Steven Collens is CEO of MATTER, Chicago’s healthcare technology startup center and community hub. MATTER nurtures entrepreneurs and innovators building the next generation of health IT, medical device, diagnostic and biopharma technologies. He also serves as strategic advisor to Pritzker Group Venture Capital. 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. He previously worked at Abbott in domestic and international functions, and as a policy advisor to a U.S. Senator.