Mr. Eichler joined Psilos in April 1999 and focuses primarily on investments in the medical technology and healthcare services sectors. He has worked directly with many Psilos investments as an advisor on finance, strategy and corporate development, including formerly as Acting Chief Financial Officer of Caregiver Services, Inc. He also has extensive experience as an advisor to senior management and boards of directors on M&A, financial restructuring and capital raising transactions. Mr. Eichler represented Psilos on the board of Acuity Pharmaceuticals (exited via merger with Opko Health) and Mauna Kea Technologies [NYSE Euronext: MKEA]. He was also closely involved in Psilos’ investment in QualityMetric (exited via acquisition by UnitedHealth Group), where he served as a board observer. Currently Mr. Eichler serves as Chairman of the Board of Caregiver Services, Inc. and Gamma Medica, Inc.
Prior to joining Psilos, Mr. Eichler was an investment banker at Wasserstein Perella & Co., where he worked on numerous mergers and acquisitions and restructuring assignments as a member of the firm's Healthcare Group. Earlier in his career, Mr. Eichler worked as a defense policy analyst for DynCorp, focusing on issues relating to nuclear nonproliferation and export control.
Mr. Eichler earned an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia, where he received the Faculty Award for Academic Excellence (top 10% of class). He holds another masters degree in National Security Studies from Georgetown University and a B.A. in Government and International Relations from Cornell University, where he graduated magna cum laude.
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David Eichler discusses how Psilos helps their portfolio companies emerge as leaders in the healthcare economy.