BTIG Expands Research and Strategy Unit with Senior Healthcare IT and Digital Health Analyst David Larsen

New York – November 2, 2020 BTIG announced today that David Larsen, CFA, has joined the firm’s Healthcare Research team as a Managing Director and senior Healthcare IT and Digital Health Analyst. Mr. Larsen will be based in BTIG’s Boston office and report to David Lenchus, Director of Research, at BTIG.

Prior to BTIG, Mr. Larsen was the Founder and Senior Analyst in Healthcare IT and Digital Health at Verity Research. Previously, he was a Senior Analyst and Managing Director in Healthcare IT and Distribution Research at SVB Leerink, where he spent more than a decade. Earlier in his career, Mr. Larsen was an Associate Analyst within Healthcare Services at Cowen and Company and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. He was also a Senior Consultant within the Healthcare Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers and a Senior Financial Analyst at the provider service network Care-Group Health System. Institutional Investor recognized Mr. Larsen as a Rising Star in 2011, 2012 and 2013 for healthcare technology and distribution coverage. In 2015, he was recognized by the Starmine Awards as the #1 earnings predictor for healthcare providers and services. Mr. Larsen earned an MBA in healthcare management and entrepreneurship from Boston University and a BA in economics from Boston College. He is also a member of the CFA Society of Boston.

“We are very excited that David has joined our Healthcare Research team,” said Mr. Lenchus. “Technological and digital advances have significantly transformed the healthcare industry, and we believe that David will be a fantastic asset to our clients as they follow the evolution of the marketplace.”

Healthcare IT and digital health encompasses companies which offer technology-enabled solutions for payors, providers, employers and consumers. While Healthcare IT will be a new area of focus for BTIG, Mr. Larsen will join Marie Thibault, BTIG Medical Technology and Digital Health Analyst, in covering the digital health vertical. Other BTIG Healthcare Research team members include Life Science and Diagnostic Tools Analysts Mark Massaro and Sung Ji Nam; Biotechnology Analysts Bert Hazlett, Thomas Shrader, PhD, CFA, and Julian Harrison, as well as Medical Technology Analyst Ryan Zimmerman.

BTIG Research and Strategy provides comprehensive reports, industry observations and other insights for clients. The team’s sector focus includes consumer, energy, financials, healthcare, real estate, shipping, and technology, media and telecommunications. Visit to learn more.




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