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Lisa Suennen

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Lisa Suennen

CEO, Venture Valkyrie Consulting
Lisa Suennen

Lisa Suennen, who currently leads Venture Valkyrie Consulting, has spent more than 30 years in healthcare as entrepreneur, operating executive, venture capitalist and strategy consultant. She has worked broadly across healthcare, including digital health, medical devices, health services, and especially at the convergence between these sectors. Lisa has held executive-level operating roles at Canary Medical, Merit Behavioral Care and Manatt Phelps & Phillips. She has held General Partner roles at Manatt Venture Fund, Psilos Group and she also led GE Ventures’ healthcare venture fund. Lisa also founded CSweetener, a company focused on matching mentors with rising healthcare leaders (sold to HLTH Foundation). Lisa currently serves on the Boards of of HealthXL, Medasystems, and the Dignity Health Foundation and is an advisor to several venture funds and emerging companies. Lisa chairs the Advisory Boards of the NASA -funded Translational Research Institute for Space Health and the International Investment Committee of the Australian government-funded ANDHealth Digital Health Fund. She is a Fellow of the Aspen Institute’s Health Innovators Fellowship and on faculty at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business where she teaches the annual class on healthcare innovation and investment. Lisa is the author of the Venture Valkyrie blog and is an internationally recognized writer and speaker.