SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Accuray Incorporated
ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced
today that its Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate
Darren Milliken, was named “Best General Counsel, Small Public
Company” by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and
the San Francisco Business Times as part of their ‘Best Bay
Area Corporate Counsel Awards’. This annual awards program honors
the dedicated in-house lawyers who keep the business world running
but who rarely receive public recognition.
Upon joining Accuray in 2004, Milliken leveraged his physics
background to develop a deep understanding of the CyberKnife®
Robotic Radiosurgery System and through that has provided an
incredible level of insight in guiding the Company from a small
privately-held company to a global, public entity. As the first
attorney hired at Accuray, Milliken’s many accomplishments include
leading Accuray through its IPO; overseeing the Company’s expansion
from six U.S. patents held to over 66 with 100 more filed
internationally; and participating as an instrumental leader in the
Company’s strategic alliance with Siemens Healthcare.
“We are thrilled to see Darren recognized by our local business
community as a thought leader in corporate law and governance.
At Accuray, we want the highest legal and ethical standards
to guide us in everything we do, and Darren’s expertise and
strategic guidance have been invaluable as we have grown into a
global leader in radiosurgery,” said Euan S. Thomson, Ph.D.,
president and CEO of Accuray.
“I am very honored to have been selected for an award of this