Peter Levin, formerly chief technology officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been appointed vice chairman of the board of directors and managing director at investment firm Poliwogg Holdings, effective immediately.
Levin will work to help the company connect mid-stage healthcare and life science startups with accredited investors, Poliwogg CEO Greg Simon said June 6.
As the VA’s CTO, Leven spearheaded development of the Blue Button Personal Health Record program, led creation and implementation of an open source software custodian and delivery of clinical components for an integrated electronic health record system.
He is also the founder and CEO of technology consulting firm Amida Technology Solutions and serves as a consulting professor for Stanford University’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Levin has also held positions at Astaro, NeoLinera, Zanio, Ventizz Capital Partners and Techno Venture Management.