Jack W. Moorman
Chairman, U.S.-Japan MedTech Frontiers
Partner, Nichibei MedTech Advisors, LLC
Principal, LeVaunt, LLC
Jack Moorman is a Partner in Nichibei MedTech Advisors and the Principal at LeVaunt, LLC. Both are consulting firms providing advisory services to companies and organizations, primarily early stage ventures in the field of healthcare. He is honored to be named Visiting Faculty Member, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University.
Jack is also Chairman of US-Japan Medtech Frontiers, a 501( c ) (3) USA nonprofit organization. US-Japan Medtech Frontiers organizes conferences, symposia and other events in Japan and the US to promote collaboration to create and commercialize novel medical devices. Since 2014, USJMF has organized conferences in Sendai, Osaka, Hiroshima, Okinawa, Shizuoka and Kobe. In addition, each year USJMF has organized a symposium for Japanese senior executives held in Tokyo with the support of the US Embassy and other organizations. Since its creation in 2015, USJMF has been a strong supporter of the Japan Biodesign Program.
With an undergraduate degree in Engineering from the University of Illinois, Jack initially worked in the semiconductor industry leading groups in packaging, testing, assembly, and military products. Jack was the first employee sponsored by Intel to attend the prestigious Stanford Business School Sloan Program where he received an MS in Management. On returning to Intel after the program, he transferred into the semiconductor equipment side of the business. After assignments in manufacturing, field service, and marketing he moved to Fairchild Test Systems where he was Director of Engineering. After Fairchild he spent five years as founder and director at GenRad Semiconductor Test, Inc. Subsequently Jack was hired by Nanometrics, Inc., a public company, where he was promoted to President. Following Nanometrics, Jack did company turn-arounds in semiconductor equipment, medical devices, and in LCD manufacturing equipment. In 1992 Jack founded Cardiac Mariners where he was co-inventor of a novel x-ray system. In 1999, he founded MCT Medical which was merged with Vivant Medical and where he was CEO and co-inventor of their microwave ablation technology.
Jack has been involved in a wide array of companies, technology, and products. In addition to a turn-arounds and serial entrepreneurship, he has held Board membership at one of the largest U.S. providers of skilled nursing and assisted living. More recently he has been assisting Japanese companies in developing innovative products. To date, he has fourteen issued U.S. patents.