SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Evolution Partners (HEP), a health care buyout firm, announced today that Peter Neupert has joined the firm as Operating Partner. Mr. Neupert is a health care information technology leader who is globally known for his experience building major health care information technology products and bringing them to market. He will collaborate with HEP’s other operating partners to help the firm’s portfolio companies achieve commercial success.
“As one of the world’s top health information technology executives, Peter will bring immeasurable strength to HEP and our companies,” said David J. Brailer, MD, PhD, CEO of Health Evolution Partners. “His experience, ranging from start-ups to the largest global companies, puts him in a unique position to help our companies be market leaders.”
“I’m excited to join the Health Evolution Partners team and to share my experience launching and growing new health information technology businesses,” said Mr. Neupert. “HEP’s portfolio companies are among the most innovative growth companies in the industry, and I look forward to contributing to their successes.”
Mr. Neupert most recently served as Corporate Vice President of the Microsoft Health Solutions Group since its formation in 2005. Under his leadership, the group brought two primary software platforms to the market: Amalga, a data integration platform, and HealthVault, a personal health application platform. Previously, Mr. Neupert served on the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) from 2003 to 2005, co-chairing the Health Information Technology subcommittee. Prior to Microsoft, he led drugstore.com Inc., which become a top online retail store and information site during his time as president and CEO from 1998 to 2001. He remained as chairman of the board of directors of drugstore.com Inc. until April 2004.
Mr. Neupert received a M.A. in business administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and B.A. from Colorado College. He is an active member of the Institute of Medicine’s Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Healthcare and serves on the board of trustees for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He has also served on the boards of GlobalScholars.com (sold to Scantron Corp.), Aquantive.com (sold to Microsoft) and Cranium, Inc. (sold to Hasbro).
About Health Evolution Partners
Health Evolution Partners buys and operates rapidly growing companies that are commercial leaders in the health care industry. We invest around the globe and across the health economy, including services, information technology and life sciences. We form close working partnerships with outstanding management teams and connect our companies to our network of CEOs, policy makers and thought leaders. For more information on Health Evolution Partners, visit www.healthevolutionpartners.com.
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