The HealthTech Venture Network is proud to welcome Nancy G. Brown of Oak HC/FT to our 2017 Conference line up, as a speaker on “The Greater Value of Investing in Female Tech Founders.” Held from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., this moderated round-table discussion explores the greater value of investing in female healthtech founders from a variety of perspectives.
As venture partner of Oak HC/FT since 2014, Brown also serves as a board member on axial Healthcare and a board observer on Limeade. She is also a mentor for MassChallenge, where she helps the next generation of high-impact entrepreneurs grow and succeed.
Prior to joining Oak HC/FT, Brown was vice president of strategy and business development for McKesson Technology Solutions. She has more than 25 years of experience in clinical research and automating clinical information systems, combining management, consulting and information technology skills. At McKesson, she was responsible for helping the company develop, acquire and apply new capabilities that position it to lead the industry and accelerate its Better Health 2020™ strategy, helping healthcare networks reduce costs, coordinate care, assume more risk and manage complex payment models.
Previously, Brown was chief growth officer at MedVentive, which was acquired by McKesson in 2012. Before joining MedVentive, she served as senior vice president of corporate development with athenahealth and was responsible for identifying opportunities that drive growth and operational improvements. She also held the position of senior vice president of clinical service and spearheaded the creation of athenahealth’s clinical product line. Prior to joining athenahealth in 2004, Brown was a senior vice president at McKesson Corporation, focused on marketing and strategic planning. She joined McKesson in 1999 when it acquired a company she co-founded, Abaton.com – a provider of internet-based clinical solutions for the ambulatory market. Earlier, she spent eight years at Harvard Community Health Plan where she held several senior management roles.
Nancy earned her BS at the University of New Hampshire and an MBA from Northeastern University.
Register now for a day of innovation and progressive healthtech discussion with a spotlight on female entrepreneurs in the industry. Early Bird tickets available until September 1st and General Admission on sale until October 2nd.
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