InPronto - Management Team

Dr. Issa Karkar - Founder, CEO, & Director

An innovative cosmetic, reconstructive, and implant dentist directing a part-time practice located in San Francisco, Dr. Karkar is an internationally-recognized leader and pioneer in the field of computerized and implant dentistry. In addition to being inPronto’s CEO, Dr. Karkar provides the vision and solution expertise for the company while also serving as practitioner liaison and leader of strategic relationship development. He lectures worldwide on CAD/CAM dentistry and implants and is accredited as an Advanced CAD and Clinical Instructor for Siemens/Sirona. Dr Karkar is founder of The Institute of Digital Dentistry in San Francisco, served seven years as a Board Member for the Academy of Computerized Dentistry, is currently on the Board of Directors of the Italian Academy of Computerized Dentistry, held the position of Associate Clinical Professor in the Implantology Program of the Alameda County Medical Center as well as Associate Clinical Professor at the Branemark International Academy. Dr. Karkar holds a DDS from the University of California at San Francisco and a BS in Biochemistry and Computer Science from the University of San Francisco.

Paul Karkar - Founder, COO, & Director

A senior executive with more than twenty-two years of leadership in both public and private companies, Mr. Karkar was the founder & COO at DDRnet, Inc. (dba Surecircle), a leading automated administrator of employer self-funded dental benefits, and an experienced Director of Program Management at SAVI Technology, a leading provider of RFID and AIDC solutions & products. At Karkar International, an international value-added distributor of modern dental implants and industrialized dental prosthetics, he was the VP of International Business Development, where he introduced the Branemark System® exclusively to the Middle East market. Mr. Karkar holds a BS in Engineering from the University of San Francisco.

Grant Saviers - Founder, Director & Advisor

Grant Saviers is a private investor and director of several successful private and public companies. He is a retired President, CEO & Chairman of Adaptec where he grew revenues six fold to $1B. Previously at Digital Equipment Corporation, a $4B highly profitable hardware business grown from zero over 22 years, Mr. Saviers served as VP of Storage and Peripherals and then as VP of Personal Computers, a restart growing to $350M in 18 months. He currently serves as Director of Analog Devices and as a Trustee of the Computer History Museum. Mr. Saviers has a BS and an MS in Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and has completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.