2017 Innovation@50+ Judges

Day One: Caregiving Health Technology Judges

Ambar Bhattacharyya

Managing Director
Maverick Capital

Ambar joined Maverick in 2015. Prior to joining Maverick, he was a vice president at Bessemer Venture Partners. Previously, Ambar served as assistant to the CEO at MinuteClinic (acquired by CVS) and worked at Bain Capital Ventures and Bain & Company. Ambar holds an M.B.A. with distinction from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in economics and a B.A. in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Ambar currently sits on the Bay Area Board of Generation Citizen and was previously a board member of UP Academy Boston and Dorchester.
Missy Krasner
Missy Krasner

Vice President & Managing Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences

Missy is Vice President and Managing Director for Healthcare and Life Sciences at Box where she leads the healthcare vertical. Prior to Box, she was an Executive-in-Residence (EIR) at Morgenthaler Ventures and specialized in health IT investments. Missy is also a special advisor at Canvas Venture Fund. Prior to her role in venture, Missy worked at Google for 5 years. She was one of the founding executives of Google Health, an online medical records and wellness platform. Prior to her role at Google, Missy worked for the government under President George W. Bush and in the Secretary’s Office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She was one of the leading executives in the inaugural office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) for the nation. In that role, Missy worked on legislation that led to the HITECH Act as well as EHR certification and Meaningful Use. Before her role in government, she worked as a Senior Product Marketing Director for CareScience, a healthcare information technology company that developed the first Health Information Exchange (HIE). Prior to her role at CareScience, Missy led communications and research at the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), a non-partisan, national, healthcare policy think tank. Before KFF, she worked at Aetna where she spearheaded provider networking and communications during two massive corporate mergers. Missy is a mentor at StartX, the Stanford University startup accelerator and Techstars, Cedars Sinai Medical Center. She sits on the boards of several digital health companies. Missy has a M.A. from Stanford University in healthcare policy and business administration and a B.A. in English Literature and Theater from UCLA.
Alexander Anthony Morgan

Khosla Ventures

Alexander Morgan is a Principal at Khosla Ventures, a Silicon Valley VC fund which invests broadly in technology from seed stage funding to later stage capital investments. Alex has a special focus on biotechnology, healthcare and data science. Alex did his PhD in biomedical informatics and medical school, both at Stanford. He has extensive experience in precision medicine and machine learning, and has worked as an early employee, co-founder, and adviser to a range of companies in technology, biotechnology, and finance.
Lynne Chou O’Keefe

Kleiner, Perkins Caufield & Byers

Lynne Chou O’Keefe joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2013. She focuses on digital health and connected devices, helping entrepreneurs develop technologies that improve patients’ lives. Before KPCB, Lynne spent over twelve years with medical device companies, Abbott Vascular and Guidant, and also worked at Ajax Partners and Goldman Sachs.

Day Two: Financial Technology Judges

Tracy Chadwell

Founding Partner
1843 Capital

Tracy is the Founding Partner of 1843 Capital, which makes early stage investments in technology companies with at least one female founder. She is a current Board Member of Marstone, and Sachs Insights. She is also an Advisory Board of the MIT Enterprise Forum and is an Executive Advisor for the Echoing Green Foundation.
Tilman Ehrbeck

Omidyar Network

Tilman Ehrbeck directs several core initiatives at Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm that supports visionary entrepreneurs and their ideas to create opportunities for people to improve their lives.

Ehrbeck brings a quarter century of experience in financial services and inclusive business to his role. Based in Washington, D.C., Ehrbeck is responsible for teams that are advancing empowerment in the areas of financial inclusion, impact investing, and property rights. As the partner directing these areas, he oversees Omidyar Network’s investment relationships with a number of private and public sector organizations around the globe.

Matthew Perlman

Fenway Summer Ventures

Matt evaluates and executes early stage fintech investments as a Principal with Fenway Summer Ventures. Matt has spent his entire career working with financial services companies as an advisor and an investor.
Gaurav Tewari
Gaurav Tewari

Managing Director
Citigroup Ventures

Gaurav leads venture investing activities and collaborates with Citigroup’s senior leadership to drive internal growth initiatives as well as strategic alliances with innovative and emerging businesses. With over 15 years in various investing and operating capacities in the technology industry, Gaurav has participated in investments in dozens of private companies and has held numerous board seats.