagement and navigation solutions
John Paul DeJoria
CEO of John Paul Mitchell Systems
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About John Paul Mitchell Systems, Patrón Spirits International, ROK Global: John Paul Mitchell Systems is the company known for Paul Mitchell hair care products and styling tools.
CEO & Co-founder of Health-Ade
Daina Trout was working for a big corporation and feeling like a number. With her boyfriend and best friend, she set out to found a company–and settled on what was already brewing on her kitchen table: kombucha. An avid fermenter who’d studied nutrition, she found a niche almost immediately: high-quality fermented tea infused with herbs, cold-pressed organic juice, and spices. Breaking into the refrigerated-beverage case was no simple task, but in 2018, Health-Ade became the fastest-growing refrigerated beverage brand in the U.S. It’s in 26,000 stores and has 220 employees, mostly in and around Los Angeles, where the company brews the tea in 2.5-gallon glass jugs, all in its own facility.
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About Health-Ade: Health-Ade kombucha offers a bubbly and delicious probiotic tea
President, CEO and Founder of Kite Pharma
Arie Belldegrun joined Breakthrough Properties as Co Chairman in 2018.Belldegrun is the Director of the Institute of Urologic Oncology and Professor and Chief of Urologic Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he has held the Roy and Carol Doumani Chair in Urologic Oncology since 2000. Belldegrun also serves as Chairman, President, CEO and Founder of Kite Pharma, Inc., Chairman of Arno Therapeutics, Inc. and Chairman of UroGen Pharma Ltd. (formerly TheraCoat Ltd.). Until 2013, he served as a director of Nile Therapeutics Inc. and until October 2014 he served as a director of SonaCare Medical LLC. Belldegrun was the founder and founding Chairman of Agensys, Inc. and the co-founder and founding Vice Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of Cougar Biotechnology (which was acquired by Johnson & Johnson in 2009). Belldegrun is Chairman and Partner of Two River Consulting, LLC. Belldegrun has also held the positions of Chairman of the Molecular and Biological Technology Committee of the American Urological Association and member of its Technology Assessment Council; member of the Governor’s Council on Bioscience for the State of California; biotechnology group leader of the Mayor of Los Angeles’ Economy and Jobs Committee; and is the author of more than 500 scientific publications. Belldegrun received his medical degree at the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School and conducted his post-doctoral studies in immunology at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. He completed his urologic surgery residency at Harvard Medical School and his fellowship at the National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health. Belldegrun’s career as a leading medical researcher and his entrepreneurial activities in various pharmaceutical ventures provide scientific expertise and pharmaceutical development experience.
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About Breakthrough Properties, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kite Pharma, Kronos Bio, Two River, University of California, Los Angeles, Vida Ventures, Vida Ventures: Kite Pharma is a development-stage biotechnology company designing and developing immune-based therapies to treat cancer indications..
Co-Founder & CEO of Advekit
Alison is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and CEO of Advekit, the online marketplace that provides an end-to-end solution for patients seeking Mental Health treatment. Alison is a Los Angeles native and earned her B.A. from UCLA and an M.A. from Pepperdine University.
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About Advekit: Advekit is an online healthcare platform that makes mental health therapy easily accessible and affordable.
Chief Executive Officer of Guardian Angel
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About Guardian Angel, Tools To Life: Guardian Angel utilizes human potential technology to permanently change users’ lives.
CEO, President of Athos Therapeutics
Dimitrios Iliopoulos is the President and CEO at Athos.
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About Athos Therapeutics, MedicusData.AI: Athos develops AI-based Precision Therapeutics for patients with Inflammatory Bowel, other Autoimmune Diseases, and cancer.
Chairman & CEO of Imaging Advantage
Naseer Hashim is the Chairman & CEO at Imaging Advantage.
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About Imaging Advantage: Imaging Advantage provides evidence-based, end-to-end, technology-enhanced radiology solutions to hospitals in the U.S.
Founder & CEO of Sanguine
Founder of Sanguine.
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About Sanguine, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy: Sanguine develops innovative technology solutions for clinical researchers.
CEO of Memorang
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About Memorang: Duolingo for middle school through medical school (Muckerlab S15)
CEO of Healthfully Inc
Paul Viskovich is the founder and CEO of Healthfully Inc. Paul has over 20 years’ experience in the healthcare software industry. Prior to Optima Curis, Paul was President of Orion Health Inc in North America where he led the company from start up to one of leading Health IT companies in North America. Paul is passionate about healthcare and how to apply technology to improving healthcare outcomes.
