Carl Byers

Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School
Office Address
124 Mt. Auburn - Suite 100-109
Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 126
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Carl Byers

Profile

Carl Byers is an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy. Byers works as a Venture Partner at Fidelity Biosciences, a healthcare focused venture capital fund. He is also an advisor to health-related startups. From 1997 to 2010, Byers served as Chief Financial Officer at athenahealth, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATHN), where he was a member of the founding team. He led the company’s Initial Public Offering in 2007, which The Wall Street Journal named as the year’s most successful. Since athenahealth, Byers has worked as a consultant in micro-finance (in Chile) and as the financial officer of a health and water related social venture (in India). Prior to the founding of athenahealth, Byers was a management consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton in New York. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University, where Byers earned a B.A. in the College of Social Studies. He was a Business Fellow at The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He also earned a Masters in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He lives in Lexington with his wife and three children.

 

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