Edison Partners Bolsters Healthcare Expertise with Addition of Patrick O’Keefe as Operating Partner

Edison Partners Bolsters Healthcare Expertise with Addition of Patrick O’Keefe as Operating Partner | Insider Market Research

PRINCETON, N.J., March 21, 2024–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Edison Partners, a leading growth equity investment firm, has announced the appointment of Patrick O’Keefe, a seasoned healthcare executive, as an Operating Partner. O’Keefe’s addition further fortifies Edison’s Edison Edge value creation platform, specifically enhancing the firm’s capabilities in the healthcare technology sector.

In his new role, O’Keefe will play a pivotal role in identifying and evaluating investment opportunities in healthcare technology for Edison Partners. Additionally, he will provide guidance and strategic counsel to executives of portfolio companies, particularly in leadership and go-to-market strategies.

Gregg Michaelson, General Partner and leader of Edison’s healthcare technology sector expressed enthusiasm about O’Keefe’s appointment, stating, “We are thrilled to welcome a seasoned pro like Patrick to the team, a top-notch healthcare industry executive who has advised CEOs and founders over the years to achieve rapid, capital-efficient growth for their companies.”

O’Keefe’s Journey at Prominent Healthcare Organizations

With over two decades of experience in the healthcare and health tech sectors, O’Keefe brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role. He previously served as the Chief Revenue Officer of Zelis, a leading healthcare technology solutions company, where he spearheaded enterprise sales and client management for over seven years. O’Keefe played instrumental roles in shaping product development strategies and facilitating mergers and acquisitions during his tenure at Zelis.

Before his role at Zelis, O’Keefe held senior executive positions at prominent healthcare organizations such as Anthem, UnitedHealth Group, and Oxford Health Plans. Currently, he serves on the boards of Healthcare Recovery Solutions and Ringmaster Technologies.

O’Keefe’s Commitment to Portfolio Companies

Expressing his eagerness to contribute to Edison Partners’ portfolio companies, O’Keefe emphasized the importance of practical solutions backed by real-world experience. “I’m eager to offer my in-the-trenches experience to Edison’s portfolio companies, knowing first-hand how much the right partner and advisor can mean in achieving sustainable growth,” said O’Keefe.

Edison Edge, Edison Partners’ value creation platform, provides a suite of resources and expertise to portfolio companies at no cost. This platform includes five operating centers of excellence, executive education programs, and a director network, all aimed at helping portfolio companies navigate and accelerate their growth journey.

O’Keefe’s appointment underscores Edison Partners’ commitment to fostering innovation and growth within the healthcare technology sector, further solidifying its position as a leading investor in the industry.

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