Life Science/Health IT

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Supporting Minnesota's most innovative entrepreneurs developing ideas and businesses in medical devices, biologics and biopharmaceuticals, animal health, healthcare delivery, healthcare services, healthcare IT and more.


  • Angel Adams 
    CEO & Founder, Catchwind Innovations
  • Shauro Bagchi
    Partner, Maslon LLP
  • Dr. John Blank
    Chairman of the Board, TreeHouse Health
  • Adam Choe
    Managing Director of Gener8tor Minnesota, Gener8tor
  • Mauris DeSilva
    CEO & Founder. 3D PARS
  • Maura Donovan
    Vice President of Corporate Engagement, Marquette University
  • Juliana Elstad
    President & CEO, Elstad Medical
  • Sean Feeney
    Cloud Engineering Practice Director, Nerdery
  • Xavier Frigola
    Director, Mayo Clinic Business Accelerator / RAEDI
  • Thomas Gunderson
    Retired Medtech Research Analyst, Piper Jaffray
  • Frank Jaskulke
    VP - Intelligence, The Medical Alley Association
  • Ryan Johnson
    Attorney & Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron
  • Kelly Krajnik
    Business and Technology Development Manager, Mayo Clinic 
  • Beth Leonard
    Managing Partner, Lurie LLP
  • Patrick Lyon
    Sr. Director, Strategy & Marketing - Care Management Services, Medtronic
  • Dan Mallin
    Co-founder, MN Cup, Founder, Equals3 and Managing Partner, Magnet 360
  • Cheryl Matter
    Senior Director - Innovation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Frank Mortari
    VP of Corporate Development, Bio-Techne
  • Lars Oddsson
    CTO & Co-Founder, RxFunction Inc. and Faculty, Technological Leadership Institute, University of Minnesota
  • Kyle Pak
    Chief Product Strategist, Optum
  • David Rosa
    President & CEO, NeuroONE LLC
  • Chris Schad
    Director of Business Development - Discovery Square, Mayo Clinic
  • Dr. Christopher Scorzelli
    Medical Technology/Innovation Consultant, Minnesota Humble
  • Kari Severson Snaza
    SVP, Strategy and Development UHC Global, UnitedHealth Group
  • Martha Sewall
    Executive Advisor & Consultant, transformedtech, Project Advisor, Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium
  • Rick Sitarz
    VP of Commercial Development, Lifecore Biomedical
  • Kathy Tune
    Co-Founder and Managing Director, Fourth Element Capital
  • Tom Vanderheyden
    Retired, Former Executive at BCBS and UHG
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