Witney McKiernan is a Principal in the medtech division of the KCK Group, a growth-stage investment firm with offices in Silicon Valley, Bermuda, Dubai, New York and London. Witney splits her time between evaluating new opportunities for investment and providing operational support for companies within KCK's medtech portfolio.
Prior to joining KCK, Witney spent 15 years in operational and consulting roles within the medtech industry (Bayer HealthCare, Xlumena, Ventus Medical, Channel Medsystems) and has developed market access strategies for over 40 medical technologies. Witney has expertise in commercial strategy, upstream marketing, reimbursement policy, and healthcare economics. Earlier in her career, Witney worked as a med-surg nurse at the University of California, San Francisco's Comprehensive Cancer Center. Witney is a recipient of the Johnson & Johnson Promise of Nursing Award and is a University of California BioFellow.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Witney holds a BA in human biology from Stanford University and a RN and MS in health policy from the University of California, San Francisco. She lives in Menlo Park, California with her husband and three sons.
As a member of Class 25, Witney is serving her fellowship at KCK Group under the mentorship of Garheng Kong (HealthQuest Capital) and Valeska Schroeder (KCK Group).