Stuart B. Mitchell, PhDCEO, Founder and Chief Science Officer
Dr. Mitchell is a graduate of the University of Washington and he has been designing biomedical instrumentation and devices for approximately 20 years. Dr. Mitchell has extensive experience in biomechanics (soft tissue and orthopedic), tissue engineering, instrumentation, electronics, and mechanical design.Read More
While at the university, Dr. Mitchell managed and conducted research in multimillion dollar DARPA projects where he developed relationships with medical industry leaders. He has conducted research in biomechanics, tissue engineering, acoustic hemostasis and high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for tumor treatment. Dr. Mitchell has been involved in helping HIFU gain recognition in the clinical setting and has led research teams in conducting application studies.Read Less
Jean Maixner, DVMEVP Operations and Finance
Founder and Hospital Administrator Animal Critical Care and Emergency Services, 2 locations, 100+ employees, Exit via Acquisition with 7000% ROI.
Derek Khorsand, MDChief Medical Officer, NOVUSON Surgical Interventional Radiologist, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Derek grew up in a small town in southwest Washington and is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine, where he was the top graduate in his class. After a year of training in general surgery, Derek trained in Interventional Radiology at the University of Washington, where he was Chief Resident. He has a strong background in basic and clinical research and experience in medical device commercialization.
Marco Daoura, MSBioE, SSGBCExecutive Vice President of Program and Product Management
Mr. Daoura graduated from the University of Washington with both a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in BioEngineering with focus on Control Theory and Molecular Biotechnology. He has over 20 years in the healthcare industry from Philips Healthcare to Fujifilm Medical Systems, UltraLinq Healthcare. His work in innovation crosses many multidisciplinary areas from technology development, to technology architecture, program management, product services, product management and marketing, and market commercialization.Read More
In addition to holding several Health-Tech patents, Marco has also been responsible for a number of Life Sciences product launches, where he optimizes development and commercialization strategies around all six healthcare verticals (Provider, Payor, Patient, Purchaser, Policy and Product Makers) with focus on improving patient outcomes, simplifying provider workflows/protocols, reducing provider/payor cost and waist, and consumerizing healthcare with digital and connected health solutions.
Marco is described as an entrepreneur innovative-strategist who loves to support his community by volunteering at the University of Washington CoMotion program and Seattle CambiaGrove hub mentoring local HealthTech incubators and startups.