Mahdi Eghbali



As a MedTech Accelerator participant company, you may have the opportunity to engage and collaborate one-on-one with some of the leading researchers, scientists and physician entrepreneurs in their fields.

Karen Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Virginia G. Piper Center for Personalized Diagnostics School of Life Sciences Biodesign Institute Arizona State University

Bernard Bendok, M.D.

Professor and Consultant, Neurosurgery Mayo Clinic

Brian Chong, M.D.

Associate Professor and Consultant, Diagnostic Radiology Mayo Clinic

Erica Forzani, Ph.D.

Entrepreneur Clinical Chemist Affiliate, Mayo Clinic Assoc. Professor, School for the Engineering of Matter, Transport, and Energy Deputy Director, Biodesign Institute's Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors Arizona State University

Rahmi Oklu, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Consultant, Vascular & Interventional Radiology Director, Minimally Invasive Therapeutics Laboratory Director, 3D Innovation Laboratory Mayo Clinic

Gregory Raupp, Ph.D.

Member of the Honors Faculty Director, MacroTechnology Works Initiative Fellow, School for the Future of Innovation & Society Arizona State University

George Runger, Ph.D.

Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics (BMI) Professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering Arizona State University

Frederick Strobl, M.D.

Co-founder, Former Chairman & CEO CNS, Maker of Breathe Right Nasal Strips Founder & CEO, AZMN Neurology, CNS Consultants & Medical Technology Innovations

“Companies on average receive 40 unique touch points or business development meetings with individuals from our ecosystem.”

Steven J. Lester, M.D.
Founder and Chief Medical Officer of the MedTech Accelerator
Mayo Clinic

Subject Matter Experts

Robert Green

President & Chief Executive Officer EndoVantage

Eric Hoag

Vice President of Provider Relations Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Gary Lauterbach

Managing Director PURWEST INC

Andy Lombard

Executive Vice President of Innovation and Venture Development Arizona Commerce Authority

Carl Rickenbaugh

Chairman of two MedTech companies Prior Vice President of M&A / Strategy for CR Bard & Clinical Innovations

Barry Weinman

Co-Founder and former Managing Director Allegis Capital and AVI Capital

Chris Yoo

Founder, Chairman and CEO Systems Imagination

“We’re going to surround you with subject matter experts that can help you shorten the pathway to commercialization.”

Rick Hall, Ph.D.
Managing Partner
Senior Director of Health Innovation
Arizona State University