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EvoNexus Irvine Selection Committee
Founder, Former CTO & Advisor, Invuity
Technology Entrepreneur with over 25 years of innovation insight.
Comprehensive experience in technology incubation, strategic business, corporate and clinical development, clinical marketing, tactical commercial execution and successful team building and empowerment.
Extensive technology landscape background in areas of illumination, optical, 3D and stereoscopic imaging, fluorescence, BioPhotonics, AR/VR, computer guided surgery and sensing.
Multidisciplinary in-depth procedural exposure to Surgical Oncology, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Oncology, Urology, Gastroenterology,Neurosurgery, Gynecology and General Surgery.
Inventor of over 85 granted US and Foreign patents with experience in execution of Intellectual Property prosecution, portfolio management and strategy, technology and IP due diligence, licensing opportunities, competitive IP landscape, freedom to operate analysis and trademarks. Experience in fundraising and board of directors participation.
Experience as Founder, CTO at Invuity:
Market leading Minimal Access Surgery company, leveraging patented Structure Guided Waveguide technology for illumination shaping. When utilized with proprietary retractor access or energy platforms, the system enables surgeons to safely and efficiently perform breast mastectomy, lumpectomy, plastic reconstruction, thyroid and parathyroidectomy, hip, knee and shoulder arthroplasty, Vaginal Hysterectomy, spine, cranial and Colorectal surgery.
Alex Founded the company and incubated the technology from his original illumination shaping invention. He was involved in every aspect between the original idea and full commercial launch. Alex identified and validated clinical applications and orchestrated clinical studies and activities. Over the course of fourteen years, he established and fostered relationships with nationally known surgeon KOLs and supported the team in all financing events, which included a successful IPO in 2015.
Alex Vayser established and managed a substantial IP portfolio and was the inventor of 88 US and Foreign granted patents. He collaborated and supported cross-functional Product Development, Marketing, Business Development and Commercial teams of Invuity.
Alex also directly managed Unvuity’s Advanced Research team consisting of internal and external contributors. He invented and developed unique surgical retractor access platforms as well as first of its kind illuminated monopolar handpiece and handheld fluorescence imaging system.
Mr. Vayser is attributed to building corporate partnerships with Medtronic and Zimmer who integrated his core technology into their spine product platforms.
During his fourteen year tenure, the company launched over 50 products and expanded to 170 employees.