UCSB Engineering

June 21, 2006

InTouch Technologies presented by the Central Coast MIT Enterprise Forum

Yulun Wang, founder & CEO of InTouch Technologies (formerly InTouch Health), will present his company's business plan before a panel of experts. InTouch Technologies is producing and selling a remote controlled robotic platform which enables an expert to have a two-way live video conversation remotely - for example, a doctor in his office can see and talk with a patient in a nursing home who can see and talk with the doctor.

Please join us for an in-depth discussion of this company's strategies and potential.

Panelists will include Kevin Gilbert, Senior Vice President of Operations at PracticeXpert, Inc.; Ed Steinfeldt, Principal of Steinfeldt & Associates; and Joshua Bernstein of Funk Ventures. Bob Johnson of Founders Capital Partners, LP, will moderate the program.

Wednesday, June 21
University Club (downtown)
1332 Santa Barbara St.
Santa Barbara, CA
5:30 - 8:00 P.M.

Admission includes light dinner. Payable by cash orcheck at the door.
$30 advance registration
$35 same-day registration
$15 for students with valid ID

Our sponsors include
Bank of the West
Tom Burk of Nasif, Hicks, Harris & Co.
Stradling, Yocca, Carlson & Rauth
Pacific Coast Business Times
DuPont Displays

Yulun Wang, CEO of In Touch Technologies

Dr. Yulun Wang is an accomplished entrepreneur and world renowned authority on robotics in healthcare. In 1998, Dr. Wang was named South Coast Business and Technology Entrepreneur of the Year for his successes with Computer Motion, Inc. (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Intuitive Surgical [Nasdaq: ISRG]) which he founded in 1989. Computer Motion pioneered the medical robotics industry resulting in an IPO with a $150 million valuation on $16 million paid-in capital. Dr. Wang was the principal architect of Computer Motion's product line, which generated more than $125 million in revenue, and performed over half a million surgical procedures. Dr. Wang led all of a company's various functions, including Sales & Marketing, R&D, intellectual property, finance, manufacturing and regulatory affairs. Dr. Wang has over 2 dozen patents, and in September of 2000 was selected as one of the nation's top engineers to participate in the National Academy of Engineering's 2000 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium in Irvine, California. Dr. Wang has a Ph.D. in electrical engineering specializing in robotics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Panelists:
Edward Steinfeldt has been involved in the design, building, and management of retirement, extended care and hospice facilities in California and nationally for over 25 years. His local clients, projects, and management positions include Casa Dorinda, Valle Verde, Heritage House, Vista Del Monte, Hospice of Santa Barbara, and Wood Glen Hall. His consulting firm, Steinfeldt & Associates, has managed projects all over the US.

Kevin Gilbert has many years experience in sales and marketing of complex IT systems for hospitals and healthcare systems. His experience and insights will be of great value in discussing InTouch's market strategies.

Joshua Bernstein is a Partner at Funk Ventures, a multi-faceted venture capital and private equity firm based in Santa Monica, California.

Bob Johnson of Founders Capital Partners, LP, will moderate the program.

Released by Barbara Bronson Gray

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