Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen
CEO and Founder
Named to Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People and CNN's Top 10 Thinkers; former executive leadership at Facebook, Oculus, Google and...
Dr. Soren Konecky
Chief Technology Officer
Soren has decades of experience in optical imaging and algorithm development for both life science and semiconductor applications...
VP, Clinical Affairs & Quality
Former VP of regulatory affairs at Medtronic. Extensive knowledge of global regulations and requirements.
CIO at Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation, Previous EVP of Global Good Fund reporting directly to Bill Gates developing therapeutics, medical devices for global health impact.
Dr. Brad Hartl
Senior Staff Biophotonics Scientist
Previously developed Cerenkov radiation and autofluorescence lifetime imaging for medical applications in the brain...
Dr. Chris Bawiec
Senior Staff Ultrasonic Engineer
Chris has over 12 years of biological imaging experience, primarily with therapeutic and diagnostic ultrasound...
Dr. David Varley
Principal Electrical Engineer
20+ years of experience in technology development and product design for electrical, electro-optics & opti-mechanical products & systems. Extensive...
Senior Software Engineer
Ethan is a software engineer with a history at fast-paced startups and aerospace companies. He’s shipped code powering public transit systems, space...
Dr. Gambhir Ranjit
Staff Laser Engineer
More that a decade long experience in lasers, optics and optoelectronics systems, research and development in academia...
Senior Software Engineer
George Vigelette has more than 25 years of experience in IT product development for some of the largest companies in the world. His expertise...
Dr. Kedar Grama
Staff Algorithm Engineer
Kedar has 10+ years of experience in Machine Learning and Computer Vision. He worked on defect discovery in semiconductor manufacturing...
Senior Program Manager
Experienced Operations Analyst with a demonstrated history of working in the farming industry. Skilled in Management, Teamwork, Risk Management, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.
Head of Human Resources & Office Manager
A graduate of UCLA, Marissa has over 20 years of experience in human resources and operations management. She has...
Director, Mechanical Engineer
Peter has over 30 years of developing and manufacturing innovative optical products including scientific sensors, ...
Dr. Peter Hollender
Principal Ultrasonic Engineer
Peter has worked in ultrasound research and development since 2009. After completing his doctorate in biomedical engineering at Duke University...
Senior Staff Mechanical Engineer
Andrew has 8 years of experience developing optical and electromechanical systems. Background in mechanical...
Sr. Staff Electrical Engineer
Experience in design and development of medical and consumer electronics. Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Science...
Previously, Simon has been an engineering technician at Compact Imaging Inc. as well as Enlumen Technology, and Lumyn Technologies...
Senior Hardware Engineer
7 years of experience in hardware systems engineering in various fields; wireless power transfer, medical lasers, autonomous drones, IoT,...
Dr. John Ryan
Corporate strategy in domains where the underlying physics and manufacturing technology remain unsettled...
Dr. Carl Herickhoff
Director of Ultrasonic Imaging Sciences Laboratory at Stanford University in the School of Radiology...
BOARD & ADVISORY
Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen
Chairman of Board
Named of the hundred most influential people in the world by Time Magazine...
Jeff is a legendary engineering senior vice president and business leader who pioneered work at Google over his tenure of 13 years...
Arjun "JJ" Desai, MD
Member, Board of Directors
Chief Strategic Innovation Officer at Insightec, former VP & COO of Johnson & Johnson Innovation + JLABS.
Prof. Theodor Haensch
Scientific Advisory Board
Professor Haensch won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2005 for his work on comb lasers and precision spectroscopy...
Scott is a founding partner of Gunderson Dettmer and is listed as one of the top IT and venture lawyers in the Global Counsel 3000, Best Lawyers in America and has received numerous awards...
Intellectual Property Counsel
Shu helps on IP & Tech transactions at Openwater. At Gunderson Dettermer she specializes in the areas of IP counseling...
Michael our attorney at Openwater - At Gunderson Dettmer he is a specialist in M&A, with broad experience advising sellers and buyers...
Aaron is a patent attorney and a Partner at Boswelll IP Law and provides most of our guidance on patent matters at Openwater...
Ashley has drafted numerous certifications for partnerships, LLCs and as well as completed numerous efforts in client, customer, financial, regulatory and securities research...