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Avi Roop

Managing Director

Roop conducts the technical and business analysis of medical device investment opportunites for RCT. He has more than twenty years experience in surgical and interventional device markets and possesses extensive experience in early-stage development from unmet need identification to early commercialization. During his career, he has been named on twenty-nine issued patent families.

Professional Experience

Research Corporation Technologies
Managing Director, 2019-present
Miret Surgical
CEO and Founder, 2010-2019
General Manager and Vice President of Operations, 2013-2019
President and Founder, 2009-2019
Surgical Design Innovations
General Manager, 2013-2019
Raptor Surgical
General Manager, 2012-2016
Tarsus Medical
Director of Sales and Marketing, 2009-2013
St. Jude Medical
Global Marketing Manager, 2005-2008
Program Manager, 2003-2005
Research and Development Engineer, 1999-2003
Vascular Science
Research and Development Engineer, 1997-1999
SciMed Life Systems
Research and Development Co-op Engineer, 1996-1997


University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business
M.B.A, Finance and Accounting
Stanford University Biodesign Program
Innovation Fellowship
Kauffman Foundation
Pediatric Medical Device Innovation Fellowship
University of Minnesota
B.S., Mechanical Engineering


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