Bio:Sagi is the Co-founder and CEO of Perfuzia Medical, where he took the company from inception through seed and grants financing, product development, IP development, clinical studies and strategic partnerships.
Sagi is also Vice President for Business Development at HIL Applied Medical, where he leads all domestic and international business development and financing efforts including in the US, Europe, China, Japan and Israel. He redefined the company’s business strategy, recruited a top-tier scientific advisory board, and helped close the company’s first financing outside of the incubator. In previous positions as VP at SRS Medical Sagi lead the international commercialization of an advanced female urinary technology, developed at an investment of over $100M; at Mazor Robotics he was the second hire in the US and helped develop its North-American and international presence.
Prior to his medical-device career Sagi served in an elite a Navy unit of the IDF (Israel Defense Forces), where he attained the rank of Captain. He holds an MBA Cum-Laude from Babson College (Boston, MA, USA) in entrepreneurship and international business, and an MSc in Biomedical Engineering from Tel Aviv University (Israel) with a full merit scholarship; his Master’s thesis was spun out as a startup company funded by Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist.
Sagi also holds a BSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from TAU (dean’s list, merit scholarship), and is a graduate of Israel’s Naval Officer Academy in Haifa. He published several scientific and medical papers, and holds numerous patent applications. Sagi is also an International two-star scuba-diver, International yacht skipper, amateur mountain climber, backpacker, tracker, skier, biker, kayaker and runner. He is married to Prof. Marcy Brink-Danan, and father of 3 children and one pet snake.