Surface Ophthalmics


Shelley Thunen


Shelley Thunen joined as a member of our board of directors and chair of the audit committee in August 2020. Since January 2016, Ms. Thunen has served as the Chief Financial Officer of RxSight, Inc., a publicly held company (Nasdaq:RXST), that developed and markets the world’s only adjustable intraocular lens for cataract surgery.

Prior to joining RxSight, Ms. Thunen has held financial and operations leadership roles in several medical device and vision care companies, including Endologix, Inc., LenSx, Inc., and IntraLase Corp. In these roles, she advanced companies responsible for innovations in eye care such as the first femtosecond laser for cataract surgery (LenSx) and the first femtosecond laser to create the corneal flap as the first step to LASIK surgery (IntraLase). Prior Board of Directors and audit chair experience includes: Restoration Robotics, Inc., a publicly held company, acquired in 2019; LenSx Lasers, Inc., acquired in 2010; and eyeonics, Inc. acquired in 2008. Ms. Thunen received a B.A. in economics and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Irvine.

Additional Board of Director positions include: AEON Biopharma, Inc. (NYSE:AEON) and LENZ Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Shelley Thunen – Director