Dave Chase

Co-Founder, Health Rosetta, and Senior Advisor, Cascadia Capital

Dave Chase was named one of the most influential people in Digital Health due to his entrepreneurial success & writing along with luminaries such as Eric Topol, Patrick Soon-Shiong, & Vinod Khosla. He speaks to & consults with new ventures inside of established companies & high growth startups. Chase was the CEO & Co-founder of Avado, which was acquired by and integrated into WebMD and the most widely used healthcare professional site - Medscape. Before Avado, Chase spent several years outside of healthcare in startups as founder or consulting roles with LiveRez.com, MarketLeader, & WhatCounts. He also played founding & leadership roles in launching two new $1B+ businesses within Microsoft.

He is currently involved with Cascadia Capital as a senior advisor and he is a Healthcare reformer in residence at StartUp Health. He is also the co-founder of Health Rosetta, focusing on the problem that healthcare has become an extractive industry taking resources from what drives 80% of outcomes (education, economic opportunity, public health, healthy behaviors, public safety, clean air and clean water). Recognizing we didn't get better lighting in homes and cities by optimizing oil lamp technology, the Health Rosetta is an open source blueprint for the Regenerative Health Era.

Chase is widely published. The book Chase co-authored won the healthcare Book of the Year in in 2014. Chase has a penchant for making connections between previously disconnected trends and making them understandable and actionable. His latest book ”The CEOs Guide to Restoring the American Dream” was published earlier this fall.