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Chris Lewis
Co-Founder/Investor/President Austrilia

Prior to investing in and taking on the role as President with VPatch Chris Lewis was the proprietor of a Wall Street retained executive search firm that operated completely within Health Care Equity Research. Over many years this business has resulted in a large network of strong relationships with Global Equity Research Directors and highpowered individuals within Health Care compounds and medical devices sectors. 


Chris had a large client base including Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns, Bank of America, Deutsche Banc, Thomas Weisel Partners, RBC (Canada), Jefferies & Co. Chris has placed candidates from Associates to Managing Directors and Principals with a compensation range of around US$150K to US$2.5M. 


Chris understands the specific niches in the Health Care Industry and is able to identify and evaluate potential VPatch distributors. 

Giancarlo De Lio
Managing Partner/President of Canada

With 20+ years of professional experience, Giancarlo has held C suite level roles, acted as a mentor to many, and made angel investments that enabled scaling up for many Toronto area founders. Having sold his first startup, a design company, when he was just 18 years old, Giancarlo has had a very fruitful career in business and technology. Highlights include: co-founding VitalHub which was featured on, co-founding CareKit Health and having it acquired by Reliq Health Technologies which later went public, co-founding both SoFit Mobile and Chymera Digital Solutions and having successful private exits, plus acting in a leadership role for many other startup projects and deals.

Rich Pingalore
Managing Partner

Over forty (40) years of entrepreneurial experience as an executive leading, developing solutions for high tech companies, innovations in automation, imagery, health and wellness and Health Systems. Success metrics established in the following domains: strategic and tactical planning, operations improvement, information systems planning and implementation, project management, integrated system design, development and implementation, provider contracting, strategic and tactical management.

Matthew Drew
Managing Partner

Matthew is an experienced entrepreneur and operator with over 15yrs+ experience in operations, strategy, business development, product development and sales. As a healthcare executive, Matthew has founded and run several health-tech startups including C24, a next-generation virtual care, chronic disease and Covid-19 management platform. In addition, Matthew is a Managing Partner for VPatch Cardio, an FDA approved wearable ECG Monitor with unique Ai and Arrhythmia detection capabilities. Prior to C24 and VPatch, Matthew worked as a consultant in the Home Health and Telehealth industry helping design and implement large scale Remote Monitoring and Telehealth programs.

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