Member Spotlights

November 5, 2018

Albert Cha (’99, ’01)

Managing Partner, Vivo Capital
Albert Cha, M.D., Ph.D. is a Managing Partner who invests in private and public biopharmaceutical and medical device companies.

He currently serves on the boards of Ascendis Pharma A/S (NASDAQ: ASND), KalVista Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: KALV), and Menlo Therapeutics (NASDAQ: MNLO).
October 2, 2018

Pranav Joshi (’15)

Managing Partner, Triple Double Ventures
Pranav Joshi is the managing partner of Triple Double Ventures and advisor to FanFood, a Chicago-based startup that enables you to order your favorite concessions directly from your smartphone.

Pranav's journey into entrepreneurship began at UCLA when he created ShadowConnect, a user friendly and automated tech platform UCLA Health adopted for UCLA Health volunteers to shadow physicians. Pranav said the UCLA Health System CTO at the time was very supportive and encouraging as were the volunteer department and physicians.
January 29, 2018

Matt Kropp (’95)

CEO of FR8 Revolution Inc.
Matt Kropp is CEO of FR8 Revolution, Inc. a company that builds data-driven, cloud-based tools aimed at reducing inefficiencies in the $700B US trucking market. Matt spent the first 10 years of his career building digital businesses in Internet 1.0.

He sold his first company to USWeb/CKS and rode the full cycle of the first internet boom and bust. He then co-founded TransplantConnect which is now the dominant EMR platform for organ donation, managing data for 70% of all organs donated in the US.
November 1, 2017

Dan Flanegan (’94)

Co-Founder of Butter & SHEnetics
As an entrepreneur, advisor & investor Dan has a passion for how humans interact with technology products. He has built and managed diverse teams ranging from developers, designers and entrepreneurs to brand managers and creative agencies, all with a vision to leverage technology in a way that is natural to and enhances the human experience.
October 6, 2017

Romeo Elias (’97)

President, CEO, and Founder of Intellect
Romeo Elias is the founder and CEO of Intellect, an award winning leader in the Business Process Management and Quality Management software industries. Romeo is a visionary executive, thought leader and advocate for business friendly software that empowers everyone to innovate.

Romeo has overseen Intellect's growth from its founding in 2000 to a high growth software company with hundreds of happy customers, including a roster of marquis and fortune 500 companies.