Fabrizio Landi
Founder and Managing Partner

Founder of Panakes, Fabrizio has a long career in the Life Science sector, started with Bayer in 1979. From 1981 until 2013, he was co-founder and then part of the Executive Management of Esaote, where he held various positions (up to CEO and General Manager) and led the company through extensive growth, an IPO and several extraordinary transactions, including an MBO. He is currently a Board Member of Menarini Diagnostics, Firma and Silicon Biosystem (Menarini Group). He was also a board member of several Italian and international corporates, including Bracco US, Banca CR of Florence (part of Banca Intesa Group) and Leonardo-Finmeccanica. Since 2014 he is Chairman of Toscana Life Sciences TLS Foundation in Siena, supporting many biomedical and biopharmaceutical start-ups and no-profit and for-profit pharma and biotech research groups. He holds several positions in various Scientific Committees and is also actively involved in Fondazione R&I, focused on supporting Technology Transfer processes in Italy.


MSC Politecnico Milano (Biomedical Engineering)

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