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Anne DeGheest

Founder, Managing Director HealthTech Capital and MedStars

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 Anne DeGheest Biography

Anne DeGheest pioneered the HealthTech or Digital Health space as a healthcare executive, a market creating entrepreneur, angel investor, corporate advisor and mentor capitalist. She is the founder of HealthTech Capital and MedStars. Between 2011 and 2015, she organized and moderated the HealthTech Conference, the premier industry forum on how to successfully build innovative HealthTech businesses and change healthcare delivery.

Since she founded MedStars in 1986, she has been a corporate development advisor to large healthcare companies and a mentor capitalist specializing in investing and mentoring early stage companies in healthcare. Her life science clients have generated over $6 billion in exits via 8 IPOS and multiple acquisitions. She provided angel capital, hands-on operating expertise and/or business strategy in the founding of major venture-backed companies that created new billion-dollar market categories. She also helped grow a new entrepreneurial division of large healthcare corporation. As an entrepreneur, she was part of the founding executive team of Nellcor, MedPool and OmniCell. She was an Entrepreneur-In-Residence with Canaan Partners and IVP, two leading venture firms in Silicon Valley.

Anne founded in 2010 HealthTech Capital, a group of private investors dedicated to funding and mentoring new "HealthTech" startups to decrease healthcare cost and empower patients. HealthTech capital is an ecosystem of angels, venture capitalists, providers, payors and healthcare industry leaders with the three sets of expertise needed to succeed in this new HealthTech space: healthcare, technology and user engagement.

Anne is a well-known speaker on healthcare restructuring, new market creation, entrepreneurship and angel investing. She has taught classes at leading Universities on investing and entrepreneurship. She has been a regular speaker and moderator at numerous medical and industry trade conferences. She has also been a key note speaker at internal events of large corporations.

She started her career at Raychem as their first woman in sales after receiving an MBA from Harvard and a Master in Business Engineering from University of Brussels.

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  • How is HealthTech changing US healthcare delivery?

    From the perspective of a leading investor, technologist, entrepreneur and innovator this presentation examines rapidly emerging, game changing technology and restructuring industry forces that are changing the face of healthcare. Anne DeGheest offers a fast-paced look at the restructuring of the US healthcare systems and how it is impacting providers, payers, employers and the consumers. New technologies and business models are transforming healthcare and have the potential to enable clinicians, empower patients, and deliver better care and outcomes at lower cost.

  • HealthTech Consumer Revolution: Not just wearables!

    Hardware will become commoditized. The true value proposition is shifting towards smart information based business models and technology enabled services. What will be the key to long term success?

  • Angel Investing: Not for the Faint of Heart!

    Luck in finding the right start ups is not enough! Successful angel investors are mentor capitalists that coach entrepreneurs with everything from recruiting talents to raising their seed and venture money. These mentor capitalists often spell the difference between success and failure. What they do
    • and how
    • may surprise you!

  • Business Architect: Creating, Defending and Securing Market Leadership

    Traditional Silicon Valley healthcare entrepreneurs developed new technologies for existing and proven markets. To create new large market categories, require different market creation skills by leveraging off the shelves technologies with unique new business models. Anne DeGheest explains how to uncover unrecognized needs, create market urgency to scale up and build defensible business models.

  • Women Leadership: Creating your Own Path!

    Anne DeGheest shares her inspirational wisdom from her journey as a contrarian from Belgium to becoming a successful entrepreneur, investor and thought leader in Silicon Valley.

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  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Anne DeGheest?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Anne DeGheest for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Anne DeGheest for your next private or corporate function.
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Anne DeGheest

Founder, Managing Director HealthTech Capital and MedStars

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Anne DeGheest Biography

Anne DeGheest pioneered the HealthTech or Digital Health space as a healthcare executive, a market creating entrepreneur, angel investor, corporate advisor and mentor capitalist. She is the founder of HealthTech Capital and MedStars. Between 2011 and 2015, she organized and moderated the HealthTech Conference, the premier industry forum on how to successfully build innovative HealthTech businesses and change healthcare delivery.

Since she founded MedStars in 1986, she has been a corporate development advisor to large healthcare companies and a mentor capitalist specializing in investing and mentoring early stage companies in healthcare. Her life science clients have generated over $6 billion in exits via 8 IPOS and multiple acquisitions. She provided angel capital, hands-on operating expertise and/or business strategy in the founding of major venture-backed companies that created new billion-dollar market categories. She also helped grow a new entrepreneurial division of large healthcare corporation. As an entrepreneur, she was part of the founding executive team of Nellcor, MedPool and OmniCell. She was an Entrepreneur-In-Residence with Canaan Partners and IVP, two leading venture firms in Silicon Valley.

Anne founded in 2010 HealthTech Capital, a group of private investors dedicated to funding and mentoring new "HealthTech" startups to decrease healthcare cost and empower patients. HealthTech capital is an ecosystem of angels, venture capitalists, providers, payors and healthcare industry leaders with the three sets of expertise needed to succeed in this new HealthTech space: healthcare, technology and user engagement.

