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KitoTech Medical

Revolutionary wound closure device, which is painless, faster, easier and less expensive to use, and achieves superior cosmetic results compared to sutures.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2013
  • Employees 10
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

KitoTech has recently launched our novel wound closure product, microMend, onto the market. It is applied like a bandage, which makes it much faster and easier to use than sutures and removed by the patient eliminating return clinic visits. With pricing similar to sutures, this translates into reduced procedure costs, and increased convenience for patients. Superior healing & cosmetic results to sutures have also been shown in clinical studies.


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    President and CEO

    Ron Berenson, MD, is a serial entrepreneur, who has founded and served as CEO of several successful biomedical ventures (CellPro, Xcyte, HemaQuest, Fe3, Aequus), including NASDAQ-listed companies. He has 25 yr. of experience in fundraising, business development, product development, clinical & regulatory affairs and commercialization of medical products, including skin devices. He is a graduate of Stanford University and Yale Medical School.

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    Scientific Founder

    Marco Rolandi, PhD, is Associate Professor and Chair of the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is a leading authority on biomaterials and devices for translational medical applications, including nano-microstructures, bioelectronic devices and biopolymers. His work has been highlighted in the New York Times, Washington Post, and BBC. Marco received his PhD from UC Berkeley and postdoc at Stanford.

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    VP Operations

    Paul has 15 years of experience in product and technology development as well as manufacturing in various industries, including several medical device companies. He currently serves as the Vice President of Operations of KitoTech Medical, where he is responsible for development and manufacturing. Paul received his Bachelor of Engineering degree with Honors at Imperial College London, and a Master of Science degree at Columbia University.

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    VP Business Development

    Eli leads finance and business operations at KitoTech. Before KitoTech, Eli led finance at a Seattle based biotechnology company and spent 8 years in public accounting at Deloitte & Touche and Ernst & Young. Eli has a BA in Business Administration from the University of Washington a Master in Accounting from Seattle University, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley.

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    Vice President, Sales and Marketing

    Joe was VP, Sales and Business Development and an Executive Committee member at Biim Ultrasound, where he led the US market launch and developed several strategic investment and distribution partnerships. Before Biim, Joe held a number of executive positions including President & CEO (Insituvue), Director of Global Sales, Marketing and Business Development (Milestone Medical), and VP, Sales and Business Development - North America (Ultrasonix).