Ceevra is advised by world-class surgeons and highly successful business leaders.
DR. JAMES PORTER
Dr. Porter is an internationally recognized urologic surgeon. He is Director of Robotic Surgery at Providence Health Care System and Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Porter developed the retroperitoneal approach for robotic renal surgery and pioneered retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for the treatment of testicular cancer. He is the most experienced laparoscopic and robotic surgeon in the Pacific Northwest and has performed over 3,000 robotic procedures.
DR. CHRISTOPHER SAIGAL
Dr. Saigal is a Professor of Urology and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Urology at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He has published more than 90 articles in leading medical journals, sits on 7 national healthcare policy and committee boards, and is often interviewed as an expert urologist by the national news media. Dr. Saigal graduated from Stanford University with a BS in Human Biology, and received his MD from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.
Steve is widely regarded as one of the country’s top financial executives for venture-backed software companies. He has 20+ years experience as a CFO for fast growing, primarily SaaS companies, including his most recent company that grew from $40M to $400M in four years. Steve has raised over a half billion dollars in capital and overseen the successful acquisition of four companies creating almost $2 billion in value for shareholders. Steve graduated from Central Michigan University with a BA in Accounting.
Steve has served as CEO of multiple venture-backed technology companies over the past 20 years including DocuSign, Recommind and ZANTAZ. Today, Steve serves as an advisor and board member for several enterprise-focused startups, and as a mentor and coach for Alchemist Accelerator. Steve graduated from Thomas Edison State University with a BS in Business Administration, and received his MBA also from TESU.
Rick was the Founder & CEO of DemandForce, a successful SaaS company funded by Floodgate and Benchmark and acquired by Intuit for over $400 million. Today, Rick serves as a coach and angel investor to several B2B and health tech startups. Rick graduated from Butler University with a BS in Computer Science, and received his MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
Medical Advisory Board
DR. JOHN GORE
University of Washington
DR. GEOFF SONN
DR. ERIC WALLEN
UNC at Chapel Hill
DR. ALON WEIZER
University of Michigan
DR. STEVEN CHANG
Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Harvard)
DR. KARIM CHAMIE