Anne is a well-known speaker on healthcare restructuring, new market creation, entrepreneurship and angel investing. She has taught classes at leading Universities on investing and entrepreneurship. She has been a regular speaker and moderator at numerous medical and industry trade conferences. She has also been a key note speaker at internal events of large corporations.

She started her career at Raychem as their first woman in sales after receiving an MBA from Harvard and a Master in Business Engineering from University of Brussels.

Anne DeGheest Videos

  • Lessons learned at HealthTech Conference 2014
  • Lessons learned at HealthTech Conference 2015
  • Anne DeGheest on Vimeo

Speaker Lists Featuring Anne DeGheest

Anne DeGheest Speaking Topics

  • How is HealthTech changing US healthcare delivery?

    From the perspective of a leading investor, technologist, entrepreneur and innovator this presentation examines rapidly emerging, game changing technology and restructuring industry forces that are changing the face of healthcare. Anne DeGheest offers a fast-paced look at the restructuring of the US healthcare systems and how it is impacting providers, payers, employers and the consumers. New technologies and business models are transforming healthcare and have the potential to enable clinicians, empower patients, and deliver better care and outcomes at lower cost.

  • HealthTech Consumer Revolution: Not just wearables!

    Hardware will become commoditized. The true value proposition is shifting towards smart information based business models and technology enabled services. What will be the key to long term success?

  • Angel Investing: Not for the Faint of Heart!

    Luck in finding the right start ups is not enough! Successful angel investors are mentor capitalists that coach entrepreneurs with everything from recruiting talents to raising their seed and venture money. These mentor capitalists often spell the difference between success and failure. What they do
    • and how
    • may surprise you!

  • Business Architect: Creating, Defending and Securing Market Leadership

    Traditional Silicon Valley healthcare entrepreneurs developed new technologies for existing and proven markets. To create new large market categories, require different market creation skills by leveraging off the shelves technologies with unique new business models. Anne DeGheest explains how to uncover unrecognized needs, create market urgency to scale up and build defensible business models.

  • Women Leadership: Creating your Own Path!

    Anne DeGheest shares her inspirational wisdom from her journey as a contrarian from Belgium to becoming a successful entrepreneur, investor and thought leader in Silicon Valley.

FAQs on booking Anne DeGheest

  • How to book Anne DeGheest?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Anne DeGheest for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Anne DeGheest, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Anne DeGheest or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Anne DeGheest?

    Booking fees for Anne DeGheest, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Anne DeGheest, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Anne DeGheest?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Anne DeGheest for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Anne DeGheest for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Anne DeGheest or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Anne DeGheest or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Anne DeGheest is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Anne DeGheest for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Anne DeGheest generally travels from Silicon Valley, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Daniel Kraft, M.D., Dr. Michio Kaku, Glen Tullman, Marty Makary, M.D. and Jack Choi. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Anne DeGheest for an upcoming event.

Anne DeGheest Speaker Videos

  • Lessons learned at HealthTech Conference 2014
    Lessons learned at HealthTech Conference 2015
  • Anne DeGheest on Vimeo
    Exclusive Interview of Anne DeGheest by MedicalExpo - YouTube
  • Anne DeGheest, Managing Director, HealthTech Capital @ Digital ...

Anne DeGheest Speaking Topics

  • How is HealthTech changing US healthcare delivery?

    From the perspective of a leading investor, technologist, entrepreneur and innovator this presentation examines rapidly emerging, game changing technology and restructuring industry forces that are changing the face of healthcare. Anne DeGheest offers a fast-paced look at the restructuring of the US healthcare systems and how it is impacting providers, payers, employers and the consumers. New technologies and business models are transforming healthcare and have the potential to enable clinicians, empower patients, and deliver better care and outcomes at lower cost.

  • HealthTech Consumer Revolution: Not just wearables!

    Hardware will become commoditized. The true value proposition is shifting towards smart information based business models and technology enabled services. What will be the key to long term success?

  • Angel Investing: Not for the Faint of Heart!

    Luck in finding the right start ups is not enough! Successful angel investors are mentor capitalists that coach entrepreneurs with everything from recruiting talents to raising their seed and venture money. These mentor capitalists often spell the difference between success and failure. What they do
    • and how
    • may surprise you!

  • Business Architect: Creating, Defending and Securing Market Leadership

    Traditional Silicon Valley healthcare entrepreneurs developed new technologies for existing and proven markets. To create new large market categories, require different market creation skills by leveraging off the shelves technologies with unique new business models. Anne DeGheest explains how to uncover unrecognized needs, create market urgency to scale up and build defensible business models.

  • Women Leadership: Creating your Own Path!

    Anne DeGheest shares her inspirational wisdom from her journey as a contrarian from Belgium to becoming a successful entrepreneur, investor and thought leader in Silicon Valley.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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