Fariborz Boor Boor is the founder of Caerus Corp, also leading its strategic business development as President/CEO. Fariborz served as the Executive Vice President of Synovis Life Technologies in addition to simultaneous roles as President and COO of its subsidiary, Synovis Interventional Solutions. He next co-founded and served as President and CEO of Visiled Inc. Fariborz was responsible for the development and commercialization of Visiled’s revolutionary LED-based technologies, including a line of surgical headlights and a complete operating room overhead lighting system. He co-founded Enova Medical Technologies and served as Enova’s CEO while co-founding and launching Exos Corporation. As President/CEO of Exos, Fariborz shepherded development of unique thermo-formable orthopedic stabilization and fracture management systems as well as an eventual sale of Exos to DJO Global. Fariborz holds a BS degree in Chemistry and Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire.
Nick Roberts is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Roberts Development Company. Founded in 1955, this company owns, operates, and manages the 26th-largest real estate portfolio in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota area. Nick is also the Owner and Managing Director of Berkley Capital Group LLC, a private equity firm founded in 2010.
Steve Smith practiced law in Minnesota from 1967 until 2011, focusing on representing entrepreneurs and their start-up, development stage, and emerging businesses. Steve left private practice in 1999 to serve Advanced Respiratory, Inc., a manufacturer of a medical devices, as full-time General Counsel and Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Steve was instrumental in selling Advanced Respiratory to a large NYSE company in the fall of 2003. Steve has served on many Boards, including Scanhealth, Exos, Genii, and Enova Medical. He graduated from Amherst College in Massachusetts with a BA in Economics, and from the University of Minnesota Law School with a JD.