FORA.tv Speaker - Jean-Francois Pariseau
Mr. Jean-Francois Pariseau is a Director of Venture Capital at BDC Venture Capital. He joined the firm in July, 2001 and is based at Montreal office. He has over 15 years of investment and entrepreneurial experience in the life sciences sector. Mr. Pariseau's experience includes transactions in private and in public companies, initial public offerings, merger and acquisitions, and fund investments. Prior to joining BDC, Mr. Pariseau was an Investment Manager with CDP ... Capital Technology Ventures and the Founder Manager of two health care companies specializing in regulatory affairs and pharmaceutical product distribution. He also served as an Investment Manager at a venture capital fund with global investment activities in healthcare, information technology and advanced technologies; his duties included being responsible for healthcare investments in Canada and the United States.
Over the past 12 years, Mr. Pariseau has invested and managed more than $200 million in biopharmaceutical and medical device companies in North America. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive Officer of a consulting company specializing in regulatory affairs as well as Vice President of Research and Development for a pharmaceutical-product distribution company, both of which he founded. Mr. Pariseau currently sits on the Board of Directors of AngioChem Inc., Resonant Medical Inc., Osprey Pharmaceuticals USA, and BioQuebec. He was a Director on the Board of Neokimia Inc. Mr. Pariseau holds an M.B.A. from HEC in Montreal, an M.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences from University de Montreal, and a B.Sc. in Biotechnology from University de Sherbrooke.
02.24.11 | 00:57:33 min
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