Omair Ahmed supports Echo Health Ventures in all aspects of the investment process, from deal sourcing and evaluation through transaction management and execution. He is responsible for providing financial and market support that drives investment initiatives and decisions, and the success and growth of Echo’s portfolio of companies.
Omair currently serves as a Board Observer for Vori Health. Omair additionally works closely with Echo's investments in Abacus Insights, Scipher Medicine, VaxCare, and Vericred. Omair is focused on companies addressing the Social Drivers of Health, tackling the affordability crisis of healthcare, or utilizing novel models or technologies to address high-cost, high-impact conditions.
Prior to joining Echo Health Ventures in 2019, Omair began his career as a consultant for Accenture Strategy, advising health care clients on go-to-market, new product development, and merger strategies. Omair also brings prior experience in healthcare-focused venture capital, through his prior roles at Merck’s Global Health Innovation Fund and 7Wire Ventures.
Omair received an undergraduate degree with honors from New York University’s Stern School of Business, and a Master of Business Administration degree with distinction from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Outside of work, Omair lives in Boston and enjoys performing improv, playing basketball, traveling to new cities, and reading thought-provoking books.