Ms. Odess has spent her entire career within the healthcare & science industries and has held senior executive roles for multinational companies and start-ups such as Johnson & Johnson, Prescient Medical, & Advanced Stent Technologies. As an operator, Ms. Odess is an expert in leading companies from concept to clinical application and has created multiple businesses acquired by multi-billion dollar medical device companies, negotiated over 30 worldwide partnerships, and commenced direct corporate operations in Israel for Johnson & Johnson. As an investor, Ms. Odess has led international medical technology investments and management buyouts for an international family office and led Johnson & Johnson’s acquisition of two businesses. Ms. Odess has been recognized for her ability to create successful innovative solutions and has received both a Frost & Sullivan award for innovation and the state of Connecticut’s “2014 Woman of the Year” award for Entrepreneurial Innovation and Leadership.
Ms. Odess graduated with a BS in Biochemistry and an MBA from Bar-Ilan University.