Hani Zeini, Chair
Hani Zeini is a successful business leader with nearly 30 years of experience in the healthcare and medical device industries. A veteran in the aesthetics and plastic surgery market, he started his career at the Dupont Pharmaceuticals Company, later moving on to Pharmasmarket.com, an internet healthcare marketplace; Acurian, a venture-capital-backed clinical trials company; and Inamed Aesthetics, now Allergan Medical. In 2006, Zeini founded Sientra, a medical device company focused on the aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery markets, which he successfully took public on the NASDAQ in 2014. Zeini served as its president, chief executive officer, and board director until the end of 2015. In 2017, Hani established a strategic advisory and investment company advising Fortune 100 companies (the 100 largest public and privately held companies in the United States) and investor-backed startups in the medical aesthetics area.
Holding a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Miami, Zeini also completed the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University, Graduate School of Business. In addition to his role as Board Chair at Laguna, Zeini serves as the Industry Advisor on the Board of Directors for the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and is on the advisory board at Image Reborn Foundation in Park City, Utah, which is focused on helping women reclaim their sense of personal power following a breast cancer diagnosis.
Hani and his wife, Amal, have two children currently attending Laguna Blanca School, Rhami ’20 and Lana ’25.