NeoLight is proud of the dedicated team of engineers, product developers, managers, sales and strategic relationship managers who are bringing our ideas to the marketplace.

Leadership

Arik Anderson

CEO

Arik has extensive experience in leading growth stage companies including Somanetics where he led expansion into PICU and NICU markets resulting in a successful exit to Covidien for $350M, turnaround of $500M Terumo Cardiovascular and US market entry of digital health startup, Adherium Ltd.

Vivek Kopparthi

Co-founder & Executive Chairman

Vivek is a Cofounder of NeoLight and serves as its CEO. Prior to launching NeoLight, he has held leadership roles in organizations with 100+ employees, advised tech start-ups, and has consulted with major corporations. Vivek holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a masters in management.

Deepak Shyam Krishnaraju

Co-founder & Lead R&D Engineer

Deepak has 5+ years’ experience in medical device design and engineering during which he has designed 3 medical devices – 1 FDA cleared. He is a published author of several engineering publications and patents. At NeoLight, Deepak plays a crucial role in validating new products in R&D and translating them for production. He supports executive leadership with market analysis, product placement strategy, intellectual property strategy, clinical trial management, and technical marketing.

Mark W. Schwartz, Ph.D.

VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Mark is the Vice President, Business Development for NeoLight. Among other executive positions, he has served as CEO of Galena Biopharma (NASDAQ), Apthera, Bayhill Therapeutics and Caylx Therapeutics. Mark’s extensive experience across operational and strategic management in early stage companies led him to his new role at NeoLight. He is an adjunct faculty member at San Jose State University and currently serves as a Director of Targazyme, Inc.

Judith Hall, RNC, NIC-E

CLINICAL DIRECTOR

As NeoLight’s Clinical Director, Judy leads all efforts to ensure that NeoLight’s products pass all clinical trials. In this capacity she executes strategic partnerships with hospitals and research centers. Judy’s health care experience includes serving as the founder of Clinical Solutions and the Manager of Clinical Development for Verinata Health.