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...

Sanne de Jongh

Investment Manager Therapeutics
Venture&Growth
Sanne de Jongh joined Gilde Healthcare in 2017 and focuses on the biopharmaceutical sector. She is involved in deal sourcing, assessment of investment cases and portfolio management. She represents Gilde on the board of Calypso...

David Nicholson

Operational Partner
David Nicholson is a recognized leader in Pharmaceutical R&D. Most recently he served as Executive Vice President and Chief R&D Officer of Allergan. Previously, he served as Chief Technology Officer and EVP, R&D for a...