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Our Team

Chad Wasilenkoff Co-founder, CEO

Chad Wasilenkoff

Co-founder, CEO

Senior executive with verifiable year-after-year success achieving revenue, profit and business growth objectives with start-up, turnaround, and rapid-change companies. Chad has been recognized as a winner of the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, RISI’s list of 50 Most Influential People in the Global Forestry Industry, and Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 under 40.

Joel M. Solano, MD

Co-founder, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Solano is a board certified, and fellowship trained anterior segment surgeon and glaucoma specialist. He completed his medical training at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic’s main campus in Rochester, MN and has over 15 years of experience with diagnosing and treating patients with severe eye disease. Dr Solano’s expertise includes medical, laser, and surgical treatments of glaucoma.

Joel M. Solano, MD Co-founder, Chief Medical Officer
Peter DeLange, MBA Chief Operating Officer

Peter DeLange, MBA

Chief Operating Officer

Peter has over 25 years of medical device industry experience and over 15 years in executive level positions. He was founder and CEO of Devicix, a medical device product development firm acquired by Nortech System, Inc (NSYS), Sr. Vice President of Operations and Business Development of Enteromedics (ETRM), and Co-Founder of FocusStart, a medical device technology company.

Joy Glen

Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

Joy is a target driven visionary leader with 20 years of executive leadership experience, optimizing go to market strategies and revenue efficiencies in the health care industry. Joy has repeated success in creating top performing sales and marketing teams that bring innovative health care solutions to market. Her experience spans both Audiology and Ophthalmology healthcare, with a focus on tele-health and med-tech solutions that increase patient outcomes and improve quality of life.

Alan Goodloe

Alan Goodloe

Chief Information Officer

Alan has over 20 years of IT experience and 15 years in executive level positions. He has a proven track record with building highly scalable solutions and enabling data monetization strategies that have yielded multi-million-dollar benefits for some of the best-known brands in the world including Avery Dennison, Coca-Cola, Costco, Lexmark & UPS.

Anita Beishuizen

Corporate Secretary & Controller

Anita Beishuizen is the Corporate Secretary and Controller as well as the company’s executive coordinator. Anita has over 15 years of executive and entrepreneurial experience. Her expertise includes building start-up companies, project management, marketing, finance, investor relations, communications and stakeholder administration.

B. Douglas Harold

Chief Financial Officer

Doug is a Senior Executive with a diverse background in banking, finance, analytics, strategic risk management, and sales. Doug A calculated risk-taker with excellent negotiation skills under complex circumstances, with an aggressive stance toward the revenue-generation process. Proven ability to forge and maintain strong personal and client relationships. A capable fiduciary who values integrity, provides unbiased and thoughtful analysis as serves as an honest custodian of business interests. Capable decision-maker who prefers a consensual approach to solving business problems.

Hayden Brownell

Principal Scientist
Hayden Brownell, PhD, is an experimental physicist with thirty years’ experience developing devices for research and commercial ventures. After a dozen years in academia, Dr. Brownell founded AccelBeam Synthesis, successfully demonstrating immediate, seamless scale up of chemical production from bench top to commercial rates in a novel suite of general-purpose microwave processors.

Patrick Corneille

Principal Program Manager
Patrick has over 15 years of medical device product development experience with project management, technical leadership and hands-on design engineering roles. He has successfully led innovative new product development programs to successful global market launches at Stryker Endoscopy and Nortech Systems, Inc. covering a wide variety of clinical areas and core technologies.

Thomas E. Lauerman

Advisory Board

Tom Lauerman has founded and been a significant investor in more than a dozen companies, where he serves as board member or advisor. Mr. Lauerman has a degree in computer science, was a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, consulted internationally, and was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Tom co-founded GeoAccess, which was recognized three years in a row by Inc. magazine as one of the nation’s 500 fastest-growing private companies. With no outside investors, he and his business partner quickly grew the software and internet company to several hundred employees and sold it to United Health Group (UHN), a $30 billion public company.

Brian Mohney, MD

Advisory Board
Dr. Mohney is a board certified, fellowship-trained pediatric eye surgeon with over 30 years of experience diagnosing and managing pediatric eye diseases. He has served as a physician, researcher, and educator at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota for the past 20 years and leads the pediatric ophthalmology fellowship training program. His area of expertise focuses on pediatric eye disorders.
Kirk Adams

Dr. Kirk Adams

Advisory Board

Dr. Kirk Adams is the former President and CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB). Dr. Adams is a transformational non-profit leader with 20+ years of nation-wide experience and the proven ability to shape, align and focus an organization’s strategic initiatives towards their vision and mission. He has a successful background in legislative advocacy, spanning over 200 visits to congressional offices.

John Berdahl, MD

Advisory Board
Highly trained ophthalmic surgeon with advanced surgical expertise in Cornea, Cataract, Glaucoma, and Refractive Surgery. John is the founder of Equinox, a company developing a product based upon the concept that intraocular pressure (IOP) and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure both contribute to glaucoma.

Lane Macy Kiefaber

Director of Corporate Social Responsibility

Lane has over 25 years experience as a skilled executive and start-up strategist developing and leading nonprofit and for-profit businesses making a social impact. Her expertise includes creation of sustainable business models, strategic planning, program and initiative design and execution, and fostering strategic business partnerships. Lane has launched more than 12 businesses to success.