San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us for a night of discussion and refreshments to celebrate the launch of
Lisa Suennen and David Shaywitz's book
Tech Tonics: Can Passionate Entrepreneurs Heal Healthcare With Technology
David and Lisa will read from the book, answer questions and sign copies for those interesting in purchasing hardcopies on site
Lisa Suennen is a co-founder and Managing Member of Psilos Group, a healthcare-focused venture capital firm with approximately $600 million under management. Ms. Suennen has headed Psilos' West Coast office since the firm's founding in 1998 and focuses on the healthcre information technology, healthcare services and medical technology sectors. She currently serves as a Director on the Board of several Psilos portfolio companies, including AngioScore, PatientSafe Solutions, OmniGuide, and VeraLight. She is also a member of the Dignity Health Foundation Board, the Qualcomm Life Advisory Board and the Board of HIT company Beyond Lucid Technologies. Lisa teaches the healthcare venture capital class at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and writes the widely-red blog VentureValkyrie.com
A graduate of Harvard college, Dr. Shaywitz received his MD from the Health Sciences and Technology program at Harvard Medical School and MIT, and his PhD from the Department of Biology at MIT, and continued his training in internal medicine and endocrinology at MGH, and conducted his post-doctoral research in the Melton lab at Harvard. He gained experience in early clinical drug development in the Department of Experimental Medicine at Merck, then joined the Boston Consulting Group’s Healthcare and Corporate Development practices, where he focused on strategy and organizational design. Dr. Shaywitz is co-founder of the Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH), a Boston-based initiative to use improved real-world measurement to improve care and drive science. He works at a biopharmaceutical company in San Francisco, where he focuses on strategy and new product development, and leads a product team. He currently is a regular contributor to Forbes.com and TheAtlantic.com.