Charles “Chuck” Atkins is a Healthcare Executive, Investor, and Consultant. Chuck has more than 30 years in the Med Device Industry and has played an important role in helping launch 6 successful startups. He has helped build the Commercial Teams at several medical and dental robotics companies and has several successful exits under his belt including a $1.65 Billion acquisition of Mako Surgical by Stryker.

Chuck holds a Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry and sits on the Board of Directors at Mision Vida Nueva, an Orphanage in Guatemala, and the President’s Council at Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco, an independent, non-profit biomedical research organization. Chuck has most recently been advising a Groundswell startup, Kalogon, as they begin to commercially launch their transformative technology.