Will Cowen, MBA
Will Cowen, MBA, Managing Partner, Long River Ventures Will joined Long River Ventures in 2002 and serves as a Managing Partner of the fund. He has over 25 years of early stage company building experience as a CEO of several start ups, and as an early stage venture investor. On the operating side, Will founded his most recent company, NaviNet, in 1998 with backing from Northbridge, Atlas, and GE Equities. NaviNet grew to become one of the largest healthcare connectivity companies in the country streamlining transactions between health plans and over 800,000 healthcare providers. NaviNet was recently sold to Lumeris and several Blue Cross Blue Shield plans. Prior to NaviNet, Will was CEO of venture backed Pegasus Medical Technologies, an electronic medical records company which he and his partners sold to HBOC/McKesson (NYSE:MCK). Early in his career Will was a co-founder of a consumer product company (Thermocell) which is today a $500 million dollar division of the Hunter Douglas Company. On the investing side, Will was a Managing Partner of Interface Technologies and Firepond Partners, two early-stage healthcare funds before joining Long River Ventures. Will serves, or has served, on the board of numerous companies including, Convergent Dental, GetWellNetwork, Healthrageous, Medical Metrx Systems, MedVentive, lifeIMAGE, Phreesia and Verax Biomedical. Will holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado and a M.B.A. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management.
Partners Connected Health is pleased to announce the continuation of a popular event, our fifth annual Innovators Challenge. Visit our Innovators Challenge page for more details and to submit your application!
Design for Change Workshops with Mad*Pow
cHealth15 Pitch-Off: Emotion Sensing
Event with Medstro and The American Resident Project, Anthem Inc.'s physician engagement program
Submit your ideas on how emotion-sensing technologies can improve health care! (Link must be opened in Chrome, Firefox, or IE9 and later.)
JMIR Poster Session
This year Partners Connected Health is pleased to partner with JMIR Publications in hosting a poster presentation session at the Connected Health Symposium. Learn more!