MANAGEMENT TEAM

The KICVentures Management Team Brings Over 200 Years of Combined Healthcare Industry Expertise


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Dr. Kingsley R. Chin (Physician)
Clinical, Technology & Executive Leadership

  • 20+ years of executive leadership, healthcare and clinical expertise as Harvard-trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Fellowship-trained at Case Western

  • Previous experience at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Accenture, Goldman Sachs & Chief of Spine at University of Pennsylvania before founding The LESS Institute

  • Professor at three medical schools, 40+ patents, has treated 25,000+ patients, published 80+ peer-reviewed articles & authored five books

  • Graduated from Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Electronics & Communications Engineering, and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics

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Aditya Humad
Finance & Executive Leadership

  • 10+ years at the intersection of finance, turnaround operations and healthcare technology

  • Formerly of JPMorgan Investment Banking where he completed several investments & financings, restructuring & M&A transactions

  • Graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Management & Technology Program with degrees from both the Wharton School of Business & the School of Engineering

Ken Yamada
Global Business Development

  • 20+ years’ experience covering global medical markets

  • Formerly General Manager and Representative Director of Japan, Senior International Regional Manager of Asia Pacific for Arthrex, global leader in arthroscopy medical devices

  • Graduated from the University of Colorado Denver with an MBA in Finance and Master of Health Service Administration

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Jake Lubinski
Product Acquisition & Commercialization

  • 10+ years’ healthcare experience in operations, orthopedics product management, assembly line manufacturing process efficiency, and disc replacement

  • Formerly President of AxioMed and Chief Operating Officer of SpineFrontier, directed the acquisition & turnaround of AxioMed

  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering with concentration in Biomechanics & Spine

 
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Dr. David Jones (Physician)
Product Commercialization & Marketing

  • 15+ years’ experience in the medical industry spanning teaching, medical assessment and upper management

  • Formerly, International Manager of Asia Pacific, Regional Manager of Australia/Hong Kong for Arthrex, global leader in arthroscopy medical devices

  • Expertise in global markets with a primary focus on Asia and Australia

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Archie Yamada
Orthobiologics Sales Business Development

  • 19+ years’ experience in OrthoBiologics and Orthopedic Trauma/Joint devices.

  • Formerly Clinical Sales Director for Biologics & Cellular Technology at OsteoMed / Skeletal Kinetics; Sales Consultant at DepuySynthes; Asia Pacific & EU Sales Manager for Japan MDM / OrthoDevelopment

  • Graduated from Brigham Young University with BA in Economics and a MBA from Univ

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Philip Hamann
Sales & Marketing (Latin America)

  • 15+ years’ experience in orthopedics, developing and managing distributors in Latin America, Caribbean, Spain and Portugal markets

  • Formerly Ibero-America District Manager and Product Specialist, Latin America Regional Manager for Arthrex, global leader in arthroscopy medical devices

  • Graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and International Business

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Miok Hur
Sales & Marketing (Asia)

  • 20+ years of experience in orthopedic medical device sales, distribution management and training for Asian markets

  • Formerly the Chief Regional Manager of Korea, Japan and Singapore, and the Senior Manager of Asian KOL management for Zimmer Biomet (acquired LDR)

  • Based in Seoul, Korea

 
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Richard Harris
Sales Distribution & Business Development (USA)

  • 30+ years’ experience in medical device sales distribution, training and sales management

  • Formerly VP, Sales for Innovasis increasing sales from $7.5M to $22M and represented large global companies including AcroMed, Orthovita and Sofomor Danek

  • Graduated from Brigham Young University

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Amanda Dalton
Sales Team Training & Management

  • 8+ years’ experience in medical device sales, training and team management

  • Formerly as Sales Consultant with leading global spine company, Depuy Synthes

  • Graduated from Christopher Newport University

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Lynne Vargas
Quality & Regulatory Affairs

  • 16+ years’ marketing experience leading into new challenges of Quality Management System’s innovation and business operations management

  • 10+ years’ experience in medical device industry building efficient Quality Management Systems that work in partnership with manufacturing & product design

  • Formerly of Lake Region Medical – global medical device outsource manufacturer – where she oversaw a full overhaul of the QMS system

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Deepak Pandey, PhD
Manufacturing & Supply Chain Operations

  • 15+ years of healthcare experience, including device manufacturing, supply chain management and efficiencies

  • Formerly at Orchid Orthopedic Solutions, global leader of medical manufacturing

  • Graduated from Purdue University with a PhD in Nanophysics/Nanotechnology and an MBA in Management with several publications and citations

 
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Brendan Huber
Manufacturing Operations

  • 10+ years of manufacturing & machine experience

  • Responsible for product manufacturing development and internal production of products for SpineFrontier & AxioMed

  • Graduated from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

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Vito Lore
Product Development

  • 15+ years’ experience in product design, engineering and development

  • Formerly of Radius Innovation & Development, premier global innovation & development consultancy firm worldwide

  • Graduated from Purdue University with an Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering Degree and several issued patents

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Rosa Elena Martinez
Training, Education & Events

  • 20+ years’ experience in organizational development, operations and project management

  • Formerly Operations Manager for Asia Pacific & Latin America and Senior International Compliance Specialist at Arthrex

  • Graduated from Xaverian University, Bogota Colombia with a BA in Communications & Specialization in Education. Fluent in English and Spanish.

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Breanna Goodrow
Creative & Marketing

  • 10+ years’ experience in brand design and development

  • Previous employers and clients include Newsweek, Seventeen Magazine, Inside Edition, Epizyme, Timber Press, The New York Design Center, Design Management Institute & Macy’s

  • Graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a Graphic Design & Advertising Bachelor of Fine Arts

 
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Michelle Jereczek
Human Resource Operations

  • 20+ years of experience in Strategic Human Resources, Organization Planning and IT Operations with evolved, hands-on management skills

  • Experience in broad range of industries, including banking, energy, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, computer services and retail

  • HR Specialties include: HR Business Partnerships, HR Management, HRIS Development, Compliance Management, Benefits & Payroll Administration, Strategic Planning, Staffing Logistics, Organizational and Space Planning, Process Development, Business Analysis, Compensation Strategy, Spin-off and M&A

  • Attended North Shore Community College for Business Administration Studies; Graduated from ITT Technical Institute, Woburn, with degree in Applied Sciences Computer Networking Technologies

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Jared Tanz
Legal

  • 10+ years’ legal experience in corporate, contracts, and transactions.

  • Previous employers and clients include Partners Healthcare, Kerr Enterprises International, Fresenius Medical Care

  • Graduated from the University of Massachusetts School of Law

 

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