*PEOPLE: OCTANe Appoints New Board Chairman
OCTANe recently announced the appointment of Jim Mazzo as its chairman, effective January 1. Mazzo, global president of Ophthalmic Devices of Carl Zeiss Meditec, has been elected for a two-year term.
“Jim has been a strong advocate for OCTANe and was instrumental in the creation of the organization in 2002,” OCTANe CEO Bill Carpou said in a press release. “I am personally thrilled to have Jim join as the new chair; his inspiration and leadership is contagious and will only improve our forward momentum toward achieving the full capability of OCTANe’s impact on the local innovation ecosystem.”