Gali joined the University of Colorado CU Innovations office in February 2016 and serves as the “operational octopus” behind the $125M CU Healthcare Innovation Funds and numerous grant funding programs. His work spans the intersection of internal venture development and external innovation partnership opportunities with our healthcare system partners. He also engages in new venture development of high potential university technologies and spin-outs that have collectively raised over $155M in institutional capital.
Previously, Gali was an innovation fellow at Northwestern University’s Innovation and New Ventures Office where he invented technology for monitoring and tracking dermatological diseases. He was also the co-founder and Chief Operations Officer at Sintact Medical Systems. He was also Assistant Director of Venture Capital Analytics with the Rockies Venture Club where he helped in create due diligence reports for angel investors in the RVC network.
Gali has a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University, a Bachelors in Materials Science Engineering from Cornell University, and a certificate in Management for Engineers and Scientists from the Kellogg School of Management.