Flare Capital Partners, a Boston, MA-based healthcare technology venture capital firm, appointed Dr. Gary Gottlieb and Phyllis Gotlib as Executive Partners.
Dr. Gary Gottlieb, a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a member of the National Academy of Medicine. is currently CEO of Partners In Health, a major provider of health services to people in some of the poorest countries in the world. He previously served as president and CEO of Partners HealthCare, the parent of the Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals,
Phyllis Gotlib was the co-founder and CEO of iMDsoft, an acute-care technology services company that offered solutions designed to automate hospitals’ high-acuity clinical workflow. In addition to her business ventures, Ms. Gotlib is an active philanthropist and social activist. She holds leadership roles in various not for profit organizations including Zahal Disabled Veterans Organization (ZDVO) and the Israel American Council (IAC).
The new executive partners will advise on potential investment opportunities and provide insights as to the direction of innovation in healthcare. They join existing executive partners Chris Kryder, founder and former CEO of D2Hawkeye/Verisk Health, Tom Mac Mahon, former Chair and CEO of LabCorp, and Bob Sheehy, current CEO of Flare Capital portfolio company Bright Health and former CEO of UnitedHealthcare.
In addition, Jonathan Gruber, a professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, joined the team as Chair of Flare Capital’s Industry Advisory Board.
Led by general partners Bill Geary and Michael Greeley, Flare Capital is a venture capital firm focused exclusively on early stage and emerging growth investments in healthcare technology innovation. Investments include Bright Health, ClearDATA, HealthVerity, Iora Health, Valence Health and Welltok. Falre also partners with Rock Health, a healthcare technology incubator seed fund based in Silicon Valley.