Michael P. Oliver President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Oliver, has more than 20 years of experience in the medical device industry, and has been a member of four separate management teams that took over struggling medical device companies, increased their revenues and profitability and sold them to strategic buyers. In these companies Mr. Oliver served in the capacity of head of sales and marketing, and, in two cases held major operational responsibilities as well. Mr. Oliver received his MSA from George Washington University and his BS from the United States Naval Academy.
Jim Dorst Chief Financial Officer
Jim Dorst, Vice President of Finance and CFO joined the Company in December 2007. Mr. Dorst brings to the Company over 20 years of senior management experience in finance, operations, planning and business transactions. Prior to joining SpectraScience, Mr. Dorst was Chief Financial Officer of Aethlon Medical, Inc., a public medical device development company. Before joining Aethlon, Mr. Dorst was Vice President of Finance and Operations for Verdisoft Corporation, a developmental-stage mobile-software developer acquired by Yahoo, Inc. Previously, he held executive positions as SVP of Finance and Administration at SeeCommerce, COO/CFO of Omnis Technology Corp and CFO / SVP of Information Technology at Savoir Technology Group, Inc. (acquired by Avnet, Inc.). Mr. Dorst practiced as a Certified Public Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (PricewaterhouseCoopers) and holds an MS in Accounting and a BS in Finance from the University of Oregon.
Hugues Wielemans Director of Business Devlopment - Europe
Mr. Wielemans has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and management while working for multi-national medical device companies and distributors in Europe.Most recently, he was the Director of Sales and Marketing for USGI Medical, Ltd. in Europe. Prior to this he was the Country Manager for Bariatric Solutions Gmbh in Belgium. Mr. Wielemans spent three years as the Director of Sales & Marketing for Covidien Belgium. Before this he worked as European Product Director and Managerfor six years with Tyco Healthcare. Mr. Wielemans attended the Institut Catholique des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, Brussels, Sciences Economiques.
Glen Freiberg brings extensive experience to the Company. Prior to joining SpectraScience, Mr. Freiberg was Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance at Alphatec Spine Incorporated. Prior to this he spent eight years with Gen-Probe, Inc. as Vice President of Regulatory, Quality and Government Affairs. Prior to Gen-Probe Mr. Freiberg held similar positions with responsibility for clinical, regulatory and quality at Bard Diagnostic Sciences, Inc., ONCOR, Inc., Boehringer Mannheim Corporation, Curtin Matheson Scientific, Inc., The Coulter Corporation and The Upjohn Company. Mr. Freiberg also spent over four years as a Consumer Safety Officer (Investigator) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Mr. Freiberg has held numerous board memberships and advisory positions in both trade groups and philanthropic organizations. He holds a BA in biological sciences and an MA in microbiology from the University of Colorado and has completed post-graduate scientific work and executive business programs at various accredited institutions.
Mike Brady Director of Engineering
Most recently Mr. Brady spent three years as a Senior Project Manager/ Systems Engineer. Prior to this he spent three years at Elgar Electronics where he managed several concurrent engineering projects. Before this, Mr. Brady spent thirteen years at leading medical device manufacturer Mallinckrodt/Nellcor Puritan Bennet, where he was a Senior Project Manger/Principal Electronic Engineer. Brady holds a BSEE degree from San Diego State University.
Todd Pinkowski Director of Operations
Mr. Pinkowski brings over 23 years of extensive operations and production experience to the Company. Prior to SpectraScience, Inc. Mr. Pinkowski spent nine years with ResMed Corp. as Senior Manager of Technical Service and Manufacturing. Before this he spent 14 years as a Senior Production Supervisor with Infrasonics/Nellcor PB. Mr. Pinkowski began his career as an Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist with the U.S. Air Force.