Advisory Board

Victor J. Kats

Victor Kats joined Ascension Ventures in 2009 from Allscripts-Misys, a $3 billion healthcare information technology company, where he led corporate development, strategy and integration activities. Victor leads Ascension Ventures’ investments in the healthcare information technology sector and brings an operating perspective across the acute care, ambulatory and post acute continuum. He is a Director of…

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Jessica A. Zeaske

As a Partner at Echo Health Ventures in Boston, Jessica A. Zeaske, PhD identifies and invests in health care companies that create paths for innovation in the complex health care industry. She builds deep, high-value relationships with portfolio companies leveraging her two decades of experience bringing emerging models and technology to market. A seasoned venture…

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Rachel Sha

Sha

Rachel Sha is the Vice President of Digital Business Development & Licensing at Sanofi.  She leads partnering efforts across therapeutic areas and use cases in digital health with the goal of discovering, developing, and bringing to market solutions that improve outcomes, experience, at reduced costs.  Partners include Verily Life Sciences, Sema4, Evidation Health, TriNetX, Additionally,…

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Lee Shapiro

Lee Shapiro

Lee Shapiro is Managing Partner at 7wire Ventures, an investment firm he co-founded over a decade ago. He is a member of the National Board of Directors of The American Heart Association, serves on the boards of Medidata Solutions [NASDAQ:MDSO], Tivity Health [NASDAQ:TVTY], and Aptus Health (a Merck subsidiary [NYSE:MRK]).  He is also active with…

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Lawrence Wittenberg

Lawrence Wittenberg

Larry Wittenberg is a senior partner in Goodwin’s Technology Companies & Life Sciences Group and Co-Chair of the firm’s Healthcare Technology and Services Practice. He has more than 30 years’ experience representing life science and healthcare technology companies, ranging in size from start-ups to public companies, in corporate and intellectual property transactions and general corporate…

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Paul Wallace

Paul Wallace

Paul Wallace serves as Managing Director for Heritage Group, a venture capital firm sponsored by some of the nation’s leading health care organizations. Prior to joining Heritage, Mr. Wallace served as a Venture Partner for SV Life Sciences, a $2 billion international private equity firm investing exclusively in health care. He also spent 6 years…

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Don Trigg

Don Trigg

Donald Trigg, President, Cerner Health Ventures, focuses on driving Cerner’s strategic efforts in early market segments and top health systems at a time of dynamic change in health care. Trigg rejoined Cerner in 2012 after the successful sale of Natural Language Processing (NLP) category leader CodeRyte to 3M’s health care division. During his time at…

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Mona Siddiqui, MD

Mona Siddiqui

Dr. Siddiqui is the Chief Data Officer for the Department of Health and Human Services where she is focused on promoting open data, building an enterprise wide data governance structure, creating a business analytics unit and developing strategic partnerships with external stakeholders.  Prior to this role, Dr. Siddiqui was at the Centers for Medicare and…

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J.P. Peltier

JP Peltier

J.P. Peltier is a managing director and global group head of Piper Jaffray healthcare investment banking. Peltier has more than 14 years of experience at Piper Jaffray focused on the medical technology sector of healthcare. Peltier provides clients with advice across a full range of investment banking services from public and private equity financing to…

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Peter Micca

Peter Micca

Pete Micca is a partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP with 30 years of experience in the health care and life sciences industry. He has worked with companies in the health plan, life sciences and health technology, and health care provider segments. Pete is currently the National Audit Industry Leader, Health Plans. He previously served…

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