Meet the Money
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Wed., Sept. 14, 2016   |   8:00-11:30 AM   |   San Francisco
Special Focused Event

With over $20 billion in venture capital invested in healthcare last year – digital and otherwise, there's never been a better time for ABL's first Meet the Money by the Bay event. Since 1983, ABL has hosted 17 Meet the Money's – all in Southern California. Now, our Bay Area Members and Guests will hear first-hand from five of the most creative healthcare portfolio leaders and Innovation Hub sponsors about their unique approaches to capitalizing and stimulating the growth early stage companies that are leveraging technology to provide Better and Smarter Healthcare. We'll also sit in on a "Pitch" to these investors, to hear how they respond in real time to a healthcare entrepreneur. Our Investor Panelists will be:

Melissa Buckley

Melissa Buckley is Director of the CHCF Health Innovation Fund, which invests in technology and service companies with the potential to significantly lower the cost of care or improve access to care for low-income Californians. Melissa leads the Foundation's efforts to bring healthcare payers and providers together with entrepreneurs and investors in order to solve important problems in the safety-net delivery system.

Peter Hebert

Peter Hebert is Managing Partner of Lux Capital, a venture capital firm that he co-founded in 2000, to make early stage investments in emerging technologies. The firm seeks out founders developing science and technology breakthroughs that challenge the status quo to bring futuristic ideas to life. Among the healthcare investments he leads are Auris Surgical Robotic, Halo Neuroscience, and Vium.

Judi Manis

Judi Manis is AT&T's RVP of Healthcare Internet of Things. In June 2016, AT&T opened the doors to its AT&T Foundry Innovation Center for Connected Health in Houston. This newest innovation facility focuses on digital health solutions from inside Texas Medical Center's (TMC) Innovation Institute. It collaborates with hospitals, clinics, startups, and other TMC facilities to address major problems in the industry.

Tony Kesman

Tony Kesman is Chairman of The Kesman Group, where he is an active investor in healthcare private equity transactions, and also serves in various advisory capacities to public and private healthcare entities. Between 2006-2012, Tony was a Senior Partner at Chicago based Linden LLC. Prior to becoming a private equity investor in medical device and healthcare service firms, he was president of Cardinal Health's Care Continuum Products and Services Group, and Baxter's Edwards Critical Care Division.

Lisa Suennen

Lisa Suennen is a venture capital investor and Managing Partner of Venture Valkyrie, which serves large clients in the investment and innovation community, as well as being a Managing Member of VC firm Cardeation Capital Management. With over 27 years as an operating healthcare executive and venture capitalist, Lisa primarily focuses on health IT, healthcare services, and their points of intersection with medical and biotechnologies.

The pitch
Kian Raiszadeh

And, to see how these investors respond to a "pitch" in real-time, Kian Raiszadeh, MD, Founder and CEO of SpineZone, will present the company he and his fellow-orthopedic-surgeon-brothers launched in 2005. The company's innovative protocol for treating back and neck pain includes rigorous data analysis, objective tracking of strength and posture progression using proven technology, and a multi-disciplinary team of caregivers in order to promote faster recoveries, eliminate over-treatment, and dramatically decrease costs.

Be sure to Register to ensure your seat at this fast-paced, informative, and inspiring session!

Registration and Pricing Information:
ABL Members  FREE
ABL Members' Guests* FREE until Sept. 6, 2016
Open Registration  
- $195 - Registration forms received by Tues., Sept. 6, 2016  
- $295 - Registration forms received after Tues., Sept. 6, 2016
*Members' Guests must be a Board Member, Direct Report, or Prospective Member (a President, CEO, COO, or Division President or General Manager with P&L responsibility)
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