Bob Kocher

Partner at Venrock Associates

Bob Kocher

Bob Kocher

Partner at Venrock Associates

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8557

Number of Boards

18

Birthday

1972

Age

49

Number of Awards

1

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Co-Founder & Chairman at Castlight Health, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Lyra Health, Inc.

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Director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University Health System, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Aledade, Inc.

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Professor-Medicine at Stanford University

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Principal at North Bristol Partners LLC

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Former Senator from Tennessee

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Co-Founder at Hope Street Group

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Co-Founder at Hope Street Group

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Hope Street Group

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Bob Kocher
Partner at Venrock Associates
Education
MD
Class of 1999

The George Washington University actively engages Washington, D.C., and the world. Their location in the heart of Washington places them at the core of U.S. government, policy and law. They sit where the worlds of science, technology, media and the arts converge. Their students and faculty have the unparalleled opportunity to study and work alongside leaders and practitioners in every discipline, to take part in the interchanges that shape our community and the world. The George Washington University was created in 1821 through an Act of Congress, fulfilling George Washington’s vision of an institution in the nation’s capital dedicated to educating and preparing future leaders. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. They have more than 20,000 students—from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries—studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy. GW comprises three campuses—Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon in Washington, D.C., and the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va.—as well as several graduate education centers in the metropolitan area and Hampton Roads, Va.

BS Political Science & Zoology

Founded in 1861 by a private gift of 10 acres in what is now the heart of downtown Seattle, the UW is one of the oldest public universities on the West Coast. We’re deeply committed to upholding the responsibility that comes with that legacy. And being public has always meant being accessible. Anyone can enjoy and be enriched by all the UW has to offer, including world-class libraries, art, music, drama, sports and the highest quality medical care in Washington state. Being public also means being engaged with our communities, and through knowledge and discovery we are elevating the quality of lives of others.

MD

George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences founded in 1825, the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is the 11th oldest medical school in the country and the first in the nation’s capital. Since its establishment, the school has been at the forefront of medical education, and has grown to include highly-ranked programs in the health and biomedical sciences. With dozens of top-tier residency programs, SMHS is a competitive and esteemed destination for medical school graduates across the country.

Certificate Degree

Harvard Medical School (HMS) is the graduate medical school of Harvard University. It is located in the Longwood Medical Area of the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.The school was founded by John Warren on September 19, 1782, with Benjamin Waterhouse, and Aaron Dexter.

Memberships
Career History
Partner
2011 - Current

Venrock Associates invest in companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of technology and healthcare sectors. They provides financing for early and later stage capital requirements.

Consulting Professor
Current

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

Non-Resident Senior Fellow
2010 - 2018

The Brookings Institution provides research and policy solutions. Its activities are carried out through four research programs: economic studies, foreign policy studies, governance studies and metropolitan policy. The company also deals through the Brookings Center for Executive Education and the Brookings Institution Press. The Brookings Institution was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Boards & Committees
Member of Senior Advisory Board
Current

Provides outsourced patient revenue cycle management personalized patient communications to healthcare organizations in the United States.

Member of the Advisory Board
Current
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Hope Street Group is an American nonprofit company located in Washington, DC, that operates as a social advocacy group. Martin Scaglione has been the CEO of the firm since 2014.

Member of the Advisory Board
Current
Member
Prior

The National Economic Council (NEC) was established in 1993 to advise the President on U.S. and global economic policy. It resides within the Office of Policy Development and is part of the Executive Office of the President. By Executive Order, the NEC has four principal functions: to coordinate policy-making for domestic and international economic issues, to coordinate economic policy advice for the President, to ensure that policy decisions and programs are consistent with the President's economic goals, and to monitor implementation of the President's economic policy agenda.

Investments
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Lyra Health, Inc. engages in the development of a platform to identify people with behavioral health condition. It provides analytics and screening tools to identify people who can benefit from mental health care. The company was founded by Dena Bravata, Bob Kocher, Bryan Roberts, and David A. Ebersman in 2015 and is headquartered in Burlingame, CA.

Awards & Honors
Board Certification - American Board of Internal Medicine
Events
Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2012 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

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