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About New Pace

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a global health issue, and its incidence and mortality rates can vary by region and population. It is estimated that there are over 6 million cases of SCA worldwide each year, with a mortality rate of approximately 90%.
NewPace is the only company targeting both: short-term as well as long-term sudden cardiac arrest (“SCA”) protection at home and outside the hospital, via a platform of innovative wearable and implantable medical devices – a wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) - the
DBelt™, and a novel implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) – the ISSD™.




Gera Stommer, MSEE

Chairman & CEO

Mr. Strommer is the Co-founder and former President & CEO of MediGuide – a medical device company sold to St. Jude Medical on 2008 for $300M. He is involved for the last 25 years in Medical Devices & over 35 years in High-tech industry. Previously, he was General Manager of MediGuide as part of St. Jude Medical after the MediGuide acquisition.  He also served as Director for Technological Business Development and Director for Software Development at Elbit Systems.

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Robert S. Fishel, MD, FACC

CMO & President - USA Affairs

Dr. Fishel is the founder of Florida Electrophysiology Associates, the Southeast’s largest group of cardiac electrophysiologists.  Dr. Fishel is a member of New World Angels, an angel group specializing in biotechnology early stage investments.  Previous exits for Dr. Fishel’s investees have exceeded $300M. Dr. Fishel is the founder of Catalyst Development Partners, a real estate development company in the southeastern US.  Dr. Fishel is a partner in Renaissance Properties NY.


Avi Broder, CPA

CFO & VP Business Dev.

Mr. Broder was the Co-founder of ESOP and BDB. He served as CFO for BRM Technologies, founded CFO outsourcing consulting practice, founder and
co-manager of ERB finance, founder and board member of ESOP Excellence, largest option management service provider in Israel, sold to Excelence investment house in 2019, founder and CEO of BDB, a technology accelerator and investment company focusing on Clean-Tech and Medical devices.

Board of Directors



Gera Stommer

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Dr. Robert Fishel



Avi Broder



Dr. Avi Ludomirski
Partner – SCP Vitalife



Junmin Wang
Chairman & CEOHaisco Pharmaceutical



Dr. Louis Cannon
Senior Managing Director

BioStar Ventures


Scientific Advisory Board


Vivek Y. Reddy, M.D.

Director of Electrophysiology Laboratories,
Mount Sinai Medical Center,
New York


Joseph  H. Levine, M.D. 

Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology,St Francis Hospital,New York


Fred Morady , M.D.

Professor of Internal

Medicine & Cardiology
University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor,  Michigan


Gerry Aguirre, M.D.

Consultant for ICC Healthcare,
co-founder of the Internal Medicine Group, Atlantis Physician Group, Palm Beach Health Associates, Primary Care Specialists of Palm Beach, and the BCG Group


Andrea Natale M.D
F.A.C.C., F.H.R.S., F.E.S.C.

Executive Medical Director,
Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s Medical Center


Marius Nacht

Israeli entrepreneur,
Founder, ChairmanCheck Point Software Technologies


Jeremy N. Ruskin, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at Massachusetts General Hospital

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Avi Ludomirski M.D.

Founder and managing partner of the Vitalife Life Sciences Fund.
Int. renowned physician – over 20 years experience in life sciences. Board member of Vishay (VSH). Lead investor in MediGuide


Private Investors

(Founders & leading USA Physicians)

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