CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Healthbox Global Partners, an innovation consulting firm and venture capital investment manager, is pleased to announce that Neil Patel has been appointed to President and Chief Operating Officer.
“Neil’s diverse strategy and technology consulting background, coupled with his deep understanding of the healthcare ecosystem, makes him the ideal candidate to lead Healthbox into its next chapter,” said Nick Rosa, Chairman of the Healthbox Global Partners’ Board of Directors. “Since joining Healthbox last year, Neil has had an immeasurable impact on the Healthbox product offering and culture, and the entire team is thrilled to have him at the helm. Under Neil’s leadership, we will continue to pursue our vision of empowering healthcare organizations to effectively foster innovation.”
“In recent years, Healthbox has evolved from one of the first healthcare accelerators into a robust platform for innovation,” said Neil Patel. “I am excited to work with the Healthbox team to continue our evolution as we launch a new suite of products aimed at creating lasting transformation in the healthcare industry.”
Patel holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University with concentrations in finance and entrepreneurship. His previous experience includes strategy and technology consulting roles at The Chartis Group and at Sg2.
Healthbox is an innovation consulting firm and venture capital investment manager dedicated to helping healthcare institutions innovate. We advise healthcare organizations on capturing and advancing high-potential concepts from inside their organizations and evaluating entrepreneurial solutions that are available outside of their organizations. In our work with 35 leading healthcare organizations and our evaluation of over 2,500 healthcare technologies from around the world, we have learned that both internal and external ideas need to be leveraged to create lasting transformation. By empowering the right people, establishing effective processes and cultivating emerging perspectives, we can achieve true innovation and better health for us all.
For more information, visit www.healthbox.com.