LRV Health Team

Will Cowen

Investment Partner

Will Cowen

Investor and operator with decades of experience building successful digital health and medtech companies. Co-founded LRVHealth in 2000. Led firm’s investments in prominent companies including Convergent Dental, GetWellNetwork, LifeImage, MedVentive (now part of NASDQ: CHNG), Phreesia (NASDAQ: PHR) and SilverCloud. Previous co-founder and CEO of NaviNet (sold to Highmark and other BCBS plans), CEO of Pegasus Medical (sold to McKesson), and VP of Thermocell (sold to the Hunter Douglas Company). B.A. from the University of Colorado and M.B.A. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Proven early stage company builder, both as a CEO and investor

Dr. Karen DeSalvo

Executive Advisor

Dr. Karen DeSalvo

Chief Health Officer, Google

Former Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Ellen Herlacher

Investment Team

Ellen Herlacher

Healthcare investor with over a decade of experience in investment management, healthcare operations, and corporate strategy. Joined LRVHealth in 2020. Previously director of Tufts Health Ventures (corporate venture arm of Tufts Health Plan), manager of Emerging Businesses at athenahealth, investment manager at Goldman Sachs, and consultant at Bain & Company. B.A. from Cornell University and M.B.A. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Healthcare investor with over a decade of experience in finance and healthcare innovation

Dr. Glenn D. Steele

Executive Advisor

Dr. Glenn D. Steele

Vice Chair, Health Transformation Alliance (HTA)

Former President and CEO, Geisinger Health System

Patrick Gilligan

Executive Advisor

Patrick Gilligan

EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, BCBS MA

Former SVP for Health Systems Alliances, CVS Health

Keith Figlioli

Investment Partner

Keith Figlioli

Healthcare technology and services executive with deep experience in both public and private high-growth companies. Joined LRVHealth in 2016 to leverage track record of creating, building and investing in transformative healthcare companies. Led firm’s investments in Intelycare, Genome Medical, and Upfront Healthcare. Previously a senior executive at Premier. Oversaw enterprise healthcare and technology business unit and supported the company and its network through $820M IPO. Held multiple executive roles at Eclipsys (now NASDAQ: MDRX). Former member of ONC HIT Standards Committee. B.A. from Wheaton College, M.B.A. from Boston University, and completing M.P.H. at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Decades of experience working with healthcare systems and payers on healthcare transformation

Tripp Peake

Investment Partner

Tripp Peake

Venture investor and company builder with proven track record in healthcare and technology. Co-founded LRVHealth in 2000. Led firm's investments in Diameter Health, Extreme Reach, First Light Diagnostics, Optasite (acquired by SBA), Protedyne (acquired by LabCorp), Socially Determined, and Verata. Previously a partner at Kestrel Ventures (Boston-based early stage venture firm), founding CEO of Mass Ventures (UMass-affiliated seed fund), and co-founder/CEO of Science Park Associates (venture development company affiliated with Yale University, Yale Medical School, and Yale New Haven Hospital). B.A. from Dartmouth College and M.B.A. from Yale University.

Extensive track record building companies alongside digital health insiders

R. Andrew Eckert

Executive Advisor

R. Andrew Eckert

CEO, Zellis

Member Board of Directors, Becton Dickinson

Terry H. Linn

Executive Advisor

Terry H. Linn

Former SVP, Corporate Development and Strategy, Premier, Inc.

John Kole

Investment Partner

John Kole

Experienced investor across numerous healthcare and technology sectors. Joined LRVHealth in 2009. Previously a founding partner and managing director of Comcast Interactive Capital (now Comcast Ventures). Executed investments in a variety of areas, including internet commerce, content, and infrastructure. Extensive transactional experience as an investment banker at Credit Suisse First Boston and as an M&A attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell. A.B. from Princeton University, J.D from University of Michigan Law School, and CFA Charterholder.

Deep expertise in enterprise platforms and digital commerce

Amy Navin

Management Team

Amy Navin

Business manager with decades of experience in operations and administration. Joined LRVHealth in 2018. Previously held operational roles at CGI Interactive, Community Harvest Project, and Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. B.S. from Lesley University.

Effective administrator and business partner

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