Chief Executive Officer

Mohamed Elmandjra began his career in 1991 at General Electric Medical Systems Europe leading marketing activities for the Magnetic Resonance Imaging. In 1994, he was asked to join GE Medical headquarters in Milwaukee WI to lead product development for advanced MRI technologies which represented an $800 M business worldwide. Dr. Elmandjra left GE in 1997 to join ADAC Laboratories as Vice President of Marketing. ADAC was a publicly traded company and the world leader in Nuclear Medicine, another advanced imaging modality helping in the diagnosis of cancer and cardiac disease. In 1999, Mohamed was named Vice-President and General Manager. In December 2000, ADAC was acquired by Philips for $ 420M and he was named Senior Vice President of International Operations at Philips. He left Philips in December 2001 to take the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at ViOptix , a medical high tech company in Silicon Valley. Under his leadership, the company successfully raised venture capital, completed product development and FDA clearance and is commercialized a revolutionary technology in the US, China and Japan. In 2006, he joined Masimo Corporation as President OEM. The company conducted a successful IPO which was the 8th best IPO of 2007 in the US and the 5th largest Medical Device deal IPO in history. Since March 2008, he has been the CEO at Méditel, the second telecom operator in Morocco and one of the country's largest companies. Mohamed Elmandjra holds a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters in Biophysics and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Early in his career, he taught at the University and authored a dozen scientific papers and lectured at British, American and French universities. Dr Elmandjra received numerous awards and has been featured in The Who's Who, Silicon Valley Business Journal, NBC, Moroccan TV, World Business Review, Oxford Business Group, Jeune Afrique and many other publications. In 2008, he was voted 4th “Best CEO” in Morocco.