Victor J. Kats

Managing Director

Ascension Ventures


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 Cedar Gate Technologies, Quantros, VisitPay, and a Board Observer at Ingenious Med. He is past Director of Phreesia (IPO July 2019), Voalte (acquired by Hill-Rom), Vivify Health (acquired), GetWellNetwork (acquired by Pamplona Capital), and MedVentive (acquired by McKesson). Prior to his healthcare technology work at Allscripts and Misys, Victor served as Vice President at Lehman Brothers where he focused on mergers and acquisitions in the technology and telecom sectors. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is married with four children and enjoys playing golf, tennis and watching North Carolina basketball.

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