James J. Peters

Board Member
James J. Peters has served as a director of NxStage since 2016. Mr. Peters joined Geisinger Health System in 2004, and has been a key part of the leadership team that established Geisinger’s national reputation for healthcare innovation. As Senior Vice President and Chief Strategic Partnerships Officer, Mr. Peters has led Geisinger’s corporate development transactions with industry and served as joint governance committee Chair for numerous product co-development partnerships with Fortune 100 companies. As Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Medical Management Corporation, Geisinger’s for-profit enterprise, Mr. Peters has had overall P&L responsibility for its portfolio of entrepreneurial businesses spanning health information services, home-based patient monitoring, clinical engineering, retail care clinics, specialty pharmacy, and personalized diagnostics. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Peters served as Principal at Updata Venture Partners, a $450M venture capital firm with a focus on growth stage software and health IT companies. From 1998-2002, Mr. Peters founded and grew a successful New York City-based software services firm that serviced and sold into the medical technology sector. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Peters was a senior consultant in the enterprise software practice at Andersen Consulting in New York. In addition to over 20+ years of executive leadership, venture investment, business building, health IT, and provider-payer-manufacturer partnership experience, Mr. Peters brings a strong track record of developing and scaling a culture of innovation within a complex healthcare enterprise to our Board.