Innovation Advisory Board

Barbara Lubash

  • Co-founder and Managing Director, Versant Ventures Funds

Barbara Lubash has specialized in healthcare IT and services sectors over her career as a venture investor, operating executive, and professional board member. She is Co-founder and Managing Director of Versant Ventures Funds I-III. Prior to Versant, she was a Venture Partner at Crosspoint Ventures. She is Chair of the Board of the  California Health Care Foundation (CHCF), and serves on boards of RedBrick Health and Advanced ICU Care.  Prior boards include Vantage Oncology (now McKesson), Concerto Health (FKA Fidelis SeniorCare), CodeRyte (observer), Concuity, Cogent (now Cogent/HMG), Titan Health. She has taken a leadership role in her VC sector, founding the CEO conference now known as the HEP Summit, and advised CHCF management in establishing  one of the first health services/IT Program Related (impact) Investment strategies in the U.S.  She was named 2014 Director of the Year by the OC Forum for Corporate Directors, and is a member of the Partners HealthCare (Boston) Innovation Advisory Board. Her earlier operating career includes management roles at Hewlett Packard, Harvard Community Health Plan, Pacific Review Services (div PacifiCare/United), and Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS). Barbara holds a Master’s in Health Policy and Management from Harvard University and a B.S. in Psychology from Tufts University.

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