Mr. Chris Wheeler

Diagnose Early Founder & Chairman


  • University of Wisconsin Madison, BSME with Honors 5/88

  • Harvard Business School, MBA 5/93


Mr. Wheeler is an experienced, results-driven, executive who has worked in the Silicon Valley for over 20 years.  He has a proven track record of identifying and building new and large revenue streams, and has significant experience building businesses, managing P&Ls, growing revenue, and sourcing capital. Notable efforts include:

  • Mr. Wheeler has led projects and programs related to cardiac surgery, catheter manufacturing, drug delivery, cancer diagnostics, and several other areas within the healthcare industry.

  • Implemented process improvements at Baxter’s Cardio Vascular Group’s catheter manufacturing plant in Puerto Rico.

  • Implemented commercialization strategy for breath based diagnostics launched out of Stanford Hospital and Stanford Core Labs (Diagnose Early).

  • Implemented strategy for large energy company in Northern Nevada where team is targeting a $1.5Bn exit in the energy space.

  • Leading strategy work for Media company led by former President of Disney.

  • Member of team focused on commercializing proton beam cancer therapy facilities in the United States and over seas.

  • Board Member of University of Wisconsin Industrial Advisory Board, where members include well known industry leaders in Healthcare, Technology, and Banking.

  • Board Member, Diagnose Early, Inc.

  • Board Member, Heritage Ventures, Inc.