Mentors

Michael Ackermann

Chairman, Oyster Point Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Chairman, Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
CEO, Presidio Medical, Inc.

Bobby Azamian, MD, PhD

CEO, Tarusus Pharmaceuticals

Aidan Baigrie

Co-Founder, Expert Opinion MD

Keith Baker, MD

Executive Medical Director, Gyroscope Therapeutics

Juliet Bakker

Managing Partner & Founder, Longitude Capital

Jeanette Bankes

President of Global Surgical Franchise, Alcon

Mark L. Baum

CEO, Harrow Health

Jan Bonel

Founder & Former CEO, Visiometrics

Leonard Borrmann, PharmD

Former Global Head of External Innovation, Johnson & Johnson Vision

Ryan Bouchard

VP Medical Devices, Ora, Inc.

Laurens Bouckaert

Principal, BXL BioComm, LLC

Paul Bresge

CEO, Ray Therapeutics

Janet Burk

Publisher, Retina Today

Tom Burns

President and CEO, Glaukos

Matt Chapin

Senior VP, Corporate Development, Ora, Inc.

Steve Charles, MD

Founder, Charles Retina Institute

Thomas Ciulla, MD

Chief Medical Officer & Chief Development Officer, Clearside Biomedical

Andy Corley

Partner, Flying-L Partners

Terry Dagnon

COO, Outlook Therapeutics
President, The Dagnon Group, LLC

Vincent Deramo, MD

Co-Founder, ConnectOnCall
Partner, Long Island Vitreoretinal Consultants

Drew Doshier

Principal, Bluestem Capital

Wes Elden

Global Director of Surgical Retina Consumables, Alcon

Ariel Finkelstein

VP of Business Development, OCULUS Surgical

Doug Fisher, MD

Partner, Revelation Partners

Thomas Frinzi

Worldwide President, Surgical, Johnson & Johnson Vision

Michael Fanning

CEO, Vortex Surgical

Vartan Ghazarossian, PhD

Founder & CEO, StepWise Medical, LLC

Jeevan Gore

Chief Operating Officer, Flying-L Partners

Joseph Gilliam

President & COO, Glaukos

Bernie Haffey

Founder, Haffey & Co.

Paul Hallen

Global Head Retina & Glaucoma, Alcon

Rick Heinick

Founder and Board Director, TearClear

John Hendrick

President, SafeCo, LLC

Tom Hoster

Silicon Valley CFO

Tiffany Howard

SVP Commercial Planning, Gyroscope Therapeutics

Michael Keane

Chief Technology Officer, Gyroscope Therapeutics

Ron Kurtz, MD

CEO, RxSight, Inc.

Mike Lambert, MD

Founder, Retina and Vitreous of Texas
Board Member, LVX System

Keith Lane

Executive Director & Therapeutic Area Head, Ora, Inc.

Matt Larson

President & COO, Equinox

James Mazzo

Advisor, Carl Zeiss Meditec
Executive Chairman, Neurotech, Centricity, and TearLab
Advisor, Bain Capital

Monty Montoya

Founder & Strategic Advisor, CorneaGen

Mario Nacinovich

Senior Director of Marketing, Thea Pharma, Inc.

Kester Nahen, PhD

CEO, Notal Vision

Jeffrey Nau, PhD

President & CEO, Oyster Point Pharma

Matt Oerding

Co-Founder and CEO, Treehouse Eyes

Shawn O’Neil

COO, Sight Sciences

Quinton Oswald

Former CEO, Notal Vision
Opthea Board Member

George Ousler

Senior Vice President of Dry Eye, Ora, Inc.

Ram Palanki

Senior VP of Commercial Strategy and Operations, REGENXBIO

Samir Patel, MD

Co-Founder & Former CEO, Ophthotech

Erin Powers

Vice President of Global Marketing & Product Strategy, BVI Medical

Stuart Raetzman

CEO, Galderma

Firas Rahhal, MD

Partner, ExSight Ventures
Sr. Partner, Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group

Tushar Ranchod, MD

Founder, Chairman, CTO, BroadSpot Imaging Corp.
Partner, Bay Area Retina

Ramgopal Rao

CEO, LensGen, Inc.
David Robinson

David Robinson

Partner, Protean, LLC

Ed Ryan, MD

Partner, VitreoRetinal Surgery PA

Namrata Saroj, OD

Principal, All Eyes Consulting, LLC

Aaron Schaechterle

VP, Corporate Strategy & Development, Glaukos

Gregg Scheller

CEO, Katalyst Surgical
Chairman, Kogent Surgical

Aron Shapiro

Sr. VP and Chief Commercial Officer, Ora, Inc.

Richard Small

CEO, Neurotech

Andrew Stewart

Associate VP, US Commercial Retina, Allergan

Santos Torres, Jr.

Vice President of Marketing and Portfolio, Santen

Ramin Valian

VP Retina, Surgical & Upstream Marketing, Allergan

Bryan Wahl, MD

General Counsel & Business Development Head, Tarsus

Eric Weinberg

Chief Commercial Officer, RxSight

Barbara M. Wirostko, MD

Co-founder and CMO, Qlaris Bio, Inc.

John York, PharmD

Principal and CEO, Akita Biomedical

Reza Zadno, PhD

President & CEO, Procept Biorobotics

Bob Zatarain

CEO, Oculus Surgical, Inc.