Ms. Delagardelle is also a Venture Partner with New Leaf Venture Partners. She has over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry. She joined Sprout in August 2000 and became General Partner in July 2001. She was one of the founders of New Leaf Ventures upon its spin-out from Sprout in 2005.
Previously, she was a General Partner at Weiss, Peck & Greer Venture Partners where she focused on healthcare/technology investments. Before joining Weiss, Peck & Greer Venture Partners, Ms. Delagardelle spent 15 years in senior marketing, sales, business development and general manager positions in the healthcare industry. Specifically, she was Vice President of Global Marketing for Target Therapeutics and spent nine years with the Medi-tech division of Boston Scientific in several senior management roles. In addition, Ms. Delagardelle served as Director of Business Operations for Roche Laboratories and Director of Global Marketing for Cell Pro, Inc. Ms. Delagardelle attended University of California at Irvine (M.B.A.) and Occidental College (A.B.).