Carl Byers

Prior to joining Fidelity Biosciences in 2010 as a venture partner, Carl was on the founding team at athenahealth, Inc.

While at athenahealth he served as Chief Financial Officer from 1997 to 2010. He was responsible for the company’s finance, legal and corporate technology teams. He also served as a key advisor to the CEO as part of the Senior Leadership Team. When athenahealth was a private company, he built the company's financial systems and led seven rounds of equity and subordinated debt financing.

Prior to founding athenahealth, Carl was a senior consultant in Booz, Allen & Hamilton’s New York office, where he worked in the financial services and health insurance industries.

Carl holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University (Conn.) and is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School Mid-Career Masters in Public Administration program. He teaches entrepreneurial finance at Harvard's Kennedy School where he is an adjunct lecturer in public policy. He is also a director at Cureatr, Inc., a mobile care coordination company and an advisor to the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Wesleyan University in Connecticut.