Michael Kaplan is a Partner of NewSpring and the Firm’s dedicated healthcare funds. He brings 30 years of healthcare experience as an operating executive and investor.
Prior to joining NewSpring, Mike was Managing Director of Altos Health Management, a healthcare investment firm he founded in 2009. Before Altos Health, Mike was a Partner at Three Arch Partners, a venture capital firm focused on life sciences and healthcare services.
Mike also served as an operating executive at Blue Shield of California. He had a variety of roles over time at Blue Shield, including Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategic Planning, Regional Chief Executive for Northern California, and Vice President of Business Transformation. Earlier in his career, Mike was a Senior Manager in consulting for APM Incorporated/CSC Healthcare and a Financial Analyst at Kidder, Peabody & Co. Incorporated.
Mike received a BS in Business Administration with High Honors from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.