About Me

Posted on June 1st, 2006 in by Karl

Karl Zachar is a seasoned healthcare entrepreneur and investor.  His focus includes a wide range of sectors within healthcare including biotech, healthcare services, medical devices, and the convergence of healthcare and information technology. Mr. Zachar is particularly passionate about helping entrepreneurs and young companies focus on disruptive technologies in healthcare.

Currently, Karl is a partner at Pillar Life Sciences, a crossover investment fund focused on disruptive technologies in biotech and genomic engineering.  Previously, Karl served as VP of Business Development, Corporate Strategy and M&A for athenahealth (ATHN).

Mr. Zachar was also President of IntrinsiQ where he helped transform the company from an oncology EHR software company into the leading oncology informatics company.   In 2007, Karl helped successfully orchestrate the sale of IntrinsiQ to Accel‐KKR.  Subsequently, IntrinsiQ was acquired by AmeriSourceBergen.

Early in his career, Karl was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs where he specialized working with biotech and technology companies and entrepreneurs.  Mr. Zachar has an MBA from the Harvard Business School and graduated magna cum laude in economics from Amherst College.

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