Portrait of Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith

Partner

Ms. Smith has more than 15 years of experience in the medical device industry, primarily in the endoscopy, sports medicine and spine markets. She spent more than 12 years at Stryker Corporation and held a variety of jobs increasing in responsibility in the areas of marketing, operations, and business development. While at Stryker Spine, she was responsible for all product acquisitions and vetted over 400 products and technologies. Ms. Smith led the efforts for Stryker Corporation to acquire the rights to Spinecore, an artificial disc company, for $350M dollars. After leaving Stryker, she founded a marketing and business development consulting business and during that time she worked with several start-up and mid-cap spine and orthopedic companies. She led initiatives including fund raising, commercializing technology, strategy development, and selling technology to mid- and large-cap orthopedic companies. Ms. Smith currently sits on the Board of Transcorp, a spinal start-up company in Michigan. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Arizona.