Darius Kharabi, JD, MBA
Chief Operating Officer
Darius Kharabi brings both business and legal expertise to Lagunita in biotechnology and medical devices. Mr. Kharabi was the General Manager of EMBA Medical Ltd, an early stage endovascular device company, from product concept through successful first in human cases and CE Mark. EMBA is in the portfolio of Intersect Partners, a medical device incubator where Mr. Kharabi was an entrepreneur-in-residence. He has also served as Vice President, Corporate Development and International Sales at OrthAlign Inc., a commercial stage orthopedic surgery navigation company, where his responsibilities included the launch of the KneeAlign® total knee arthroplasty navigation product line in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. KneeAlign® has been used in over 50,000 knee replacement surgeries in over 25 countries. Mr. Kharabi was a Partner at VLP Law Group LLP, where he built his own commercial transactions practice, and a biotechnology licensing attorney at Wilson, Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC. Mr. Kharabi received his B.S. in Biochemistry from Georgetown University and his J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Stanford University.