Timothy (Tim) J. Gatzulis

Work Experience
Tim is the founder and managing partner at (DRT)x, a firm providing actionable insights and informational touchpoints along the provider/patient journey from diagnosis (Dx), through prescription (Rx), and ultimately to therapeutic intervention (Tx). He has more than 25 years of experience with companies at various stages from startup to Fortune 500. His numerous executive roles include CEO, Chief Strategy Officer, and Vice President of Corporate Development, the latter of which saw Tim managing approximately one-third of a company’s revenue base and growing their profitability from $12 million to approximately $50 million. In the same role for a different company, he completed over 30 transactions with a total value of close to $2 billion (private placements, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions).

As an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) with the EC’s Entrepreneur Services Program (ESP), Tim supports healthcare/medtech clients. He works with selected founders to help them develop strategic plans, conduct market assessments, create funding pitches, and secure EC-funded services from legal, accounting, and other third-party service providers. Additionally, he has introduced young companies to potential sources of capital.

Tim is passionate about building a culture of excellence around serving unmet market needs and has an impressive track record of strong revenue generation capabilities.

  • Yale University B.A., Economics
  • University of Virginia - Darden Graduate School of Business Administration M.B.A.
Favorite Dayton Restaurant
  • Thai 9
What do you enjoy most about being an EIR?
  • The personal connection with our entrepreneurs! We are fortunate to have some genuinely good people as our clients and it is a privilege and a pleasure to help them find success with a particular venture.