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About Amdahl Corporation, Fujitsu, Healthfully Inc: Simplify the healthcare experience, so consumers can get the care they need, the support they want & inspiration to achieve better health.
CEO of ZSFab
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About ZSFab: ZSFab dedicates to provide modeling optimization and 3D printing of patient specific surgical guide & biocompatible.
Co-Founder and CEO of CribMD
Ifeanyi Ossai is the Founder and CEO of CribMD.
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About CribMD: CribMD affordable subscription-based telemedicine and doctor house calls on-demand in Nigeria where primary care is in short supply.
CEO of WhiteCoat Healthcare
Mike Kwon is a CEO at WhiteCoat Healthcare.
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About WhiteCoat Healthcare: WhiteCoat brings quality healthcare to patients in the comfort of their own homes, including urgent care, IV therapy, and lab testing.
Founder, CEO of Grantey
A serial entrepreneur, startup founder, startup mentor, and advisor. A true self-starter, highly motivated over-achiever with a reputation of being a real “thinker-doer” and “A” player. If I could find 3 things that define me in business: Persistence, Passion, and true fearlessness. Experienced Startup Founder and Sales Executive with a demonstrated history of success working in the computer software and technology industry with both early-stage startups and enterprise companies. Skilled in Negotiation, Anything Outbound Sales, Strategic Partnerships, Marketing, Pitching. Entrepreneurship, International Business, Project Management, Raising funds, and Venture Capital. Strong track record of always exceeding targets/quotas and breaking records. 4.9 Grit Score.
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About Grantey: Using NLP to streamline the grant application writing process for Academic, Healthcare, and Biomedical Research Institutions
Chief Executive Officer of Alfred Mann Foundation
Petrovich graduated from USC with a BS in Finance and received his JD from UCLA. He has over twenty years’ experience in private practice as a corporate finance lawyer and ten years of senior executive experience in biotech and biomedical companies, including serving as CEO of Calando Pharmaceuticals and Insert Therapeutics, both startups launched out of Caltech to develop cancer therapeutics.
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About Alfred Mann Foundation: Alfred Mann Foundation is a developer of innovative solutions for significant unmet medical conditions.
Founder & CEO of MyLabBox
Ursula Hessenflow-Cruz is the Co-Founder at myLAB Box.
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About Incubatrix, MyLabBox, YTM: MyLabBox is a home-based lab company specializing in STD testing.
Founder & CEO of MyLabBox
Lora Lvanova is Founder at myLAB.
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About MyLabBox, ScareLA: MyLabBox is a home-based lab company specializing in STD testing.
CEO and President of Freespira, Inc.
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About Freespira, Inc.: Developed the first FDA-cleared digital therapeutic that significantly reduces/eliminates symptoms of panic attacks & PTSD in only 28 days
Founder , President , CEO & Director of Capricor Therapeutics
Dr. Marbán is currently serving as our Chief Executive Officer. Co-founder of Capricor, Dr. Marbán has been with Capricor since 2005 and became its Chief Executive Officer in 2010. She combines her background in research with her business experience to lead Capricor and create a path to commercialization for its novel stem-cell cardiac therapies. Dr. Marbán was the lead negotiator in procuring the license agreements that are the foundation of Capricor’s intellectual property portfolio. Under her direction as Chief Executive Officer, Capricor secured approximately $27.0 million in nondilutive grants and a loan award which funds Capricor’s R&D programs and clinical trials involving its CAP-1002 product. Dr. Marbán’s deep knowledge of the cardiac space in particular, allows her to provide unique direction for the company’s development and growth. From 2003 to 2009, Dr. Marbán was with Excigen, Inc., a biotechnology start-up company, where she was responsible for business development, operations, pre-clinical research, and supervising the development of gene therapy products in a joint development agreement with Genzyme Corp. While at Excigen, she also negotiated a joint development and sublicense agreement with Medtronic Corp. utilizing Excigen’s technology and supervised the building of a lab in which the work was to be performed. Dr. Marbán began her career in academic science, first at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation working on the biophysical properties of cardiac muscle. That work continued when she moved to a postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, or JHU. While at JHU, she advanced to the rank of Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, continuing her work on the mechanism of contractile dysfunction in heart failure. Her tenure at JHU ran from 2000 to 2003. Dr. Marbán earned a Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University in cardiac physiology.
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About Capricor Therapeutics: Capricor Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focusing on cell and exosome-based therapeutics.
