Norm Gitis

Norm Gitis has earned Ph.D. in Engineering, has authored over 150 scientific papers, three books and over two dozen patents, chaired and organized over three dozen international scientific conferences.

Norm founded and ran two profitable test-instrumentation companies, Center for Tribology, Inc. in Mountain View (1994-2000) and CETR in Campbell (2000-2011). He was twice named by the Business Journal the CEO of Top 20 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Northern California.

He is a managing partner of Lymo Ventures, Board chair of two medtech startups, Board observer of two other medtech startups. His investment portfolio includes two dozen med-tech and a half-dozen biotech startup companies. Norm serves on screening committees of Life Science Angels and Band of Angels, both in Silicon Valley.