Full Name
Irem Rami
Job Title
Principal
Company
Norwest Venture Partners
Speaker Bio
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Irem Rami brings over a decade of investing and operating experience across various stages of healthcare services and healthcare technology companies. At Norwest Venture Partners, she focuses on venture and growth equity opportunities across healthcare services, healthcare IT, pharma services, and digital health.

Previously, Irem worked at Summit Partners where she focused on healthcare growth stage businesses and was a board member or observer for four companies across risk-based providers and healthcare tech-enabled services. She was also a Principal at McKesson Ventures where she led investments, helped source or served as a board observer for Landmark Health (acquired by Optum), Aledade, IVX Health (recapped by Great Hill Partners), OncoHealth (formerly Oncology Analytics), SHYFT Analytics (acquired by Medidata), Aetion, Curana Health (formerly AllyAlign), Komodo Health, Kyruus and Evariant (acquired by Healthgrades).

Before McKesson, Irem was part of the founding team at Burd Health where she led the development and implementation of value-based initiatives for self-insured organizations across network management, pharmacy benefit management, and wellness products. She also held product and business development roles with healthcare startups Omada Health and Caremerge and was an intern at Andreessen Horowitz where she focused on digital health. Irem started her career as an investment associate at Madison Dearborn Partners and an investment banking analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Irem holds a BS in biomedical engineering and economics, magna cum laude, from Duke University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she was an Arbuckle Leadership Fellow and Co-President of the Healthcare Club.

Key boards: Clever Care (Board observer), Monogram Health (Board observer)
Irem Rami