Robert Mittendorff MD, MBA is a venture capitalist and board certified emergency physician at Kaiser Permanente. He brings to Norwest Venture Partners more than a 15 years of operational, clinical, and investment experience. Robert focuses on investing capital in venture and growth opportunities in the healthcare sector, including digital health and healthcare IT, technology enabled healthcare services, medical devices, diagnostics, and specialty pharma. He currently serves on the boards of AnalyticsMD, iCardiac and TigerText, and is a board observer at TalkSpace, Crossover Health, iRhythm, and Telcare, and was involved with the initial investments in Misfit Wearables and Health Catalyst. Prior to Norwest, Robert was the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Hansen Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: HNSN). Robert completed his residency training at Stanford. Robert received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He received his B.S. in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University where he played on the soccer team. He has completed fellowships under the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (neuroscience), MIT Sloan School of Management, and Harvard Business School. Robert is currently a Leadership Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. Robert has been published in scientific, clinical, and policy journals.