Alexandra Shandiz

Senior Associate

Alex joined the KP Ventures team in 2023 as a Senior Associate. She brings passion for improving the patient journey with over 13 years of experience in healthcare ranging from patient care to digital health product development to evaluating clinical research supporting early-stage ventures.

Prior to joining KP ventures, Alex served as a senior director of product management at Elevance Health (formerly Anthem), driving business strategic alignment across various product teams and identifying partnership opportunities with digital health ventures. Alex was also part of the team leading the largest ongoing digital health RCT to date, studying wearables supporting patients with asthma ( Alex began her healthcare career practicing occupational therapy across a range of critical care settings at the University of Chicago Medicine, the Cleveland Clinic and Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Alex will complete her MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management in spring of 2023. She holds an MS from Rush University in Chicago and BA from the University of Denver. She currently volunteers her time with The West Coast Consortium for Technology & Innovation in Pediatrics and is a passionate advocate for research and innovation in the diabetes sector, having personally witnessed the impact of med tech devices on patients with Type 1 Diabetes.

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