John Shagoury

Venture Partner

John joined SV Health Investors as a Venture Partner in 2018.

Prior experience
Over the course of a 35-year career, John has served in senior leadership positions within multiple Software and HCIT companies. His experience ranges from Division President at large public companies, to President and executive leadership roles of both mid-sized private companies and venture-backed start-ups.

Most recently John was CEO of Eliza Corporation, a private equity backed HCIT company providing technology-enabled services to the Payer market. He led a successful exit to strategic buyer in mid-2017. Previously, he was President of Nuance Communications’ Healthcare Division, focused on the Provider market.  John has a demonstrated track record of success in transforming business models, growing companies, increasing profitability and building strong management teams. He also has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, as well as acquisition integration.

Academic credentials
MBA in management from Babson College and BS in Marketing from Babson College

Outside of SV
John enjoys travel, boating and spending time with his family.

Venture Partners


Sector Administrator
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