Norwest hires Scott as healthcare GP

Scott previously co-founded and was a managing partner at Revelation Partners.

  • Prior to working in private equity, Dr. Scott was a general surgery resident at Oregon Health & Science University
  • Norwest invests in early- to late-stage businesses with a focus on consumer, enterprise, and healthcare
  • Norwest has offices in Palo Alto and San Francisco, with subsidiaries in India and Israel

Norwest Venture Partners has named Dr. Zack Scott as a general partner of its healthcare practice.

Scott joins from Revelation Partners, a secondary investor in the healthcare space, which he co-founded and where he was a managing partner.

“We’re fortunate to have Zack join our team and contribute his years of experience in medical devices, diagnostics, healthcare services, and biopharmaceuticals to the firm and the portfolio,” said Casper de Clercq, a general partner at Norwest Venture Partners, in a statement. “Through our shared investments in Omada Health and iRhythm Technologies, we know Zack has a similar investment thesis that is grounded in real-world evidence and improving patient outcomes.”

Prior to working in private equity, Scott was a general surgery resident at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and an MBA with a specialized certificate in health sector management from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Norwest manages more than $12.5 billion in capital. Since its inception, Norwest it invested in more than 650 companies and currently has more than 200 companies in its venture and growth equity portfolio.