Vahag Karayan is an outcome and team-first driven technology executive with 20 years of experience in the market, product and program management, software development, and professional services. He has deep knowledge of medical device product development. He has been recognized for his exceptional organizational leadership, customer/client management, and Agile coaching. Most recently he was the head of Professional services at Entertainment Partners and the director of PMO, leading organizations' transformational journey and market entry offering SaaS solutions. His contributions helped EP's acquisition by TPG Capital in a multibillion-dollar transaction. Previously he led a major strategic program developing the next-generation Deep Brain Stimulation platform for Parkinson's disease at Boston Scientific. He has received recognition for his software and hardware development on Mars Exploration Rovers while at NASA (JPL). Following which he won a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) grant for “Expendable Local Area Sensors in a Tactically Interconnected Cluster” and served as the principal technologist for that program at Techfinity. He also founded and operated an e-commerce start-up. His passion is leading organizations to solve life's smallest and most challenging problems through technology. Vahag is a triple UCLA Bruin and holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson, a master’s degree in embedded systems (computer science and EE) and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.