Angel Elevator Pitch
July 16, 2015 | Palo Alto

Seed-Stage Investor Elevator Pitch
July 23, 2015 | San Francisco


13th annual Silicon Valley Innovation Summit
July 8-9, 2015 | Mountain View

Corporate Venture Capital SIG
Healthcare Technologies - Leading Trends & Opportunities
February 28, 2013 | 6:00-8:30 PM | Two Palo Alto Square | Palo Alto
Event Sponsor: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP

Around the globe,  healthcare technology opportunities are expanding in many areas -- IT, EMR/EHR, mobile health, telehealth, medical applications and devices, biosensing and monitoring . . . please join our panel of experts in discussing the leading trends for 2013 in this exploding arena and how to leverage these opportunities for yourself and your organization. 

Charlene Yu Vaughn, CEO, The Algonquin Group
Matt Sarrel, Renowned Technology Analyst (CNN, GigaOM, etc.)

Markus P.J. Fromherz, Chief Innovation Officer, Healthcare, Xerox/PARC, is Chief Innovation Officer, Healthcare, at Xerox, responsible for strategy and innovation across the payer, provider, government, and employer healthcare businesses in Xerox Services. Until 2010, Markus was a Vice President at the Palo Alto Research Center, where he directed PARC's Intelligent Systems Laboratory. Previously, Markus was a Principal Engineer at PARC, where he has led and contributed to research and development of intelligent embedded software. He has published and spoken internationally and has more than 40 issued and pending patents. Markus has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and a M.S. in Computer Science from ETH Zurich.

Gaurav Tewari, Executive Director, SAP Ventures, is an Executive Director at SAP Ventures where he focuses on growth and later-stage investments within Software/SaaS, Internet, Digital Media, Mobile, and Technology-Enabled Services. Prior to SAP Ventures, Gaurav was a Principal of Boston-based Highland Capital Partners leading early and growth-stage investments, and has held numerous board seats.  Previously, Gaurav was a Corporate Strategy executive at Microsoft Corporation and was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company.  He started his career in engineering, operations, and product management roles at Microsoft and IBM Research.  Gaurav received his MBA from the Wharton School and holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Science and Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  Gaurav is a co-inventor on 9 issued US technology patents.

Royce Uehara
, former VP at CHMB  and Director of Clinical Information Systems at HealthCare Partners, is now an independent consultant assisting healthcare organizations utilize technology to increase operational effectiveness.  He has served as the VP, Information Services for CHMB where he lead 4 major application upgrades and worked closely with Scripps Health on a variety of the EHR related projects (including a BYOD tablet extension to their EHR).  He also served as Director of Clinical Information Systems for HealthCare Partners.  He directed the implementation and upgrade of their EHR and also was responsible for various innovation initiatives (use of social media,  portals, kiosks).  Mr. Uehara earlier career including working in Ernst & Young’s Health care consulting practices where he staffed and/or managed various information systems strategic plans, systems selection, and implementations.

Dr. Leonard Goldschmidt, MD, PhD, former Medical Director Telehealth and Medical Informatics, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Veteran Affairs (VA), has been involved in developing projects in Telehealth and Medical Informatics with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the largest integrated health care system in the United States. These activities have included telehealth mediated care of patients with spinal cord injury, integration of images within the computerized medical record, triage of selected medical conditions and providing patient health education using health kiosks, as well as remote screening for diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. He received his medical training at Case Western Reserve University and his Ophthalmology training at the Univ. of California, San Francisco. He directs the Eye Clinic at the Livermore, California division of the Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System and has a clinical faculty appointment at Stanford Univ. Medical School

Nandini Tandon, Ph.D., Board Member, El Camino Hospital, is currently focused on investment in Healthcare in the USA and emerging markets. She is a Silicon Valley based VC with an exceptional investment track record spanning decade plus with ten exits, 8 M&A by likes of Pfizer, Amgen, General Electric and 2 exiting via IPO route.  Nandini was Managing Director with MDS/Lumira Capital with 1.2 B USD under management, Partner with RBC Capital Partners, and has strong operational background with multiple executive positions at Zyomyx, Hyseq, Chiron and Glaxo. A White House Intern, she has a Ph.D. in biochemistry, Phi Lambda Upsilon from Duke University, North Carolina and B.A. cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Hollins University, Virginia..

Registration, Networking: 6:00 - 6:30
Panel Discussion: 6:30 - 8:00
Q&A: 8:00 - 8:30
Hors d'oeuvres, wine and soft drinks will be served.

$55 VC Taskforce members
$65 Affiliates Organization Members
$85 General
(If space is available, door registration is an additional $10)

Seating is limited; register early!

Corporate VC SIG Board

Chair Person: John Park, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Co-chair Person: Charlene Yu Vaughn, CEO, The Algonquin Group
Program Manager: Rose Mortilla, Vice President, Yes Partners 
Connect with us:
Facebook LinkedIn Pinterest Twitter
Join VC Taskforce!
Be a part of our pro-active
venture community

Become a VC Taskforce Sponsor!


The Chugh Firm
Cloud Virtual Office
DLA Piper
Insight Circle PR

RampUp Solutions/Option Sanity
Weiher Creative

Berliner Cohen
Carr & Ferrell
Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP
Garage Technology Ventures
Hogan Lovells
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Pillsbury Winthrop
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Dow Jones
Going Evergreen  
Green VC
Greentech Media
IBF Conferences
Wireless Communications Alliance
WorkIt -The Hub for Technology Startup

Recent Programs
Seed-Stage Investor Elevator Pitch
June 25, 2015 | San Francisco

Elevator Pitch Workshop: Getting to Wow!
June 24, 2015 | Palo Alto

Angel Elevator Pitch
June 10, 2015 | Palo Alto

Latest Trends and Investments in Social Media and Mobility
AAMA Charter Member Program and VC Taskforce Corporate Venture Capital SIG
June 4, 2015 | Palo Alto

Seed-Stage Investor Elevator Pitch
May 28, 2015 | San Francisco

Series A Pitch –The 30 Minute Mentor
May 19, 2015 | Palo Alto

Angel Elevator Pitch
May 12, 2015 | Palo Alto

Pitch! Pitch! Pitch!
Pitch Fest—American Idol Style
April 29, 2015 | Menlo Park

Seed-Stage Investor Elevator Pitch
April 28, 2015 | San Francisco

Angel Elevator Pitch
April 15, 2015 | Palo Alto

Home  |  About VC Task Force  |  Contact Us  |  Programs
In-Kind Sponsors
NTR Lab RumpUp Solutions Weiher Creative Armanino EnSet Ventures Insight Circle PR
Cloud VO
© 2001-2015 VC Taskforce
Web development: NTR Lab