Tim Kilgallon, a veteran company CEO, has joined Polaris Partners as CEO-in-residence in the firm's west coast office. He will explore healthcare services and technology, including consumer-directed digital health opportunities for the firm. Prior to Polaris, Mr. Kilgallon led Free & Clear, a behavioral learning company now owned by Alere. He has also served as the president of Applied Discovery, a provider of business services to the legal industry, and as CEO of Pointshare, an online service provider to the healthcare industry. Polaris, a venture investor in the technology, healthcare and consumer spaces, operates from offices in Waltham, MA; San Francisco; and Dublin, Ireland.