Victor J. Kats

Managing Director

Ascension Ventures


Victor Kats is a Managing Director and leads the Healthcare Technology Practice at Ascension Ventures (AV), a healthcare-dedicated venture and growth equity fund.  Joining AV in 2009, Victor’s aim is to construct and manage a strategic portfolio of investments that have the potential to transform the healthcare industry, and enhance the experience for patients, their families and caregivers. AV has four strategic funds with $800 million in assets under management and its 13 limited partner health systems include Ascension, Adventist Health, Carle Foundation, Catholic Health Initiatives, CentraCare, Children’s Health, Dignity, Inova, Intermountain, Mercy, Novant, OhioHealth and OSF HealthCare. Collectively, this provider network represents approximately $90 billion in net patient revenue across 500 hospitals and thousands of ambulatory and post-acute facilities in 46 states. Prior to AV, Victor led Corporate Development and Strategy at Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRX) and Misys Healthcare Systems, the Healthcare Division of Misys PLC, and served in the Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Lehman Brothers.

Victor is currently a Director of Cedar Gate, VisitPay, and Quantros and was previously Director of Phreesia, Voalte, Vivify Health, GetWellNetwork and MedVentive.

Victor received his B.S. degree in Business Administration with Distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his MBA from The Wharton School. He is married and enjoys coaching soccer and watching Carolina basketball with his four children.

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