Chairman of the Board
Co-founder of INVO Bioscience®, Ms. Karloff has more than 30 years of experience in medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturing, clinical operations, regulatory affairs and quality systems. Katie has been critical to the FDA approval of the INVOcell® device as well as the product development and scale-up of the INVOcell. Prior to INVO Bioscience, Katie was the Corporate Vice President of Operations for Psivida Ltd, a start up combination medical device/pharmaceutical technology company whereas she was critical in developing obtaining FDA approval of a novel ocular implant. Katie also served over 13 years at Boston Scientific in various operation functions and 10 years on the senior management teams of other start-up organizations. Katie has an undergraduate degree in Microbiology and MBA coursework from Northeastern University.
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Steven M. Shum
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Shum was appointed Chief Executive Officer in October 2019. Mr. Shum had served as a member of the INVO Bioscience board of directors since October 2017. Prior to joining INVO Bioscience, Mr. Shun served as Chief Financial Officer of Eastside Distilling (NASDAQ: EAST) since October 2015. Prior to joining Eastside, Mr. Shum served as an Officer and Director of XZERES Corp, a publicly-traded global renewable energy company, from October 2008 until April 2015 in various officer roles, including Chief Operating Officer from September 2014 until April 2015, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Secretary from April 2010 until September 2014 (under former name, Cascade Wind Corp) and Chief Executive Officer and President from October 2008 to August 2010. Mr. Shum also serves as the managing principal of Core Fund Management, LP and the Fund Manager of Core Fund, LP. He was a founder of Revere Data LLC (now part of Factset Research Systems, Inc.) and served as its Executive Vice President for four years, heading up the product development efforts and contributing to operations, business development, and sales. He spent six years as an investment research analyst and portfolio manager of D.N.B. Capital Management, Inc. His previous employers include Red Chip Review and Laughlin Group of Companies. He earned a B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in General Management from Portland State University in 1992.
Michael J. Campbell
COO & VP of Business Development
Mr. Campbell was most recently the Vice President of IVF Americas Business Unit for Cooper Surgical, Inc. (CSI), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Cooper Companies (NYSE: COO), and is also a member of the board of directors for INVO Bioscience. Mr. Campbell has substantial medical device sales, marketing and business development leadership experience within Global Fortune 500 and Start-up Company environments. During his over 12-year career at Cooper Surgical, Mike has been responsible for IVF product portfolio sales globally including the US, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific regions. In addition to Mr. Campbell’s current position as Vice President of IVF Americas Business Unit, he served in various leadership roles including Vice President of International Business Unit from 2013-2014 and as Vice President of IVF Business Unit from 2006 to 2012. Prior to joining Cooper Surgical, Mike was Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development at Retroactive Bioscience from 1997 to 2006 and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Gabriel Medical from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Campbell also served in various senior management positions across marketing, sales and product management at Boston Scientific Corporation beginning in 1984 through 1994.
Vice President Global Operations
Ms. Kahler first became part of the INVO Bioscience® team as a consultant in 2010. Lori has over 25 years domestic and international experience in operations, quality, regulatory, compliance and clinical affairs, with proficiency across a full range of business functions and systems. Lori has successfully directed strategic programs to advance product performance and effectively gain market entry globally. Former founder and managing director of The RC Insight Group, Lori was instrumental in achieving FDA De Novo clearance for INVO Bioscience’s innovative INVOcell® System. Positions Lori previously held include Director of Regulatory and Compliance for Samsung Electronics America (Health and Medical Equipment), Vice President of Regulatory and Clinical Operations for Ximedica, and Global Director of Quality Operations and Regulatory Affairs/ Managing Director Asia Pacific Region for Agfa Healthcare.
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Director of International Business Development
With a career in excess of 11 years, Pressly Ahammed has worked in numerous segments of the international healthcare sector including hospitals; wholesale and retail sectors; and distribution. Ahammed joins INVO Bioscience from Cooper Surgical, where he held a similar title focused on women’s healthcare business development in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and South and Central Asia. Ahammed will be responsible for developing the Company’s international distribution channels in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and parts of Asia.
Mr. Bowdring joined the INVO Bioscience® board in 2013. He is currently Chief Financial Officer at Dynasil Corporation a publicly traded company that develops and manufactures optics and photonics products, optical detection and analysis technology and components for the homeland security, medical and industrial markets. Prior to joining Dynasil in 2013, Rob served as the Chief Financial Officer for INVO Bioscience from 2008 until 2013. Previously he served as Chief Financial Officer of Cyphermint, Inc. from 2003 to 2008, and as Vice President and Corporate Controller for Lifeline Systems from 1989 to 2003. Prior to 1989, Rob held positions of increasing responsibility at Remanco, Inc., Warburton’s Inc., Cyborg Corporation, and Technogenics, Inc. Rob has a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts.
Kevin Doody, MD
Medical Director and Director
Dr. Kevin Doody serves as Medical Director for INVO Bioscience® and is also a member of the Board of Directors. Dr. Doody is a renowned fertility specialist who is the founder and Medical Director for the Center for Assisted Reproduction (CARE Fertility) and Effortless IVF located in Bedford Texas. The Center for Assisted Reproduction, established in 1989, has been a pioneer of assisted reproductive technologies in the north Texas region with several firsts including the first ICSI pregnancy and the first to successfully implement a blastocyst culture system. CARE Fertility had the first pregnancy in the region with a pregnancy following embryo biopsy and pre-implantation genetic testing for cystic fibrosis. CARE Fertility/ Effortless IVF also was the first to adopt the INVOcell® Intravaginal Culture System since the INVOcell first obtained FDA clearance. Dr. Doody is President of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and a member of the RESOLVE Physician Council. As INVO Bioscience’s Medical Director, Dr. Doody provides medical and clinical guidance, INVO® education and training, and oversight of risk management and post-market surveillance activities as well as support current and new product development.