Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> December 18, 2000

Theodore Boutacoff – Iridex Corporation (irix)

THEODORE A. BOUTACOFF, co-founded IRIDEX and since February 1989 has served as its President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors. Prior to co-founding the company, Mr. Boutacoff held various positions, including Director of New Business and Clinical Development, Director of Marketing and Director of Regulatory Affairs, with the Medical Division of Coherent, Inc., a manufacturer of laser systems for science, medicine and industry. Mr. Boutacoff holds a BS degree in Civil Engineering from Stanford University. Profile
TWST: Would you begin by providing our readers with an overview and

profile of IRIDEX?

Mr. Boutacoff: There are 70-80 million people throughout the world who

have diseases that lead to