Management

Charles A. Laverty

Chief Executive Officer

Charles Laverty - Chief Executive Officer

Charles Laverty, Chief Executive Officer

  • 30 year career in capital markets and senior management positions including Chairman & CEO of multiple medical device companies
  • 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mehran J. Khorsandi, MD

Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Mehran J. Khorsandi, Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Mehran J. Khorsandi, Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Medical Officer

  • Interventional Cardiologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Henry Bourang, 

Co-Founder, President & CTO

Henry Bourang, Co-Founder, President & CTO

Henry Bourang, Co-Founder, President & CTO

  • 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 Richards

Chief Financial Officer

Ken Richards, CFO

Ken Richards, CFO

  • 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 Foster

Vice President of Global Business Development

Drew Foster Vice President of Global Business Development

Drew Foster, Vice 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

 

 

 

 

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