Speaker Biography

Joseph Markunas

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Joe Markunas is a partner and consulting CFO at CFOs2GO in Walnut Creek, California.  He founded, built and sold a successful CPA practice in Lake Oswego, Oregon after which he relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area to pursue a consulting career focused on the accounting and financial needs of clients in healthcare, life sciences and bio tech and his passion to contribute to bringing life enhancing technologies to market.

While concentrating on clients in California and the Pacific Northwest, Joe’s practice serves clients throughout the US and internationally which include healthcare provides, medical device companies, bio tech, radiopharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution as well as organizations that license and commercialize technologies from colleges and universities in the US and Canada. Additionally, Joe is cofounder and CEO of a medical device company which has patented a number of unit dose and other devices. In this role Joe has gained extensive experience in protection of IP, FDA Premarket 510K submissions and response to reviewer comments, international business development, marketing and distribution, supply chain management, pricing, branding and trademarking.

Joe possesses that rare combination of an inquisitive mind that can easily adapt to diverse engagements to gain an understanding of each client’s technology while at the same time being able to overlay sound accounting, management and finance principles on each organization he serves so as to maximize returns to owners and investors.  Joe hails from Chicago, is a graduate of the University of Portland (BBA Accounting) and resides in in the East Bay where his interests include travel, golf, reading, cooking and experiencing the magnificent sights and sounds of Northern California.