Charlie LavertyChief Executive Officer
Charles Laverty is the Chief Executive Officer he has a 30 year career in capital markets and senior management positions including Chairman & CEO of multiple medical device companies. Was named Inc Magazine’s “U.S. Turnaround Entrepreneur of The Year” as Chairman & CEO of Curaflex Health services a Morgan Stanley private investment company, Granted by Merrill Lynch & Ernst Young
Dr. Mehran KhorsandiCo-Founder, Chairman & Chief Medical Officer
Interventional Cardiologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. Member of the team that developed the HARTS stent at Cedars-Sinai. Assistant clinical professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Member and Fellow (FACC) of American College of Cardiology.
Henry BourangCo-Founder, President & Chief Technical Officer
29 years senior management and technical experience in medical device industry. Expertise in research & development, manufacturing and commercialization of percutaneous valves, stents, catheters, and other angioplasty, Neurological and peripheral vascular devices at Biosensors, Edwards Life Sciences, Boston Scientific and Guidant. More than 100 U.S. and international issued and pending patents.
Ken RichardsChief Financial Officer
Co-founder and partner of York Bridge Capital, a private equity firm. Former Managing Director at CIBC World Markets – responsible for a $5 billion debt portfolio. Member, Finance Committee of the Biotechnology Industry Organization. Co-founder of the Westlake/Santa Barbara Chapter of Tech Coast Angels, an angel investor network.
Drew FosterVice President of Global Business Development
15 years public and private firm experience. Principal at Theorem Capital, a private equity firm; emphasis on new medical device technologies and renewable energy solutions. Versatile cross functional leader with roles in strategic planning, business & product development. MBA from the University of Southern California. BS from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.