Chief Executive Officer
Jim serves as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors for MedLumics bringing 30 years of extensive operational experience in medical device design, development, and commercialization.
Prior to joining MedLumics, Jim served as Partner in Seroba Life sciences Limited, a Dublin based venture capital firm. Jim is a serial entrepreneur founding multiple medical device start-ups in the cardiovascular field serving as CEO of Verso Technologies, Inc., Apica Cardiovascular Ltd., Advanced Medical Technologies, Inc. (APK), and MitralSolutions, Inc. Earlier in his career, Jim held Director level positions at global medical device companies such as Medtronic, AVE, and Guidant.
Jim holds a B.A. degree from Furman University, Greenville, S.C. and served in the United States Military following graduation for 7 years.
VP of Clinical and Regulatory affairs
Christophe holds multiple academic degrees including, an engineering degree from the Université de Technologie de Compiègne in France, an MSc in blood transfusion and immunology, a PhD in immuno-biotechnologies and an MBA from ESSEC in Paris, France. He is has been co-author in numerous scientific publications and patent.
Christophe started his career in a French biotech startup affiliate of the National Blood Transfusion Foundation in the late 80s. Then He spent 5 years in Germany as a research and quality assurance manager in a young CRO, PRA International. He then spent 5 years in the clinical development field for Cardiac Rhythm Management at Ela Medical, which was part of Sorin Group. From 2002 to 2014 he was based in Belgium as the VP of Clinical Affairs and Health Economics of the International Division at St. Jude Medical covering all product lines CRM, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Surgery, Interventional Cardiology and Neuromodulation.
Then He joined the Executive Committee of Mauna Kea Technologies, world leader in endomicroscopy, as VP Clinical and Regulatory Affairs, Health Economics and Market Access and Corporate Compliance Officer based in Paris, France.
Expert in bio photonics and integrated optics, with more than 10 years’ experience in optical systems, photonic integrated circuits and packaging into point-of-care diagnosis devices. Extensive OCT background in both Time and Fourier domains for real time applications in the medical device environment. Strong R&D/engineering management background featuring released devices in the dermatology and cardiology field, up to first in man and regulatory approval.
Juan holds a Telecommunication degree and PhD in photonics, focussed on Microwave application using several photonic technologies.
He has participated in several Public projects during the PhD and Medlumics. Contributed to National and European rising proposals but also executing and leading such projects.
Lucía accumulates more than 10 years’ experience in banking, international controllership and financial management of high-growth technology start-ups. Previous positions of Financial Manager for Small and Medium Enterprises in “la Caixa” and Financial leader in Integromics’ group. She also holds significant experience within Public funding, National and European programs, FP7, H2020, and she is expert for H2020 since 2019.
Lucía Colmenero holds a degree in Business Administration, with a major in Finance, a MBA and a Master in Finance and accumulates a wide experience in spin-off creation and growth from her position as Technical Project Manager in the Company Start-up Support Unit of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), and also from her academic experience in the study of key economical factors for the creation of spin-off companies.
She contributes to fund-raising activities resulting in a 34,4M€ in private investments in 2017 .