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Gal Cohen

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Principal, Jasper Ridge Advisory Group and Head of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Ploom. Stanford grad. Yale grad.

Principal, Jasper Ridge Advisory Group and Head of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Ploom. Stanford grad. Yale grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Product
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Part-time now, full-time if it takes off

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Workspot, Inc.
Workspot, Inc.

Positions

Principal Jasper Ridge Advisory Group / Konus Advisory Group 2011 - present
Head of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs PAX Labs, Inc. 2008 - present
Sr. Dir Marketing and Corporate Development SEA Medical 2012 - 2013
Business Development Director Medtronic 2009 - 2011
Due Diligence Committee Sand Hill Angels 2003 - 2010
Director, Business Development Nektar Therapeutics 2004 - 2009
Consultant Navigant January 2001 - March 2003
Co-Founder Workspot, Inc. 1999 - 2002
Manager, R&D Sony 1997 - 1999

Education

Stanford University Molecular and Cellular Physiology 1988 - 1991
Yale University Cellular and Molecular Physiology 1987 - 1989
shorewood 1979 - 1983

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • UI/Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Healthcare
  • • Robotics
  • • Smart Home
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Records
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Analysis • Medical Devices • Biotechnology • Life Sciences • Pharmaceuticals

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Michael Weickert
We worked together
Gal is fascinated by new ideas and opportunities and digs into them to understand the implications and potential for commercialization.
Michael Weickert
We worked together at Nektar Therapeutics  •  Seasoned Biopharmaceutical and Medical Device executive and product developer. CEO, Sonescence & S.E.A. Medical. U Wisc-Madison grad.
Gal is a very creative and innovative thinker who strives to understand the interface between cool ideas and actual customers.

Michael Weickert
We worked together  •  Seasoned Biopharmaceutical and Medical Device executive and product developer. CEO, Sonescence & S.E.A. Medical. U Wisc-Madison grad.
Michael is super smart and is always the hardest working one in any company or team he leads, leading by example. He is a scientist turned ... business leader and has excellent experience for leading medical device, diagnostic, and biotech related companies. He also has the highest ethical character. He is great to work with.