Dr. Rafael Torgovicky, Founder & Managing Partner

Dr. Rafael Torgovicky is an internationally recognized physician-entrepreneur, executive and investor, with over 20 years of clinical and industry healthcare experience. He founded MedExplore Ventures in 2018 and is very passionate about HealthTech, including Digital Health, MedTech, Pharmaceuticals and convergence of technologies.

Dr. Torgovicky previously held leadership positions of increasing responsibility in the pharmaceutical industry, with Novartis, Merck & Co, and Eli Lilly & Co where he served as Vice President, External Innovation – Oncology. He also previously served in senior roles with private equity and venture funds and where he has led a number of successful HealthTech investments and was part of the founding team of multiple life sciences companies. Over the years, he has lectured in multiple conferences and academic classes and has authored several peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters. Dr. Torgovicky received his MD and MBA degrees from Tel-Aviv University, Israel and obtained postgraduate training in Pharmaceutical medicine at Basel University, Switzerland