Ivan assists companies in bringing new therapeutic solutions to market, with a particular interest for active, implantable or software devices. As a medical doctor, software professional and compliance expert, he leads projects at the junction of clinical, regulatory and technology challenges.
Ivan has been responsible for global company processes and certifications, and for product safety and vigilance – from preparing the launch of the drug-eluting stent he helped industrialize, to achieving annual sales of 200 million US$. Previously, Ivan served on the senior management team of Xitact Medical Simulation, which was acquired by Mentice. He also founded two companies, headed R&D teams, and provided software-related products and services to companies such as Cordis(J&J), Philips Medical Systems, Terumo, Aesculap(BBraun) and Carl Zeiss.
Ivan holds a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Lausanne, and a certificate in the Management of Technology from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL).