Sam Brasch leads the program at Kaiser Permanente Ventures as the group’s senior managing director. He returned to KPV in 2016 to lead the corporate venture fund’s activities after serving as a venture partner at New Leaf Venture Partners and as a senior advisor to Health Catalyst. Sam’s health care industry experience spans more than two decades. During his tenure at Kaiser Permanente Ventures from 2011 to 2014, Sam led the group’s investments in iRhythm Technologies, Health Catalyst, Nordic Consulting, and multiple other companies. Sam holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. degree from Stanford University.