General Partner
General Partner

Thomas Zehnder is an entrepreneur and senior health care executive with over 20 years of experience in Medtech/Healthcare, whereof 10 years in large companies (Sulzer Medica, Covance, Stratec Medical) and 10 years in Venture Capital-backed Medtech Start-up companies (Spinelab, Intelligent Medical Implants). From 2007 until 2014 he was CEO of Spinelab, where he raised over CHF 22 million in venture funding and was co-inventor of 7 patents. He has founded and co-founded four healthcare companies (Akross, Spinelab, AMYRA Biotech and Actimplant). Since 2014 he is a General Partner at BlueOcean Ventures in Geneva and is a Member of the Board of Directors in AMYRA Biotech, IOLUTION Holding, Actimplant, spontech medical and Rheon Medical as well as an Observer in the Ava board.

Thomas holds a MSc from the Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) and a Doctorate in Business Administration / Technology Management from the University of St. Gall HSG.