Board of Directors

Gary Seamans
Executive Chairman

Gary F. Seamans came out of retirement in 2011 to become Chairman and CEO of IDx. In 2018 Seamans transitioned within IDx from CEO to Executive Chairman. Seamans received his Bachelors of Science degree, magna cum laude, in Electrical Engineering from the University of Iowa.

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Michael Abramoff, MD, PHD
CEO & Founder

Dr. Michael D. Abramoff, MD, PhD, is a fellowship-trained retina specialist, computer scientist and entrepreneur. He is Founder and CEO of IDx, the first company ever to receive FDA clearance for an autonomous AI diagnostic system.  

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Stefan Abrams
Vice Chairman & DIrector

Stefan D. Abrams, CFA, is the Managing Member of Bryden-Abrams Investment Management LLC, a firm he formed in 2006 with his two sons. Abrams has an A.B. Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

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James Folk, MD
Director

Dr. James C. Folk has won numerous awards and is a world recognized leader in retina. He has been the principal investigator of 14 National and International Clinical Trials testing new therapies for eye disease.  

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William H. Frist, MD
Director

William H. Frist, MD, is a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, and Chairman of the Executive Council of Cressey and Company.  

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Martin Carver
Director

Martin G. Carver is the former chairman of the board and chief executive officer and President of Bandag, Incorporated. In 1989 Financial World magazine named him as the CEO of the Decade in the chemicals industry category.

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Howard Leach
Director

Howard Leach was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to France on July 16, 2001. A business man and entrepreneur, he has worked as the president or chairman of several commercial and financial companies, served in the U.S. Air Force, and obtained a B.S. degree from Yale University.

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Drew Oetting
Director

Drew Oetting is co-founder and Managing Partner for 8VC, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. Drew grew up in Iowa City, Iowa and received a BS in math and economics from Claremont McKenna College.

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Sarah London
Board Observer

Sarah London is a Sr. Principal with Optum Ventures where she served as the Chief Product Officer for Optum Analytics. Sarah holds a A.B. from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

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John Bertrand
Board Observer

John Bertrand joined IDx in 2019 as the VP of Corporate Development. He brings with him over 13 years of experience in healthcare technology and an eye for identifying opportunities that facilitate growth.

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