Senior Investment Director
Katie Ellias is a Senior Investment Director at Endeavour Vision, focusing on medical technology and digital health investments.
Previously, Katie was a principal on the life sciences investment team at Sofinnova Partners in Paris, where she specialized in medical device investments. She held Board Observer positions for CorWave, Shockwave Medical, RefleXion Medical, ReCor Medical, Stentys and Pixium Vision (the last two are currently listed on the Euronext), and MD Start, a medical device incubator. She was also actively involved in the annual Bohemian Summit for Medical Devices.
Before moving into venture capital, Katie was with Medtronic Inc, leading the European Coronary team as the Group Marketing Manager and interim Business Director. Katie initially worked in Business Development for Medtronic’s Cardiac Surgery division in Minneapolis, where she among others coordinated the Corevalve and Ventor transcatheter value acquisitions. She began her career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company strategy consulting in Boston and also worked for Partners Healthcare Inc., in Boston negotiating agreements between the hospitals and large private payor systems.
Katie holds an MBA in Healthcare Management from the Wharton School and a BA in International Relations and Political Science from Yale University, cum laude.