Hillel Bachrach is a dynamic executive entrepreneur, with more than 40 years of hands-on experience managing and directing all aspects of the commercial global introduction of new, innovative, and revolutionary medical technologies. After a successful career as an entrepreneur, starting and exiting, IPOs, Strategic & Sponsors’ buyouts, currently, Mr. Bachrach is the Managing Partner of 20/20 HealthCare Partners, LLC, (20/20 HCP), a global investment entity he founded in 2005. As active investors, 20/20 HCP provides equity financing for promising growth businesses as well as for public offerings, buyouts or re-capitalizations of companies specializing in med-tech healthcare, diagnostic imaging, HCIT and lately advanced Bio-Tech technologies, AI and Big Data Analytics. In 2006, 20/20 HCP acquired a majority ownership in Viztek, a provider of Digital Radiography hardware and software solutions, where Mr. Bachrach served as executive chairman. In 2015, Viztek was acquired by Konica Minolta, a Japanese conglomerate. Mr. Bachrach, as its first institutional investor, also led various funding rounds for Corindus Vascular Robotics, (CVRS), and served on its Board of Directors from 2006 to 2017. In 2019 Siemens HeatlhCare purchased Corindus for $1.1B.
In addition, Mr. Bachrach served as president of Odin Medical Technologies, Inc., and helped found UltraSPECT, Ltd., the leader in providing sophisticated dose and procedure time reduction software solutions for nuclear medicine procedures. In 2019 UltraSPECT was sold to Pharmalogic. Other recent 20/20 HCP investments include XR Health, the leading provider of VR/AR technology for the healthcare market. In 2015, 20/20 HCP joined with Polaris Venture Fund in funding a promising biotech delivery company, SQZ Biotechnology, named one of the Fierce 15 biotech companies that year. 20/20 HCP was also instrumental in introducing Roche Pharma to SQZ for the signing of multiple collaboration agreements valued at over $1.5B. In 2017 20/20 HCP led the founding round of another Dr. Robert Langer Biotech technology, Verseau Therapeutics, specializes in extending the therapeutic reach of Immuno-Oncology therapy. In late 2019 20/20 HCP was the lead investor in EnClear Therapies, a life sciences company developing device-based therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative disease, today announced joined by Amgen Ventures, Thiel Capital, Quark Ventures and Dolby Ventures.
During the last few years Mr. Bachrach has divested his activities to include two new avenues, new media and lifestyle. On the media side, he co-led various investment rounds in Zixi, the leading enabler of flawless broadcast quality HDTV over the Internet. Velocomp, a developer of innovative and advanced e-bike power regulator, is Mr. Bachrach’s latest investment. He serves on the Boards of Directors of these two companies.
Mr. Bachrach was recently elected a Trustee at BIDMC. He and his wife, Liliana, are involved with and support the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Whitehead Institute, Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation, and Community Servings, among others.
Mr. Bachrach received a B.S in electrical engineering from Technion Israeli Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. The Bachrachs live in Boston’s Back Bay and have a son, Ilan, and a daughter, Ronny, who serves on the BIDMC Board of Overseers.
Christine is a serial Entrepreneur, Founder & Former CEO of two Life Science Companies: INTICA Biomedical (Personalized Medicine/Cancer) and TARIS Biomedical. TARIS (www.tarisbiomedical.com), acquired by Allergan in 2014,was co-founded with Prof. Michael Cima and Prof. Robert Langer from MIT, Cambridge, MA. Christine is a Venture Partner and Entrepreneur in Residence with 20/20 HealthCare Partners, a private global investment group. Previously, Christine was with Merck & Co. in Whitehouse Station, NJ, where she was leading worldwide Commercialization for Inflammation, Neuroscience and Cardiovascular Products. Prior to Merck & Co., Christine assumed various R&D, Business Management and Commercialization Functions at Hoffmann- La Roche in Basel, Switzerland. Christine got her Degree’s in Medical Technology & Immunochemistry (Biochemistry) from the Institute for Hygiene and Infectious Diseases / Medical School of the University of Saarbrücken, Germany.
Christine mentors Entrepreneurs/new Technology start-up’s at the MIT Deshpande Center. She serves on the Board of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and on the Advisory Board of the BIDMC Cancer Research Center. Christine is a German native with German Jewish & Catalan family background from Barcelona, Spain. She grew up in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. Christine lives with her husband and two children in Lexington, MA. Christine is a dedicated “Yogi” and enjoys outdoor activities including sailing, running and skiing.
Jonathan Fleming is the Managing Partner of Oxford Bioscience Partners, an international venture capital firm specializing in life science technology based investments He is also a General Partner of the Korea-Seoul Life Science Fund.
Mr. Fleming has been in the investment business for over twenty seven years, starting and financing growth companies in the United States, Europe, Israel and Asia. Prior to joining OBP in 1996, he was a Founding General Partner of MVP Ventures in Boston, MA. He began his investment career with TVM Techno Venture Management in Munich, Germany. Mr. Fleming has also co-founded Medica Venture Partners, a venture capital investment firm specializing in early stage healthcare and biotechnology companies in Israel. Mr. Fleming is a director of several private companies including Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Lab Partners, Greenlight and Railrunner. He is also a director of Leerink Swann, a Boston based investment bank specializing in healthcare companies. In addition, Mr. Fleming is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Business, a Lecturer at the Harvard Medical School, a Trustee of the Museum of Science in Boston, and a Member of the Board of NEHI, a healthcare oriented think tank and policy advocacy group. Mr. Fleming is on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Massachusetts Life Science Center, and is a member of the Barnett Institute Advisory Board as well as the Chancellor’s Commercialization Advisory Board of the University of Texas System. Mr. Fleming holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Princeton University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Ronny Vinasco Bachrach
Ronny Bachrach’s experience includes marketing and sales of radiology software and x-ray devices. Ronny serves on the Board of Overseers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as well as the Diabetes Center of Excellence at UMass Medical Center. Bachrach graduated cum laude from Colby College with distinction in psychology.