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Executive Management

The chief leaders are two renowned professionals with more than 50 years of experience in the medical device field. They lead an accomplished and dedicated team of R&D, operational, quality, marketing and regulatory professionals. Our medical and business advisory group is comprised of highly experienced clinicians, corporate, financial, legal and IP resource experts.

William H. Markle

President & CEO

William (Bill) Markle is President and CEO of GlySens. Mr. Markle has a 30-year track record of successful product and global market development, clinical evaluation, and visionary leadership in the medical device field. He was formerly founder, President, and CEO of GluMetrics, Inc. At GluMetrics, he directed the successful development of continuous real-time sensing technology for intravascular glucose monitoring in the intensive care and operating room environment. Previously, he held senior executive positions in marketing and business development at Tensys Medical and Masimo Corporation, and related positions at Baxter Edwards Critical Care and American Hospital Supply. Mr. Markle is an MBA graduate of Pepperdine University and an engineering graduate of Duke University. He is a named inventor on numerous issued U.S. patents and published applications.

Joseph Y. Lucisano, PhD

Founder & CTO

Joseph Lucisano, PhD serves as Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Lucisano received his BS and PhD in Bioengineering at the University of California San Diego and his MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University. He has 30 years of professional experience in the development and market introduction of novel glucose monitors as well as other implantable devices for healthcare applications. He previously directed glucose sensor development at VIA Medical Corporation, resulting in the product launch of the world’s first practical, patient-attached blood glucose sensor system, the VIA 1-01G (GlucoScout). Earlier, Dr. Lucisano led a successful development effort focused on intravascular glucose sensor technology, which produced landmark human clinical trial results. He holds 19 U.S. patents on glucose sensors, monitors and related technology.

Medical Advisors

Bruce Buckingham, MD

Dr. Bruce Buckingham received his medical degree from University of California at San Diego. He completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Pediatric Endocrinology at Stanford Medical Center and the Stanford Children’s Hospital. His research focuses on continuous glucose monitoring in children and closed-loop (artificial pancreas) systems. He has collaborated on various overnight and 24-hour closed-loop platforms in development and has helped to develop algorithms for detecting infusion set and sensor failures and to improve infusion set wear duration.
Dr. Buckingham is well recognized as a leading expert in the real-world application and clinical use of continuous glucose monitoring systems.

Daniel Einhorn, MD

Dr. Daniel Einhorn is medical director of the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, clinical professor of medicine (voluntary) at UC San Diego, president of Diabetes and Endocrine Associates, and associate editor of the Journal of Diabetes. He is a trustee and past-president of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE), a founding member and regent of the ACE Foundation, and past-president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). He received his BA at Yale (Summa cum Laude), his MD at Tufts (AOA) and his post-graduate training at Harvard. He has been in a leadership position in endocrinology for over 20 years during which time he has had the privilege of co-writing many national guidelines, including those for diabetes, pre-diabetes, inpatient diabetes management, and obesity, as well as leading consensus conferences on insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, obesity, and glucose monitoring. He has won the highest awards from AACE, ACE, and the Endocrine Society as well as numerous other honors. He has been on hundreds of teaching programs, written dozens of papers and chapters on diabetes, served on many dozens of scientific advisory committees, and has participated in clinical research on virtually all classes of diabetes therapies and diagnostics. He continues to be a practicing physician who loves seeing patients and their families and who appreciates the real world education he gets from them every day.
Board of Directors

Daniel P. Connally, CFA, Principal, Fayez Sarofim & Co.

Robert L. Engler, MD, Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, University of California, San Diego

Adam E. Fine, MBA, Founder and Managing Partner, Windham Venture Partners

Orville G. Kolterman, MD, Clinical & Regulatory Expert, former CMO, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Timothy Lash, (Observer) Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President, West Health

Joseph Y. Lucisano, PhD, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, GlySens Incorporated

William H. Markle, President and CEO, GlySens Incorporated

R. Cary McNair, Vice Chairman, The McNair Group

Joseph M. Smith, MD, PhD, (Observer) CEO, Reflexion Health

Richard P. Thompson, Diabetes Entrepreneur and past President and CEO of ReShape Medical, Inc.

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