Medical technologies and therapeutic interventions that help healthcare professionals in the fields of GI, Urology, Respiratory, Endotherapy and ENT deliver diagnostic, therapeutic and minimally invasive surgical procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs and enhance patient safety and quality of life.


Venture Capital Team

Christos Monovoukas

Christos Monovoukas, VP, Global M&A Lead and Business Development

Christos currently heads mergers and acquisitions for Olympus globally. He joined the company in 2014 and his team is responsible for coordinating the identification, assessment and execution of all Business Development transactions including acquisitions, VC/minority investments, divestitures, licensing deals, co-development agreements and joint ventures. Christos received his MBA from Harvard University and his MS in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University.

Yasuko Shusa

Yasuko Shusa, Sr. Manager, Global Business Development

Yasuko joined Olympus in 2014 and is currently leading the Early-Stage Technology Scouting & Alliance team with Olympus. Her team's focus is on sourcing advanced and innovative medical device technologies and identifying companies for new partnership opportunities. Prior to Olympus, she worked for a corporate venture capital and venture capital firm which focused on the entire spectrum of life science. She played a pivotal role on both of the investment teams.


If you are interested in discussing investment proposals with Olympus, please contact our team.