Jessica A. Zeaske

Partner, Strategic Investment
Jessica Zeaske, Echo Health Ventures
As a Partner at Echo Health Ventures, Jessica identifies and invests in emerging and growth stage companies for Echo. She is a seasoned venture capitalist and board leader, having worked at independent, corporate, and university funds, and has written dozens of investment themes over the years.

She previously served as Director of Healthcare Investments at GE Ventures where she invested in precision health companies. Jessica came to GE Ventures from Lemhi Ventures, a fund investing in health care services with a focus on market disruption. Prior to joining Lemhi, Jessica worked on forming and spinning out MedTech and Life Science companies based on university intellectual property at University of Minnesota and Oregon Health & Science University. Jessica began her career writing software for a start-up health care delivery company. She then moved to a merchant bank, Greenspring Advisors, where they launched and invested in data-driven health care start-up companies.

Jessica currently serves on the boards of Avalon Healthcare Services, Genome Medical, Vericred, and Wildflower Health and is a board observer at Abacus Insights. Her previous Board of Director experience includes Apervita, Arcadia.io, PlanSource, OneHealth, PokitDok, Orasi Medical, Medication Management Solutions, plus significant work at Bind On-Demand Health Insurance.

Jessica also serves on the board of CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, is a Trustee for Boston Medical Center’s Exceptional Care Without Exception Trust, is an advisory board member for Boston Children’s Hospital, and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Jessica received an undergraduate degree with honors from Stanford University, graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health with a Master of Health Science and PhD, and completed her Master of Business Administration with a focus on Healthcare Administration at Regis University. Jessica is based out of Echo’s Boston, Massachusetts office.

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COVID-19 Exposes Our Deepest Vulnerabilities – And That’s a Good Thing

As COVID-19 rips through communities, the pandemic has stress tested the world’s ability to adapt to an unsettling reality. While businesses work to recover a semblance of normalcy by shifting operations to the cloud and preserving routine, new technical and behavioral challenges reveal inadequacies throughout the healthcare industry. In the race to demonstrate stability and…

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