CEO & Board Member
  • Chief Executive Officer of Arkis BioSciences responsible for business organization and development, capital fundraising, finance, product development leadership, and commercialization.
  • Sixteen years prior medical device experience, including ten years senior management, leading the development and commercialization of new devices with private-to-public ventures and global conglomerates.
CMO & Board Member
  • Chief Medical Officer and Board Member of Arkis BioSciences.
  • Eighteen years practicing neurosurgeon at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.  Researcher of traumatic brain injury and hydrocephalus.
  • President of University Neurosurgery P.C. and Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery and Assistant Professor of the University of Tennessee’s Graduate School of Medicine.
  • Chief Innovation Officer of Arkis BioSciences.
  • Fifteen years prior experience in the design and development of products for consumer, defense, and healthcare applications.   Former patent examiner for the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Chairman of the Board
  • President, Innova Memphis, early-stage Venture Capital firm
  • Former, Senior Vice-President, Smith and Nephew Orthopaedics
  • Over 20 years of medical device expertise with General Electric, Johnson & Johnson


Board Member
  • Board Member of Arkis BioSciences.
  • President of RbM Services – a 13485 medical device manufacturer.  More than 25 years experience in medical device business management.

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