Co-Founder and CEO of Marvin
John Bracaglia is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Marvin.
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About Marvin: Marvin is a virtual care platform that provides teletherapy and behavioral health services to healthcare workers.
CEO and Founder of Spectral Platforms
Ravi Verma is the CEO and Founder of Spectral Platforms. Ravi grew up in India and went to school at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, where he got a Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy in 1990. After that, he moved to Virginia Tech, where he got a Master’s degree in Materials Science in 1992, and a Ph.D. in 1994. He did a Post Doctoral stint with Prof. Herve Marand of Virginia Tech, and Dr. Benjamin Hsiao of DuPont Central Research (now at SUNY, Stony Brook). In 1996, he moved to Pasadena, CA, for another Post Doctoral stint with Prof. Julia Kornfield of CalTech (Division of Chemistry and Chemical Eng). In 1999, Ravi took up a job at a local optics/MEMS startup. In 2001, he moved to Tanner Research, where he was given the freedom to pursue a wide range of projects. In 2010, he left Tanner Research to start Spectral Platforms. Ravi is determined to see it through to success.
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About Spectral Platforms: Spectral Platforms develops tools for rapid diagnosis of infectious diseases in clinical samples.
CEO and Co-Founder of Preveta
Victor Lee is the CEO and Co-Founder of Preveta.
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About Preveta: Preveta creates a data-driven cancer care coordination platform for health care providers focused on improving patient outcomes.
President and CEO of eWellness Corporation
Darwin Fogt, President & CEO: Darwin Fogt, MPT, is a New York and California Licensed Physical Therapist with a B.S. in Exercise Physiology from USC and a Masters degree in Physical Therapy from Cal State Long Beach. Darwin has worked as a physical therapist in neurological rehabilitation and in-patient settings, but has spent most of his professional career doing orthopedic and sports medicine rehabilitation. Licensed as a personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine, Darwin created a clinic which fostered not only exceptional patient care but also provided state of the art fitness and sport training as well as professional, research-based fitness training. Evolution Physical Therapy has been an active participant in community outreach and educational programs including preventive obesity programs in conjunction with the Los Angeles Clippers and hosted a variety of free lectures on various topics within the clinics.
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About eWellness Corporation: We are first to market with our telemedicine based distance monitored physical therapy exercise (“DMpt”) program.
CEO of FidusNet
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About FidusNet: FidusNet is a New York-based startup currently in stealth mode.
CEO of Hancock Jaffe Laboratories
Robert Berman has served as our Chief Executive Officer since April of 2018. Mr. Berman has over 25 years of experience in a broad variety of areas including healthcare, finance, acquisitions, marketing, compliance, turnarounds, and the development and licensing of emerging technologies. From September 2012 until July 2017, he served as the President, Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors of ITUS Corporation, a Nasdaq listed company that is developing a liquid biopsy technology for early cancer detection. Prior to ITUS, Mr. Berman was the CEO of VIZ Technologies, a start-up company which developed a beverage dispensing cap, and he was the founder of IP Dispute Resolution Corporation, a company focused on intellectual property licensing. From 2000 to March 2007 Mr. Berman was the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Acacia Research Corporation, which became the preeminent, publicly traded company for licensing and enforcing patented technologies. He started his career at the law firm of Blank Rome. Mr. Berman has a B.S. in Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and holds a J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law, where he is an adjunct faculty member.
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About Anixa Biosciences, Hancock Jaffe Laboratories, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law: Hancock Jaffe Laboratories develops bioprosthetic devices for cardiovascular surgeries.
Chief Executive Officer of People’s Care
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About People’s Care: Since 1998, People’s Care has been working to ensure the best quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities.
CEO and Co-Founder of AccendoWave
Martha is an operationally-oriented Health Care Executive with more than 25 years of experience in leadership, management, sales, marketing, and managed care with leading national and international organized health systems including Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). Currently, she serves as CEO & Co-Founder of AccendoWave, an emerging health care technology company that provides discomfort measurement and management for the reduction of human suffering.
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About AccendoWave: AccendoWave provides discomfort detection, monitoring, and reporting devices for the reduction of human suffering.
Founder & CEO of Roman Fitness Systems
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About Roman Fitness Systems: Roman Fitness Systems began as a personal training company, founded by our fearless leader and namesake, Roman.
Co-Founder, CEO and President of Cell Care Therapeutics
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About Cell Care Therapeutics: Developing first-in-class stem cell derived biopharmaceuticals to treat inflammatory and degenerative ophthalmic diseases.
Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Valencia Technologies
Jeff Greiner serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Founder at Valencia Technologies.
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About Valencia Technologies: Valencia Technologies creates, develops, manufacture, and sell a coin-sized electroceutical to treat hypertension.
CEO of Patient Insight
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About Patient Insight: Patient Insight develops solutions that support physicians at the point-of-care and for provider/payer networks.
Chief Executive Officer of AcuraStem
Sam Alworth is the Chief Executive Officer at AcuraStem Inc.
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About AcuraStem: AcuraStem harnesses human, patient-specific in vitro cell models and assays to develop cures and improve diagnoses in disorders of the CNS.
CEO & President of 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services
Linda Stone was born in the Philippines and came to the United States in her early 20’s with a graduate degree in education to start her teaching career. As things turned out, she ended up taking a job with the phone company. They noticed she was good with numbers and gave her an opportunity to get computer training. Her timing was good, since computers were revolutionizing business and things were changing quickly. After working with several Fortune 500 companies, Linda founded her own Information Technology (IT) company and eventually specialized in IT staffing. The company grew rapidly during the 1990’s as large, Fortune 500 companies were added to the client list. In 1997, a diagnosis of cancer and major surgery placed Linda in a position to experience first-hand the significant role nurses play in the recovery process. She also noticed that nurses were often under a great amount of stress and appeared to be overworked. During her recuperation, she had an epiphany and she saw an opportunity to use her business skills and experience to help benefit nurses, hospitals and the patients they both cared about. In 2000, Linda founded 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services to help patients receive the care they needed and to help healthcare providers meet patients’ needs. She recognized there were times when healthcare organizations required supplemental staff on a flexible, as-needed basis. 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services is now an award-winning, leading supplier of specialty nurses serving a number of major hospitals in California. Linda has completed executive management programs at the Amos Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth and the Anderson School of Management, UCLA. She has won a number of business awards based on the success of her companies. As a serial entrepreneur, she now oversees three companies that she has founded, including 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services.
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About 24-Hour Medical Staffing Services: 24HRMED provides healthcare professionals to hospitals, skilled nursing facilities on a contingent, or as needed basis.
Founder & CEO of TMM Disruptive Advanced Materials
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About TMM Disruptive Advanced Materials, TMM Disruptive Advanced Materials: TMM creates sustainable and low-cost Nanomaterials for commercial markets from waste products
CEO of Allevion Therapeutics
Troy Barring has more than 20 years experience in implementing successful growth strategies for new products and building operational infrastructure. Troy has held a variety of senior leadership positions in both small and large companies in General Management, Sales & Marketing, R&D and Operations. Troy Barring has held leadership positions at Johnson & Johnson, Baxter Healthcare, North American Scientific Medical, Boston Scientific, Orthozon Technologies, and InspiRD. Troy has an Executive MBA with an emphasis in Strategic Planning, and received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy, West Point.
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About Allevion Therapeutics: Allevion Therapeutics develops a wearable non-invasive multi-modal smart energy-based system for treating essential tremors.
Chairman & CEO of GrandCare Health Services
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About GrandCare Health Services: GrandCare Health Services has been a recognized leader in the provision of healthcare services.
Co-Founder & CEO of Butterfli Technologies Inc
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About Butterfli Technologies Inc: Butterfli provides an on-demand and scheduled assisted transportation solution for individuals with varying mobility needs.
Co-Founder & CEO of Butterfli Technologies Inc
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About Butterfli Technologies Inc: Butterfli provides an on-demand and scheduled assisted transportation solution for individuals with varying mobility needs.
Chairman & CEO of Klean Treatment Centers
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About : Klean Treatment Centers offers nationwide drug and alcohol treatment and rehabilitation services.
President and Chief Executive Officer of E Mental Health Center
13 + years experience; Entrepreneur, researcher, academic,, and web programmer. He is also a Research Psychologist. In addition, Dr. Carvajal is a novice web programmer and a visionary entrepreneur who believes that the future of Telehealth Platforms will revolve around treatment quality, efficiency, and effectiveness.
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About E Mental Health Center: E Mental Health Center offers web application platforms that enable individuals to find and book appointments with suitable therapists.
