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Ariyella David

Senior Specialty/Primary Care Sales Representative - Diabetes - Sanofi

Ariyella David is an award-winning sales and marketing executive, with experience in the financial, pharmaceutical and biotech industries. For Ariyella, the most rewarding times are when she can sell and market products that contribute to the health and wellbeing of others.

To sharpen her leadership skills and boost her marketing abilities, Ariyella is pursuing an Executive MBA at UC San Diego. She is committed to mentoring and guiding others by being a Peer Group Leader at the Southern California chapter of the mentoring group Women in Bio.

Vistage on Campus – Flex-22

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Brian Lattimore

Business Application Manager - MedImpact Healthcare Systems

Brian is a highly experienced information technology professional with broad expertise in analysis and design of business and application systems, data mining and modeling, and process re-engineering. He has a strong ability to manage complex projects with aggressive timelines, budgets, and technical resources while delivering high quality results. He has expert knowledge of both waterfall and agile software development methodologies and is experienced in financial services, telecommunications, retail/wholesale, education, healthcare, utilities and government sectors.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 22

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Christopher Rae

Angel Investor - Interlock Capital

Most recently, Christopher Rae was SVP of Sales, Asia-Pacific & Global Strategic Partnerships at Verimatrix, providing leadership for all sales, business development, partnerships, and operational activities in the APAC region, and partnerships globally. His efforts drove the company’s expansion of cybersecurity software solutions for media, entertainment, and telecom, and developing Blue Ocean Strategies to identify and execute in adjacent markets such as fintech / crypto, esports, edtech, automotive, healthcare, smart cities, and other Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Previously, he was SVP of Global Operations for Verimatrix, where he built and scaled the company’s operations from an early-stage startup with less than $1M in revenue to become a global leader in content security and cybersecurity driving over $100M in annual revenue. Under his leadership since 2005, Verimatrix protected billions of dollars of premium movies, television, and live sports from piracy and hackers at over 1,200 telecom, cable, satellite, streaming media pay-TV, and IoT operators in over 120 countries.

Before Verimatrix, he led professional services at Entriq (acquired by Irdeto) where he advised major brands such as NBC Universal, MTV Networks, Viacom, Canal+, DreamWorks, Major League Baseball, WWE, International Olympics Committee, Tencent, and Prince’s New Power Generation Music Club to integrate, secure, monetize, and launch high-traffic streaming media services. He developed software and web services for NaviSite Streaming Media (acquired by Akamai) and CMGI’s entertainment portal iCAST.com (now MySpace), and co-founded ClearKey Solutions, an early SaaS-based digital rights management (DRM) and e-commerce platform.

Christopher earned his MBA in Technology Commercialization from University of California, San Diego, and a BA in Journalism & Mass Communications from the University of Maine.

He also serves as an angel investor and advisor to early-stage tech and media startups.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 11 (Alumnus Member)

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Christina Shih

Senior VP of Revenue - News Revenue Hub

Christina oversees revenue generating efforts for the News Revenue Hub, a nonprofit consulting and technology organization that helps newsrooms achieve financial sustainability. She is training partner and develops fundraising resources and curriculum for NewsMatch, a national fundraising campaign that has helped over 300 news organizations raise over $150M from readers since 2016. Outside of work, Christina is involved with the Asian American Journalism Association by serving as a coach for their entrepreneurial bootcamp program, Catalyst. In a previous life, Christina worked in art museums by planning major donor cultivation events and art collecting trips. She has a B.A. in Art History with an emphasis on Chinese Contemporary Art.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 23

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Daisuke Beppu

Senior Manager - Kyocera

Vistage on Campus – Flex 23

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Hassan Qureshi

Medical Director - VITAS Healthcare

Vistage on Campus – Flex 23

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Henk Visser

Senior Electrical Engineer - Product Pro Design

Vistage on Campus – Flex 23

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Hugh Simmons

Senior Military Science Instructor - Department of Military Affairs

Highly motivated senior military leader with immense experience in human capital management, policy development and application for the betterment of the organization. Selfless leader with a broad spectrum of project management in ever changing dynamic and diverse conditions, achieving results even when faced with adversity. A teachable leader with key interest in the organization and the welfare of individuals.

After achieving a twenty-six-year career in the military I have learned, honed and exceled in project management, organizational leadership, subordinate mentorship, development, interpersonal relations, and communication. Understanding the human dimension and geopolitical environment has allowed me to achieve quantifiable results under fast-paced operational conditions globally. Successfully over coming challenges in logistical and operational management for organizations spread across several countries. A safety conscious leader who has analyzed and mitigated risk under some of the most adverse and high-risk conditions while protecting personnel, equipment and assets valued at over $950M attaining effective broad-spectrum results with multinational partners in joint operations.

Proponent of continued education, currently a candidate at Rady School of Management’s MBA program with a degree from Goldman’s School of Public Policy, in Public Affairs. Recipient of Bronze Star Medals, Meritorious Service Medals, Accommodation and Achievement Medals in recognition for outstanding performance, leadership and professionalism.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 22

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Ilo Neukam

Founder - The Collective SD

Having worked both in-house and on the agency side, Ilo understands what it takes to bring a project in on time, on budget and most importantly, on strategy.

She is proud to have worked with and for an array of brands including, ABC, Applebee’s, TGI Friday’s, Hooters, Buffalo Wild Wings, Tilted Kilt, the Liberace Estate and Buzztime.

