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Shantanu is a veteran entrepreneur with a passion for Artificial Intelligence and patient wellness. His experience spans healthcare and transformative AI solutions, offering him a unique strategic perspective on the complex problems being solved in the healthcare technology space today. Shantanu began his career as a founder in the late nineties, when he developed an AI platform shifting search algorithms from keyword-based to intent-driven via Eigenspace. Shantanu later moved into Accenture’s Healthcare practice, where he helped some of Accenture’s most innovative offerings go to market.
Shantanu then partnered with Ritesh Sharma to build and exit a healthcare services company, growing the business to $8M of revenue in less than 18 months. In 2011, the two went on to found Jvion, an industry-leading clinical AI platform recognized as the nation’s largest in terms of both hospitals served and patients impacted by Blackbook and KLAS (2018). Shantanu served as CEO of Jvion from its inception through exit via private equity acquisition in 2019.
Shantanu earned his Bachelor of Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.
Ritesh is a seasoned entrepreneur and operations leader with a history of scaling healthcare companies to their maximum potential. Through decades of experience working across verticals including providers, payors, pharma, and life sciences, he has developed long-lasting relationships with industry veterans, customers, and investors. Ritesh began his career in Accenture’s Product vertical, where he helped develop new outsourcing models that brought more sustainable long-term growth to a historically transaction-based consulting practice.
Ritesh then partnered with Shantanu Nigam to build and exit a healthcare services company, growing the business to $8M revenue in less than 18 months. In 2011, they went on to found Jvion, an industry-leading clinical AI platform that partnered with large hospital systems to developed to minimize avoidable harm and improve outcomes for patients and populations. Ritesh served as COO of Jvion from its inception through exit via private equity acquisition in 2019.
Ritesh earned a Bachelor of Science at Mississippi State University with a focus on programming, mathematics, and economics.
Eller is an accomplished healthcare venture investor with over seven years of experience managing early-stage venture funds. Prior to joining SeedToB, Eller served as the Managing Director of Jumpstart Foundry. Over the years, she has invested in hundreds of healthcare startups and actively advises founders in the areas business operations, fundraising, go-to-market strategy, and team development. Eller is based in Nashville, Tennessee and is well immersed in Nashville’s healthcare startup and investment communities.
Eller received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Dickinson College.
Maya is an experienced investor and marketer with a background in developing integrated marketing and growth strategies for venture-backed companies across industries. She previously led digital marketing and public relations for a series of high-growth consumer and technology startups, and was most recently an investor at CompanyFirst, an early-stage venture fund focused on consumer brands. Prior to CompanyFirst, she worked in Consumer & Retail investment banking at Perella Weinberg Partners.
Maya focuses on the fund’s sourcing, investment, and brand development activities. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley, and her MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.
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