Principal, Esplanade Ventures
Ella Seitz has over 12 years of strategy and operational experience in health care, having worked with early stage and fortune 100 healthcare companies. She has a track record of fostering relationships across diverse stakeholders, influencing and motivating across organizational levels to achieve a common vision of improving the healthcare system.
Ella is a Partner with Esplanade Ventures, Canada’s premier digital health venture capital fund. Through her work at Esplanade, Ella supports boards and partners with startups globally, advising them on growth, innovation and fundraising. Before joining Esplanade, she was a Vice-President with McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK), a global Fortune 10 leader in health care. At McKesson, Ella held a variety of leadership roles relating to strategy, mergers and acquisitions, business development, and innovation. Prior to her time at McKesson, Ella was a principal with Kearney, a global management consulting firm where she advised healthcare clients.
Ella holds an MBA with great distinction from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor of Commerce with great distinction from McGill University. Ella joined the Board of VHA in 2021.