SENIOR Management TEAM

Vijay’s Background
Vijay Sreekumar

VP International Sales

Chris Wright

VP Sales, Marketing

Bill Ponder

Product R&D

Ronnie Smith

Manufacturing

Alan Donald

Regulatory/Quality

James Westerkamp

Clinical Development

Kennard.

Mandell

Sacks

Bose

Anish

Oksana

Shah

Management

Vijay Sreekumar

VP International Sales

Chris Wright

VP Sales & Marketing

Bill Ponder

Product R&D

Ronnie Smith

Manufacturing

Alan Donald

Regulatory/Quality

James Westerkamp

Clinical Development

Kennard.

Mandell

Sacks

Bose

Anish

Oksana

Shah

Vijay Sreekumar

VP International Sales

Vijay Sreekumar, serving as the Vice President of International Sales, brings a wealth of experience in both the Indian and Middle Eastern medical industries. His professional journey includes key roles in large organizations such as Lotus Surgical Pvt. Ltd., Healthium Medtech Limited, Rinac India Pvt. Ltd., and Hatsun Agro Product Ltd. Vijay’s expertise spans across these diverse medical industry, showcasing his ability to navigate and excel in the complex landscapes of both the Indian and Middle Eastern medical sectors. In his capacity as VP of International Sales, he plays a pivotal role in driving global sales strategies and fostering growth in these regions for the mentioned companies.

Vijay Sreekumar

VP International Sales

Vijay Sreekumar, serving as the Vice President of International Sales, brings a wealth of experience in both the Indian and Middle Eastern medical industries. His professional journey includes key roles in large organizations such as Lotus Surgical Pvt. Ltd., Healthium Medtech Limited, Rinac India Pvt. Ltd., and Hatsun Agro Product Ltd. Vijay’s expertise spans across these diverse medical industry, showcasing his ability to navigate and excel in the complex landscapes of both the Indian and Middle Eastern medical sectors. In his capacity as VP of International Sales, he plays a pivotal role in driving global sales strategies and fostering growth in these regions for the mentioned companies.

Chris Wright

VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Chris Wright brings a wealth of experience in the healthcare and medical industry. His professional journey of 20 years includes roles at Misonix, Wright Medical, Small Bone Innovations, Baxter Healthcare, and Medline Industries. In his capacity as VP of Sales and Marketing, Chris has demonstrated expertise in driving sales strategies and marketing initiatives, contributing to the success of the organizations he has been associated with.

Chris emphasizes his commitment to guiding and shaping the strategic direction of healthcare organizations with his multifaceted experience spans medical technologies, healthcare products, and consumer goods, showcasing his versatility and adaptability in dynamic industries.

Chris Wright

VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Chris Wright brings a wealth of experience in the healthcare and medical industry. His professional journey of 20 years includes roles at Misonix, Wright Medical, Small Bone Innovations, Baxter Healthcare, and Medline Industries. In his capacity as VP of Sales and Marketing, Chris has demonstrated expertise in driving sales strategies and marketing initiatives, contributing to the success of the organizations he has been associated with.

Chris emphasizes his commitment to guiding and shaping the strategic direction of healthcare organizations with his multifaceted experience spans medical technologies, healthcare products, and consumer goods, showcasing his versatility and adaptability in dynamic industries.

Bill Ponder

Product R&D

Bill Ponder, specializing in Product Research and Development (R&D), has made significant contributions to the ALSI team. His professional journey includes roles at Altrazeal Life Sciences Inc., Access Pharmaceuticals, and Medtronic. Bill’s expertise in R&D underscores his commitment to advancing and innovating products within the life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors. Bill Ponder plays a crucial role in driving the research and development efforts, contributing to the advancement of medical technologies and pharmaceutical solutions. His background suggests a focus on bringing novel products to market and improving existing healthcare offerings.

Bill Ponder

Product R&D

Bill Ponder, specializing in Product Research and Development (R&D), has made significant contributions to the ALSI team. His professional journey includes roles at Altrazeal Life Sciences Inc., Access Pharmaceuticals, and Medtronic. Bill’s expertise in R&D underscores his commitment to advancing and innovating products within the life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors. Bill Ponder plays a crucial role in driving the research and development efforts, contributing to the advancement of medical technologies and pharmaceutical solutions. His background suggests a focus on bringing novel products to market and improving existing healthcare offerings.

Ronnie Smith

Manufacturing

Ronnie Smith, with a focus on manufacturing, has a notable professional background, contributing to key organizations in the packaging and retail sectors. His experience includes roles at Cardinal Health Packaging Solutions, A+ Secure Packaging, LLC, and involvement with major retail entities such as Wal-Mart, Walgreens, and Harris Teeter.

In his manufacturing roles, Ronnie Smith likely played a crucial part in ensuring efficient and high-quality production processes, especially in the context of packaging solutions for the healthcare industry. Ronnie Smith’s involvement in Cardinal Health Packaging Solutions and A+ Secure Packaging, LLC indicates a focus on delivering reliable and secure packaging solutions, potentially playing a significant role in the healthcare and retail industries. His experience with major retail chains further highlights his contribution to the broader retail sector.

Ronnie Smith

Manufacturing

Ronnie Smith, with a focus on manufacturing, has a notable professional background, contributing to key organizations in the packaging and retail sectors. His experience includes roles at Cardinal Health Packaging Solutions, A+ Secure Packaging, LLC, and involvement with major retail entities such as Wal-Mart, Walgreens, and Harris Teeter.

In his manufacturing roles, Ronnie Smith likely played a crucial part in ensuring efficient and high-quality production processes, especially in the context of packaging solutions for the healthcare industry. Ronnie Smith’s involvement in Cardinal Health Packaging Solutions and A+ Secure Packaging, LLC indicates a focus on delivering reliable and secure packaging solutions, potentially playing a significant role in the healthcare and retail industries. His experience with major retail chains further highlights his contribution to the broader retail sector.

