Eugene G. Chen
Eugene partnered with CWC HealthTech Advisors in January 2013 following two decades as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist focused on healthcare. Eugene is a founding principal of Medenovo, LLC, an investment firm focused on medical devices. He is co-founder and CEO of SPIWay, LLC, a neuro-endoscopy company, and co-founder and CEO of FRESCA Medical, a company developing a consumer friendly device for the treatment of sleep apnea. Previously, Eugene was founder/CEO of USGI Medical, a minimally-invasive-obesity-surgery company; a Venture Partner and entrepreneur-in-residence with Alta Partners, a venture capital firm located in California's Silicon Valley; General Manager/Sr. VP at Applied Medical Resources Corporation; and Founder/CEO of BioFlex/Kinesys Inc., a knee orthotics company. Eugene also serves as manager of TEKE, LLC, a medical device incubator; a board member of Microfabrica Inc.; and a member of the board of trustees of the Pacific Ridge School. Eugene holds an M.B.A. from the Anderson School at UCLA and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University. He and his wife, Katie, live in Carlsbad with their two sons, with whom Eugene enjoys spending quality family time "fighting" at the local Tae Kwan Do studio.