Ellman International, Inc. appointed Robert E. Grove, PhD to its Board of Directors. Dr. Grove is an experienced business executive and serial entrepreneur with over 30 years in the medical laser industry and co-founder of seven companies in this field.
Currently, Grove serves as chairman of ON Light Sciences, an early-stage company developing products for accelerated removal of tattoos and pigmented lesions. His credentials include co-founding Star Medical Technologies which became the market leader in diode laser systems for permanent hair reduction and serving as co-founder, CTO and CEO of Tria Beauty, the world leader in light-based aesthetic devices for the consumer market. Grove has served on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery (ALSMS) as the Industrial/Research and Development Representative. He has authored numerous scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and holds eleven US patents in the field of medical lasers and applications.