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Serdar Yeralan

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Managing Partner, SYN2. Previously Sr. Project Manager / Acting VP Engineering, Optovue. Penn State grad.

Managing Partner, SYN2. Previously Sr. Project Manager / Acting VP Engineering, Optovue. Penn State grad.

5 vouches

Involved In


Advanced Diagnostics LLC


Lighting, consumer goods, medical devices, biotech devices

Side Projects

To this date, I have about 20 pr


Managing Partner SYN2 LLC July 2012 - present
Sr. Project Manager / Acting VP Engineering Optovue May 2010 - May 2012
NPI Leader / R&D Manager PerkinElmer, Inc. (aka PerkinElmer Optoelectronics) July 2003 - May 2010
Sr. Fiberoptic Scientist DigiLens Inc 2000 - 2003
Founder and President Advanced Diagnostics LLC 1999 - 2001
Sr. Scientist MetroLaser, Inc. 1998 - 1999


Penn State University Applied Combustion Science 1995 - 1998
University of Missouri-Columbia Applied Physics / Mechanical Engineering 1991 - 1995
University of Wisconsin-Madison Thermal-Fluidics / Combustion Science 1989 - 1991
Deneme lisesi Science and Engineering

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Fundraising
Markets of Interest
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Hardware
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

15+ years of experience in product development with very strong track record in medical, consumer electronics, and biotech industry.

How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

I am able to mentor in the areas of business analysis, market strategy, financial diligence, regulatory and quality support, product analysis, product development, engineering, and manufacturing.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Bradford Lee
They're my friends  •  Healthcare | Technology | Entrepreneur | Startups | Sales | Marketing | Business Development | Consulting | Strategy
Lots of experience, technical co-founder
Joanna Adler
We worked together  •  Principal, Loft305 Consulting. Previously CEO, BlueMorph LLC.
Serdar was very helpful with analyzing a start-up and figuring out what needed to be done. If he'd had the cooperation he needed from the o ... ther co-founder, he'd have taken the company where it should have gone.
We worked together
Serdar is one of the few people who can understand large and complex systems or products then apply laser focus to solve a specific problem ... - coming up with creative solutions that no-one else would have considered. His breadth of knowledge includes the conventional and dangerous technologies. And he's a genuinely nice guy.
We worked together
Serdar is analytical and thinks through ideation conversations intelligently.
They're my friends
Serdar is a very bright and successful guy.

Simone Adams, MBA
We worked together  •  VC Taskforce LS Program Manager, VC Taskforce and Start-up Principal Consultant, LIS.
She not only has the perfect personality, she can also see the bigger picture while skillfully executing