Technology in Healthcare
Vice President, Berkshire Partners
Elizabeth Schwert is a private equity Vice President and member of the Healthcare team at Berkshire Partners.
Prior to joining Berkshire in 2021, Elizabeth was a Vice President at SV Health Investors. She started her career in equity research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Elizabeth received a B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar.
Partner, Transformation Capital
Julie Murchinson joined Transformation Capital in 2020 after 6 years as the Chief Executive Officer of Health Evolution, the premier industry convener of health care’s most influential leaders. Julie built Health Evolution to inspire forward-thinking strategies and scalable solutions in health care, and into an unparalleled brand and growing, profitable business.
Prior to Health Evolution, Julie was Managing Director at Manatt Health Solutions where she concurrently co-founded the Health 2.0 Accelerator, a not-for-profit to advance consumer-centric health care. Previously, she was Vice President of Services at CareScience, a Senior Associate with Deloitte Consulting and launched her career with Ernst & Young.
Julie received her MBA in Healthcare and Operations Management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and her BA in Business Management & Accounting from Franklin and Marshall College.
Managing Partner, Optum Ventures
Laura Veroneau is a Managing Partner and Founding Team Member of Optum Ventures, the independent venture fund of UnitedHealth Group that invests stage agnostically across the healthcare ecosystem. Laura has played an instrumental role in the fund’s activity and success, leading notable investments such as AbleTo, Brightline, Dispatch Health, Equip, Garner, Truepill, and Unite Us, among others.
Prior to Optum Ventures, Laura’s experience ranges from a healthcare startup to UnitedHealth Group, CVS Health, and Transformation Capital – enabling Laura to develop a deep understanding of the healthcare system, with an eye on how innovation can integrate into and transform the overall industry.
Laura received her undergraduate degree in Economics and Legal Studies from Williams College and received an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Payal Agrawal Divakaran
Partner, .406 Ventures
Payal is a Partner at .406 Ventures, where she co-leads the digital health investing practice. .406 works with founders and digital health companies to transform healthcare technology and care delivery.
Payal has worked at Eventbrite, Spectrum Equity, and J.P. Morgan.
Before joining .406 in 2015, she co-founded SpotRocket while a student at Harvard Business School, where she received her MBA, with Distinction. Payal earned her BS in Electrical Engineering and minor in Management from MIT.
Principal, General Catalyst
Reva Nohria is a Principal at General Catalyst focused on technology investments in the healthcare sector.
Previously, Reva worked with several brands including Chanel and The Walt Disney Company to help build models and tools to support the sales and business development teams.
She received a BA in the history of art and architecture and South Asian Studies at Harvard University and also an MBA from Harvard Business School.