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The Springboard Health Angels
Expert Group

Dr. Sievert Weiss

Co-Founder and Medical Director of AMBOSS, a medical education scale-up with 400+ FTE and international expansion; physician by background; father of 3 kids, Berlin-based.

Katie Baca-Motes

Katie Baca-Motes, co-founder of Scripps Research Digital Trials Center and CSO at CareEvolution. Former Disney Imagineer, innovating digital health and decentralized clinical trials. UCSD MBA

Jens Noertershaeuser

Jens is co-founder and is Co-CEO of Kranus Health, a leader in virtual care for urology. Jens brings a decade of experience in pharmaceuticals and healthcare, focusing on digital transformation. He has held leadership roles at Palantir Technologies, Amazon, and McKinsey & Company, and holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Master’s in Bioengineering from KIT

Dr. Carl Firth

Carl is the CEO of ASLAN Pharmaceuticals, a US-listed biopharmaceutical company. With a background in commercial and R&D roles at AstraZeneca and healthcare investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Carl also holds board positions at various biotechs and is an Adjunct Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. He has a PhD in Computational Biology from Cambridge University

Yamila Eraso

Yamila is a partner at STUDIO LEGAL Rechtsanwälte, specializing in startup/venture financing, corporate governance, and cross-border business involving the U.S. and Latin America. Yamila is also an experienced angel investor and is admitted as a lawyer in Colombia and New York, and as a foreign attorney in Germany

Dr. Eric Yang

Eric is an experienced professional in drug development, utilizing ML/AI and other computational tools to efficiently retarget therapies to new patients. He has experience in drug development at major pharmaceutical companies such as J&J and Novartis as well as experience in the payor space at Aetna. Currently, he is at Medidata Solutions developing new ways of leveraging LLM and traditional ML methods in drug development

Dr. Kalon Hewage

Surgeon-turned-VC Kalon, MD, BSc, MSc, combines healthcare and startup expertise. Garnered $20M+ in funding, working with Pace Ventures on HealthTech and BioTech innovations

Jan Benedikt Brönneke, LLM

Jan, Associate Lead Expert at BWI, oversees digitalization of German Armed Forces Medical Service. Ex-Director at Germany’s Health Innovation Hub, advised on healthcare system's digital transformation

Dr. Hans-Martin Vetter

Hans-Martin, business engineer/PhD, scaled TeleClinic's telemedical supply. Ex-McKinsey with 7+ years, co-founded an animal health tech startup and collaborated with Rocket Internet

Michael Rosenstock

Michael, Head of Digitalization at Sana Kliniken AG, specializes in digital health and data-driven medicine. M&A experience at KPMG and Rothschild. Master's from Rotterdam School of Management.

Dr. Florian Nickels-Teske

Start-Up Founder, Digital-Hub Lead, COO Corporate Digital Spin-Off, Director Health Institute

Dr. Florian Koerber

Florian, digital health startup program lead at Flying Health, former CEO of Newsenselab and ex-GlaxoSmithKline. Passionate about healthcare innovation. Holds a PhD in health economics

Dr. Anne Latz

Anne Latz, MD and neuroscience Ph.D., co-founded several digital health companies, currently CMO at HELLO INSIDE. Holds Harvard post-grad certificate in Patient Safety, Quality, Informatics, and Leadership

Markus Teuber

Markus, co-founder of a Digital Health venture, ex-private equity investment manager, currently VP Partnerships at DasLab. Brings 12+ years of international experience. University of Cologne graduate

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