David Milne

Venture Partner

Before joining SV as a Managing Partner in 2005, David had 25 years of experience in medical technology companies.

He has led investments in 11 medical device companies and has worked with several medical technology incubators to start numerous early-stage companies.

Prior experience
David has extensive experience in the medical device industry, having worked in product development, commercialization, and mergers/acquisitions with public and private medical device companies. Prior to joining SV, Dave was Vice President of Business Development at Boston Scientific, where he led over $2 billion in acquisitions and investments. Previously he held numerous executive positions in marketing and technology development at Boston Scientific, as well as Scimed Life Systems, Becton Dickinson, and Parker Laboratories. Throughout his career, he has worked with many entrepreneurs and management teams to create successful innovations and build substantial business franchises.

Academic credentials
BS, Biology, Rutgers University; MBA, Marketing/Finance, New York University

Outside of SV
David is a frequent speaker and panelist in the medtech industry, and is an advisor to a number of startup companies. He serves as an independent board member in a private consumer electronics company, Pogotec. He sits on the board of the non-profit organization Friends of the Children-Boston. Previously he worked as an advisor to the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University.

Venture Partners

Medical Devices

Julie-Ann Adduci


Current Portfolio

Past Portfolio

AqueSys, Inc.
CardioMind, Inc.
MindFrame, Inc.
NovaLign, Inc. (fka OsteoLign)
Sadra Medical, Inc.