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Charlie Baker

Charlie Baker
Entrepreneur in Residence, General Catalyst Partners

As an Entrepreneur in Residence at General Catalyst Partners, Charlie Baker focuses on investing in mid-size firms, primarily in the health care services industries.

Before joining General Catalyst, Charlie was the Republican nominee for Governor, losing a close four way race to Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. Before that, he spent ten years as CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a $2 billion, 1 million member health benefits plan serving individuals and employers in MA, NH and ME. Under his leadership, HPHC went from state receivership to #1 in the country for six years in a row for member satisfaction and clinical effectiveness.

Prior to that, Charlie served as CEO of Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, the largest independent multi-specialty physician practice in Eastern Massachusetts. In the 1990s, he served as Secretary of Health and Human Services and Secretary of Administration and Finance under Massachusetts Governors Bill Weld and Paul Cellucci, where he earned the Distinguished Service Award from the National Governor’s Association.


Deal-Flow Salon G
Bill Geary (North Bridge, Humedica, Healthrageous), Michael Weintraub (Humedica), Chris Kryder (D2 Hawkeye and Chairman, Valence Health), Charlie Baker (General Catalyst Partners)
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A vibrant discussion about the use of healthcare data to change the cost curve, increase revenues, when does an organization have enough data sufficient to act, mining your own information and using outside solutions providers Read more.

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