Cindy joined the KP Ventures team as its Senior Managing Director in April of 2022. She previously served as the Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Relationships in KP’s corporate office. Cindy brings nearly three decades of healthcare strategy and M&A experience to the KP Ventures team.
Cindy joined Kaiser Permanente in February of 2018. Prior to KP, she worked for PwC as a leader in its M&A and health care strategy teams and for Booz Allen Hamilton serving healthcare strategy, operations, technology, and public sector clients. She began her career in a client and market development role for an early-stage start-up focused on automating hospital billing and back-office processes.
Cindy received her MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. She currently serves on the Empowered Aging board, a local East Bay non-profit serving as an ombudsman and providing other vital services to seniors in Contra Costa, Solano, and Alameda counties in Northern California.
Big Health is a digital provider of evidence-based behavioral health solutions. First product Sleepio, virtual cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, is peer reviewed in journals including SLEEP, the Lancet, and BMJ.
Leadership: Peter Hames, Co-Founder, CEO, Dr. Colin Espie, Co-Founder
Groups provides outpatient opioid addiction treatment for underserved areas via brick-and-mortar clinics and digital technology. A collaborative care team uses in-person medication assisted treatment (MAT) and group therapy to support patients on their journey through recovery and help them to build social communities and fellowship.
Leadership: Tim O’Brien, CEO
Intelycare has developed a technology-enabled workforce solution for post-acute care facilities. The platform and mobile app empowers nurses with access to flexible, on-demand opportunities and intelligently matches them to open shifts that facilities need filled – reducing burnout and turnover.
Leadership: David Coppins, CEO
Omada is a digital interventional behavior change company. Their virtual Diabetes Prevention Program helps participants change behavior to lose 5% of their weight and prevent the onset of diabetes.
Leadership: Sean Duffy, Co-Founder, CEO & Adrian James, Co-Founder, President