Jeffrey L. Adair, Co-Founder, CEO and Chief Technology Officer
Jeff Adair began his career as a medical device design engineer with Medical Dynamics in 1983. Jeff directed the engineering department at Medical Dynamics for the next 14 years and assumed the responsibilities associated with the design and development of electronic endoscopes and surgical camera systems. These systems were sold under the Medical Dynamics name as well as OEM systems for some of the largest endoscope companies in the world. Jeff was directly involved with the design and development of many of the innovative products including The 5990 Optical Catheter system, various generations of CCD based surgical camera systems, Xenon and various arc-lamp based light-sources. Jeff was instrumental in developing ground-breaking endoscopic platforms including fiber-based endoscopes for “office arthroscopy” and “office laparoscopy” as well as the industry’s first Electronic Video Laparoscope that integrated the CCD chip into the distal tip of the scope. Jeff also serves as a member of the Board of Directors.
John G. Adair, Co-Founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Financial Officer
John Adair serves as Executive Chairman and CFO of MIS. John previously served as VP-Finance for BaroFold, Inc., a Boulder, Colorado based VC-backed biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel protein therapeutics. Prior to BaroFold, John served as VP-Finance at Dharmacon, Inc. (a subsidiary of Thermo Fisher Scientific), which focused on delivering synthesized RNAi and miRNA to the life science market. Prior to joining Dharmacon, John served as Finance Director at Amgen, Inc’s Colorado facilities in Boulder and Longmont as well as Finance Director and Controller for Akzo-Nobel NV’s generic pharmaceutical division in Denver. After leaving public accounting, John was the Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for Medical Dynamics, Inc. (formerly a Nasdaq-traded medical device company). John started his career as an accounting auditor and tax preparer at RSM (then known as McGladrey and Pullen, followed by RSM McGladrey), the sixth largest provider of assurance, tax and consulting services worldwide. John received his BS degree in Accounting from Colorado State University and his MS degree in Finance from the University of Colorado. John is a CPA and serves as Chairman of the Board. John also serves on the Board of Directors at Colorado Lending Source, the 10th largest SBA 504 lender in the US.
David R. Stevens, PhD
In addition to serving on the board of Micro-Imaging Solutions, LLC, Dr. Stevens is currently a board member of Cetya, Inc., a privately held development stage pharmaceutical company. He has served on the boards of several other public and private life science companies, including Cedus, Inc., (2006-2014), Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (2006-2012), Aqua Bounty Technologies, Inc. (2002-2012), and Smart Drug Systems, Inc. (1999-2006), and was an advisor to Bay City Capital from 1999-2006. Dr. Stevens was previously President and CEO of Deprenyl Animal Health, Inc., a public veterinary pharmaceutical company, from 1990 to 1998, and Vice President, Research and Development, of Agrion Corp., a private biotechnology company, from 1986 to 1988. He began his career in pharmaceutical research and development at the former Upjohn Company, where he contributed to the preclinical evaluation of Xanax and Halcion. Dr. Stevens received B.S. and D.V.M. degrees from Washington State University, and a Ph.D. in Comparative Pathology from the University of California, Davis. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, and serves as a consulting experimental pathologist to Premier Laboratory, LLC.
Mr. Lowy currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PharmaJet, Inc. based in Golden, Colorado. He serves on the boards and as an advisor to several medical device, education and information technology companies. Ron previously served as the President and CEO of the Biosciences division of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Prior to that he was President of Global Connectivity Solutions for ADC Telecommunications. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer at the KRONE Group. Ron spent the first 15 years of his career in operations, technology and general management positions at GE Healthcare. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire and a MBA from the University of Wisconsin.
David W. Brenman advises the Company on business and legal matters. Since 1984 Mr. Brenman has served as President, Treasurer and Director of Genesis Solar Corporation. From 1987 to 1988, Mr. Brenman was a Vice President with Lloyds International Corporation, the merchant banking subsidiary of Lloyds Bank Plc. Prior to 1984, Mr. Brenman was an associate with the law firm of Brenman Raskin & Friedlob, P.C. of Denver, Colorado, where he specialized in the fields of taxation and securities law. Mr. Brenman received a B.A. in accounting from the University of Washington, a J.D. from the University of Denver, College of Law and an L.L.M. in taxation from New York University.