Dr. Edward Lin, Founder and PresidentDr. Lin is a Yale-trained board certified anesthesiologist, biomedical scientist and inventor, Ed is a proactive positive thinker and polymath who applies creativity and perseverance to attain uncommon results. He is a creative inventor who has won national recognition for his innovations and has fought for and won patent awards before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in the US and overseas. Ed was Chairman of Anesthesiology at an Ohio hospital and Associate Professor of anesthesiology at Ohio U. He was also trained in internal and emergency medicine and was Henry Woodburn Fellow at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the highest honor bestowed by SUNY at Buffalo Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He holds multiple patents in diverse fields and has successfully commercialized some of his inventions, including a medical device.
Dan Weiss, CPA, JD, Chief Financial Officer
With dual expertise in accounting and law, Mr. Weiss has over 31 years of experience as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director, Board Chair, and Chief Investment Officer of organizations as diverse as a $750 million public pension, nonprofit, and for-profit businesses.
Margaret Wong, V.P. of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance
20+ yrs. experience in leading and building corporate quality compliance from design concept to commercialization for early stage startups and $12B companies in orthopedic, anesthesia, dialysis, cardiovascular, and point-of-care devices. Extensive experience in reducing risks in FDA, EU, and international premarket submissions including new product launch in uncharted markets.
Astro Wu, MSCS, MSEE, Director of Engineering and Development
Skilled engineer with three decades of experience working for multi-billion dollar companies and medical startups. Proven track record of astute problem solving, innovative design and team leadership. Worked and led teams at the forefront of technology from smartphone to SSD design, Android systems to neonatal monitoring with recent FDA approval.
David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD
A Professor of Surgery at the University of Southern California and founder and co-Director of the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA), Dr. Armstrong has produced more than 460 peer-reviewed research papers in dozens of scholarly medical journals as well as over 80 book chapters. He is co-Editor of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) Clinical Care of the Diabetic Foot, now in its third edition.
Among Dr. Armstrong’s many other accolades include selection as one of the first six International Wound Care Ambassadors, recipient of the inaugural Georgetown Distinguished Award for Diabetic Limb Salvage, and youngest-ever member elected into the Podiatric Medicine Hall of Fame and youngest-ever recipient of the ADA’s Roger Pecoraro Award, the highest award given in the field.
H. Peter Lorenz, MD
Dr. Lorenz is Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive surgery, Stanford University Medical Center; Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Stanford Medical Center; Director of NIH-funded Hagey Laboratory for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine; author of numerous research publications. Dr. Lorenz was a founder of Stem Source, Inc., which is now part of the public company, Cytori Therapeutics. He is a nationally recognized authority on wound care and is a member of Bio-X, Stanford’s pioneering interdisciplinary biosciences institute
Xueji Zhang, PhD, EMBADr. Zhang is National Chair Professor (an honorary title accorded by China only to the top 1000 most-distinguished scientists in the world) and world expert on superoxide sensors. He is an inventor of devices related to nitric oxide and other superoxides and is Founder and Director of the Institute of Biomedicine and Bioengineering, University of Science and Technology, Beijing. He is the Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Biomedical Sciences, and Editor, Nature Oncology Review, China Edition.
Joseph Hage, MBA
Mr. Hage is the Founder and CEO of Medical MarComm, a medical industry consultancy. A former executive of Cardiac Science, Joe heads the Medical Device Group, the world’s largest organization for medical device professionals on LinkedIn, with over 340,000 members. Joe is well versed in issues affecting the medical device industry and possesses a wealth of executive marketing experience in both medical devices and consumer industries.