QT Ultrasound Leadership
John C. Klock, M.D.
CEO, MANAGING DIRECTOR AND MANAGER
Dr. Klock is Chief Executive Officer of QT Ultrasound and Managing Director, Manager, and Founder. Prior to QT Ultrasound, Dr. Klock was involved in the start-up of five medical companies, including Co-Founder and President of BioMarin Pharmaceutical, which successfully commercialized five FDA approved drugs; Scientific Founder and Vice President of Research of Glycomed, now Ligand Pharmaceutical; and founding investor in Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical. He also personally brought to market a novel cancer treatment, the first rapid AIDS test, comprehensive tests for detecting metabolic diseases in children, and several drugs for treating pediatric genetic conditions. Dr. Klock has authored over 70 peer-reviewed medical and scientific publications, and eight granted patents.
Margaret Donigan, MBA
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER, PRESIDENT QTBREASTHEALTH
>Margaret Donigan leads the QTbreasthealth team as well as serving as the Chief Strategy Officer of QT Ultrasound. Prior to joining QT Ultrasound, she spent more than a decade in middle market private equity, leading strategy development and making principal investments in more than a dozen companies, covering a variety of industries including healthcare. Ms. Donigan served as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at Paradigm Tax Group, a company for which she led the recapitalization and served on the Board. She received her B.A. from Yale University and earned her M.B.A. in Finance and Operations Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated as a Palmer Scholar.
Ronald T. LoVetri, M.S.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Mr. LoVetri has experience in manufacturing, software, and IT with industry leaders such as GE, Autodesk, Charles Schwab and BioRad Laboratories. He has an MS in Engineering and proven leadership in enterprise management and bringing products to market.
Nasser C. Pirshafiey, MBA
CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER
For over three decades Mr. Pirshafiey has developed products and businesses for domestic and multinational firms. Mr. Pirshafiey’s creativity, innovative problem-solving skills, and entrepreneurial mindset have provided professional, technical, and business solutions to many start-ups and mature companies. He has previously founded and managed two companies with the mission to provide sustainable practices to industries such as medical devices, automotive, aerospace, high-tech, consumer products, and robotics (brief client list: Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, Edwards Life Sciences, Autoliv, TRW). Mr. Pirshafiey has 16 inventions filed with the US patent office, holds a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, and an MBA with specialization in Entrepreneurship.