Benedikt is a Venture Partner at VI Partners, supporting the firm's Life Science / Healthcare sector team.
In his previous career, Benedikt built and grew a digital health startup as COO. He provided advice as consultant of international strategy consultant firms (i.a. Boston Consulting Group) on product development and commercial strategy to medical device and pharmaceutical companies. In addition, he served as assistant to the management of a European hospital company and focused as scientist of a university hospital on oncology research.
Benedikt received a graduate (MD/PhD) in medicine from the University of Kiel after studying medicine at the University of Kiel, University of Cape Town, Yale University and Harvard University. His PhD thesis addressed oncology/cancer biology.