Member Spotlights

April 24, 2017

Mike Vanneman (’78)

Founder of TVG Executive Search
Mike Vanneman is the founder of TVG Executive Search. After a successful twenty plus year run as a technology sales executive, Mike founded an executive search firm, TVG Executive Search. The focus of his company is to identify and recruit world class sales leaders and to help technology companies build quota exceeding sales teams. He has also conducted successful searches in the non-profit sector.
April 10, 2017

Veeral Hardev (’04)

Director of Business Development at Ubiquitous Energy, Inc.
Veeral Hardev came from family of entrepreneurs and small business owners. Growing up in the Bay Area, he always wanted to attend UCLA. His passion for technology led him to the field of engineering but he always knew he wanted to be involved in business side of things. In 2004, Hardev graduate from UCLA with a B.S. in Materials Science and a B.A. in Economics.

Since then, he has authored numerous patents and has advanced from entry-level engineer to director at Nanosys, Inc. reporting directly to the CEO. During his time at Nanosys, Hardev has helped lead the transition of the company from R&D to a profitable business.
December 18, 2016

Eric Dy, PhD (’14)

Co-founder and CEO of Bloomlife
Eric brings a unique perspective on the needs, opportunities, and challenges in emerging healthcare technologies and delivery models informed by multi-disciplinary technical expertise and insight gained through business development in consumer and medical markets.

Prior to co-founding Bloomlife, Eric served as senior business development manager at IMEC leading sales and partnership activities in North America. In his 3 years leading sales activities in North America, Eric generated $25M+ in revenue from partnerships covering next gen sequencing, remote patient monitoring, hyperspectral imaging, and mixed-signal chip design.
December 8, 2015

Songe LaRon (’06)

Co-founder and CEO of Squire
Songe is the co-founder and CEO of Squire, a startup that is positively disrupting the male grooming industry by allowing people to book and pay for a haircut from their phones in a just few taps. The iOS mobile app uses a combination of search features based on style, budget, and location in order to both simplify and savor the finer facets of the barbershop experience.

The iOS mobile app uses a combination of search features based on style, budget, and location in order to both simplify and savor the finer facets of the barbershop experience.
August 17, 2015

Steve Seigel (’05)

Angel Investor
An active angel investor and philanthropist in the Los Angeles venture community, Seigel has served as an advisor, board member, and fundraiser to a number of companies both in LA and throughout California.

Steve Seigel is a former Healthcare Executive having served as CEO at one of the leading California based Medical Billing & Collections companies, Qualified Billing and Collections, LLC (QBC). The company currently employs over 250 professionals worldwide.