Dr. Robert Amelard
PhD. Award-winning research scientist, Rob’s interests are at the intersection of engineering (biomedical imaging systems, biophotonics, and artificial intelligence) and physiology (cardiovascular and neuromuscular biomechanics) for studying human health. His primary research focuses on the development and application of integrative intelligent imaging and biosensor systems for quantitatively assessing cardiovascular function and neuromuscular control, with an emphasis on biophotonic imaging (i.e., light-based technologies) and artificial intelligence.
Ms. Pamela Windsor
Former Medtronic Executive
RN MBA ICD.D. Pam has served as Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Director, Medtronic Canada (2015-2019). With 20+ years as a Senior Executive in MedTech and Pharma, Pam has extensive experience/knowledge of the sector and what it takes to get a new technology or solution to market and fully funded - within very complex and financially restrained healthcare systems.
Mr. Chuck Love
CEO of Venture Sciences Group
BA BEng. Chuck has advanced several medical technologies from inception through exit, and served as senior exec for multiple multinationals. He is the founder and CEO of Venture Sciences Group (VSG). Prior to VSG, Chuck held strategic executive roles for companies including the Medtronic CoreValve transcatheter heart valve, Circulite Synergy ventricular assist system, and Endologix Nellix AAA graft.
Mr. Bob Dameron
Former CEO - Finance & Tech Sector
Mr. Bob Dameron has decades of experience in financial services and technology, having served as a CEO, Head of Sales and Board member in both industries. He specializes in helping early stage companies, with globally unique value propositions, to raise capital, develop/execute go to market strategies, open doors to sales/partnership opportunities and mentoring founders on launching and/or scaling their company in order to maximize profitable revenue, customer satisfaction and shareholder returns.
Mr. Stuart Kozlick
CEO of Puzzle Medical Devices
Eng., MASc. Medical Technology Executive, Clinical Innovation Leader, and Healthcare Systems Strategist. Accomplished and recognized medical device and technology leader who leverages a strong foundation in research, product development, business development and growth strategies to envision and shape medical innovation opportunities.