Alan Donald

Regulatory/Quality

Alan Donald leverages his extensive experience to make significant contributions to both the consulting and educational sectors. His valuable expertise in navigating regulatory compliance and upholding high-quality standards in medical practices positions him as a key figure in the healthcare landscape. Alan’s dual role in both consulting and academia underscores a comprehensive approach to addressing regulatory and quality considerations, showcasing his commitment to advancing excellence in the industry through practical application and education.

Alan Donald

Regulatory/Quality

Alan Donald leverages his extensive experience to make significant contributions to both the consulting and educational sectors. His valuable expertise in navigating regulatory compliance and upholding high-quality standards in medical practices positions him as a key figure in the healthcare landscape. Alan’s dual role in both consulting and academia underscores a comprehensive approach to addressing regulatory and quality considerations, showcasing his commitment to advancing excellence in the industry through practical application and education.

James Westerkamp

Director of Clinical Development

James Westerkamp, serving as the Director of Clinical Development, brings a wealth of experience to the field of healthcare and pharmaceuticals. His professional journey includes roles at Altrazeal Life Sciences Inc., Cliniceval Solutions, LLC, CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services, Astellas Pharma, and Chemicon International.

James plays a pivotal role in guiding and overseeing the clinical development strategies within Altrazeal Life Sciences Inc. His diverse experience with organizations such as Cliniceval Solutions, CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services, Astellas Pharma, and Chemicon International reflects his extensive involvement in various facets of clinical development, from research to consulting services. His multifaceted background underscores his proficiency in navigating the complexities of clinical trials and development processes within the pharmaceutical industry.

James Westerkamp

Director of Clinical Development

James Westerkamp, serving as the Director of Clinical Development, brings a wealth of experience to the field of healthcare and pharmaceuticals. His professional journey includes roles at Altrazeal Life Sciences Inc., Cliniceval Solutions, LLC, CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services, Astellas Pharma, and Chemicon International.

James plays a pivotal role in guiding and overseeing the clinical development strategies within Altrazeal Life Sciences Inc. His diverse experience with organizations such as Cliniceval Solutions, CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services, Astellas Pharma, and Chemicon International reflects his extensive involvement in various facets of clinical development, from research to consulting services. His multifaceted background underscores his proficiency in navigating the complexities of clinical trials and development processes within the pharmaceutical industry.

Vaidehi Shah

Chairperson, Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Shah has over twenty years of business management and investment experience. As Founder and Managing Director of Velocitas Healthcare, Ms. Shah developed a global distribution platform for small and medium sized enterprises with innovative medical devices spanning over 50 countries.

She also served as Chief Executive Officer of the Daotec Group, an Austrian technology business offering communications and mobile payment services in over sixty countries. During her three years at Daotec, she led its transformation from a telecom services provider into an international, financially regulated payment service institution.

Prior to founding Velocitas, Ms. Shah spent over a decade as an investment professional at leading financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, The Carlyle Group, Eton Park, and the World Bank where she executed public and private debt and equity investments. During this time, she also helped accelerate growth at a number of her investee companies by devising and implementing new financial and business strategies.

Ms. Shah also serves as a Regional Director of the Harvard Healthcare Alumni Association in Austria. She received her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Wellesley College, with a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics.

Vaidehi Shah

Chairperson,
Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Shah has over twenty years of business management and investment experience. As Founder and Managing Director of Velocitas Healthcare, Ms. Shah developed a global distribution platform for small and medium sized enterprises with innovative medical devices spanning over 50 countries.

She also served as Chief Executive Officer of the Daotec Group, an Austrian technology business offering communications and mobile payment services in over sixty countries. During her three years at Daotec, she led its transformation from a telecom services provider into an international, financially regulated payment service institution.

Prior to founding Velocitas, Ms. Shah spent over a decade as an investment professional at leading financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, The Carlyle Group, Eton Park, and the World Bank where she executed public and private debt and equity investments. During this time, she also helped accelerate growth at a number of her investee companies by devising and implementing new financial and business strategies.

Ms. Shah also serves as a Regional Director of the Harvard Healthcare Alumni Association in Austria. She received her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Wellesley College, with a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics.

Natalia Kirsten

MD

Global Research Advisor

LEADERSHIP:

– Senior Physician, Institute for Services in Health Care Research in Dermatology and Nursing

– Former Resident, Department of Dermatology, Professor Carle Paul Larrey Hospital University of Toulouse, France

EDUCATION:

– University of Hamburg

Natalia Kirsten

mD

Global Research Advisor

LEADERSHIP:

– Senior Physician, Institute for Services in Health Care Research in Dermatology and Nursing

– Former Resident, Department of Dermatology, Professor Carle Paul Larrey Hospital University of Toulouse, France

EDUCATION:

– University of Hamburg

Lawrence A. Lavery

dPM, MPH

Professor, Plastic Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center

LEADERSHIP:

– Medical Director, Diabetic Limb Salvage Program, Parkland Hospital

– Member, International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot

– Past chair of the American Diabetes Association Foot Care Counsel and the American Public Health Association’s Foot Section

EDUCATION:

– University of Texas Health Science Center, Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Indiana University

Lawrence A. Lavery

dPM, MPH

Professor, Plastic Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center

LEADERSHIP:

– Medical Director, Diabetic Limb Salvage Program, Parkland Hospital

– Member, International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot

– Past chair of the American Diabetes Association Foot Care Counsel and the American Public Health Association’s Foot Section

EDUCATION:

– University of Texas Health Science Center, Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Indiana University