Board & Advisors

OCTANe Board & Advisors

OCTANe’s Board and Advisors range from partners to industry experts throughout Southern California’s technology and medical technology community.  These individuals are at the forefront of OCTANe’s mission and are OCTANe brand ambassadors helping to spread the word about OCTANe and help us Build the SoCal of Tomorrow.

OCTANe Board & Advisors

OCTANe’s Board and Advisors range from sponsors to industry experts throughout Southern California’s technology and medical technology community.  These individuals are at the forefront of OCTANe’s mission and are OCTANe brand ambassadors helping to spread the word about OCTANe and help us Build the SoCal of Tomorrow.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee makes up a key component of Southern California’s executives and entrepreneurs leading the way for innovation and community impact.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors includes community and industry leaders that guide OCTANe’s vision in technology and medical technology to be the forefront of ecosystem leadership.

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SENIOR ADVISORS

Senior advisors are former board members who remain heavily invested in OCTANe’s leadership role within Southern California and the industries we serve. We couldn’t Build the SoCal of Tomorrow with out them!

Executive Committee

Bill Carpou

CEO, OCTANe

Jag Dosanjh

SVP, Eyecare, Allergan

Bruce Feuchter

Shareholder, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

Emile Haddad

Chairman & CEO, FivePoint

Bruce Hallett

Managing Director, Miramar Venture Partners

Bob Jacobson

West Region Consulting and Private Equity Leader, RSM

Jennifer Leuer

President, Experian Partner Solutions

James Mazzo

Global President of Ophthalmology, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Jim Peterson

Former Chairman & CEO, Microsemi

Brett Wall

President, Brain Therapy, Medtronic

Scott Whitcup

Founder & CEO, Akrivista & Whitecap Biosciences

Clay Wilemon

CEO & Chief Strategy Officer, DevicePharm

Board of Directors

Bobby Azamian

CEO, Tarsus Pharmaceuticals

Kelly Barba

Associate Director of Business Development, K&L Gates

Thomas Berryman

President, Soft Health Technologies

Reynolds Bish

CEO, Kofax Limited

Caitlin Blanche

Partner, K&L Gates

Tim Brandt

Managing Partner, Orange County Office, Deloitte

Janelle Brunette

VP, Operations & Board Secretary, OCTANe

John Casalaspi

Sr. Business Development Executive, AVT Technologies / Tech Data

Pete Deutschman

CEO, The Buddy Group

Linda DiMario

Executive Vice President, Greater Irvine Chamber

Shawn Dougherty

Director, Exoio

Bruce Fiscus

AVP, ECS America West, Salesforce

Randy Fisher

Strategy Marketing Manager – Capital Innovation, Insperity

Russ Garcia

CEO, Menlo Micro

Fauad Hasan

CEO, Bonti

Richard Henson

CEO, PhageTech, LLC

Jeffrey Kimball

President & CEO, Jeffrey J. Kimball & Associates

Kim Kovacs

Managing Director, Arroyo Ventures

Sabing Lee

Partner, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear

Steven Litchfield

CFO, MaxLinear

Andrew Lyon

Dean, Schmid College of Science & Technology, Chapman University

Joe Manna

CTO, Experian Consumer Solutions

Goran Matijasevic

Executive Director, Chief Executive Roundtable, UC Irvine

Vic Memenas

CEO, Techspace

Thomas Mitro

President & COO, Aerie Pharmaceuticals

Paul Pickle

CEO, ZOTT

Tom Piechota

Vice President for Research, Chapman University

Aidan A. Raney, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Pamela and Jim Muzzy Endowed Chair, Cardiac Surgery, Hoag Hospital

Carey Ransom

Chief Product Officer, Formerly Experian

John Reese

Senior Vice President of Marketing, Mavenlink

Ehsan Sadri

Director of Clinical Research, Atlantis Eyecare

Earl Slee

VP of Technology, Strategy & Business Development, Medtronic

Dean Stoecker

Chairman & CEO, Alteryx

Richard Sudek

Executive Director, UCI Applied Innovation

Katie Szyman

Corporate Vice President, Critical Care & Vascular, Edwards Lifesciences

Jay Wadkins

CFO, Kobe, Inc

George Wall

Partner & Chair of M&A Development, Glaser Weil

Mimi Walters

Former Congresswoman, 45th Congressional District

Gregory Washington

Dean, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, UC Irvine

Jeffrey Weinhuff

Managing Partner, Visionary Ventures

Ted Wilm

Managing Partner, PwC

Ashlie Woods

Vice President, Goldman Sachs

David Zollinger

Senior Director, Corporate Strategy, Edwards Lifesciences

Senior Advisors

John Belli

Retired Managing Partner, Ernst & Young

Jim Corbett

CEO, Alphatec

Peter Craig

Former CEO, OC Tech Alliance

Reginald Gilyard

Dean, The George L. Argyros School, Chapman University

Mike Gottfredson

Partner, UC Irvine

Raouf Halim

Former CEO, Mindspeed Technologies Inc. 

Matthew Jenusaitis

Chief of Staff, UCSD Healthcar System

Rick Lecky

Partner, Charting Success

Matther Massengill

President & CEO, Western Digital

James McCluny

Former CEO, Emulex Corp. 

Dave Meltzer

CEO, Sports 1 Marketing

Tom Moebus

Former Vive Chancellor, UC Irvine

Juli Stone Moran

Managing Director, San Diego Office  Consulting Lead Client Service Partner, Lifesciences, Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Michael Mussallen

Chairman & CEO, Edwards Lifesciences

David Perry

Retired, Former Administrative Partner, K&L Gates

David Pyott

Former CEO, Allergan 

Robert Rosenbluth

Chairman & Founder, Inceptus Medical

Marc Samuels

President & CEO, Advi

Paul Symczak

Retired, VP Entrepreneurship, OCTANe

Daniele Struppa

Chancellor, Chapman University

Gerard Von Hoffman

Partner, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear

Brian Ward

VP of Marketing and Strategy, Experian Consumer Services

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