Board Of Directors
TrueVision's distinguished board of directors is comprised of both surgeons and business executives with extensive experience in medical digital imaging, surgical devices, and early stage technology ventures.
FORREST FLEMING, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND BOARD MEMBER: has a distinguished track record of creating successful start-up companies across a diverse industry portfolio, specializing in creating, funding, and executing business plans to optimally commercialize world-changing inventions. He served in senior sales and marketing positions for several successful startups, including Parametric Technology (professional engineering software), Celera Genomics (drug discovery), and Cinesite, a division of Kodak (digital imaging services). Most recently, Mr. Fleming was CEO of ScentAir Technologies, a pioneer in creating scent-marketing solutions for retail environments and consumer brand promotions. He holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Technology from California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo, California.
DR. KEVIN FOLEY, BOARD MEMBER: is a Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee, Memphis, and holds academic appointments at the University of Tennessee School of Biomedical Engineering and the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He serves as Director of Complex Spine Surgery at Semmes-Murphey Clinic, Director of the Spine Fellowship Program for the University of Tennessee, Department of Neurosurgery, and Medical Director for both the Medical Education & Research Institute and the Image-Guided Surgery Research Center. Dr. Foley received his Doctor of Medicine degree from UCLA in 1979. During his training and throughout his career he has received numerous awards, including the Eben J. Carey Memorial Anatomy Award, the Merck Manual Award for Academic Achievement, the Letterman Army Medical Center’s Richard Mason Award for Outstanding Intern, the Army Commendation Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Order of Military Medical Merit, and the Surgeon General’s Physician Recognition Award.
AIDAN FOLEY, BOARD MEMBER: has over 20 years of executive level management experience in the technology and entertainment industries. In technology, Mr. Foley has managed organizations, at executive levels, of software, hardware and services businesses on a global basis with a focus towards digital imaging. Prior to his current role as founder and CEO of AF Double Eagle, a corporate development and distribution company, Mr. Foley was the Chief Marketing Officer and President of the Enterprise Solutions Group of Ascent Media, an 800 million dollar global organization of Liberty Media. Prior to Ascent Media, Mr. Foley was the CEO of Kodak's Digital Entertainment Division. Mr. Foley is a member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) and the Producers Guild. His organizations have won awards for technical achievement including an Oscar and an Emmy.
SIMON RAAB, BOARD MEMBER, CO-CHAIRMAN: is the founder of Faro Technologies (FARO: NASDAQ) where he remains Chairman of the Board. He served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from its inception in 1982 until January 2006. Mr Raab holds more than 80 US patents with associated foreign patents in fields of 3D coordinate measuring systems, biomaterials, and medical diagnostics. Mr. Raab holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, a Masters of Engineering Physics from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Science in Physics with a minor in Biophysics from the University of Waterloo, Canada.
FRED GLUCK, BOARD MEMBER, CO-CHAIRMAN: was with McKinsey and Co. from 1967 to 1995 and led the global Firm as its Managing Director from 1988 through 1994. Subsequent to his retirement, he joined the Bechtel Corporation and served as vice-chairman and Director. Mr. Gluck was with Bell Telephone Laboratories from 1957 to 1967 and was the program manager for the development of the Spartan anti-ICBM missile system. He has also served on the Boards of Amgen, the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA, lead director), the Cottage Health System and the New York Hospital (vice chairman). He holds a B.S.E.E from Manhattan College and an M.S.E.E from New York University.
ARTHUR RICE III, BOARD MEMBER: was one of the founders of Software.com, the most successful startup in the history of Santa Barbara. He served in many roles, but lastly as Director of Marketing before retiring to take an active role as an angel investor in early stage companies. Prior to Software.com, Mr. Rice held sales and marketing positions for several companies in the microwave communication and ultrasonic technology spaces. He currently serves as a director and/or advisor to many early to mid stage companies. Mr. Rice is an Electrical Engineering graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
FLAGG FLANAGAN, BOARD MEMBER: is a lead investor, CEO and Chairman of the Board for DiscGenics Inc, a step-ahead biotechnology company focused on spinal therapies for patients with chronic intervertebral disc diseases.
In addition to serving on TrueVision's Board of Directors, Mr. Flanagan also serves on the Board of Directors at Image Stream Medical, Inc.
Flanagan started his early career as the founder of Flanagan Instruments Inc., a regional surgical specialty distribution business focused on Zeiss surgical microscopes and other microsurgery and spinal products.
Before being sold in 2005 to Japanese Itochu International, Flanagan Instruments grew from a small, two-state distribution business to a successful, eight-state $30 million business, becoming Zeiss' largest US distributor.
Complementing his undergraduate college studies in Florida and North Carolina, Mr. Flanagan completed the prestigious Harvard Business School's Owner/President Management Program in 2001.
Mr. Flanagan lives in Park City, Utah with his wife Donna of 37 years and enjoys spending time in Alabama with his two adult daughters and new son-in-law.