Partner, Gilde Healthcare Partners
Geoff Pardo joined Gilde in 2011 as a Partner and is responsible for Gilde’s US office in Boston/Cambridge, MA and for investments in North America. He led the investment in Inova Labs and represents Gilde as a member of its board of directors. Previously, Pardo was a Partner at Spray Venture Partners where he led investments into Interlace Medical (sold to Hologic), Solace Therapeutics, TearScience and Cascade Ophthalmics. He served on the board of Solace, TearScience and Cascade, and was actively involved in Interlace and Conventus Orthopedics. He also served as President and CEO of Facet Solutions, a spinal implant company focused on treating lumbar spinal stenosis until the company was sold to Globus Medical in 2011. Pardo worked at Cardinal Partners as an Associate leading their investing activity in the medical device sector. He was responsible for sourcing and managing investments in Replication Medical and CardioOptics. Pardo began his career in medical devices as a product manager with Synthes USA. While there, he led the market introduction of a bone graft substitute which was named Synthes’ impact product of the year in 1999.
Pardo has a B.A. with honors in History from Brown University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business.