Who We Are

About Us

Board Members

Thomas G. Muehlbauer

CEO / President / Director / Founding Shareholder/ AVACEN Inventor

Fortune 500 senior executive experience with over 25 Years of CEO and start-up skills including acquisitions, capital formation and public market transitions.

Prior to founding AVACEN in 2008, Mr. Muehlbauer started an Internet company which was sold to a publicly traded company bringing a return to founding investors of over 180% in 2 years. As a hands-on investor, he engineered the start-up growth and sale of World View, International, providing multimillion dollar returns to shareholders in less than a three-year period.

Mr. Muehlbauer developed his expertise in corporate management working for “Fortune 500” companies. Management positions ranged from Worldwide Data Center Manager, to President and CEO for three mid-sized corporations. He holds a Bachelor of Science, University State of New York.

Danielle J Forsgren

CMO/ Director / Founder

Danielle has over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing. She has extensive theatre, radio, public speaking and TV experience including multiple appearances on QVC. As the Company’s top sales person and Vice President of Sales & Marketing, she is currently developing several strategic initiatives to globally expand sales. Her efforts of the last 3 years have placed the Company on the INC. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the US.  She studied at the International University and the University of San Diego.

James Wangler

Director / Founding Shareholder

M.S. – San Diego State University. President and CEO experience in addition to extensive engineering and engineering management experience. President and CEO of MAXIM Systems until sold in December 2007 to Accenture. Prior to MAXIM Mr. Wangler served as Chief Engineer for the ISR Directorate of SPAWAR Headquarters where he also served as the Program Manager for a $200 million Space Surveillance program.

Don Miller

Director

B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Kansas and a M. S. in Finance from San Diego State University. Mr. Miller, a former Naval officer, was co-founder and Sr. V.P. of SeQual Technologies, a San Diego based medical device company.  He was also an early stage investor, Board member, and CFO for the numerous companies in San Diego.

Fredrick P. Waid

Director

A graduate of Baylor Law School and Brigham Young University – Fred focuses primarily in the areas of trust and estate administration, real estate, banking, and corporate governance matters. He serves as a trustee, executor and special administrator of complex trusts and estates, by private and court appointment. Fred has been appointed by state and federal courts as a receiver, special servicer and interim corporate officer.

A graduate of Baylor Law School and Brigham Young University – Fred focuses primarily in the areas of trust and estate administration, real estate, banking, and corporate governance matters. He serves as a trustee, executor and special administrator of complex trusts and estates, by private and court appointment. Fred has been appointed by state and federal courts as a receiver, special servicer and interim corporate officer.

Hamid Khorramian

Director

Hamid currently acts as an executive consultant and advisor to various Fortune 100 companies and funded startups. He works closely with C-level leaders and board members focusing on lean manufacturing, strategic planning and effective leadership to help harvest a winning culture that’s conducive to reaching long term KPIs.

After working in a leadership role at Steelcase for over 20 years he retired as Global Senior Vice President. During his time at Steelcase he created and headed a project that reduced the company’s manufacturing footprint by 65% (9 million square feet) while increasing output by 200% and improving overall customer satisfaction.

Advisors

Jonathan Lakey

Medical Research

Dr. Jonathan Lakey’s primary research direction has been cell and tissue transplantation, with a focus on diabetes and islet transplantation including efforts in developing alternative sources of insulin producing cells through stem cell differentiation and sourcing using porcine islets. Dr Lakey is also developing novel methods of protecting islets using biomaterials. Dr. Lakey graduated from the University of Alberta and received additional post-doctoral training in Indianapolis and Seattle before returning to establish his research program at the University of Alberta, Edmonton. There his partnership with Dr. James Shapiro led to improved islet isolation techniques and development of the “Edmonton Protocol,” a recognized major advance in the treatment of Type 1 diabetes. Dr. Lakey is now the Director of Research and Associate Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering at the University of California, Irvine, and Director of the Clinical Islet Program.

Pamela Jackson

Military Government

Pamela brings decades of experience at operational and executive levels for various medical device companies. Pamela served as Vice President of Operations of startup – inVENTive Technologies – now owned by Philips. Most recently she served for 10 years as a Senior Director for SeQual Technologies, providing government and military development expertise for a diverse range of products. Her efforts resulted in numerous multimillion dollar research and development grants. Bachelor of Science, University of Massachusetts. She currently is COO for Panakeia marketing products to the military health system.

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After using the AVACEN 100, I can play the piano again.

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The first time I used it, I thought, ‘This cannot be true.’ The pain was actually gone!

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Read a book, watch the news, have a cup of coffee. It works

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