Dr. Firlik's distinguished career spans the practice of neurosurgery, a company founding, the invention of a breakthrough medical device, and a long track record of success in the world of venture capital.
Dr. Firlik was a founder and inventor of the core technology platform of Northstar Neuroscience, a medical device company that pioneered a novel approach to the treatment of stroke and other disorders. Northstar went public in 2006 and was subsequently acquired by St. Jude Medical. Prior to joining Foundation Medical Partners, Dr. Firlik was a venture partner at Sprout Group and Managing Director of its healthcare technology spinout, New Leaf Venture Partners. Prior to that, he was a principal at Canaan Partners.
"We welcome Foundation Medical Partners to the investor group at Predilytics, and Andrew Firlik to the board," said Bob Higgins, Founding Partner at Highland Capital Partners and a Predilytics board member. "Dr. Firlik is a pioneer and leader in healthcare and healthcare IT, and I know I speak for my fellow board members in welcoming Andrew. We look forward to his sharing his wealth of healthcare experience and investing knowledge."
"Andrew Firlik has a tremendous record of successful investments, and has served in a number of capacities in many successful and market-leading early-stage companies," summed up Michael Greeley, General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners and a member of the Predilytics board of directors. "We welcome him to the Predilytics board as we to continue to grow and hone thi
|SOURCE Predilytics, Inc.|
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