Ittai Harel is a Managing General Partner at Pitango Venture Capital. He brings 15 years of operating and management roles experience, and over ten years of experience in venture capital. His investment focus is on venture stage investments in Tech & Healthcare and includes Digital Health, Health-IT and MedTech. Before joining Pitango, Ittai headed up Corporate Development at Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) and served as Executive Vice President at IDGene Pharmaceuticals. He also served as Vice President of Business Development at IDEXX Laboratories (NASDAQ: IDXX). Ittai currently serves on the Board of Directors of I LifeBond, DouxMatok, EarlySense, Medisafe, Clew Medical and Vertos Medical, and serves as Chairman of the Board at LifeBond and EarlySense. Ittai holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology from Ben-Gurion University, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.