Alex Weiner is an HBA graduate of the Ivey Business School. With a corporate background in M&A and venture capital, Alex has launched a successful career in entrepreneurial ventures. Alex is a member of the group that founded CarProof and is currently the CEO of a growing private equity firm whose investments currently include profitable startups in various industries.
Deniz is a Biomedical Engineer who gained industry experience by working as an R&D Engineer at Baylis Medical, a medical device company, for 4 years. There she was responsible for developing a novel product and overseeing all aspects of the commercialization including manufacturing, regulatory, validation, packaging and more. Deniz graduated with an MBA from the Ivey School of Business in 2012 and has mentored life science entrepreneurs and start-ups as a Business Analyst at TechAlliance for the past 3 years.
Colin Henderson is a retired medical technologist with a specialty in pathology. Colin was the Technical Coordinator for Pathology Services at St. Joseph’s Hospital in London Ontario, before retiring to dedicate his time to bringing the CryoCaddy to market. His attention to detail and passion for research resulted in the development (together with Dr. Claire Temple) of the apparatus and techniques that make up the CryoCaddy system. He has also been the author on several publications in the field of histotechnology and is an invited peer reviewer for The Journal of Histotechnology.
David is a results driven Senior Sales Executive with extensive career success and award winning achievement in sales, account development, and business growth within leading Fortune 500 companies including the Walt Disney Company. David has a proven track record in managing aggressive sales objectives and coordinating multi-faceted retail efforts.
Dr. Claire Temple-Oberle
Claire did her undergraduate degree in Economics at Yale, her Doctor of Medicine at Queen’s, followed by a Plastic Surgery residency at Western, a fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery at MD Anderson, another fellowship in cutaneous oncology in Calgary, and an M.Sc. in Epidemiology at Harvard. Claire has had numerous academic appointments, her awards, accreditations, and licenses are too numerous to list.
In 2003 Claire and Colin began working toward a frozen section mounting technique that would yield both rapid and accurate margins for Mohs surgery.
Orienting the specimen at room temperature was the most accurate way of fully relaxing the skin edge against a flat surface. Being able to inspect the skin edge and make readjustments was also important as well as not moving the specimen once properly positioned.