Ramgopal Rao

Ramgopal Rao is a serial entrepreneur with 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and device industry. Ram is inventor, founder and CEO of LensGen, Inc., a start-up medical device company that has developed a novel intraocular lens for presbyopia. He was COO and Director of Vitreoretinal Technologies, Inc., a venture funded ophthalmic pharmaceutical company that developed a drug for diabetic retinopathy. Mr. Rao co-developed an innovative corneal implant device (KAMRA) for presbyopia and licensed the technology to (venture funded) Acufocus, Inc. Prior to that Mr. Rao founded Tomey Technolgies, Inc., that pioneered the corneal imaging technology that is now a standard of care in eye care. He also held various executive positions at Biorad Laboratories, Inc.