STEVEN F. TOLLE

  • Steve runs a boutique healthcare strategy consultancy and is an advisor (and former partner) to HLM Venture Partners.  He has over 25 years of health care expertise in the areas of strategy, business development, and product management.

  • Steve has spent his career helping to develop and manage some of the most important themes in health care innovation and investment today, including artificial intelligence, diagnostic imaging/medical devices, electronic health records, population health, managed care and value-based pharmaceutical pricing.

  • Prior to his work with HLM, Steve was Global Vice President of Strategy at IBM Watson Health, where he led strategy and corporate development for the medical imaging business unit. 

  •  Previously, he was Chief Strategy Officer at Merge Healthcare (acquired by IBM for $1B in 2015). Steve led the effort to move Merge Healthcare into the AI space and played a key role in the successful sale to IBM.

  • Other notable previous roles include Senior Vice President/General Manager at Optum, Vice President of Product Management at Allscripts, and Director of Product Management at Pfizer.