Panelist Bios

 

K. Angela Macfarlane

As a Managing Member and CEO of ForSight Labs, Ms. Macfarlane brings broad experience in early stage company formation to create a community of innovation focused on improving the lives of visually impaired patients. Over the past 12 years, ForSight has started six VISION companies, which have collectively raised over $200M — Transcend Medical, Inc. (ALCON), ForSight Newco II, Inc., ( QLT), NexisVision, Inc. (Strategic License), ForSight VISION4, Inc. (ROCHE) ForSight VISION5, Inc. (ALLERGAN) and Forsight VISION6, Inc. (Private).

Prior to joining the ForSight Labs team full-time, Ms. Macfarlane served as Chief Technology Counsel to The Foundry. Ms. Macfarlane’s previous experience includes serving as Technology Counsel for Thomas J. Fogarty, M.D., a renowned physician/entrepreneur and senior management team roles at several Med Tech start-up companies. She received her BA in Business Administration from San Francisco State University, and J.D. from Golden Gate University.