A driven interdisciplinary executive with 10 years of global experience in healthcare business development, project management, venture capital investing and clinical research. With a mission to create value, Georgios leverages his versatile experience to advance healthcare innovation for improving patient lives.
As the Founder & Manager of Georgios Varsos Consulting, he provides business development services for companies in healthcare and life sciences. Georgios is the Chief Business Development Officer at HERO Medical Technologies, a medical technology company that aims to provide a revolutionary data-driven way to manage head trauma. He is also the Director of US Business Development at RTsafe, a medical technology company offering solutions to enhance the accuracy, safety and effectiveness of radiotherapy interventions for brain tumor patients.
As a Venture Partner, Georgios sources healthcare investment opportunities at a $100M+ multi-stage venture capital fund, VU Venture Partners, interested in areas such as digital health and drug therapeutics. Being a certified PMP project manager, he previously worked for 5 years in strategy and management consulting, where he led projects of ~$1M in total value, managing cross-functional teams of consultants, programmers and MDs. His work focused on Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) generating real-world data evidence on CNS disorders based on electronic health records and claims databases analyses for clinical-stage biopharma clients.
Georgios lectures about entrepreneurship, sharing his experience from the perspectives of business development and venture capital investing. He has been a Guest Speaker at Georgetown University, where he lectured at the Entrepreneurial Biotechnology class (Spring 2021) on how to build and establish a biotech start-up. He has been invited to give talks about start-ups at several universities, banks and venture capital firms globally. With a passion to support entrepreneurship and professional development, he serves as a start-up judge, mentor and career coach at leading accelerators and business schools, including MassChallenge, MIT Enterprise Forum, MedTech Innovator, University of Cambridge, Imperial College London and Northeastern University.
In terms of education, Georgios is currently pursuing an MBA at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on innovation, healthcare management and leadership. He conducted his Ph.D. research in Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Cambridge, with his scientific work resulting in the elimination of a major 60-year drawback of a method assessing brain haemodynamics. He has 37 scientific publications and 1,060+ citations, while his research set the basis for a $170K+ NIH research grant. His undergraduate studies were in Mechanical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens and Imperial College London.
Georgios has received 15 awards and scholarships for scientific, entrepreneurship and philanthropy achievements. His personal blog can be found on Medium.