Katie Ellias

Managing Director


Katie Ellias joined the T1D Fund in July 2018 as a Managing Director from Endeavour Vision, a Geneva-based growth stage venture fund, where she focused on medical devices and digital health as Senior Investment Director. She was previously Principal at Sofinnova Partners, Paris, a leading early stage life sciences fund, investing in medical technologies. She served as Board Observer for ReCor Medical (sold to Otsuka Holdings), CorWave, Shockwave Medical, RefleXion Medical, Pixium Vision (PIX.PA), and MD Start, a medical device accelerator.

Prior to VC, Katie held roles in Business Development, Sales and Marketing at Medtronic in the Cardiac and Vascular businesses.  She began her career at McKinsey & Company and Partners Healthcare in Boston. Katie holds a M.B.A. in Healthcare Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. cum laude in International Relations and Political Science from Yale University.