Ted Driscoll brings 30 years of experience in health and imaging technology as an investor and entrepreneur. Ted is an expert on digital health and diagnostics, from big data and health technology to genomics and personalized medicine.
Ted has a successful track record of sourcing and leading the financing of promising digital healthcare startup companies, including Natera, GeneWeave BioSciences and AssureX Health. Ted currently represents CCV on the boards of Natera, AssureX, Numedii, Zipline Medical, GeneWeave, and Prime Genomics. He has previously served as a board member of Tibion (acquired by AlterG), GigaGen, and Fluxion Biosciences.
Prior to Claremont Creek, Ted founded five successful companies in imaging-related markets. He was founder and CEO of Be Here Technologies, a pioneer in Internet, Broadcast and Videoconferencing technologies (now part of Google StreetView). He also served as CEO of Focus Surgery, spun off from Diasonics, and was previously Division President and CTO of Diasonics, with responsibility for its MRI, ultrasound, digital X-ray, and ablation technology businesses. Earlier, he led the Diasonics team that developed the first commercial MRI scanners. Previously, Ted was also Vice President of Engineering at Identix, then a world leader in digital fingerprint recognition (now used in the iPhone); and was Director of R&D at International Imaging Systems, an early pioneer in satellite remote sensing.
Ted was an angel investor with Life Science Angels and a founding director of the Sand Hill Angels and Health Tech Capital. He also has served as an elected council member of his home town, Portola Valley, for twenty years and five terms as Mayor.
Ted holds a PhD from Stanford University in Digital Imaging, two Masters degrees from Harvard University in Computer Graphics and Remote Sensing and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Ted holds 50+ granted US and foreign patents in imaging-related fields.