Bill Mince, Chief Executive Officer
Bill Mince is the CEO at OptiScan Biomedical. He is an experienced public company executive who has successfully grown organizations through organic development of new product lines and acquisition of both public and private entities. Since leaving Natus Medical (Nasdaq: BABY) in 2012, Bill has held Interim Executive positions, cofounded a startup in the microbiome field, invested in and advised several startups, and provided consulting to two public companies. He was at Natus for ten years as an Officer with responsibility for North American Operations. He was recruited to help restore profitability, add operational structure and assist in the growth from $27MM to $360MM. He also directly managed five North American subsidiaries ($160MM). He has previous leadership experience with Nellcor, Square D Company and 3M.
Donald Webber, Chief Operating Officer
Donald Webber has been the COO of OptiScan since 2010. Between 2007 and 2010, Mr. Webber was VP of Manufacturing Operations at C.R. Bard. Prior to Bard, Mr. Webber was the Vice President of Operations at EKOS Corporation and the President and CEO of Mitralign. Over the last 22 years, Mr. Webber has worked at both public and private sector corporations with annual sales ranging up to $2.8 billion. Mr. Webber has a B.S in Industrial Engineering Technology from State University of New York, and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University.
Patrick Nugent, Chief Financial Officer
Patrick Nugent is the CFO at OptiScan Biomedical. Mr. Nugent has over 16 years of extensive experience in raising capital, strategic and financial planning, audits and investor relations. Prior to joining OptiScan Biomedical, Mr. Nugent held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Pelikan Technologies Inc. Before that Mr. Nugent held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance for Telesensory Corporation for worldwide operations. Mr. Nugent has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Financial Management and is a Chartered Management Accountant from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of London, England.
Jim Causey, VP Research & Development
Jim Causey has been the VP, Research & Development of OptiScan since 2012. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Causey was CEO of M2 Medical Technologies, a medical device start-up developing a next generation insulin pump. Directly prior to joining OptiScan, Mr. Causey had established his own consulting firm.
Mr. Causey was VP of Research & Development at MiniMed Inc. from 1997-2001, responsible for the development of MiniMed’s insulin pump products. While at MiniMed, he led the effort to introduce the most successful insulin pump in MiniMed’s history, either before or after the subsequent acquisition by Medtronic, Inc. Mr. Causey began his career at Pacesetter Systems in 1981, where he participated in and led the development of implantable pacemakers over a period of 15 years. Pacesetter was later acquired by St. Jude Medical. After that acquisition, Mr. Causey held the position of Vice President of Defibrillator Development, leading a team that introduced an industry-leading ICD.
Mr. Causey is a named inventor in over 90 allowed US patents. He has a pre-med Biology degree from CSUN, Northridge, California.
OptiScan Biomedical has received CE Mark certification for the OptiScanner 5000/6000 system.