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Barbara Guidi Kohler


Barbara has over 25 years of experience in digital health, healthcare technology and healthcare delivery systems. Barbara has expertise in leveraging market dynamics and building scalable, profitable businesses that achieve exponential growth.

Prior to joining FSI, Barbara served as Chief Operating Officer of 3Derm Systems, Inc., a digital AI diagnostic device and system. She led sales and marketing through the commercial launch achieving the first payer reimbursement. She was a senior leader at athenahealth driving operational effectiveness efforts across the company. This was after founding Innovare, a healthcare strategy consulting firm. Barbara was formerly at The Boston Consulting Group leading client assignments in healthcare, biotech and high technology.

Barbara serves on the Board of Directors, Harvard Business School Alumni Association. She previously served on the Board of Directors of WaterHero, a retail home protection system. She is actively involved with the Harvard Business School Alumni Forum Program and several volunteer organizations.


  • MBA, with honors, Harvard University

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude, University of New Hampshire


  • Women’s Foundation of Boston

  • Time with husband, children, extended family and friends

  • Tennis, golf, yoga

  • Book group (same group for decades)

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