Lisa Suennen

Managing Partner

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Lisa Suennen

Venture Valkyrie

Managing Partner

Lisa has spent 30+ years in healthcare as entrepreneur, advisor and VC. Lisa joined Manatt Phelps & Phillips in 2019, as partner and lead of the firm’s Digital and Technology Practice. Lisa also is the lead partner for Manatt’s Venture Fund. Lisa spent much of the last 20+ years in venture capital, most recently leading the GE Ventures healthcare fund and previously as a partner with Psilos Group, a healthcare venture fund. Prior to that, she was part of the leadership team that built Merit Behavioral Care from startup to an $800mm revenue behavioral healthcare company and helped lead the company through its successful IPO and exit. She previously worked in product management and marketing roles in the high technology field. Lisa serves on the Boards of Health Reveal and HealthXL and chairs the chairs the advisory board of the NASA-funded Translational Research Institute for Space Health.