Vijay Patel

Managing Partner, CVS Health Ventures

Vijay Patel is Vice President, CVS Health Ventures and leads our venture investment program,
which encompasses limited partner investments, a dedicated corporate venture fund, minority
growth equity strategy and a market development function that partners with high-potential,
early-stage companies focused on making health care more accessible, affordable and simpler.
Prior to his current role, Vijay led the Enterprise Business Development team and was a member
of the CVS Health COVID-19 Task Force responsible for structuring partnerships to support testing
and vaccination efforts. He joined the company’s Boston Digital Innovation Lab in 2015, where he
led our efforts to develop strategic partnerships and investments in digital health and technology
companies. Vijay also founded the CVS Digital Leadership Program to attract and retain early
career talent.

Prior to joining CVS Health, Vijay worked as an investment professional at H.I.G. Growth Partners and Bain Capital.

Vijay earned a bachelor’s degree from the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and
Technology at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of

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