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Thomas M. Loarie

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Dean's Council of Advisors, Irwin Jacobs School of Engineering, University of San Diego. University of Chicago grad.

Dean's Council of Advisors, Irwin Jacobs School of Engineering, University of San Diego. University of Chicago grad.

6 vouches

Involved In


University of Notre Dame
Medical Device CEO Roundtable for Northern California


Mercator MedSystems, Inc
University of California
Silicon BioDevices, Inc.
Graduate Theological Union
Marymount of Santa Barbara
Catholic Business Journal
I-Flow Corporation
Irwin Jacobs School of Engineering, University of San Diego
California Healthcare Institute
Enterprise Ireland
SinoMed Group (BVI) Limited
Clarity Medical Systems, Inc.
World Heart, Inc.
Steve Blank's Lean Launch Pad Program at UC Berkeley and UCSF
American Trauma Society, California Section
Healthcare Angels
University of California, San Diego
Catholic Business Journal, LLC


Advisor Healthcare Angels August 2015 - present
Member of the Board of Directors Refocus Group, Inc. January 2015 - present
Dean's Council of Advisors University of California, San Diego October 2013 - present
Member, Advisory Board - Medical Technology Sector Enterprise Ireland - where innovation means business October 2011 - present
Council Member GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group) October 2009 - present
Executive Chairman eMedonline October 2009 - present
Co-Founder University of Notre Dame March 2008 - present
Senior Editorial Advisor & Columnist Catholic Business Journal, LLC August 2007 - present
Member, Board of Directors Clarity Medical Systems, Inc. July 2005 - present
Member of Board of Directors and Former Chairman Xip, Inc. (aka, Silicon Biodevices) March 2010 - December 2015
Member and former Chairman, External Advisory Board, Department of Mechanical Engineering University of California January 2007 - October 2014
Chairman and CEO Mercator MedSystems, Inc. July 2005 - May 2014
Member, Board of Trustees Graduate Theological Union May 2003 - May 2012
Member, Board of Directors SinoMed Group (BVI) Limited December 2010 - March 2012
Chairman-Executive Quest Diagnostics March 2002 - December 2005
Member, Board of Directors & Executive Committee AdvaMed March 1993 - March 2001
Chairman & CEO KeraVision, Inc. (Addition Technology, Inc.) October 1987 - March 2001
Member, Board of Directors & Executive Committee California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) July 1998 - January 2001
Founder & Chairman Medical Device CEO Roundtable for Northern California May 1993 - July 1999
Assistant Professor of Surgery Creighton University School of Medicine July 1985 - July 1995
Member, Board of Directors American Trauma Society, California Section January 1982 - December 1988
Member, Board of Directors I-Flow Corporation January 1986 - December 1987
President ABA BioManagement Division, Division of ABA January 1986 - August 1987
President, Chief Operating Officer, & Member, Board of Directors World Heart, Inc. January 1984 - October 1985
President American Heyer-Schulte Division, American Hospital Supply Corporation July 1979 - October 1983
Various Executive Operating Positions Baxter International Inc. October 1970 - October 1979
Production Engineer Honeywell Aerospace July 1968 - October 1970


University of Chicago Graduate Studies in Business 1970 - 1971
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management Graduate Studies in Business 1969 - 1970
University of Notre Dame Mechanical Engineering October 1964 - July 1968
Notre Dame College Prep College Track 1960 - 1964

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Healthcare
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Records
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices

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Gary H. Stroy
We worked together  •  CEO, Silicon BioDevices.
Tom is a very experienced executive with a calm and thoughtful manner who can get to the heart of a problem and it's solution very quickly.
Mark Klopp
They're my advisor: Mercator MedSystems, Inc  •  Managing Director, Coronis Medical Ventures and Independent Consultant, Klopp Advisors, Inc.. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State grad.
Generous with his time, very well connected, wise, strong value system
Jai Bhagat
They're my advisor: eMedonline  •  Board Member, Haystack Technologies and Board Member, Haystack Technologies.
Thomas has unique attributes of expertise in healthcare coupled with his understanding of the mobile sector. He has a great understanding o ... f the market opportunities to complement his entrepreneurship skills.
Jocelyn Martin-Leano
They're my mentor  •  EVP Chief Servicing Officer, Rushmore Loan Management Services, LLP.
Character: Tom is a man of great integrity and ethics, trustworthy, loyal and with a strong desire to help. I first met Tom through SING - a ... 13-year old outreach for people in career transitions - he devoted time and energy working with people who are seeking jobs due to displacement. Experience: Tom has been in the C-Suite and has run companies. Skills: entrepreneurial skills, understanding of venture capital and start-ups.
Bob Hirsh
They're my advisor: eMedonline  •  Board of Directors, eMedonline and Partner, Andrew Seybold Inc..
innovative thinker
Tony Remington
They're my advisor: Mercator MedSystems, Inc  •  Chief Commercial Officer, Renaissance Health Ventures and Consultant, Mercator MedSystems, Inc..
Tom has incredible integrity and puts people before himself. He also has a wealth of experience and knowledge in health care.

Inoh Choe
They're my school  •  Associate Director - Strategy & Business Development, Enlivant (a TPG Capital portfolio company) and Co-Founder | CEO, IC Ventures.
He has already successfully founded and bootstrapped a service company.

Theodore Kucklick
President and CTO, Cannuflow and Design Director, TRKD Design.
He is a domain expert on technology, financing, and venture management. He has been in the trenches and knows first hand about the challenge ... s faced by entrepreneurs. He seasoned, mature, and can guide or coach those who are willing to accept guidance and coaching (not all entrepreneurs do, much to their downfall). Ted, in short, would be a great person to have on any venture team as an executive, adviser, or director.

Cliff Wright
Life Science Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR), The Angels' Forum and Council Member, GLG. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Cliff has deep experience in healthcare and with start ups.

healthcare angels
We worked together  •  Managing Partner, Healthcare Angels.
Healthcare's principle has been involved in start-up investing for many years as an individual investor. She is now creating a fund and will ... be devoting most of her time to seeking out, vetting, and investing in highly differentiated healthcare start-ups with a significant opportunity, and great team.