CV Lab team


Marta Antonucci


Marta Antonucci, Ceo

Biomedical Engineer, she has developed managerial skills and a specific knowledge of the cardiovascular sector by working for over 20 years in international leadership positions at St. Jude Medical, Thoratec, Boston Scientific, Guidant and Sorin Group

Simona Roggero

Scientific director

Simona Roggero, scientific director

Physician, ten years of clinical research experience in hematology, she has coordinated international cooperation projects for congenital anemia. As a entrepreneur in residence at Innogest Capital, she has supported the launch of several projects in the medtech field

Giovanni Rolando

Technical Director

Giovanni Rolando, technical director

Mechanical engineer, 30 years in international R&D and Operations senior management positions within Sorin Group, he is a seasoned professional in product development from first conception to final validation

Ilaria Vicini

Business Analyst

Ilaria Vicini, business analyst

Biomedical engineer, she gained a wide and diversified experience in the cardiovascular sector, developing skills in clinical, sales and marketing, working in multinational companies such as Medtronic, Boston Scientific, and Sorin Group

Giambattista Tshiombo

Scientific advisor

Giambattista Tshiombo, scientific advisor

Vascular surgeon, with specializations at Ospedale San Raffaele in Milan and Service de Chirurgie Cardio-Thoracique et Gros Vaissuax of Hospital Saint Joseph in Marsiglia. Expert in data management, he contributes to the research activity of Fondazione Cariplo

Board of Directors

Andrea Venturelli


Andrea Venturelli, chairman

Strong entrepreneurial spirit, solid technical expertise in the coronary and peripheral field, he co-founded and leaded Invatec, the drug release balloon manufacturer acquired by Medtronic in 2010 for € 500m. He has been also founder and CEO of Vales, CEO of Fogazzi, board member of CSMT Brescia and Angiodroid, chairman of Nobil Bioricerche

Aldo Pagani

Vice President

Aldo Pagani, vice president

President and CEO of Innova Hts, former Chairman and CEO of Endotech, he has acquired specific managerial and commercial skills in cardiovascular field in the distribution of coronary and peripheral products

Giovanni Leo

Board Member

Giovanni Leo, board member

R&D Specialist with specific expertise in the electrophysiology and atrial fibrillation fields, he is currently R&D Vice President of St. Jude Medical. Previously he was CTO and co-founder of Endosense, Director in Acrostak, co-founder of Isotopes and Metals and Software Quality Manager at LeCroy

Enrico Amo

Board Member

Enrico Amo, board member

General Manager at IP-Investimenti e Partecipazioni, he has a specific expertise in financials and in companies’ sales and acquisitions. Previously he was Senior Manager at Kpmg Consulting

Luca Melindo

Board Member

Luca Melindo, board member

Sales and acquisitions expert, he is Investment Manager at IP Investimenti e Partecipazioni, where he took part in the acquisition of Diasorin by American Standard and in the spin-off of the vascular therapy division by the Sorin Biomedica Group. He previously served as Investment Manager in Industry & Finance SGR and as associate in Unicredit Corporate & Investment Banking

Claudio Giuliano

Board Member

Claudio Giuliano, board member

Managing partner of Innogest Capital, a venture capital company focused on investments in the medtech and digital fields. He is the founder of the Italian VC Hub and board member of AIFI, the Italian association of private equity, venture capital and private debt. Previously he worked at The Carlyle Group, Bain & Co., Supply Chain Manager at HP

Claudio Rumazza

Board Member

Claudio Rumazza, board member

Partner of Innogest Capital, where he is in charge of investments in the cardiovascular, neurological and oncological fields. He was previously CEO of Finn-Power Group, Head of Financial Planning and Control at Prima Industrie Group, Deloitte Financial Advisory Advisor and A & G Management Consulting


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