New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2009
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for the venture panel, which will be addressing the latest investment trends in health care technology at this fall's Health Technology Investment Forum September 22, 2009 at 3:30 in New York City.
The panel will be moderated by Harry Rubin, Partner, of Ropes and Gray and speaking will be Paul Brown, Managing Director, BlueCross BlueShield Ventures; Dave Eichler, Managing Director, Psilos Group; Koleman Karleski, Managing Director, Chrysalis Ventures; and Robert Schulz, General Partner, Health Enterprise Partners.
Their presentation entitled, "Healthcare Technology Insights & Activity" will address current and future market conditions, valuation trends, and the most promising business models investors are looking to work with.
Harry Rubin, who will serve as moderator, received his B.A. degree from Harvard, and his J.D. from Columbia Law School. He has extensive experience in the representation of venture capital and private equity firms, technology and life sciences companies, and IT users. He has represented clients, ranging from startups to multinational companies, in many sectors including health IT, financial services, and medical devices.
Paul Brown received his bachelor's degrees from the University of Utah, and his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law. He manages the day-to-day operations of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association's 20-attorney Law Department. He also advises on matters of corporate governance, intellectual property, antitrust and competition, and employee law.
David Eichler received his B.A. from Cornell University, and his MBA from the University of Virginia. David works directly with many Psilos investments as an advisor on finance, strategy, and corporate development. He also has extensive experience as an advisor to senior management and boards of directors on mergers & acquisitions, financial restructuring, and capital raising transactions.
Koleman Karleski received his BSE from Princeton University, and at Chrysalis focuses on investment opportunities in healthcare and emerging trends & technologies. He has worked with HealthMedia (sold to Johnson & Johnson), Aperture Credentialing (sold to a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group), Primis (sold to LandAmerica Financial Group), and TechRepublic (sold to Gartner Group, Inc.)
Robert Schulz received bachelors and master's degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his MBA from Columbia University. Prior to co-founding Health Enterprises Partners, he was a General Partner of CB Health Ventures' two funds: CB Healthcare Fund (1997) and CB Healthcare Fund II (2001). He also spent three years as the President and COO of Harris & Harris Group, a publicly traded venture capital fund.
The Forum's attendees will include - private equity firms, venture capital groups, corporate development teams, institutional investors and CEO's from health care technology companies. The Forum will afford the industry's leadership a rare opportunity to gather in one place cultivating M&A transactions and strategic partnerships.
Sponsors for the 2009 Health Technology Investment Forum include CareNav Health Solutions, PatientOS, Ropes & Gray, Agnity, MedBox, and My Medical Records.
The 2009 Health Technology Investment Forum is a one-day conference that will provide an opportunity for investors and healthcare leaders to discover the latest trends and investment opportunities. The Health Technology Investment Forum is designed to bring together leading investors, market leaders, and high growth companies focused on healthcare technology. While other industries have embraced information technology as a cornerstone of their business process healthcare has traditionally remained a laggard. In recent years this trend has reversed and there now exists a myriad of investment opportunities in the healthcare technology sector. http://ihealthtran.com/healthtechforum.html
About the Institute for Health Technology Transformation
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation is the leading organization committed to bringing together private and public sector leaders fostering the growth and meaningful use of technology across the healthcare industry. Through collaborative efforts the Institute provides programs that drive innovation, educate, and provide a critical understanding of how technology applications, solutions and devices can improve the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare.