We are a tech-enabled healthcare software startup. We boldly center our mission at the intersection of healthcare, deep tech, digital health, and future of work.
Our North Star is giving frontline healthcare workers and providers the tools they need to do their jobs better, minimize complications, and save lives. We are particularly driven to expand access in vulnerable and underserved communities. In short, we aim to expand capacity and extend provider reach.
We are empowered by our diverse team members who come from the trenches of healthcare including surgeons, clinicians, security experts, business leaders, and technology veterans. Our expertise in healthcare, business, technology, and design is connected through our united pursuit of improving patient care.
The OpticSurg Business and Product Strategy team is comprised of a unique mix of operating leadership, health-tech innovation, regulatory expertise, and medical expertise, positioning us well to minimize execution risk and ensure successful commercialization.Contact
A surgeon and Biomedical engineer who has contributed to innovations in Tissue Engineering, NanoTechnology, Radiofrequency ablation, Biophotonics, and DNA sequencing technology, Dr. Huynh developed and refined the idea of optimizing Mixed Reality for Surgical Operations through her years of experience with today’s complex healthcare system. She is a creative trailblazer pushing the boundaries of healthcare technology.
Founder & President
She has 25 years of executive and senior leadership in the healthcare industry, business development, market intelligence, NPI, and sales. In addition to managing Divisions and teams, industry-leading Fortune 100 companies: GE Healthcare, Siemens Healthineers, Philips Healthcare, Hewlett Packard offering diagnostic imaging solutions, IT solutions, and services in North America and Global Markets. Delivered significant
Business Development Leadership
Carl has 20+ years of software development experience in cutting-edge areas within gaming, mobile and wearable devices. He’s been leading cross-national teams out of South Korea and the Nordics. Carl has been focusing solely on AI and AR experiences for the last eight years.
Chief Technology Officer
Michael is the founder and President of Loricca, Inc. with more than 25 years of experience in IT security. He has successfully managed and actively participated in a multitude of IT security consulting projects for a variety of organizations and agencies including Department of Homeland Security, Siemens, FBI, University of Alabama Medical System, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, and numerous healthcare organizations.
Security & Compliance Strategy
Desmond has a background in Sound and Software engineering. This, along with his years of clinical experience as an Optometric technician, has enabled him to broaden and combine his knowledge. Desmond is passionate about bridging the gap between customers and technology, and his creativity, out-of-the-box thinking make him an excellent member of our team.
Product Support Specialist
Margaret brings over 20 years of hands-on experience in all facets of product launch from design concept to commercialization in the US and international markets. Her expertise is in developing US and global med device regulatory strategy, bridging quality compliance gaps in pre-/post-M&A, and catalyzing organizational changes to support accelerated growth in a highly regulated
Global Regulatory/Operations Compliance
Winnie is an experienced and effective clinical application specialist. She has a long track record of planning and implementing successful pilots. Winnie has also been impactful in development of new products and features, capturing the business requirements, designing the product road map, monitoring the product development following Lean Startup
Clinical & Commercial Implementation
Kim is an industry veteran with extensive experience in healthcare and medical device. She held key executive roles in medical device organizations including Roche – Boehringer Mannheim, BioStar, Medingo Ltd., Anodyne Therapy, and Dysis Medical where she created a team that built women’s health revenues to over $1.3M the first year.
Jed is an experienced academic clinical research designer. He has worked with various large medical universities studying patients in clinical settings, operating chemical and biomedical research laboratories through which he has built fundamental understanding and multidisciplinary acumen of academic scientific study. He has been effective in designing protocols, implementing novel ideas, analyzing large data sets, publishing peer reviewed manuscripts and promoting diversity and health
Heather is Vice President of Finance for a large hospital system in the Midwest and a seasoned senior executive in healthcare. She is also a Venture Partner at Loud Capital. She brings deep experience in the financial sector, including financial strategy, operations, capital planning, joint ventures, and board leadership in the for-and non-profit sectors. She specializes in start-up leadership positions and those requiring significant business and human capital re-organizations.
CPA, Investor & Board Member, Finance Advisor
The OpticSurg Clinical & Implementation Strategy team is comprised of a mix of practicing physicians, surgeons, administrators, and healthcare leaders.Contact
Development & Implementation
Development & Implementation
Development & Growth West Coast
Development & Growth East Coast
Champions and supporters who's been with us for different reasons and seasons.Contact
Doug has spent the past 30 years working at the intersection of health care policy, law, politics and entrepreneurship. Prior to founding Novana and working with Azafran Capital as an Advisor and Investor, Doug has been founder, CEO and Chairman of three venture-backed technology companies. Under his leadership, these companies secured over two dozen patents, were recognized with multiple juried awards for innovation, and partnered with Apple to feature the first medical device brought to market with patient connectivity and control via an iPhone app. He was named a Fierce 15 CEO by Fierce BioTech in 2013. Doug exited via an asset sale to a global strategic and market leader.
Senior Advisor - Business and Partnership Development
Kyle has optimized his Mechanical Engineering training with extensive and diverse applications. His curiosity has helped him excel at his varied technical experiences. Kyle brought to us his creative and also methodical problem-solving skills that were tremendous for our bench to application implementation.