Matt Karls
Partner, Strategic Investment
Matt Karls
Partner, Strategic Investment
Matt Karls manages strategic investing and supports the growth of the Echo Health Ventures portfolio companies that enable providers to align incentives to achieve better outcomes, strengthen patient-provider relationships, and support seniors and their families as they address the challenges associated with aging.

Matt served on the Cambia Health Solutions strategic investing team for three years prior to joining Echo Health Ventures. He came to Cambia following five years at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in a corporate development role and brings more than 15 years of experience leading teams in corporate development, strategy and operating functions across companies in the health care, telecommunications, and software development industries.

Matt holds a Masters of Business Administration in Management from Michigan State University and a Bachelor’s in Economics from Western Michigan University. He serves as a director on the boards of Caremerge and True Link Financial, and is a board observer for mPulse Mobile ‒ all of which are Echo Health Ventures portfolio companies. As an enthusiastic supporter of entrepreneurship, Matt is also a mentor for several early stage companies and accelerator programs. Matt is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.