Ian Chiang


It's incredibly rewarding to support visionary entrepreneurs that challenge the status quo, striving to launch transformative technologies and services that will benefit patients for generations.

Ian is a Partner at Flare Capital and led the firm’s investment into Knownwell and was an essential part of the firm’s investments in Inbound Health, and RightMove, where he serves as a Board member, as well as Cayaba Care, and Oshi Health.  Additionally, Ian led the firm’s Flare Scholar Ventures investments in Adni, EarlyBird Education, Narrable, and Vincere Health.

Prior to joining Flare Capital, Ian served as a Senior Vice President and a founding member of CareAllies, Cigna’s family of multi-payer provider services, population health management, and home-based care businesses. In that capacity, he was responsible for developing new technology-enabled services, evolving existing solutions and service lines, and providing ongoing product management across CareAllies’ businesses. In addition, he was also responsible for developing inorganic strategies for CareAllies since its inception. Before launching CareAllies, Ian held a leadership position with Cigna’s US Strategic Operations team.

Ian was a co-founder of several start-ups, including XcelDx, which ultimately partnered with Scanwell Health, a smartphone-enabled diagnostics company backed by Y-Combinator, Founders Fund, DCM, Version One, and Mayfield. He focused his efforts on product development and served as an advisor to the company. Scanwell was acquired by BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) in 2021. He also worked for Becton, Dickinson & Company, where he led new product innovation and development. He continues to actively advise and mentor a number of innovative healthcare start-ups. He started his career at McKinsey & Company and spent five years advising healthcare clients globally.

Ian serves as an advisor and board member of various organizations. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors at The New England Venture Capital Association and Harvard Business School Healthcare Alumni Association, where he also served as the 2021 Annual Conference Co-Chair. Additionally, Ian serves as an Industry Advisor at Cornell Tech’s The Precision Behavioral Health Initiative.

Ian has a Bachelor of Science degree in biological engineering from Cornell University, where he graduated with honors and was a Cornell Presidential Research Scholar. He also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.