Ilo is also passionate about donating her skill set to the Junior League of San Diego, where she is currently serving as their Vice President of Marketing. Her background in non-profit marketing extends beyond the Junior League to her work with the YMCA, Empower San Diego, WomanCare Global and more.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 23

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Ioana Vladescu

Director of Special Events and Group Sales - Brich Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

Executive leader with experience in driving strategic communication and event management for leading non-profit, corporate, media, and educational organizations. Highly motivated, passionate, with a strong set of leadership skills that can support an organization through development, planning, management, evaluation, problem-solving, negotiation, decision-making, research and analysis, accountability, partnership, media/press operation, and interpersonal and motivational skills.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 23

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Ken Brooks

Electrical Engineer IV- General Atomics

Looking to advance my career by staying up to date on current and emerging technologies. Experience in FPGA design using Verilog, in various aspects of the design and testing of consumer electronics hardware, and in PCB design for mobile technologies.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 23

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Kenneth Rienecker

Global Product Manager - LumiraDx

A military veteran with a plethora of leadership experience who is eager to develop and grow his eclectic background.  Team-oriented mindset and relentless work ethic with several years of experience as a scientist in the industry, Kenny possesses the experience of working in a variety of lab settings and several different lab roles.  Managing projects in both In Vitro and In Vivo settings, I have mastered several techniques specializing primarily in immunoassays and virology-based work.  He has worked in BSL-3 labs with a variety of viruses including SARS-CoV-2 and has extensive tissue culture experience as well as lab operational enhancement.  Most notable is his involvement in companies’ adaption to both electronic lab notebooks and laboratory inventory systems.  In his current role, he is leveraging his technical background to launch on a global scale, consumable products, and a molecular-based testing menu for a high complexity lab setting parenting without companies’ point of care deceive to impact the healthcare industry.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 23

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Kush Kapila

CEO/Founder - Sterlings and Vistage on Campus - Co-Chair

Entrepreneur, Sales and Marketing professional with a technical background and an understanding of both science and business. International experience, working in hardware and software, for private and public companies in the life science and high tech industries. Adept at managing multiple priorities and delivering quality results under tight time constraints in both team and self directed environments. A recognized ability to work cross-functionally at both the strategic and tactical levels to solve complex, scientific and business problems.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 10 and Co-Chair

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Lucas Fornace

COO - Bimini Health Tech

Lucas is the COO of Bimini Health Tech a global leader in the regenerative product and therapy market.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 12 (Alumnus Member)

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Marcus Hinckley

Senior Principal Project Management - Northrup

Strategic leader and proven producer of top-performing teams around the world, with keen ability to synthesize information into action guiding senior stakeholders’ decisions. An innovative approach to solving problems and finding efficient ways to improve processes, with more than 25 years’ experience gained as a military veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Fluent Spanish speaker possessing TS security clearance eligibility.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 23

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Megha Ghildiyal

Senior Scientist - Guardant Health

Highly accomplished scientist with 19 years of experience in genomics and biomedical research, specialized in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) based technologies. She is a creative thinker, innovator, and experienced in strategic partnership analysis for technical viability and compatibility. An effective communicator with strong public speaking and mentoring skills and has managed several projects and teams leading to successful product launches and tech transfer.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 22

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Miao Jiang

Director of International Business - Shanghai Kehua Bio-engineering Co., Ltd. (KHB)

An authentic and visionary leader, with 15 years of commercial & technical experiences, who can turn around underperforming business by satisfying customer needs through innovation, strategic planning and hands on execution.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 22

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Mike Salvio

Atlassian Engineer

Dedicated Atlassian engineer highly regarded for experience developing and simplifying complex projects and programs. Strong written and verbal communication skills with extensive experience writing targeted communications and effectively managing data from various sources. Proven expertise establishing rapport, building relationships and maintaining trust with individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Ability to understand, interpret, explain and apply data analysis to key metrics and logical outcomes.

Vistage on Campus – Flex-22

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Milton Rubio

Leasing Manager - Arco Areas Comerciales

Vistage on Campus – Flex 23

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Rodrigo Zermeno

Program Manager - Ricardo North America

Experienced engineer with a demonstrated history of leadership in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Strong professional skills in program management, automotive engineering, mechanical engineering, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and fluid mechanics.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 22

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Scott Domsch

Group Manager - Solar Turbines

Vistage on Campus – Flex-23

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Tao Long

Head of Bioinformatics - UCSD

Dr. Long is a computational biologist with extensive experience in bioinformatics and biomedical data science, particularly in the integration of genomics, metabolomics, microbiome, and clinical data. She is leading a team of scientists to develop and apply bioinformatics and machine-learning algorithms to analyze large population-scale genetics, metabolomics, and gut microbiome data, for biomarker discovery in the aspects of disease prevention, early diagnosis, patients stratification as well as novel therapeutics development for precision treatment.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 22

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Treasa Hlaing

Senior EPM RF Engineer - Qualcomm

Vistage on Campus – Flex-23

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Vidya Rao

Product Manager - Teradata

Resourceful leader with vast experience in vendor management and customer relationship growth. Product Manager with an engineering management background, technically proficient in all phases of product development and agile practices (SAFe Agilist). Currently pursuing an MBA at Rady School of Management with the passion and desire to grow my business development acumen and skills in strategic planning & vision.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 22

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Yun Hardiman

Vice President, FSP, Global FSP Operation - Parexel

Yun is a biostatistical leader with 23 years of experience in all aspects of product development in a clinical study setting. She has global experience in providing strategic leadership and operational statistical expertise from early through late stage clinical development programs. Currently, she is managing a global team of statisticians and statistical programmers (APAC, India, US, UK, Russia) and overseeing global partnerships through the Functional Service Provider (FSP) model. She is leading FSP initiatives in terms of communication, culture change, training, quality, governance, utilization, and resource recruitment strategy/allocation. She is also serving as a mentor for APAC, North America women leaders.

Vistage on Campus – Flex 16 (Alumnus Member)

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