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About

At Ventora, we believe that medical innovation is the key to unlocking the future of healthcare. 

Driven by unmet needs, Ventora Medical prides itself on obtaining an intimate understanding of both the healthcare professional and patient perspectives. This allows Ventora to have a holistic approach to product design and development.

 

Ventora’s first product is a neonatal airway pressure monitor which provides clinicians with the tools and information necessary to support clinical decision making and improve respiratory care. 

 

Since 2018, Ventora has grown to be an award-winning medical device company on a mission to help millions of premature babies breathe.

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Executive Team

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Edward Buijs

Chief Executive Officer

Co-founder

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Amy Yu

Chief Technology Officer

Co-founder

BSc (Bioengineering Systems)

M-Eng (Biomedical with Business - First Class Honours)

Edward is a biomedical engineer and entrepreneur passionate about medical device development. Named alongside his co-founder Amy on the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 List for Healthcare and Science, Edward leads Ventora’s commercialisation and business operations.

BSc (Chemical Engineering and Pathology)

M-Eng (Biomedical with Business - First Class Honours)

Amy is a biomedical engineer with experience in both biomedical engineering and research roles. In 2021, Amy was named alongside Edward on the Forbes 30 Under 30 List for her work at Ventora. At Ventora, Amy leads product development and supports business operation activities.

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Alan Haszard

Chief Commercial Officer

Co-founder

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Associate Professor

Christiane Theda

Lead Clinical Advisor

Co-founder

BSc (Structural Anatomy)

BCom (International Business)

MBA (First Class Honours, Dean’s Honours List)

Alan has 15+ years of experience in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries leading national marketing strategies and building sales teams for global corporations. Alan uses his extensive commercial experience, including leading the launch of an Australian affiliate startup, to execute strategy and lead stakeholder engagement. 

Associate Professor and Neonatologist
MD, MBA, PhD, FACMG, FAAP, FRACP

A/Prof Theda has 30+ years of experience as a neonatal consultant in Australia and the US and is passionate about commercialising new innovations to improve clinical practice and health outcomes for patients. Christiane provides clinical insight on product development and leads clinical research.

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Partners

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Awards

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BioDesign
Innovation Award
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Entrepreneurship
Award
Graeme Clark
Innovation Award
Entrepreneurship
Award
National Gala
Vestech Award
Future City
Award
ACTI/Hi-Med
Gold Prize