Team

bastien rachet
Bastien Rachet, PhD
CEO, Founder

etienne shaffer
Etienne Shaffer, PhD
CTO, Founder

jonathan pirolet
Jonathan Pirolet
Mechanical Design

frederic schmitt
Frederic Schmitt, PhD
Clinical Application

andrey naumenko
Andrey Naumenko, PhD
Software Architecture

diego joss
Diego Joss
Hardware/Electronics 

sabrina erne
Sabrina Erne
Communication/QA

Board of Directors & Management

Jan Dekker is a director of a number of private companies. Jan began his career at Philips Corporation where he worked from 1973 to 1981. He then joined KPMG Meijburg & Co, where he became Senior Partner in the International Tax Practice.

Perry is an international business executive with a strong track record of successful business management, innovation and strategy in large/mature businesses and start-ups. He currently is CEO and Founder of 21st Century Business Growth Advisors B.V. Prior this, he was, as CEO of Philips Corporate Venturing, reporting directly to Philips Board of Management.
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Malgosia has been active in the field of medical devices for the last 25+ years, and brings extensive experience in sales, marketing, training and regulatory in Europe, the USA and Asia. Malgosia held various senior management positions with companies like Medtronic, and Johnson & Johnson, as well as with fast growing start-up companies like Computer Motion Sensimed and KB Medical.
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Bastien is co-founder, and current CEO & Director of SamanTree Medical. He has more than 8 years of experience in technological and business development in the fields of medical devices and microscopy. He holds a MSc degree in Optics, Physics and Engineering from Institut d’Optique Graduate School (France) and a PhD by CEA-Leti (France).
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Etienne is co-founder and CTO of the company. He has over 10 years of experience in development of advanced microscopy techniques and 5 years of experience in entrepreneurship. Etienne holds a BSc degree in Physics and a MSc degree in Electrical Engineering, both from Université de Sherbrooke (Canada), as well as a PhD degree in Photonics from EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland).
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Advisors

Jean-Marc brings to SamanTree Medical his extensive experience in international growth management and financing.
Formerly executive with Medtronic, Lysis, Sensimed, KB Medical, he is active since 2003 as an executive, director and consultant for innovative high-tech companies. Jean-Marc spent 8 years as founder and CEO of Sensimed, where he raised over $50M in equity and led the company to develop its radically innovative technology into a robust, validated industrialized product. He then took the position of CEO with KB Medical, a company active in providing robotic assistance for highly accurate spinal surgery procedures, led the company to a successful trade sale with Globus Medical. Since September 2017, Jean-Marc joined the Swiss neurotechnology unicorn MindMaze as Chief Operating Officer. He is also chairman of the strategic advisory board of Berdoz Optic, consultant and financial expert with Platinn and CTI start-up, and active in various other organizations.

Guido is acting as Chief Commercial Officer ad interim for SamanTree Medical and focuses on the market launch planning, execution and strategic partnerships.
He is a senior commercial executive with many years of experience in revenue growth and innovation in medical devices, IVD/diagnostics, Healthcare Informatics and Imaging. Guido has built, scaled up and managed global operations; created compelling, differentiating strategies and value propositions; developed and launched new products; built new channels; and closed large international sales deals of more than €10 million. Guido has deep experience in commercializing disruptive innovations and in growing and professionalizing organizations.
The past ten years, he co-founded, built and managed the Philips Digital Pathology venture resulting in tens of millions of Euro revenue and he founded an online marketplace for innovative genetic diagnostic tests as part of myTomorrows.

Marius is Surgical Pathologist and brings to SamanTree Medical his expertise in digital pathology.
Marius graduated as an MD at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam in 1979. After his training at the University of Groningen he was registered as a surgical pathologist in December 1982. He was consultant pathologist at Leiden University and later at the institute of public health in Friesland where he started to explore the possibilities of digital pathology. From 1996 until December 2015 he chaired the department of surgical pathology of the Atrium Medical center in Heerlen and introduced flow cytometry on solid tumors, speech recognition as well as digital pathology as part of daily routine. In 2015 he founded Nap Pathology Consultance to further explore the possibilities of digital pathology across geographical and language borders. Marius has published several scientific papers about the transition from conventional light microscopy to digital pathology and is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences.

Investment Opportunities

SamanTree Medical SA is a private corporation located in Switzerland.

Investment opportunities are currently available to investors – including family offices, investment holdings, HNWI and venture capital firms.  SamanTree Medical intends to begin commercializing its proprietary Histolog system in 2018. Additional information is available.

We welcome inquiries from investors who want to consider how they can profit from this opportunity.

To learn more, please contact our corporate finance advisor:
Carl Stiewe, Managing Director
INNOVAND Consulting GmbH
Tel. +49-4171-782380
stiewe[at]innovand.com

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Contact Us

SamanTree Medical SA

Rue de Genève 88b
1004 Lausanne
Switzerland
Phone number: +41 21 625 09 40
info@samantree.com