Health Scholars

Health Scholars is a provider of virtual reality clinical training to both healthcare and public safety providers.

Westminster, Colorado

Client Opportunity

Health Scholars delivers on-demand virtual reality training solutions for healthcare professionals to hone their skills and abilities. By producing ultra-realistic simulations through adaptive learning practices, artificial intelligence, and voice technology, Health Scholars is transforming the landscape of medical training and care delivery. 

Their investors, board members, and leadership team partnered with The Bowdoin Group to help bring in a commercially oriented Chief Executive Officer to scale the company after a Series B raise in January of 2020. The client’s goal was to engage with a candidate with expertise in the provider-based Healthcare IT space and experience leading the sales strategy and driving deals through the pipeline. 

The perfect candidate:
  • A commercially oriented leader with an executive presence, as well as the ability to create a go-to-market strategy and drive sales deals 
  • Deep domain expertise in provider-based Healthcare IT, as well as an understanding of provider-oriented revenue streams and SaaS solution models
  • Proven ability to scale an early-stage business and build a high performing culture

TBG Process

  • Build a list of Healthcare Software, Home Health/Telehealth, Clinical Decision Support, Interoperability, and Population Health companies nationally, and then identify all commercial and business leaders 
  • Expand to look at provider based digital health companies and commercial leaders at these companies
  • Network with leaders in the space 

  • Services:
    • Executive Search
  • Markets:
    • Digital Health
  • Placements:
    • Chief Executive Officer
  • Employee Count:
    • 10-49
  • Funding Rounds:
    • Series B
Client Result

After interviewing eight qualified & strong candidates, the Health Scholars team welcomed their new CEO in April 2021. 

Candidate Experience

“I’m very excited to be joining the incredibly talented Health Scholars team,” says Scott. “The vision at Health Scholars remains the same. We’ll continue building our position as the leader in VR training for healthcare professionals. This team is changing the status quo of how providers train and improve the quality of care, and I’m eager to help propel the organization effectively into the future – for our people, our partners, and the healthcare community at large.”