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Thomas McKinley

Partner, Cardinal Partners

Tom McKinley, who has more than 35 years of investment experience, is a General Partner and the West Coast representative for Cardinal Partners, a venture capital firm focused exclusively on healthcare investing. Prior to joining Cardinal Partners, Tom was the Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner of Partech International. Tom currently serves on the Board of Directors of lifeIMAGE, a cloud-based medical imaging sharing platform for hospitals, physicians and patients, and in Teladoc (TDOC), a telehealth services provider of doctor consults to consumers. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Awarepoint, RTLS delivers contextual awareness and operational intelligence to the Internet of Things to increase efficiency, improve quality management. In addition, Tom is the founding Chief Executive Officer and Board of Director of Cardinal Analytx, a software start-up spun out of Stanford University that was created to identify and target high-cost patients for early medical interventions using machine learning.

Tom earned Bachelor of Arts in economics from Harvard University, a Master of Science in accounting from New York University and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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