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.
OCTANe BOARD EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Bill Carpou

Chief Executive Officer
OCTANe

Bruce Feuchter

Shareholder
Stradling Yocca Carlson Rauth

Bruce Hallett

Managing Partner
Miramar Ventures

Bob Jacobson

Chairman of the US Board of Directors
RSM

James Mazzo

Global President of Ophthalmology
Carl Zeiss Meditec

David Perry

Administrative Partner
K&L Gates, LLP

Jim Peterson

Chairman & CEO
Microsemi

Brett Wall

President, Brain Therapy
Medtronic



Scott Whitcup

Founder & CEO
Akrivista & Whitecap Biosciences

Clay Wilemon

CEO & Chief Strategy Officer
DevicePharm

OCTANe BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Vicki Anastasi

Vice President & Global
Head Medical Device
and Diagnostic Research

ICON

Bobby Azamian

President & CMO
Metavention

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Kelly Barba

Associate Director of Client Development
K&L Gates

Thomas Berryman

President
Soft Health Technologies

Reynolds Bish

CEO
Kofax

Tim Brandt

Managing Partner
Deloitte

Janelle Brunette

Vice President, Operations & Board Secretary
OCTANe

John Casalaspi

Senior Account Development Manager 
AVT Technologies/Tech Data

Rick DeGabrielle

Independent Advisor

Pete Deutschman

CEO
The Buddy Group

Linda DiMario

Executive Vice President 
The Greater Irvine Chamber

Jag Dosanjh

SVP, Eyecare  
Allergan

Bruce Fiscus

AVP, ECS America West
Salesforce.com

Russ Garcia

President/CEO
nGeniSys Corp

Executive in Residence
GE Ventures

Ashley Good

Chief Sales Officer
Arbonne

Richard Henson

CEO
PhageTech, LLC

Jay Houlihan

Director
Harvey & Company

Jeffrey Kimbell

President & CEO
Jeffrey J. Kimbell & Associates

Kim Kovacs

Partner, Practice Leader
Emerging Growth

Hardesty, LLC

Sabing Lee

Partner
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear

Jennifer Leuer

President
Affinity, Experian Consumer Services

Richard Lindstrom

Founder & Attending Surgeon
Minnesota Eye Consultants

Steven Litchfield

Chief Strategic Officer
& Executive VP

Microsemi

L. Andrew Lyon

Dean, Schmid College of
Science & Technology

Chapman University

Joe Manna

CTO, Customer Services
Experian

Goran Matijasevic

Executive Director,
Chief Executive Roundtable

UC Irvine

Christine McCauley

Corporate Vice President,
Human Resources

Edwards Lifesciences

Vic Memenas

CEO
TechSpace

Thomas Mitro

President & COO
Aerie Pharmaceuticals

Paul Pickle

President & COO
Microsemi

Carey Ransom

Chief Product Officer
Experian

Ehsan Sadri

Director of Clinical Research
Atlantis Eyecare

Earl Slee

VP of Technology, Strategy & Business Development
Medtronic

Richard Sudek

Executive Director, UC Irvine Applied Innovation
UC Irvine

Jay Wadkins

CFO
Kobe, Inc.

George Wall

Parner & Chair of M&A
Glasier Weil

Gregory Washington

Dean, Henry Samueli School of Engineering
UC Irvine

Jeffry Weinhuff

Managing Partner 
Visionary Ventures

Ted Wilm

Managing Partner 
PwC

Ashlie Woods

Vice President
Goldman Sachs

David Zollinger

Senior Director, Corporate Strategy
Edwards Lifesciences

OCTANe SENIOR ADVISORS

John Belli

Managing Partner
Ernst & Young

Jim Corbett

CEO
Alphatec

Peter Craig

Former CEO
OC Tech Alliance

Reginald Gilyard

First American Financial Corporation

Mike Gottfredson

Former Vice Chancellor & Provost
UC Irvine

Raouf Halim

Former CEO
Mindspeed Technologies Inc.

Matthew Jenusaitis

Chief of Staff
UCSD Healthcare System

Randy Lunn

Managing Director
Catalina Ventures


Matthew Massengill

Chairman
Western Digital

James McCluney

Former CEO
Emulex Corp

Tom Moebus

Former Vice Chancellor
UC Irvine

Michael Mussallem

Chairman & CEO
Edwards Lifesciences

David Pyott

Former CEO
Allergan

Robert Rosenbluth

Chairman & Founder
Inceptus Medical

Marc Samuels

President & CEO
ADVI

Juli Stone Moran

Managing Director
Deloitte Consutling

Paul Symzcak

Retired, VP Entrepreneurship
OCTANe

Daniele Struppa

Chancellor
Chapman University

Gerard Von Hoffmann

Partner
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear