Bob Kocher, MD is a Partner at Venrock and focuses on healthcare IT and services investments. He currently serves on the Boards of Devoted Health, Virta Health, Aledade, Lyra Health, Sitka, Need, Accompany Health, and Premera Blue Cross. He is a Board Observer at SmithRx, Stride, Suki, and The Public Health Company and previously Included Health (Grand Rounds + Doctor on Demand) and Castlight.
He is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow and Advisory Board Member at the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at USC. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the National Institute of Healthcare Management (NIHCM).
Previously, Bob served in the Obama Administration as Special Assistant to the President for Healthcare and Economic Policy on the National Economic Council, as a Partner at McKinsey & Company, and is an internal medicine doctor.