Geoff Pardo - Gilde Healthcare

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Geoff Pardo
General Partner Healthtech
Venture&Growth
United States of America

Geoff Pardo

General Partner Healthtech
Venture&Growth

Geoff Pardo joined Gilde Healthcare in 2011 as a Partner working out of the office in Boston/Cambridge, MA and is focusing on Gilde’s investments in North America. He led the investments in Ablative Solutions, Inari Medical (NASDAQ: NARI), Axonics Modulation Technologies (NASDAQ: AXNX), CVRx, InovaLabs (acquired by ResMed), BionX (acquired by Ottobock), Vapotherm (NYSE: VAPO), Vesper Medical and Eargo (NASDAQ: EAR). He represents Gilde as a member of the board of directors for each company.

Previously, he was a Partner at Spray Venture Partners where he led investments into Interlace Medical (sold to Hologic), Solace Therapeutics, TearScience (sold to J&J) and Cascade Ophthalmics. He served on the board of Solace, TearScience and Cascade, and was actively involved in Interlace and Conventus Orthopedics.

Geoff also served as President & CEO of Facet Solutions, a spinal implant company focused on treating lumbar spinal stenosis until the company was sold to Globus Medical in 2011. He has also worked at Cardinal Partners as an Associate leading their investing activity in the medical device sector.

Geoff began his career in medical devices as a product manager with Synthes USA.

He has a B.A. with honors in History from Brown University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business. He is a US citizen based in Gilde Healthcare’s Cambridge, MA office.

Geoff is also the host of the MedTech Talk podcast in which he interviews entrepreneurs and other MedTech investors.

 

Janke Dittmer

General Partner Healthtech
Venture&Growth
Janke Dittmer joined Gilde in 2011 as a Partner. He led Gilde's investment in Definiens (acquired by AZ), Sapiens (acquired by Medtronic), Volta Medical, Big Health, FIRE1, Lumeon and Nyxoah and was involved in several...

Joep Muijrers

General Partner Public Investments
Venture&Growth
Joep Muijrers joined Gilde in 2021 with two decades of broad experience in life sciences, including senior roles in portfolio management, company operations and investment banking. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer and...

Susana Amorim

Senior Associate Healthtech
Venture&Growth
Susana Amorim joined Gilde in 2021 and focuses on the Healthtech sector. She is involved in deal sourcing, investment diligence, and portfolio management. Prior to joining Gilde, Susana was a Biodesign Innovation fellow at Stanford University, a...