David Hendren is Managing Director of Augmentum Advisors, a consulting, business advisory, and management firm based in the Greater Boston area. David advises and partners with entrepreneurs, start-ups, growth stage companies, mature enterprises, sponsors, and investors to create, fund, drive growth, and harvest stakeholder value.
David has extensive experience in launching, financing, and building successful ventures from incubation to exit, with particular expertise in healthcare, life science, biomedical, digital health, IT, and related technology and service areas. He has gained both deep knowledge and broad perspective over 25+ years from leadership roles on virtually all sides of the table including VC, entrepreneur, CEO, board member and chair, business advisor, consultant, and counsel. As a VC, David has led and co-invested in deals with top-tier firms and strategic investors, with exits including IPO, M&A, and technology licensing transactions. In operating, board, and advisory roles, David has been central to identifying opportunity, creating plans and strategies to commercialize innovative technologies and technology-enabled services, and building, developing, and leading entrepreneurial teams to execute plans and drive adoption in market areas including medical devices, diagnostics, drugs, biotech, digital health, IT, infrastructure, healthcare service delivery, and healthcare management services.
David received his AB from Dartmouth College and his JD from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. He has written, spoken, taught, and mentored on topics including venture finance, entrepreneurship, business transactions, healthcare, and management.