Meet our Team
Our leadership team has the clinical expertise and commercial acumen to identify, innovate, and commercialize a diversified portfolio of high-margin products in attractive markets with experience in direct-to-consumer (DTC), physician, and professional market development to drive adoption of our medical technologies toward standard of care.
LISHAN AKLOG, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Lishan Aklog, M.D. has been the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since its inception. Dr. Aklog has also served as a member of the board of directors of HCFP, Inc., a financial advisory and investment firm, since its inception, and as a co-founding Partner of both Pavilion Holdings Group (“PHG”), a medical device holding company, since its inception in 2007 and Pavilion Medical Innovations (“PMI”), a venture-backed medical device incubator, since its inception in 2009.
Chief Financial Officer
Dennis M. McGrath has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since March 2017.
Previously, from 2000 to 2017 Mr. McGrath served in several senior level positions of PhotoMedex, Inc. (Nasdaq: PHMD), a global manufacturer and distributor of medical device equipment and services, including from 2011 to 2017 as director, President, and Chief Financial Officer.
DAVID WURTMAN, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
David Wurtman, M.D., M.B.A. is an entrepreneurial leader focused on making biopharmaceutical assets and technologies more valuable. He has held industry leadership roles for over 20 years, most recently serving as President, CEO, and, Member of the Board of Directors of Lyric Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company he co-founded in 2013.
SHAUN ONEIL, MBA
Chief Commercial Officer
Shaun M. O’Neil has served as the Company’s Chief Commercial Officer since July 2018.
As Lucid's Chief Commercial Officer he is responsible for the planning and execution of both sales and marketing activities for the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia. His responsibilities include the development of Lucid Dx’s strategic partnerships, distribution channels, creation of growth strategies and successful business solutions for branding and positioning of the product lines as well as organize, develop, and grow the sales organization.
Chief Operating Officer
Randy Brown is a seasoned Clinical Development executive with nearly 30 years of global device and drug development. He most recently served as the global head of clinical operations at Baxter Healthcare, an $11 billion dollar medical device company. Mr. Brown has lead several clinical development programs in over 30 countries resulting in multiple approvals. From 2015-2018 he served as the Vice President of Clinical Operations for Lyric Pharmaceuticals – a clinical stage pharmaceutical company focused on a critical care compound. Randy has spent several years in various leadership roles within Clinical Development/Operations of well-known organizations such as Davita, Anaclim/Spherix, and Eli Lilly. He has played key roles in several approvals throughout his career.
Stan Lapidus is an inventor and entrepreneur who currently serves on a number of healthcare and medical technology boards.
He’s been founding CEO of three medical diagnostics companies. Two of them have been among the most successful diagnostics startups of all time:
Cytyc Corp., which he founded in 1987, revolutionized early detection of cervical cancer through its development of the modern Pap test—the ThinPrep. The two ThinPrep prototypes are at the Smithsonian’s American Museum of National History.
EXACT Sciences, which he founded in 1995, pioneered non-invasive early detection of colorectal cancer through its Cologuard test. Since its introduction, Cologuard has become the fastest-growing test in the history of the diagnostics industry.