Mr. Steven Collens serves as Chief Executive Officer & Board Member at Matter. He served as Advisor at Level Ex. The firm nurtures entrepreneurs and innovators building the next generation of health IT, medical device, diagnostic and biopharma technologies. He served as Board Member at He also serves as Senior Advisor to Pritzker Group Venture Capital, where he focuses on seed-stage investments. Prior to assuming his current role, Steven was senior vice president at Pritzker Group, the investment firm led by Tony and J.B. Pritzker. In that capacity, he led the team that created 1871, Chicago's center for digital startups that now houses more than 250 early-stage companies. He previously worked at Abbott in a variety of domestic and international functions, including product management, policy and public affairs. In 2005, Steven helped found ConstantWellness.com to give patients control over their health data and allow healthcare providers to coordinate care of their patients. Prior to Abbott, Steven served as a policy advisor to a U.S. Senator. Steven holds an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a BA from Washington University in St. Louis. He serves on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations, including the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center and the Chicago Artists' Coalition and is a Leadership Greater Chicago fellow. He served as Board Member at SwipeSense.