The KICVentures Management Team Brings Over 200 Years of Combined Healthcare Industry Expertise


Dr. Kingsley R. Chin (Physician)
Clinical, Technology & Executive Leadership

  • 20+ years of executive leadership, healthcare and clinical expertise as Harvard-trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Fellowship-trained at Case Western

  • Previous experience at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Accenture, Goldman Sachs & Chief of Spine at University of Pennsylvania before founding The LESS Institute

  • Professor at three medical schools, 40+ patents, has treated 25,000+ patients, published 80+ peer-reviewed articles & authored five books

  • Graduated from Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Electronics & Communications Engineering, and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics


Aditya Humad
Finance & Executive Leadership

  • 10+ years at the intersection of finance, turnaround operations and healthcare technology

  • Formerly of JPMorgan Investment Banking where he completed several investments & financings, restructuring & M&A transactions

  • Graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Management & Technology Program with degrees from both the Wharton School of Business & the School of Engineering


Ken Yamada
Global Business Development

  • 20+ years experience covering global medical markets

  • Formerly General Manager and Representative Director of Japan, Senior International Regional Manager of Asia Pacific for Arthrex, global leader in arthroscopy medical devices

  • Graduated from the University of Colorado Denver with an MBA in Finance and Master of Health Service Administration


Jake Lubinski
Product Acquisition & Commercialization

  • 10+ years healthcare experience in operations, orthopedics product management, assembly line manufacturing process efficiency, and disc replacement

  • Formerly President of AxioMed and Chief Operating Officer of SpineFrontier, directed the acquisition & turnaround of AxioMed

  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering with concentration in Biomechanics & Spine


Sheng Ding
Investor Relations Associate

  • Sheng Ding grew up in China in a family focused on the healthcare industry.

  • Graduated from the University of Miami with a BA in Finance and MBA in Finance from Brandeis University.

  • Co-founder and investment manager of Greatwall Capital Partners, where he raised a fund to focus on healthcare, education and high-tech investments in the US.

  • He is fluent in English and Mandarin.


Archie Yamada
Orthobiologics Sales Business Development

  • 19+ years experience in OrthoBiologics and Orthopedic Trauma/Joint devices.

  • Formerly Clinical Sales Director for Biologics & Cellular Technology at OsteoMed / Skeletal Kinetics; Sales Consultant at DepuySynthes; Asia Pacific & EU Sales Manager for Japan MDM / OrthoDevelopment

  • Graduated from Brigham Young University with BA in Economics and a MBA from Univ


Philip Hamann
Sales & Marketing (Latin America)

  • 15+ years experience in orthopedics, developing and managing distributors in Latin America, Caribbean, Spain and Portugal markets

  • Formerly Ibero-America District Manager and Product Specialist, Latin America Regional Manager for Arthrex, global leader in arthroscopy medical devices

  • Graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and International Business


Miok Hur
Sales & Marketing (Asia)

  • 20+ years of experience in orthopedic medical device sales, distribution management and training for Asian markets

  • Formerly the Chief Regional Manager of Korea, Japan and Singapore, and the Senior Manager of Asian KOL management for Zimmer Biomet (acquired LDR)

  • Based in Seoul, Korea


Dr. Fabio Pencle

  • Director, Business Development Caribbean

  • 5+ years experience in clinical research, patient management and business development

  • Formerly with NYC Health+ Hospitals, and healthcare experience as MD in the Caribbean

  • Graduated with Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery from the University of West Indies, Jamaica


Dr. Jason Seale
Director, Clinical Affairs LESS Institute

  • 10+ years experience in clinical research, patient management and practice operations

  • Graduated with Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery from the University of West Indies, Jamaica


Amanda Dalton
Sales Team Training & Management

  • 8+ years experience in medical device sales, training and team management

  • Formerly as Sales Consultant with leading global spine company, Depuy Synthes

  • Graduated from Christopher Newport University


Lynne Vargas
Quality & Regulatory Affairs

  • 16+ years marketing experience leading into new challenges of Quality Management System’s innovation and business operations management

  • 10+ years’ experience in medical device industry building efficient Quality Management Systems that work in partnership with manufacturing & product design

  • Formerly of Lake Region Medical – global medical device outsource manufacturer – where she oversaw a full overhaul of the QMS system


Deepak Pandey, PhD
Manufacturing & Supply Chain Operations

  • 15+ years of healthcare experience, including device manufacturing, supply chain management and efficiencies

  • Formerly at Orchid Orthopedic Solutions, global leader of medical manufacturing

  • Graduated from Purdue University with a PhD in Nanophysics/Nanotechnology and an MBA in Management with several publications and citations


Vito Lore
Product Development

  • 15+ years experience in product design, engineering and development

  • Formerly of Radius Innovation & Development, premier global innovation & development consultancy firm worldwide

  • Graduated from Purdue University with an Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering Degree and several issued patents


Rosa Elena Martinez
Training, Education & Events

  • 20+ years experience in organizational development, operations and project management

  • Formerly Operations Manager for Asia Pacific & Latin America and Senior International Compliance Specialist at Arthrex

  • Graduated from Xaverian University, Bogota Colombia with a BA in Communications & Specialization in Education. Fluent in English and Spanish.


Vanessa Dudley Chin, MBA
Business Administrator, LESS Institute

  • 5+ years experience in medical practice operations and business administration

  • Formerly with US Air Force as Medical Technician with the Arizona Air National Guard

  • Graduated with BS from Arizona State University and MBA from Grand Canyon University


Upasana Sinha, MBA
Recruitment/Strategic Resource Manager

  • 5+ years experience in dynamic recruiting, corporate culture, personnel and benefits management

  • Formerly with technology firms in India and the USA enabling real estate, retail, fleet service industries

  • Graduated with an MBA in Human Resources from IBS Hyderabad, India and fluent in English and Hindi


Jared Tanz

  • 10+ years legal experience in corporate, contracts, and transactions.

  • Previous employers and clients include Partners Healthcare, Kerr Enterprises International, Fresenius Medical Care

  • Graduated from the University of Massachusetts School of Law

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