OCTANe

Our board of directors and executive committee is comprised of leading business executives that have successfully started, built or grown companies in either the technology or medical technology industries. Each member is 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

Robert Grant

Chairman and Managing Partner
Strathspey Crown LLC
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Raouf Halim

Raouf Halim

Former CEO
Mindspeed Technologies Inc.
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Bruce Hallett

Bruce Hallett

Managing Partner
Miramar Ventures
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James Mazzo

James Mazzo

Chairman
AcuFocus, Inc.
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James McCluney

James McCluney

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David Perry

David Perry

Administrative Partner
K&L Gates LLP
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Jim Peterson

Jim Peterson

Chairman & CEO
Microsemi
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Brett Wall

Brett Wall

Senior Vice President and President Neurovascular
Medtronic
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Scott Whitcup

Scott Whitcup

Former Executive Vice President, R&D, Chief Scientific Officer
Allergan
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William “Clay” Wilemon

William “Clay” Wilemon

CEO and CSO
DevicePharm
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Bobak Azamian

Bobak Azamian

President & Chief Medical Officer
Metavention, Inc.

Thomas Berryman

Thomas Berryman

President
Soft Health Technologies, LLC
OFI Board Member

Bruce Feuchter

Bruce Feuchter

Shareholder
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

Russ Garcia

Russ Garcia

President / CEO
nGeniSys Corp
OFI Board Member

Richard Henson

Richard Henson

CEO
PhageTech, LLC
OFI Board Member

Jay Houlihan

Jay Houlihan

Managing Director
InnoCal Venture Capital

Matthew Jenusaitis

Matthew Jenusaitis

Chief of Staff
UC San Diego Health System

Jeffrey Kimball

Jeffrey Kimball

President & CEO
Jeffrey J. Kimbell Associates

Kimberly Kovacs

Kimberly Kovacs

Managing Director
Arroyo Ventures LLC
OFI Board Member

Dr. L. Andrew Lyon

Dr. L. Andrew Lyon

Dean, Schmid College of Science & Technology
Chapman University

Goran Matjasevic

Goran Maijascvic

Executive Director, Chief Executive Roundtable
UC Irvine
OFI Board Member

Christine McCauley

Christine McCauley

Corporate VP of Human Resources
Edwards Lifesciences

Juli Stone Moran

Juli Stone Moran

Director, Life Sciences
Deloitte & Touche

Michael Mussallem

Michael Mussallem

Chairman & CEO
Edwards Lifesciences
(Emeritus)

Carey Ransom

Carey Ransom

EVP, Partner Development
payoff.com
OFI Board Member

Bob Romney

Bob Romney

Vice Chair, Chief Executive
Roundtable, UC Irvine

Robert Rosenbluth

Robert Rosenbluth

Chairman and Founder
Inceptus Medical
OFI Board Member

Ken Salgado

Ken Salgado

Business Assurance Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Marc Samuels

Marc Samuels

President & CEO
ADVI

Walter Schindler

Walter Schindler

Managing Director
SAIL Venture Partners

Murthy Simhambhatla

Murthy Simhambhatla

Former President
Abbott
Medical Optics

Daniel Struppa

Daniele Struppa

Chancellor
Chapman University

Richard Sudek

Richard Sudek

Executive Director, UC Irvine
Institute for Innovation
UCI
OFI Board Member

Paul Symczak

Paul Symczak

VP of Entrepreneurship
OCTANe
OFI Board Member

Todd Theodora

Todd Theodora

Chief Legal Counsel
ALPHAEON

Fred Thiel

Fred Thiel

CEO & Chairman of the Board
Local Corporation
OFI Board Member

Gerard von Hoffman

Gerard von Hoffman

Partner
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear

Gregory Washington

Gregory Washington

Dean, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
UC Irvine

Bill Carpou

Bill Carpou

Chief Executive Officer
OCTANe