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Hani Zeini 

Hani Zeini is the Founder and Chairman of Elissar Advisors.

Hani Zeini, the Founder and Chairman of Elissar Advisors, is a distinguished executive with over 30 years of experience in the Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, and Aesthetics Medicine sectors. An alumnus of the University of Miami and the Stanford Executive Program, Zeini began his career at DuPont, holding various leadership roles. As the EVP/Head of INAMED Aesthetics, he oversaw the Breast & Facial Aesthetics businesses across multiple continents.

A visionary entrepreneur, Zeini founded Sientra Inc. in 2006, revolutionizing the U.S. aesthetics market by breaking a longstanding duopoly and introducing innovative choices for plastic surgeons and patients. His leadership at Sientra, which included a decade as CEO and Board Director, solidified his reputation for creating market disruptions and establishing commercial value.

In addition to founding Sientra, Zeini’s entrepreneurial journey includes leading roles at as CEO and at Acurian as COO. His strategic expertise was further showcased during his tenure as SVP of Global Health Systems at DuPont Pharmaceuticals and as a Strategic Industry Advisor at Allergan.

Since 2017, Zeini has been at the helm of Elissar Strategic Advisors, focusing on value creation and business success. His advisory role at Establishment Labs and his involvement in various not-for-profit organizations in education and industry research further emphasize his commitment to mentorship and industry advancement.

Zeini’s career is a testament to his ability to lead with innovation, strategic execution, and an entrepreneurship mindset, making him a sought-after mentor and advisor in the aesthetics and medical device industries.