Gazelle Rastegar

Gazelle Rastegar

Gazelle Rastegar

Gazelle Rastegar is a co-founder of OvoStem and is joined by teammate Valentina Sanghez, Ph.D., who currently works at LA BioMed. Valentina brings her expertise in induced pluripotent stem cells to OvoStem. Gazelle brings two decades in the healthcare industry in business development, sales and marketing. Gazelle started her career at Agensys, a startup biotech acquired by Astellas. After obtaining her M.B.A. from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, she joined Johnson & Johnson. Most recently, Gazelle served as the vice president of strategic alliances in a venture-backed healthcare technology company, where she structured and executed sales partnerships. Together at OvoStem, Gazelle and Valentina plan to bring innovative solutions into the fertility marketplace using stem cell technology.