Chris Edell
Senior Adviser

Chris is a Senior Advisor at Camber Collective. His work is focused on innovation and growth capabilities in the healthcare and social sectors.

In partnership with Camber Collective, Chris is the Founder of Pitchspace, a model that brings together established organizations with emerging technology companies to solve mutual problems of interest. Chris is also an Operating Partner at Katalyst Ventures, an investment fund focused on AI/ML in healthcare and fintech.

Previously, Chris was a Managing Director at CCI, a firm convening roundtables for C-Suite teams across Fortune 1000s. He was also Founder and CEO of Elevar, a consultancy that offered large companies the opportunity to pose business challenges for startups to create paid pilots. Clients included large US health systems and payers. Prior to that, Chris was a strategy consultant with Booz & Co. (now Strategy&) and Deloitte Consulting.

Chris holds an MPA from Harvard, an MBA from Yale, and a dual BA from UC San Diego. He lives in San Francisco, CA and Park City, UT with his wife and daughter and is an avid runner.

Posts by Chris Edell

Pitchspace – Unlocking Digital Health Innovation and Enterprise Growth

Digital transformation is reshaping the US healthcare system, accelerated by the impact of COVID-19. As healthcare enterprises invest in new digital capabilities, a host of innovative startup solutions are seeking to partner with them in changing the way care is delivered. Despite this favorable mix of innovation supply and demand, the success rate in driving measurable outcomes via enterprise-startup partnerships have been mixed, at best.
By: Matt Holman, Chris Edell