Our Leadership Team

Steve Bacich


CEO; Conceptus, Arbor Surgical, Aardvark Medical, CIO; CrossBay Medical and developer and inventor of numerous medtech products, Founder; Imagyn Medical raised ~$200M funding

Tim Willis

Executive Board Chairman & Founder

Founder & CEO EternaTear and TearScience –
Developed >50 ophthalmic products
Raised ~$400M funding

Kent Geer


Former Senior Partner, Ernst & Young, more than 30 years in the life science industry

Diethart Reichardt

Board Member

Over 40 years in Ophthalmology and Former Division President; Allergan

Matt Yurek

R&D Director & Founder

Founder & CEO, Solutions Matter
R&D medical device  leadership roles in Ouroboros, IVT, Scheidner

Clinical and medical advisors

Jorge Alio, M.D.

Dr. Alio is Professor & Chairman of Ophthalmology at University Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Alicante Spain, specializing in cataract, refractive and corneal surgery.

Alan Carlson, M.D.

Dr. Carlson, Duke University Vice Chair of Departmental Development & Professor and former Chairman of Ophthalmology specializing in cataract, refractive & corneal surgery.

Anja Liekfeld, M.D., PhD

Anja Liekfeld, MD, PhD is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Optometry, and Head of the Department of Opthalmology at Ernst von Bergmann Klinikum, Germany, founder, past president & board member of the association of female eye surgeons, and recognized specialist in cataract, corneal, and refractive surgery.

Parag Majmudar, M.D.

Dr. Majmudar is the President & Chief Medical Officer of Chicago Cornea Consultants, Ltd, specializing in cataract, corneal, and refractive surgery.

Thomas Neuhann, M.D.

Dr. Neuhann is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Medical Director of the Munich Laser Eye Center, Specialist in cataract and refractive surgery.

John Sheppard, M.D.

Dr. Sheppard is President of Virginia Eye Consultants; founder of ProVision-Network.com, Medical Director of the Lions Eye Bank of Eastern Virginia.

Liliana Werner, M.D., PhD

Liliana Werner, MD, PhD is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, and Co-Director of the Intermountain Ocular Research Center, at the John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah.