Donna Usiskin joined New Enterprise Ventures in April 2021 as Chief Strategy Officer. Donna possesses a unique perspective and skillset to align a company’s value proposition with their vision. Her proven leadership abilities and enviable track record of successfully implementing go-to-market and product-led growth initiatives translates into successfully preparing organizations for potential investment.
Donna has more than 25 years of business development, strategy and venture capital experience with IT companies. As part of the Healthcare IT investment team and leader of the Business Development team for Edison Ventures, she set an aggressive pace of generating new investment opportunities, evaluating over 12,000 pitch decks. During her 10 years of Venture Capital she led both the Sales and Marketing and Healthcare IT Executive Forums for the portfolio.
Prior to NEV, Donna served as VP of Corporate Development at MMIT. She has worn executive operating hats in Sales, Marketing and Strategy for early/growth stage IT companies serving Healthcare and Pharma IT markets. She has served as a BOD, Advisory Board member and Mentor with numerous start-ups, organizations and incubators in the region.
She holds a BA in psychology from Rutgers University.