Mark Forchette
Mark Forchette

Administration and Finance Committee
Development Committee

As president and chief executive officer of Delphinus Medical Technologies, Mark leads a team that has created an innovative whole breast ultrasound imaging device called SoftVue that characterizes suspicious lesions for diagnostic applications using a safe, comfortable, and reliable patented technology. Dephinus is a privately held medical technology company founded in 2010 as a spin-off of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Prior to joining Delphinus, Mark served in the same capacity at OptiMedica Corp., an ophthalmic medical device company. He led the start-up venture through development and growth, completed multiple rounds of financing, and oversaw the company’s acquisition by Abbott Laboratories in 2013. He began his career in the medical technology industry as a sales representative at Grieshaber and Company, Inc., where he ultimately became vice president of U.S. sales and marketing and led the company through its acquisition by Alcon. During his tenure at Alcon, he steered the tactical integrations of Grieshaber and advanced to vice president of vitreoretinal sales and global marketing.

Mark is a member of the Samford Society. He serves on the Harbert College of Business Dean’s Advisory Council. Mark is the creator of the idea behind the Harbert College of Business’s Tiger Cage, Top Tigers, and the Entrepreneurial Summit.

Forchette has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Auburn University and completed the Harvard Program for Management Development.