Sam Lesser

Sam focuses on venture opportunities in the healthcare sector, including digital health and healthcare IT, technology-enabled healthcare services, and medical devices. Prior to joining Norwest, Sam was with Bain & Company where he worked on projects across healthcare private equity, hardware, and artificial intelligence. Sam graduated from Columbia University.

Zack Scott, MD

Dr. Zack Scott previously served on the board of directors for Cianna Medical, Coherex Medical, Evidation Health, Providence Medical Technology, Respicardia, Spiration, and Syapse. Prior to joining Norwest, Zack was the co-founder and managing partner of Revelation Partners, a dedicated secondary investor specializing in shareholder liquidity and growth capital for healthcare companies. During his time […]

Ehi Akhirome, MD, PhD

Ehi focuses on venture opportunities in the healthcare sector, including therapeutics, medical devices, diagnostics, digital health and health tech IT and services. Ehi was previously at McKinsey & Company’s Life Sciences practice, where he advised clients in the pharmaceutical and medical products industries on corporate strategy, M&A and R&D. Ehi has an MD and a […]

Suraj Shah

Suraj focuses on venture opportunities in the healthcare sector, including digital health and healthcare IT, technology-enabled healthcare services, medical devices, diagnostics, and biopharma. Prior to joining Norwest, Suraj was a senior business analyst in the healthcare practice at Kearney, a global management consulting firm. Prior to Kearney, he held a business development role at UnitedHealthGroup. […]

Lauren Heller

Lauren comes to Norwest with seven years of talent strategy experience. As Vice President of Talent, under the umbrella of Portfolio Services, Lauren works closely with Norwest’s healthcare partners and their portfolio companies. Before joining Norwest, Lauren was Chief of Staff to the CEO of Caremore Health, an integrated healthcare delivery system leading transformative healthcare […]