Jay T. Watkins

Former Managing Director at De Novo Ventures

Jay T. Watkins

Jay T. Watkins

Former Managing Director at De Novo Ventures

Overview
Career Highlights

Guidant Compass Group
Origin Medsystems, Inc.

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291

Number of Boards

22

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Founder at Auris Surgical Robotics, Inc.

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Chairman at Sofinnova Partners SAS

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President & Chief Executive Officer at C2 Therapeutics, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at BioParadox, Inc.

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Co-Founder at RefleXion Medical, Inc.

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Co-Founder at RefleXion Medical, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Ciel Medical, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at C2 Therapeutics, Inc.

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Founder at Gauss Surgical, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at RefleXion Medical, Inc.

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Jay T. Watkins
Former Managing Director at De Novo Ventures
Education
Undergraduate Degree

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Managing Director
2002 - 2015

De Novo Ventures focuses on investments in medical device and biotechnology companies. They invest across all stages of a company's development from early- to late-stage. De Novo Ventures invests throughout the US, but has a preference for investing in companies located in the Western US.

President-Minimally Invasive Surgery Group
1995 - 2002

Guidant Corp. manufactures cardiovascular therapeutic devices. The company also provides cardiac and peripheral vascular repair surgical systems. It operates in Europe and Japan. Guidant was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in St. Paul, MN.

Co-Founder
Prior

Origin Medsystems, Inc., is a manufacturer of the products used in hernia repair surgery. This company is a subsidiary of Eli Lilly & Co.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
Current

Reflexion Medical, Inc. develops medical devices. Its products include marketwired resonate and influencers, news distribution, IR and PR hosted newsroom and media database. The company was founded by Akshay Nanduri and Samuel Mazin in 2009 and is headquartered in Hayward, CA.

Chairman
Current

C2 Therapeutics, Inc. develops treatment for esophageal cancer. Its Coldplay CryoBalloon Focal Ablation System sets a new standard for simplicity in ablation of Barrett's Esophagus. The company was founded by Peter Garcia-Meza in 2007 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Director
Current

G.I. Windows, Inc. develops and markets a technology which involves a series of self assembling magnets (SAMSEN) for incision less bypass procedures within the digestive system. It specializes in non-surgical bypass and nitial clinical applications. The company was founded by Christopher Thompson and Marvin Ryou and is headquartered in West Bridgewater, MA.

Member, Advisory Committee
Current

Stanford Engineering has been at the forefront of innovation for nearly a century, creating pivotal technologies that have transformed the worlds of information technology, communications, health care, energy, business and beyond. The school’s faculty, students and alumni have established thousands of companies and laid the technological and business foundations for Silicon Valley. Today, the school continues to seek solutions to important global problems and educate leaders who will make the world a better place.

Political Donations
$500
2010
$500
2009
$4,600
2008

Former President of United States

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