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Global Experience
Forward Thinking
Problem Solvers
Customer Focus

Leading with Experience

Charles Wm. Stewart, OD | Technical and Scientific Advisor 

  • Twenty-five + years of global ophthalmic products | 35 + years of ophthalmic industry management experience

  • Global clinical and complex ophthalmic surgical device experience applied to clinical performance assessment, market enhancement, medical advisory boards, global KOL relationships

  • Specialized experience in ophthalmic diagnostic and surgical products, business development, global sales infrastructure, product marketing and distribution, and global regulatory environments including FDA and ISO-13485 / MDSAP

  • C-level, senior management, director and leadership experience in USA and International, public and private sectors

  • Doctor of Optometry

Dale Sadlik, BSc, MBA  |  Co-CEO, Executive Director 

  • Twenty-five + years in the medical device industry

  • Medical device experience:

    • New product development

    • Regulatory affairs

    • Quality assurance

    • Operations

    • Strategy

  • Management Experience in public and private companies

  • C-level experience managing operations, clinical trials programs, and regulatory / quality systems including FDA and ISO-13485 / MDSAP

  • MBA – University of California, Irvine

Gina Schumann, CPA  |  CFO

  • Twenty + years of professional Accounting experience
    • public accounting and auditing with a “big 4” firm
    • FDA regulated environments
    • EU and international trade
    • investment services
    • financial forecasting
  • C-level finance experience in multiple global product companies
  • Professional experience in public and private companies
  • BS Accounting – Cal State Polytechnic University – Pomona
  • Certified Public Accountant

Robert Rennaker II, PhD  |  VP of Engineering & Innovation

  • Twenty + years in biomedical device research and development
  • Published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications
  • Raised over $40M in federal funds for medical device research
  • Developed class 3 implantable pulse generator
  • Founder Vulintus Inc.
  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience
  • BSE, MSE, Ph.D. – Arizona State University
  • Five years active duty in United States Marine Corps

Susan Setsuko Oak  | Sr. VP Clinical Affairs  | Director

  • Assistant Professor – Department of Ophthalmology, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Research Assistant – MEEI, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
  • President – BioOptics Inc (contact specular microscopes image analysis systems)
  • Founder & CEO – DataMed Devices Inc. (contact specular microscopes image analysis systems
  • Board Member – Konan Medical USA, Inc. and Konan Medical Inc. (Japan)

Simon Gordon  |  Co-CEO, Executive Director 

  • Thirty-five +  years marketing medical devices
  • Twenty-five + years in medical devices management
  • Global experience in sales, marketing
  • Global experience in distribution development
  • Experienced in product development
  • Early investor in Autonomous Technologies with a significant role in developing the business through to very successful trade buy out
  • Led IPO in London raising over 11M pounds sterling

Ian McMillan  |  VP North American Sales & Marketing

  • Twenty-five + years global experience in sales, marketing and product development
  • Senior sales management experience in ophthalmic products and proven abilities in complex diagnostic devices
  • Specialty experience with ERP systems
  • Experience in bringing multiple new products to market
  • Management experience in both private and public companies & start-ups
  • Extensive experience in e-commerce, SaaS, online distribution of entitlements and mission-critical enterprise software

Todd Isakson  |  VP Customer Services

  • Thirty + years of customer service, training and product development in multiple industries (medical devices, customized software solutions, hospitality, travel)
  • Fifteen + years experience in management of global network of sales and service centers
  • Experience in Loyalty Program product development achieving global recognition of best Frequent Flyer Program
  • Management experience in both public and private companies, including several start-ups

Looking for a great place to apply your talents?
Are you an inventor with a fantastic idea that hasn't seen the light of day?