Janke Dittmer, Partner with Gilde Healthcare

  • Janke Dittmer is a Partner with Gilde Healthcare and is focused on investing in med-tech, diagnostics, digital health and home healthcare businesses.

    Prior to joining Gilde, he was a Venture General Manager and Head of Business Development & Strategy within Philips’ Healthcare Corporate Venturing unit. On top of shaping the strategy, he was responsible for selecting new investment opportunities.

    He also started and led two ventures in the fields of cardiology and sepsis. Before his time at Philips, Janke was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company advising leading high-tech players on growth strategies and strategic marketing.

    Janke cofounded a nano-tech company in Silicon Valley after serving as a Fellow at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. He earned a PhD in Physics from the University of Cambridge in the UK and did a Post-Doc in Nanotechnology at the University of California, Berkeley.

    Janke is one of the founders and a council member of the International Venture Club and has advised the European Commission on innovation policy.