Founder & Chairman of Adventus Ventures Corp, medical technology incubator and entrepreneur with strong background with both start-up and large established organizations (Johnson & Johnson, St. Jude Medical).
Shawn has held various leadership position; CEO, senior executive, boardmember, and co-founded multiple medical device companies with several successful exists: EP Dynamics, Lavita Technologies, Renal Dynamics, Vessix Vascular, Ellipse Technologies, & Savona Therapeutics, Oncogenics Guidance Systems.
Randy Werneth is a seasoned executive with 25 years of experience in both small entrepreneurial and Fortune 500 corporations in the medical device industry.
Mr. Werneth is CEO of Maxwell Biomedical, inc developing the next generation wireless remote cardiac pacing and monitoring implantable device.
Mr. Werneth is partner at Evolve Medtech Partners, a technology development company.
Previously, Mr. Werneth successfully started several other venture backed companies including Acutus Medical, Securus Medical, Ablation Frontiers, CryoTherapeutics.
Mr. Werneth previously held senior level positions at Medtronic, Micro Therapeutics and Edwards Lifesciences where he engineered and/or managed the design & development of numerous medical technologies and clinical procedures in the fields of stents, neuro-embolic materials, vulnerable plaque and electrophysiology.
He also sits on the board of several venture funded medical device companies in the US and Europe. Mr. Werneth holds a B.S. degree in Engineering from Arizona State University (ASU) and a Masters in Science from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He has more than 70 issued U.S. Patents in various medical technology fields.
Dan has over 25 years of experience building healthcare technology companies.
Dan is currently the President and CFO of Axonics Modulation Technologies, a medical device company treating overactive bladder. Previously COO & CFO of Vessix Vascular and General Manager responsible for post-acquisition integration after the acquisition by Boston Scientific.
Shinya has the 25-year experience in medical device business. He invested in several Venture companies who develop various new medical devices with hands on operations.
Shinya is currently CEO & President of Neuroceuticals, Inc, privately held company supporting overseas start-up medical device company to enter into Japanese market by investing, and setting up marketing strategy in Japan including obtaining government approval (PMDA approval).
Mr. Shigeru Yasue is a seasoned investment executive with broad business development and execution experience leading to multiple successful exits.
Shigeru is currently board of Medical Development Support 1 Limited Partnership with over 20 years of VC investment experience with Mitsubishi UFJ Capital.
Shigeru has been involved with multiple successful exits with both Japanese and U.S. companies including Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc.(FPRX), Opko Health , Inc.(OPK), Affymax, Inc. (AFFY), MacroGenics Inc. (MGNX), KaloBios Pharmaceuticals,Inc (KBIO), iPierian Inc.,(Acquired by Bristol Myers Squibb), Solasia Pharmaceuticals ( Tokyo Stock Exchange, Mothers), SanBio (TSE, Mothers), StemRim (TSE , Mothers), Modaris (TSE , Mothers).
Shigeru was previous board member of TMS,Co.,Ltd., developing a novel acute stroke agent and was acquired by Biogen in June 2021.
Reza is double board certified in Nephrology and Internal Medicine with Subspecialty training in Kidney Transplant and Pancreas Transplant. Reza’s expertise includes Hypertension and treating patients with various level of hypertension.
Reza completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Kern Medical Center. He subsequently completed his nephrology fellowship at UCI Medical Center where he scored the highest in the nationwide among all other nephrology follows on the nephrology exam. After his fellowship training at UCI, Reza completed his subspecialty training in kidney transplant & pancreas transplant at UCLA Medical Center. While he was at UCLA he worked on over 300 transplant patients and also received high honors and recognition for his presentation at the American Society of Transplant conference. Reza is affiliated with multiple hospitals as well as private practice in Mission Viejo, CA.
James is a physician, patent attorney, and partner at FisherBroyles, where he practices patent litigation and prosecution in the areas of medical devices, biotechnology, software, and pharmaceuticals. He is a cofounder of Highpoint Therapeutics, an oncology startup focused on killing cancer stem cells with nanoencapsulated salinomycin and other agents.
A graduate of the University of Southern California (USC) School of Medicine, James received residency training in internal medicine and in radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where he was awarded a fellowship in neuroradiology. He completed coursework in the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program at USC, with an emphasis in signal and image processing. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Nutrition with a research interest in Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
James is recommended in Chambers USA and The Legal 500 United States in the area of life sciences and named a leading patent professional in California by IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners for both patent litigation and prosecution, and a Top 25 Portfolio Manager by the Daily Journal. He has served on the scientific board of advisors for several life science companies.
Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, College of Korean Medicine, Daegu Haany University, Daegu, South Korea
Professor Kim has authored and coauthored more than 60 scientific articles and books including several publications related to wrist wearable neuromodulation therapy devices to treat hypertension and other disorders.
Professor Kim received numerous awards and honors and holds several patents related to neuromodulation therapies and currently member of Society for Neuroscience and invited speaker in several international symposiums.
Professor Kim earned his Ph.D. in 2005 in East-West Medicine from Kyung Hee University, Suwon, South Korea with postdoc in 2010 from University of Texas, Galveston.
He has earned a series of research and academic distinctions, including a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas.
Professor Kim is an associate editor and reviewer for BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Journal of Neuroscience Research, Neural Plasticity, Neuroscience letter, Korean Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian.
Dr. Wang is seasoned executive with over 20 years medical device industry experience with successful business execution and exits.
Dr. wang currently is chairman of the board of HeMo Bioengineering Limited, medical device company established in 2017 primarily focused on neurovascular intervention currently in China with two operating institutions, Weihai R&D and production and Beijing marketing and sales headquarters.
Prior to this. Dr. Wang was CEO of Biosensors International responsible for significant growth and strategic direction leading to the acquisition of several successful companies.
Prior to joining Biosensors in 2001, Dr. Wang had worked for Johnson & Johnson (Cordis) and Guidant Corporation. Dr. Wang was granted more than 20 US and European patents in medical devices and technology and has published more than 30 scientific papers on polymer materials and processing, according to a Biosensors International Group report.
Dr. Wang received his doctorate in polymer science from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland.
Roy is a member of the Boards of Directors of VytronUS, EPIX Therapeutics, and BioSig Technologies, medical device start-ups developing technologies for treating atrial fibrillation, a cardiac arrhythmia.
He has also served on the boards of Volcano Corporation, a company that develops intravascular ultrasound that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular and structural heart disease, TomoTherapy Incorporated, an advanced radiation therapy company that markets systems for the treatment of a wide range of cancer types, and Coherex, an atrial appendage closure device company. Prior to his retirement, Roy was the Worldwide President of Biosense Webster, a Johnson & Johnson Company, from March, 2004 until his retirement in September, 2008. Biosense Webster is the market and technology leader in the field of electrophysiology, a subspecialty of cardiology dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders.