Dr. Amirana is Senior Vice President at Allied Minds where he leads the strategic direction and development of the Life Sciences portfolio. Omar also serves as the CEO of Allied Minds subsidiaries SciFluor, LuxCath and Signature Medical and is also a board member for each. He was previously Partner at Oxford Bioscience Partners, a Boston-based venture capital firm with ~$1B under management. There he led the Series A investment in nFocus Neuromedical (brain aneurysm therapy) which was sold to Covidien for ~$100M. Omar has served on numerous company boards and is currently also on the board of CardioFocus, a revenue stage company in the field of atrial fibrillation ablation. He has held various operating roles in 5 startups and served as VP of Business Development at St Jude Medical (now Abbott). Omar is passionate about the beach, sports, and travel and enjoys spending time with his wife, three daughters, and dog.