Guy Nohra
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Guy Nohra  

Managing Partner, Alta Partners

Guy Nohra is a co-founder of Alta Partners, and was also a partner at Burr, Egan, Deleage & Co., which he joined in 1989. Guy has been involved in the funding and development of notable medical technology and life science companies including Cutera, Innerdyne, R2 Technology, deCODE genetics, and Vesica. Previously, Guy was Product Manager of Medical Products with Security Pacific Trading Corporation. He was responsible for a multi-million dollar product line and traveled extensively in Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asia. Currently, Guy serves on the board of directors of several private companies, including AcelRx, ATS Medical, Carbylan Biosurgery, Coapt Systems, Paracor Medical, PneumRx and Vertiflex, and is the Chairman of the Board of USGI Medical. He also serves on the board of directors of the Medical Device Manufacturing Association (MDMA). He was named to the 2007 Forbes "Midas List" of dealmakers in high-tech and life sciences. 

He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Stanford University.