Founder, CEO of Barber Surgeons Guild
Dr. Justin E. Rome, MD, Founder and CEO of Barber Surgeons Guild, is devoted to exceptional work, patient satisfaction, and consultations that are thorough and educational yet personable. He’s also the pioneering force behind the procedures and protocols BSG offers. Dr. Rome has spent years finely honing his craft by performing over a thousand robotic hair restoration procedures. His expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery is only surpassed by his emphasis on providing real results to every client. This is why he’s regarded as a leader in the area of robotic hair transplantation. Prior to founding BSG, Dr. Rome had a private practice in Beverly Hills, CA, where he became known and respected for excellence in the hair restoration world. He always felt something was lacking in the space, specifically there was not enough attention to hairstyle in hair restoration. With the addition of a luxury grooming salon with Master Barbers, barbers and surgeons together were able to offer collaborative insight into restoring hairstyles. Dr. Rome completed a Master’s Degree from Boston University, his Medical Degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, Internship and Residency at Lenox Hill Hospital and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, and a Fellowship in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery and Hair Restoration in Orlando, Florida. Today, many people regard Dr. Rome as an authority in the field of robotic hair restoration. Restoration Robotics elected him to train other doctors to perform this procedure, which takes considerable skill, training, and credentials.
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About Barber Surgeons Guild: With locations in SoHo NYC and WeHo LA, BSG provides the highest quality products and medical treatments for haircare and hair restoration.
Co Founder and CEO of inHealth Medical Services
Aubrey Jenkins is an enthusiastic entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in business start-ups, marketing, sales, finance, healthcare services, technology and consulting.
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About inHealth Medical Services: inHealth is an award-winning provider of medical weight loss, chronic disease management.
Founder & CEO of Blue Marble Health
Sheryl Flynn is a Founder & CEO at Blue Marble Game.
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About Blue Marble Health: Blue Marble Health is a digital remote monitoring and analytic platform for telehealth and wellness.
TitleChief Executive Officer of DEARhealth
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About DEARhealth: DEARhealth improves health outcomes and experiences while reducing costs.
Robert M. Freedman
Founder , Chairman & CEO of HμREL
Robert Freedman is HµREL’s founding investor. His business experience encompasses early-stage investing, investment banking, executive management, and turnaround/crisis management performed either as a financial adviser to others or directly as CEO. Over the course of a thirty year career Mr. Freedman has at different times invested in, raised capital for, advised, restructured, and/or directly led companies in biotechnology, computer software, healthcare services, consumer products and services, energy, transportation, financial services, retailing, and media. Prior to founding Hurel, he organized the $25 million equity capital commitment by Warburg Pincus that enabled the launch of Alliant Protection Services, a security alarm monitoring start up. Prior to that he turned around a number of publicly or privately held under performing corporations including, among others, Huntway Refining (owned by Madison Dearborn Partners, sold to Valero Energy after Chapter 11 proceedings). Earlier, he was a member of the institutional venture capital firms BancBoston Ventures and Wolfensohn Partners, and then of the High Yield and Convertible Bond Department of the investment banking firm Drexel Burnham Lambert. Mr. Freedman holds an SB Degree from MIT, and Masters’ Degrees from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, and (with honors) from Harvard Business School.
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About HμREL: HμREL, a bioanalytic tools firm, researches, develops and commercializes products and services based on 3D cell-based tissue constructs.
Founder and CEO of VR Medical
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About VR Medical: VR Medical is a manufacturer of medical devices.
Chief Executive Officer of iOpening Enterprises
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About iOpening Enterprises: iOpening Enterprises offers mental health and wellness education that transforms the life of individuals and organizations.
Chief Executive Officer of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
Founder at latchME
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About Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, latchME: Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services is a non-profit firm that promotes child outpatient mental health and family reinforcement services.
Founder/CEO of PELV-ICE
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About PELV-ICE: PELV-ICE is a medical device start-up focused on revolutionizing the standard of care for pelvic soft tissue recovery patients.
CEO of Montecito Bio Sciences, Ltd.
Edward Withrow is a professional with a wide variety of business skills and experience. He has worked in fields such as investment banking, sales and marketing, intellectual property, and more. His business interests are centered around cargo shipping containers, low-cost healthcare diagnostics, and education.
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About Montecito Bio Sciences, Ltd.: Bio-medical diagnostics company focused on the development and exploitation of a proprietary diagnostic and monitoring platform.
CEO of Flotherm
Brian Kannard currently works as the CEO for Flotherm.
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About Flotherm: Flotherm develops a thermal compression device that maintains normothermia in a timely manner.
Founder and CEO of Eyes4Lives
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About Eyes4Lives, Utopia Optometry: Eyes4Lives is a software and hardware solution that helps computer and digital screen users maintain healthy eyes and posture.