“Great medical devices deliver value to both patient and the orthodontists – and KLOwen braces do just that: achieve the standard of care with fewer visits.” — Vijay Dhaka

VIJAY DHAKA believes in creating patient impact through innovation.  Over his 20+ career in healthcare technology he has managed company strategy, fundraising, product development, intellectual property, QMS implementation, manufacturing and operations scale up. Vijay is currently CEO and co-founder of CADflow.ai, an automated workflow solution that use AI to dramatically reduce the time and complexity to design patient specific medical prosthetics.

Previously, Vijay co-led raise over $70 million in venture capital as a founding team member and Chief Business Officer of INBRACE, a personalized medical device company.

As a consultant at McKinsey & Co. he focused on medical device, pharma, and hospital systems driving innovation through strategy, organizational transformation, and private equity due diligence.

Vijay Dhaka began his career in product development and pre-commercial launch preparation at venture-backed Class II and Class III medical device companies, with combined exits over $1 billion including: VNUS Medical Technologies (IPO; acquired by Covidien), Adiana Inc. (acquired by Cytyc, currently Hologic), and Oratec Interventions (acquired by Smith+Nephew).

In addition to his current roles, Vijay is also a Board Member at the PHASE ONE Foundation, a non-profit focused on de-risking innovative cancer treatments, and is an Advisory Board members of University Lab Partners, a wet lab incubator supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Orange County, CA.

Vijay is a graduate of the MIT Sloan School of Management with an MBA in Strategy, and holds a BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego.