Alessandro brings over 20 years of experience in the medtech industry spanning from academic research to new business development and venture management. Ale’s passion lies in translating clinical needs into meaningful solutions, building purpose-driven ‘tribes’ of early adopters and taking impactful innovations from idea to business realization. After starting his career in academic research, he joined Philips covering leadership roles in the Image Guided Therapy division and managed corporate ventures up to successful business scaling. More recently, he joined NLC, one of the fastest growing healthtech venture builders in Europe, bringing new innovations to life leveraging an ‘entrepreneurship at scale’ model. Ale holds a MSc in Biomedical engineering from Politecnico di Milano and Eindhoven University of Technology, a PhD in Biomedical sciences from Imperial College London and a degree in New Business Development from the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University. He has lived in 4 European countries and has traveled to more than 20 countries with great curiosity for healthcare systems.