About Us

McKesson Ventures helps innovators build and scale businesses that will lead to stronger, more sustainable future for health care. We partner with companies that are enabling and driving positive change while pursuing high-growth opportunities.

Our Team

SVP and Managing Director
Tom Rodgers
Tom Rodgers

Tom Rodgers is the Senior Vice President and Managing Director leading McKesson Ventures. He spent more than a decade in health care venture capital, most recently leading strategic investing efforts for Cambia Health, and before that as a Partner with Advanced Technology Ventures.

Before his venture capital career, Rodgers had significant operating experience in the health care industry. He held various strategy and commercial roles at leading technology companies such as McKesson, Genentech, FitLinxx and The Wilkerson Group.

Rodgers holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. He was an All-American rugby player and long ago the math team champion of New Hampshire. He requests that neither be held against him.

Managing Director
David Schulte
Dave Schultz

Dave Schulte is Managing Director leading McKesson Ventures alongside Tom Rodgers.  He brings more than 17 years of experience as an investor and investment banker, partnering with entrepreneurs to grow innovative health care and technology businesses. 

Prior to McKesson Ventures, he helped build and grow Kaiser Permanente Ventures from $20M to $400M of assets under management.  He led an investment team, who’s IT and Digital Health investments included: Omada Health, Proteus Digital Health, Health Catalyst, KitCheck, Validic, Ingenious Med and MetricStream.

Prior to KP Ventures, Dave was a software and health care investment banker at J.P. Morgan (Hambrecht & Quist), UBS, and Piper Jaffray. Dave is a graduate of St. John’s University and earned a Master of Public Policy degree from Harvard University.

Dave grew up in Minneapolis, where he was an all-state soccer and all-conference basketball player. Now, he is “all backyard” and dreading his children’s first “legitimate” victory.

VP Portfolio Development
Jennifer Carter
Jennifer Carter

Jennifer Carter is the Vice President of Portfolio Development for McKesson Ventures.  Jennifer works closely with portfolio companies to help identify and evaluate synergies across the McKesson ecosystem, which includes McKesson’s business units, customers and employee base. 

In addition, when these synergies  create mutual value she helps facilitate efficient execution by acting as a liaison or project manager in order to ensure McKesson Ventures lives up to its value proposition.

Jennifer brings over 15 years of experience from various roles across the McKesson enterprise.  Jennifer holds a B.S. in Economics from Boston College.  Although born and raised in San Francisco, Jennifer spends harvest season on the family farm cultivating pluots and disrupting the plum and apricot industries.

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Chief Counsel
Julie Cho
Julie Cho

Julie Cho is lead counsel for McKesson Ventures.  In addition to being part of the McKesson Ventures team, she is an M&A attorney for McKesson Corporation.  Since joining McKesson in 2005, she has held various roles, including chief counsel for RelayHealth Pharmacy and chief counsel for the technology segment’s strategy and business development group. 

Cho started her career as an associate in the corporate department at WilmerHale in Boston, focusing on venture capital financing, M&A and securities.

Cho holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review, and received her A.B. from Princeton University, though her home team will always be the Kansas Jayhawks.

Strategy and Portfolio Development  Associate 
Anahita Nakhjiri

Anahita Nakhjiri is the Strategy and Portfolio Development Associate for McKesson Ventures. Anahita researches emerging health care trends, helping compile and communicate insights across key McKesson business units. In addition, she assists in identifying and commercializing synergy opportunities between portfolio companies and the McKesson ecosystem. 

Anahita previously worked at the Advisory Board Company in the performance technologies division consulting hospital executives on clinical and workflow process improvements. Anahita holds a B.A. in Business Economics from George Washington University. Although loyal to her Seattle roots, she enjoys living in California and the consistent sunshine and scenic nature it has to offer.


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