This is a livestreamed event in the ALTC 203
Join us for a panel discussion of health entrepreneurs discussing their path, hurdles, and successes.
Laura Bosworth is a dynamic former Fortune 50 executive with 29+ years of cross-functional industry experience. She is CEO and co-founder of TeVido BioDevices, a biotech company using a patient’s own living cells and cutting-edge manufacturing techniques to restore skin color that is lost due to skin diseases, like vitiligo, or scarring due to trauma, burns, and surgery. The company has received grants from the NSF and the NIH. With a B.S. in Engineering she started in manufacturing and quickly moved into management; she has a long track record for establishing and leading new business functions supporting product development, sales, and marketing. She has been featured on CNBC, CNN, The Atlantic and many more.
Mellie Price is Managing Director of the Texas Health CoLab and Executive Director of Commercialization at the Dell Medical School. She is an experienced investor, technologist, executive, fund manager, public speaker, and serial software entrepreneur. Price is a co-founder of two highly successful startup ecosystems, Captial Factory and SoftMatch. Ms. Price is an active member of the Texas entrepreneurship community and a winner of the Austin Business Journal's prestigious Profiles in Power Award (2015) as well as the Tech Titan Award (2014).
Yash Sabharwal has over 20 years of experience with establishing and growing technology-based companies in the life sciences. Yash co-founded his first company, Optical Insights, in 1997. In 2010, Yash joined the technical co-founders of Xeris Pharmaceuticals where he served as COO and CFO from 2011 to 2016. Under his leadership and guidance, Xeris raised over $60M in private captial and $15M in non-dilutive funding. Yash is currently CEO of NanoMedicalSystems, which he joined in the beginning of 2017 to help commercialize drug delivery and diagnostics products based on their proprietary nanochannel and nonoporous technologies. He is also a co-founder and CEO of CherryCircle Software, Inc. which develops coud-based knowledge management solutions for lifecycle product management in pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
Buzz White is a servant, a leader, an entrepreneur, and a patient. He is the president and co-founder of Afoundria, selling software to providers caring for patients in the post-acute market. ChartPath makes providers more efficient, more profitable and gives them more meaningful time with each patient. Buzz believes in developing value for the health care dollar. He believes in connecting patients with and to resources to address needs, fears, desires,outcomes, satisfaction, and value. He's passionate about finding innovative ways to improve the patient experience be that through technology, policy, operations, engagement, or education.