Katie Ellias

Managing Director JDRF T1D fund

Katie holds the role of Managing Director for the JDRF T1D Fund.

Katie previously served as Senior Investment Director at Endeavour Vision, a Geneva-based growth-stage venture fund, where she focused on medical devices and digital health. She has also acted as Principal at Sofinnova Partners and as Board Observer for ReCor Medical (sold to Otsuka Holdings), CorWave, Shockwave Medical, RefleXion Medical, Pixium Vision, and MD Start, a medical device accelerator.

Prior to her roles in venture capital, Katie worked 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 an MBA in Healthcare Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA cum laude in International Relations and Political Science from Yale University.