“We’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Rob over a number of years and recognize him as an exceptionally talented executive with an impressive track record at numerous medical device companies,” said Brad Klos, founding partner at Evolve. “Rob brings a wealth of expertise and experience working on the operational side and early product development of companies as a venture capitalist as well as leading a successful list of strategic acquisitions and partnerships. We are delighted to have Rob as part of the team.”
“I couldn’t be more excited to join Evolve, an entrepreneurial, visionary and energetic group that I admire,” said Mr. Abrams. “The partners and team are extremely talented and experienced in addressing unmet clinical needs in growth market medical device markets. I look forward to helping Evolve continue to grow.”
Mr. Abrams has over 30 years of experience in biomedical device product development, research, operational management, new business development and strategic investments. He previously served as an operating partner at Sanderling Ventures and CEO of Pulsar Vascular, which was acquired by Johnson & Johnson. Prior to joining Sanderling, Mr. Abrams was group vice president of new business development for cardiovascular at Boston Scientific. He has served in various roles at Target Therapeutics, Localmed, Howmedica, and Guidant. He currently serves as a senior global business development and strategy executive with Kaneka Corp.
About Evolve Medtech Partners
Evolve Medtech Partners is a medical device development company and incubator founded by Brad Klos, Randy Werneth and Dave Matsuura. Evolve collaborates with companies, inventors, physicians and investors to quickly and efficiently bring new ideas from conception to licensing, acquisition or commercialization. The team provides leadership and knowhow at all stages of product and commercial development, leveraging their vast experiences and past successes to rapidly innovate and develop medical device technologies. www.evolve-medtech.com
Brad Klos, partner and general manager