Izotropic Corporation | Management

Management

Dr. John McGraw

MSc, Ph.D, CEO, Director

Dr. McGraw has 21 years experience in health care business development and has created and implemented successful strategies for the advancement clinical trials and medical device development through licensing and acquisitions.

In addition to his extensive entrepreneurial and consulting experience, Dr. McGraw has also provided executive leadership to two public companies. He was VP of Operations for Novadaq Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: NCVQ), a medical device imaging company which was acquired by Stryker Corporation for US $701M in 2017. He was also Senior Vice President Business Development & Strategy for CML HealthCare Inc (TSX:CLC), one of Ontario’s leading providers of laboratory diagnostic services and Canada’s largest provider of medical imaging services which was acquired by LifeLabs (owned by OMERS/Borealis) for CA$1.2B in 2013.

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Dr. John Boone

Ph.D., Principal Founder of Breast CT, Director

Dr. Boone is a medical physicist with 32 years of experience in academia, with broad interests in medical imaging, computed tomography, and breast computed tomography. He has been the principal investigator of the Breast Tomography Project at University of California Davis for the past 18 years, and his laboratory has been at the forefront of the academic development of breast CT technology.

Dr. Boone is professor of radiology and biomedical engineering, and recently served as president of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), the principal medical physics organization in the U.S. He is co-author of the medical imaging textbook, Essential Physics of Medical Imaging and has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and holds 13 U.S. patents.

In July 2019 Dr. Boone was awarded the prestigious William D. Coolidge Award presented by the AAMP in recognition of his lifetime achievement in medical physics.

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Dr. Younes Achkire

Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Product Engineering

Dr. Younes Achkire has over 20 years of engineering experience from startups to working with large teams in established organizations and brings a unique combination of business development, product positioning, engineering, medical device product development, manufacturing, and senior project management expertise to his role where he will be responsible for working with StarFish Medical to expedite product development and fabrication processes on the first run of Izoview units, as well as oversee designing and manufacturing of additional Breast CT products. 

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Robert Thast

Director & Special Advisor (Former CEO)

Former CEO of Izotropic, Mr. Thast has served as board chairman, chief executive officer, senior executive, and director to several publicly listed companies. He has expertise in a number of fields including capital markets, company management, strategic planning, business development, and corporate governance.

Ali Sodagar

Legal Advisor, Director

Founder of multidisciplinary law firm Sodagar & Company Law Corp., Mr. Sodagar specializes in international business and commercial law, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, trademark, copyright, and licensing law.

In addition to his background in law, Mr. Sodagar holds a bachelor’s degree in medical & health physics and a master’s degree in medical biophysics. As part of his master’s program Sodagar worked on a CT with a C-arm for arterial and contrast enhanced imaging.

Ralph Proceviat

CPA, Director

Mr. Proceviat has more than 35 years in business, finance, markets and operations spanning several industries operating in Canada, Europe and the United States. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Management Information Systems from the University of British Columbia.

Alexander Tokman

Director

Mr. Tokman is a growth-driven executive leader with over 22 years of global, cross-functional profit and loss leadership, specializing in creating and commercializing new technology businesses in the Healthcare, Consumer Electronics, Semiconductor and AI sectors for Fortune 100, technology Micro-Cap and Start-Up companies. His extensive experience includes leading several global business units within GE Healthcare, where he led the creation, commercialization, and growth of several new global medical imaging businesses, including PET/CT and Molecular Imaging, as well as growing more established modalities such as X-Ray and Mammography. Mr. Tokman also serves as an independent board director on a Nasdaq traded biotech company and the American Academy of Thermography, a non-profit organization focused on bringing novel infrared imaging applications for diseases diagnosis.

Jody Bellefleur

CPA, CGA, CFO

Ms. Bellefleur has over 25 years of experience as a corporate accountant, focussing exclusively on public companies for the last 10 years. She is responsible for all aspects of regulatory financial reporting including the preparation of quarterly financial statements, management discussion and analysis reports, the coordination of annual audits, and government tax and regulatory reporting.

Jaclyn Thast

Corporate Secretary & Operations Manager

Ms. Thast is responsible for all listing compliance matters and public company filings, news release research and drafting, board and management communications, accounting, all company administrative tasks, as well as all corporate branding, social media, document creation and online marketing.