Laura VeroneauPartner at Optum Ventures
Laura is a Partner at Optum Ventures where she holds board roles with Buoy, Groups, RubiconMD, Equip, mPulse, Contessa Health, and Truepill. She has spent her career developing a deep understanding of each part of the health care system, with an eye on how future innovation can integrate and transform the industry. She started her career running product development at a health care startup serving health plans, hospitals and employers before transitioning to the corporate strategy team at UnitedHealth Group. There, Laura focused on their innovation pipeline, most concentrated on emerging companies, the PBM space and international markets. She then rounded out her industry knowledge with roles at CVS Health and Leerink Transformation Partners. Her goal is to use her expertise and relationships in the industry to help companies effectively understand, penetrate and ultimately reshape the industry. Laura is a graduate of Williams College and holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.