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Vic Gatto

Vic Gatto

CIO, Jump Start Health

Vic has been an investor in healthcare and technology since 2001. He has made over 250 investments in early-stage innovation companies in the areas of healthcare services, medical devices, diagnostic tools, technology, and data analytics.


Vic co-founded Jumpstart Health Investors, in 2014. Designed to be a new type of healthcare investment platform, the firm leverages four complimentary business units to covey unfair and sustainable advantage to investors. Vic was the initial CEO and established the model and operations before transitioning to Chief Investment Officer in 2021.


Before Jumpstart, Vic served as a Partner at two different venture capital firms, focusing his investment activity primarily in healthcare services and technology. In the 1990s, before switching to the investor side of the table, Vic co-founded and subsequently sold a software company.


Vic was the seed investor in Change Healthcare. He helped growth the company from a concept to the multi-billion enterprise it is today. Vic served on the Board of Directors for seven years. He also joined Change in a fulltime capacity as President during a critical transition period. As President, Vic helped the original Founders define the skills needed to lead the company forward. He then recruited a two-person team of Chairman and CEO to leave a large publicly-traded healthcare company to lead the growth of Change Healthcare. The company is now publicly traded on Nasdaq and valued in excess of $1.5B.


Vic lives in Nashville with his wife and two sons. He has a MBA from Vanderbilt University and a BA from Amherst College.