EBOO VERSI, MD PHD
Founder & Chairman
Dr. Versi has over 30 years of experience as a physician, surgeon, academic, entrepreneur, investor and executive. He is the inventor of nine patents, and holds over thirty additional U.S. and international patents under the Versi Group and its licensees, including Dina Pharma.
Dr. Versi has held a variety of executive roles, including chief medical officer and head of drug development, at large (Pfizer, Astellas) and small (Pliva, Mt Cook) life sciences companies. Previously, he was the chief of Urogynecology at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital and an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Versi received his Masters and Doctorate from Oxford University and Medical Degree from Cambridge University in the UK.
When he is not traveling, Dr. Versi can be found in central New Jersey, spending time with his wife and daughters, and cycling the nearby hills.
CHRISTOPHER GILBERT, PHD
Dr. Gilbert has worked in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries for 15+ years in a variety of executive roles.
Dr. Gilbert served as the CTO and SVP of Science and Technology at Keystone Dental, and was also responsible for west coast operations of the surgical instruments business at Cytyc, both before and after their acquisition by Hologic in 2008. He originally joined Cytyc as a Principal on their Corporate Development team, and came to Cytyc from McKinsey & Company, where he spent six years serving a variety of healthcare and technology-focused clients.
Dr. Gilbert completed his Masters and Doctorate at UC Berkeley, and his BS at Carnegie Mellon University.
On a personal note, Dr. Gilbert has struggled with the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease since late 2002. He recently benefited from deep-brain stimulation surgery, and he understands first-hand the terrible impact of dyskinesia.
JANNINE VERSI, MBA
Head of Business Development
Jannine's career spans healthcare, government, and technology. She has worked with a variety of innovative digital health and life sciences companies.
Previously, Jannine served as a senior executive in the Obama Administration and worked at the National Economic Council within the White House. Jannine was the chief of staff to the Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, helping to oversee a 2,200-person global team responsible for the U.S.' international trade and investment policy.
Jannine began her career as a healthcare investment banker, and then joined Google, focusing on strategy, operations, and product marketing in the U.S., U.K., and Middle East.
Jannine holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, and was a Fulbright scholar in India.