"It’s a privilege to work with visionary entrepreneurs who are creating the technologies and procedures that define the future of medical care. And it’s exciting to help them craft business strategies that propel and transform their ideas into market penetration and real-world success."
Gil also serves as an independent board member of STAAR Surgical (NASDAQ: STAA), Centricity Vision and Orbis International, a global not-for-profit organization focused on preventing blindness. He is also a co-founder and program director of Eyecelerator, a first-of-kind ophthalmology innovation conference supported by a joint venture of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Its mission is to spur innovation in the ophthalmology sector by connecting scientific talent and entrepreneurs advancing eye care with mission-driven investors and business partners who can support go-to-market
Over the last 20 years I have had the privilege of diverse life experiences as a laser researcher, practicing physician, startup company founder, and technology venture capitalist. I most enjoy being on the front edge of new technology waves, looking over the horizon for non-obvious opportunities... What I find exciting is working alongside visionary entrepreneurs, thinking non-traditionally, and helping to identify creative strategies to make pioneering ventures even more successful.