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Past, Present and Future Leaders

The managing directors of IWHP are proud and privileged to have partnered with visionary management teams who are shaping the future of Biotech, Medical Devices and Healthcare IT. The groundbreaking businesses they have created are representative of the industry-leading companies that InterWest has helped build over the last three decades.

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Empowered

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Empowered

Empowered offers students professional certificates and career counseling designed specifically for those transitioning to new careers or seeking to remain viable in today’s job market. With a focus on practical work-related knowledge, the fully online courses will allow students to complete certificate programs in just one year with far more robust interaction than many modern day classrooms. Empowered was acquired by Qualcomm in 2014.

Investment Team
Steve Poizner, CEO