Verana Health

Verana Health exists to improve patient lives by accelerating healthcare innovation through data insights. Our team has a deep understanding of the barriers to innovation through decades of experience working with and within life science and healthcare data companies. We are committed to building innovative technologies that turn real-world clinical data into real-world insights that enable our life science partners to make intelligent decisions.

Our Values

Our values are the guiding light that govern who we are and how we operate each and every day.

Great isn’t good enough because our patients deserve better.

A clear direction forward is each individual’s responsibility.

There is an urgent
need for better care yesterday.

Leadership exists at all levels.

Teamwork means listening, not agendas.

Our Leadership

Miki Kapoor

President & Chief Executive Officer

Doug Foster

Chief Strategy Officer

Ellenmarie Rhone

Senior Vice President, People and Culture

Marc Berger

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Nitin Karandikar

Senior Vice President, Technology

Chet Kumar

Vice President, Life Science | Commercial

Don Butler

Vice President, Life Science | Commercial

Hylton Kalvaria

Vice President, Life Science | Partnerships

Ronald Cantrell, PhD

Senior Director and Principal Scientist, Clinical Data Science

Kevin Chang

Director, Data Applications

Jung Kim

Director, Compliance and Security

Nikolai Steklov

Director, Product Management

Nirav Vira

Director, Technology

Ritu Tandon

Associate Director, Marketing

Our Board of Directors

Brook Byers

Founding Partner, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers

Mark Blumenkranz, MD

Co-founder, Verana Health and Lagunita Biosciences

Leslie Bottorff

Managing Director, Healthcare, GE Ventures

Miki Kapoor

President & Chief Executive Officer, Verana Health

David Parke II, MD

Chief Executive Officer, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Catherine M. Rydell, CAE

Chief Executive Officer, American Academy of Neurology

Steven Schwartz, MD

Ahmanson Professor in Ophthalmology, Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

Julie Sunderland

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Biomatics Capital Partners

Krishna Yeshwant, MD

General Partner, GV


Verana Health is backed by leading institutional investors and industry veterans. Our investors include GV, GE Ventures, Biomatics Capital, Lagunitas Biosciences, Brook Byers, founding member and senior partner of Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, and Byers, and Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg, the co-founders of Flatiron Health.