Board

Our board members are committed to providing technology business leaders with a forum to make a lasting impact on the future of the technology industry and the overall quality of life in Orange County.

    • Robert Grant

      Chairman and Managing Partner
      Strathspey Crown LLC
      OCTANe Board Executive Committee

    • Bruce Hallett

      Managing Partner
      Miramar Ventures
      OCTANe Board Executive Committee

    • Joe Kiani

      Founder, CEO & Chairman of the Board, Masimo Corporation
      OCTANe Board Executive Committee


    • James Mazzo

      Operating Partner
      Versant Ventures
      OCTANe Board Executive Committee

    • James McCluney

      OCTANe Board Executive Committee

    • David Perry

      Administrative Partner
      K&L Gates LLP
      OCTANe Board Executive Committee


    • Jim Peterson

      President and CEO
      Microsemi
      OCTANe Board Executive Committee

    • Scott Whitcup

      Executive Vice President, R&D,
      Chief Scientific Officer Allergan
      OCTANe Board Executive Committee

    • Mike Aghajanian

      Executive Director of Executive Education Paul Merage School of Business University of California, Irvine


    • Thomas Antunez

      Assistant Dean of Corporate Development
      University of California, Irvine

    • Bobak Azamian

      President & Chief Medical Officer
      Metavention, Inc.

    • John Belli

      Managing Partner
      Ernst & Young


    • Thomas Berryman

      President
      Soft Health Technologies, LLC

    • Craig Boundy

      CEO, North America
      Experian

    • Rick DeGabrielle

      Independent Consultant, Investor


    • Bruce Feuchter

      Shareholder
      Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

    • Russ Garcia

      Executive Vice President Marketing and Sales
      MicroSemi

    • Raouf Halim

      Former CEO
      Mindspeed Technologies Inc.


    • Richard Henson

      CEO
      PhageTech, LLC

    • Jay Houlihan

      Managing Director
      InnoCal Venture Capital

    • Jeffrey Kimbell

      President & CEO
      Jeffrey J. Kimbell & Associates


    • Kimberly Kovacs

      Managing Director
      Arroyo Ventures LLC

    • Randy Lunn

      Managing Director
      Catalina Ventures

    • Christine McCauley

      Corporate VP of Human Resources
      Edwards LIfesciences


    • Juli Stone Moran

      Director, Life Sciences
      Deloitte & Touche

    • Michael Mussallem

      Chairman and CEO
      Edwards LIfesciences
      (Emeritus)

    • Carey Ransom

      EVP, Partner Development
      payoff.com


    • Bob Romney

      Vice Chair, Chief Executive Roundtable, UC Irvine

    • Robert Rosenbluth

      Chairman and Founder
      Inceptus Medical

    • Ken Salgado

      Business Assurance Partner
      PricewaterhouseCoopers


    • Marc Samuels

      President & CEO
      ADVI

    • Ted Schilowitz

      Futurist
      20th Century Fox

    • Walter Schindler

      Managing Director
      SAIL Venture Partners


    • Dr. Murthy Simhambhatla

      President
      Abbott Medical Optics

    • Daniele Struppa

      Chancellor
      Chapman University

    • Paul Symczak

      VP of Entrepreneurship
      OCTANe


    • Todd Theodora

      Chief Legal Counsel
      ALPHAEON

    • Fred Thiel

      CEO & Chairman of the Board
      Local Corporation

    • Tamar Thompson

      Vice President
      ADVI


    • Lisa Varga

      CEO
      Phoenix Energy Technologies

      Chair, CleanTech OC

    • Gerard von Hoffman

      Partner
      Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear

    • Brett Wall

      Brett Wall

      Senior Vice President and President Neurovascular
      Covidien Vascular Therapies


    • Gregory Washington

      Dean, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
      UC Irvine

    • William “Clay” Wilemon

      CEO and CSO
      DevicePharm

    • Matthew Jenusaitis

      President and CEO
      OCTANe


  • Abbot Medical Optics
  • ADVI
  • Allergan
  • Alphaeon
  • Aptiv Solutions
  • Canada International
  • Chapman University
  • Childrens Hospital LA
  • CORT
  • Covidien
  • Cresa
  • Deloitte
  • DevicePharm
  • Dorsey
  • Edwards
  • Experian
  • EY
  • Fleishman Hillard
  • Irvine Chamber
  • JLL
  • K&L Gates
  • Knobbe Martens
  • Latisys
  • Local Corporation
  • London Economic Development Corporation
  • Masimo
  • Merage Institute
  • Microsemi
  • Moss Adams
  • PWC
  • SC Edison
  • Stradling
  • SVB – Sillicon Valley Bank
  • TechSpace
  • Teijin
  • UC Irvine