James Walker

Venture Partner

James has been a Venture Partner with SV Health Investors since 2014.

Prior experience
Over the course of a 25-year career, Jim has served in many leadership positions. He founded and was CEO and Chairman of Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. (Octagon), a global pharmaceutical services and software company. Octagon was acquired by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in September, 2012. Prior to founding Octagon, Jim worked as a regulatory affairs professional at both Johnson & Johnson and Schering-Plough.

 

Academic credentials
BS, Science Comprehensive, Villanova University; MS, Environmental Science, Rutgers University; MBA, Duke University; PhD, University of Pennsylvania (dissertation: an exploratory study on adaptability in the workplace).

Outside of SV
James enjoys auto racing and spending time with his family.

Team
Venture Partners

Sector
Healthcare

Sector Administrator
Rose Gaudreau

Office
Boston