Robert Grant Lecture

Grant Talk

Mr. Grant - For over 20 years, he has played a pivotal role in successful technology and business Grant2development in pharmaceutical, medical device, and healthcare markets.
Most recently, he was CEO and President of Bausch+Lomb Surgical, leading the significant growth of their product portfolio. From 2006-2010, Mr. Grant was President of Allergan Medical, leading the $3.2 billion Inamed acquisition and the commercial success of Botox Cosmetic, Juvederm, Natrelle breast implants, and Lap-Band brands. Beginning in 2003, Mr. Grant has served as Director, Chairman of the Board, CEO, President, COO, and CFO of Biolase Technology. From 1997-2003, he held various senior management positions at Lumenis.

Grant2Mr. Grant has served on several corporate boards as an independent director including: Acufocus, Myoscience, and ReShape. Additionally, he has served on several community and civil boards including: Make-A-Wish Foundation, Young Presidents Organization, UCI CEO Roundtable Steering Committee, Chapman Schmid College, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at UCI and the law school at the same university.
Mr. Grant holds a BA from Brigham Young University and an MBA with Honors from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He has also attended the President's Seminar at Harvard Business School. He has lived and worked in nine countries and speaks Japanese, French, Korean, and German fluently.