Gilbert H. Kliman , M.D.

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Gilbert H. Kliman , M.D., Director

Dr. Kliman previously served as a member of our Board of Directors from 2007 until his resignation on August 6, 2019 in connection with the company’s acquisition of Avedro, Inc., upon which board of directors Dr. Kliman also served. In March 2020, Dr. Kliman was reappointed to the Board. Dr. Kliman has been a partner of InterWest Partners, a venture capital firm, since 1996, and has been a managing director there since 1999. Dr. Kliman served on the board of directors of Epocrates, Inc. (acquired by athenahealth, Inc.) from 1999 to 2011, and IntraLase Corp. (acquired by Advanced Medical Optics, Inc.) from 2000 to 2007. From 1995 to 1996, Dr. Kliman was an investment manager at Norwest Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. From 1989 to 1992, Dr. Kliman served as an associate at TA Associates, a private equity investment firm. Dr. Kliman is a board-certified ophthalmologist and completed a retina research fellowship at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and residency training at Wills Eye Hospital. Dr. Kliman holds a B.A. from Harvard University, an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Dr. Kliman currently serves as a director of a number of private life science and healthcare IT companies, and serves as a director on the executive board of ORBIS International, a global non-profit focused on preventing avoidable blindness.