Larry Gerrans – President and CEO

  • Commercialized over 250 surgical technologies over 20 years
  • Sold first national implant contract- $20 million (Depuy - J&J)
  • Innovated minimally invasive surgical (MIS) technologies & techniques
  • Led the innovation and growth of a  $400 million business unit (Stryker)
  • Generated over $100 million in new revenue in four years (Smith & Nephew)
  • Recognized the lack of interventional capability & technology in Pulmonary Science
  • Inspired to develop interventional tools and methods to treat the lungs & cancer 
  • On the ground floor at the inception of Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Focused on the miniaturization of minimally invasive technologies
  • Contributed to major advances in minimally invasive therapies

Mike Humason – VP Clinical Affairs & Education

  • 30+ years in Sales, Marketing, Management in medical devices
  • Olympus, MicroVasive & Medi-Tech (Boston Scientific),
  • Synectics (Medtronic), ERBE USA, Karl Storz Endoscopy America,
  • Steris, Midmark Corp Surgical Division, Given Imaging
  • Helped establish Capsule Endoscopy “Pill Cam” as mainstream diagnostic procedure
  • Educated Santa Monica College, Moorpark College, UCLA/Biology
  • US Army/101st Airborne Division

Stephen James Budill – Vice President, Product Management

  • Over 20 years of sales, sales education, product development and marketing experience in the domestic and international medical device sectors
  • 10 years of specialized experience in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa
  • Broad and deep network of relationships with large multinational corporations and smaller, specialist organizations, particularly in R&D and marketing departments
  • Developed and executed global sales, marketing, and product development strategies
  • CTD Consulting  - Consultant.  Identified distribution opportunities for US and European Medical Device manufacturers; introduced manufacturers to distributors to facilitate market entry and expansion
  • Merit Medical, OEM division – Business Development Manager, EMEA
  • Viviendo Health – Founder.  Provide luxury healthcare services to wealthy individuals
  • Stryker Endoscopy, EMEA  Group Brand Manager
  • Stryker Endoscopy – USA  Global Educational Programs Manager; Product Manager
  • Omni Medical – Distributor, Biomet Corp, Sales Representative; Education: University of Richmond - BA in History, BA in Spanish, 1990

Steve Goldsmith – VP Marketing

  • 30+ years Marketing, Sales, and Advertising
  • Clients: Hewlett Packard, Intel, Yahoo!, National Semiconductor,  McKesson, Siemens Medical Solutions, Northrup Grumman,  StorageTek, Cadence Design, MGM, Sony Entertainment,  United Artists,  Donald Trump Network, Applied Materials
  • Duke University, BA University of Miami

Charles N. Wang Ph.D. – Chief Optical Scientist

  • Pioneered miniaturization of surgical optics for ACMI-Circon (Olympus ) & Stryker
  • Designer of numerous “industry standard“ Optical Systems for surgical & Semiconductor industries (ACMI-Circon(Olympus; Stryker: KLA-Tencor)). Authored 47 articles and three books. Holds three patents; 6 patents pending
  • Michigan State University; Penn State University; Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Science Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Maryland. BS – Physics; MS - Systems Engineering; Ph.D. - Systems Engineering; Ph.D. Applied Optics