Joe Wilkins

Venture Advisor
Los Angeles, CA

Joe Wilkins joined Touchdown in 2019 and brings more than 35 years of healthcare leadership, governance, key relationships, and a diverse perspective to private equity and venture fund programs. He spent 26 years at Danaher Beckman Coulter, a leader of healthcare diagnostics and life sciences. He held executive roles at Quest Diagnostics and Atlantic Health System, establishing corporate venturing programs. Joe served as Board Chair of Providence St Joseph Hoag Health, American Hospital Association, and at the California Hospital Association.  Joe is a limited partner with Tech Council Ventures and serves on the Boards of Keck Graduate Institute’s School of Medicine, Black Directors Healthcare Equity Agenda (BDHEA), Public Health Advocates, and Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL).

Joe is a Board-Certified Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He graduated from Argosy University with his bachelor’s in business administration and earned his MBA in finance.

Joe lives, plays, and travels between his homes in Philadelphia and Southern California. He is an avid golfer.


Favorite Teams

Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, Sixers, and Phillies, also the LA Lakers, Angels, and the mighty Ducks