5: Dr. John Dobak, CEO of DermTech

Dr. John Dobak, CEO, DermTech joins Executive Growth Podcast to discuss how he has served as Founder and CEO of several venture-backed life science companies. He currently serves as the CEO of DermTech, Inc, the global leader in molecular and precision dermatology. Dr. Dobak’s companies have developed and marketed products as diverse as cardiovascular catheters, surgical tools, and pharmaceuticals. These ventures have been financed by top tier venture capital firms (e.g. Kleiner Perkins) and individual investors, and have achieved exits through acquisition and IPO. Dr. Dobak and these companies are the recipients of several awards for entrepreneurship and innovation, including UCSD Connect’s Most Innovative New Product and MIT’s TR 100 top innovators under 40. Dr. Dobak is a member of the San Diego Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from UCLA and a Medical Doctorate from UCSD.


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