Amarpreet Sawhney, Ph.D., is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Dr. Sawhney served as CEO of Augmenix, an affiliate of Ocular Therapeutix, from 2008 until April 2014. In addition, he is a general partner of Incept, LLC, an intellectual property holding company. Previously, Dr. Sawhney founded Confluent Surgical and served as its President and CEO prior to its acquisition by Covidien plc. He also was a technology founder of Focal, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company acquired by Genzyme Corporation, and a founder of AccessClosure, Inc., acquired by Cardinal Health in 2014. Dr. Sawhney’s innovations are the subject of over 100 issued and pending patents. He holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as a B.Tech. in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi India.
Pat Campbell has over 20 years with the Incept family of companies. He was the President and CTO of Augmenix, which was sold to Boston Scientific in 2018. Before that Pat was the VP of Research and Development at Confluent Surgical, which was sold to Tyco Healthcare in 2006. Previously Pat worked at Focal, Inc., Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, and Symbion, Inc. Pat holds a PhD and Masters in Bioengineering, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah. Pat also has over 20 issued U.S. patents.
VP of R&D
Ray Lareau has over 20 years of experience in research, development, commercialization, and manufacturing of medical devices in array of fields including interventional radiology, endoscopy, urology, oncology, and cardiology. His previous positions were at Angiodynamics, Navilyst, Boston Scientific, and Hitachi where he was responsible for the development and commercialization of an array of medical devices. His efforts have resulted in over 30 issued and pending patents inclusive of implantable and catheter technologies. Ray holds a B.S. and M.S. in Plastics Engineering.
VP of Quality and Regulatory
Amita Shah has 28 years of experience in regulatory and quality for cardiovascular, neurological and implantable medical devices. She has worked for ConforMIS, Confluent Surgical, Hemasure, and CR Bard Vascular/Cardiology where she authored and successfully cleared more than 25 510ks and participated in the PMA approval process. Amita has a M.S. in Chemistry.
VP of Clinical Affairs
Brooke Mastrorio has over 25 years of experience in the Medical Device Industry. Her primary focus has been in Clinical Affairs and Product Development in the areas of orthopaedics, neurology, and oncology. Previously she was with DePuy (J&J), Augmenix, and Regentis where she was responsible for the development, clinical research, and commercialization of many successful products. Brooke holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and an MBA from Babson College. She also has 19 issued U.S. patents.