Dan Clark, President & CEO
Dan is a seasoned executive with over 40 years in the medical device and healthcare industry. His experience includes general management, sales and marketing, corporate development, mergers and acquisitions, finance, technology licensing and international management. Formally, Mr. Clark was the co-founder, Chairman and CEO of MagneVu, a medical device company that developed and marketed the world's first portable magnetic Resonance Imaging System (MRI) designed to be planced in the physician's office on a "fee for use" basis. During his nine year tenure at MagneVu, he successfully raised over $10,000,000 in private investment capital and guided the company through its early start up period, the FDA clearance process and the first capital round.
Prior to founding MagneVu, Mr. Clark held several CEO and senior management positions within the medical device industry, most notably, an 11 year career as a vice president and senior executive with Johnson & Johnson's Technicare division. Technicare was a wholly owned Johnson & Johnson company that manufactured and marketed a full line of diagnostic imaging devices including ultrasound, digital x-ray, nuclear medicine, computed axial tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging systems (MRI). While at Johson and Johnson, Mr. Clark spent two years in Tokyo, Japan where he was Director of Marketing for the business in the Pacific Rim, followed by two years in Sydney, Australia were he served as Managing Director & CEO. Mr. Clark finished his career with Technicare serving as Director of International Operations, Director of National Accounts, and Vice President of Customer Relations.
Mr. Clark holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts degree in Communications from Eastern New Mexico University.
Dr. Terry M. Chriss, Chief Technology Officer, Director
Dr. Chriss is the founder of Rose Medical Systems, and serves as the Chief Technology Officer. Dr.Chriss, is also also acting as the President of Custom Lab Software System, Inc., which he founded in 1990. Custom Lab Software Systems specializes in development of custom, computer-based test and measurement systems used for engineering research and testing in the wide variety of industries. Clients include fortune 500 companies such as IBM, General Electric, Pfizer, Pratt & Whitney, Texas Instruments, Praxair, Inc, and Exxon-Mobil Chemical Company, as well as a wide selection of smaller companies. Prior to founding Custom Lab Software Systems, Dr. Chriss worked for Keithley Instruments, Inc., a major manufacturer of precision test instrumentation, as well as in a variety of university research postions.
Don Miller, Chief Financial Officer, Director
Mr. Miller was a founder and Senior Vice, President of SeQual Technologies, a medical device company based in San Diego. He was the company’s first Chief Financial Officer, held the position of Interim President during a restructuring period and served for several years on the company’s Board of Directors. Prior to SeQual, Mr. Miller was an early stage investor, Board member, and Chief Financial Officer for the following start-up companies in San Diego: La Jolla Technology, Biosym Inc., Interactive Simulations, and Azron. Don is a former Naval Officer and has a B.S. degree from the University of Kansas, and a Master’s Degree in Finance from San Diego State.
Mr. Duff Chambers, Director
Mr. Chambers has 35 years of experience in hospital Administration and development and establishment of new facilities. He has done management consulting and staff development for hospitals and small companies throughout the United States. Additionally, he has been active and held office with the Connecticut Hospital Association, the American Hospital Association, the Connecticut State Medical Society, and the Connecticut Society of Clinical Social Workers. He was a founding director and past president of the Connecticut Association of Chemical Dependency Treatment Programs. In addition, he has been a practicing Clinical Psychotherapist for over 40 years. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the Pennsylvania State University; an Arts Master from the University of Chicago; Certification from the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis; Advanced Training form the Ackerman Institute in the New York, and Management Training from the Tavistock Institute for Human Relations, Centre for Applied Social Research in Great Britain.
Alexander Nawrocki, Director
Focusing on technology and the international development infrastructure (fluent in 7 languages), Dr. Nawrocki brings more than 20 years of technology leadership, management and industry experience in many areas. He has broad based CEO and Board level experience. Dr. Nawrocki is a founding member of the Java-Consortium, is active in several other technology standards boards, and chairs various technical and advisory committees.
Dr. Nawrocki was an early investor in Proximetry which provides network and performance management solutions for wireless networks to enable network operators to visualize, provision, and actively manage their wireless networks from one centralized location and Neubloc, a US-based (San Diego, California), outsource, software development, design, and testing firm that combines a unique blend of onshore and offshore resources to a client base worldwide. He is co-owner of Ameritege Technology Partners which was founded in 1999 as a private equity firm specializing in software business acquisitions. Formed by two successful software industry executives that have run both private and public software companies, Ameritege is a privately held firm that has successfully acquired or made substantial investments in twelve businesses including JB Systems, Inc., Assist Cornerstone Technologies, Inc., UTS Global®, CWTI, the SoftWindows® product line from Insignia Solutions, Inc., and others.
He also served as a Professor at École de technologie supèrieure (ÉTS) teaching “Object-Oriented Software Engineering” (Graduate Level) and a Professor at École Polytechnique de Montrèal Educational Institution teaching “Operations of Human Space Flights” (Graduate Level) and “Space Tele-robotics” (Graduate Level).
Prior to his time as a Professor Dr. Nawrocki worked for NASA and the Canadian Space Agency in Montreal, Canada serving as Ground Segment Manager, Astronaut Training Manager, Space Operations Manager. He was also assigned to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas as Robotics Manager, Designer of the Space Operations for Robotics Operations and Utilizations – Shuttle and International Space Station, and Shuttle Flight Controller.
Dr. Nawrocki holds a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Electronic Engineering, Master’s degree in Computer Science (“Summa Cum Laude”) and a PhD in Aerospace Engineering.
Alex Robertson, Director
Alex Robertson as resident of La Jolla, California is Chairman & CEO of Ecosse Business Group since 2005 an industry executive management consulting company assisting global clients in the business turn-around space, including angel investing for small & medium enterprises (SME) businesses. Renowned for knowledge in technology; video, wireless, internet and management processes, including telemedicine systems and medical devices. He has lived in nine Countries on Five Continents. Includes owning MediAccess Solutions, a live video diagnostic telemedicine company of which he was President & CEO.
Alex has been a management member of numerous start-up businesses two exiting via IPO and three through buy-outs. He has sat on numerous company boards. Prior to EBG he was a General Manager of ComStream Corporation, a $100M per annum aerospace and communications company. Vice President Product Management of Path 1 Network Technologies, a public company; managing development of video over Internet Protocol products; Executive for Tiernan Communications and Global (Group) Manager for NETHOLD/MIH/ Irdeto/M-Net, a South African/Dutch Pay TV and technology company, managing the development of the world’s first digital set top box (TV decoder) for the global market. Also 10 years in management with BT (British Telecom) Scottish Region based in Edinburgh.
In early 2017 Alex was invited to join the Board of Directors of Rose Medical Systems.
Over the past number of years as a volunteer Alex, has been a Mentor to non-profit EvoNexus incubator (since 2005) it being the biggest incubator in San Diego County. Also guiding start-ups through the Connect Springboard process (since 2007) preparing them for Investor Presentations. At the invitation of Connect he has been a speaker at local high schools with a goal to boost STEM related subjects amongst pupils. He is a guest lecturer at UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy; judge at San Diego State University Student Projects and for two years was President of Torrey Pines (La Jolla) Rotary Club, plus now is a District Assistant Governor.
Alex’s Alma Mata was the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa studying Management; Marketing at the University of South Africa; Quality Assurance and Telecommunications at City & Guilds of London; plus, Project Management with the South African Institute of Project Management.
In January 2017 Alex was appointed a GlobalScot by the Scottish Parliament helping Scottish Development International identify businesses for investment and also Scottish companies with market launch assistance in the USA.