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Key People

Global Executive Team

Kirk Saunders

Chairman and CEO

Kirk is a successful entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience starting, managing, and growing successful businesses, including the start-up and sale of a healthcare software company. He has served for more than 2 decades as a Volunteer Board Member for the not-for profit El Rio Community Health Center, one of the largest federally qualified health centers in the United States.

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Bryan Martone

Chief Operating Officer

Bryan has more than 20 years of operational experience in Global Financial Institutions as well as Software Development and Health Data companies in Asia Pacific. Bryan has a well regarded track record in Program Management and Business Integration planning, driving and delivering improved Operating Models through process, Risk and technology efficiencies.

Stephen Michael, DrPH

Chief Product Officer

Stephen brings 30 years’ behavioral health and public health experience and has provided executive program direction in both public and private sector organizations. Stephen specializes in data-driven outcome benchmarking and uses implementation processes that optimize behavior change strategies. Stephen also co-authored the national standards for partial hospitalization in the US.

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Ted Johnson

Global Business Development and Legal Advisor

Ted has been actively involved in helping companies start and build their businesses in Japan and other parts of Asia. Ted spent over 20 years in two global law firms. Ted has represented venture capital funds and early stage companies in venture finance and operations.

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Jay S. Kunin, PhD

Strategic Alliance Officer

Jay has over 30 years’ experience providing strategic development, business planning and operational facilitation services for companies who seek to bring new products, services or technologies to the US healthcare marketplace. He served as partner or executive officer of multiple other entrepreneurial ventures, two of which were acquired by Fortune 500 companies.

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Russ Tevis

Chief Technology Officer

Russ has extensive experience in leadership and operations in the Healthcare industry. He specializes in working with companies to bridge business, regulatory, security, and technical requirements. Russ was responsible for scaling innovative IT solutions for the clinical teams at The Advisory Board Company.

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Mike van Bokhoven

Senior Architect

Mike has 3 decades of experience in the software industry. He has worked on projects as diverse as electronic engine management systems for vehicles, cutting-edge responsive Web 2.0 implementations, and experimental high-performance 2D/3D data visualization engines.

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Pat FranCoeur

Financial Controller and Administrator

Pat has extensive experience as an accounting and administrative professional with well-developed project management and organizational skills. Pat is often recruited to author company policies, procedures manuals, and employee handbooks.

 

Alex Krinks

Director of Operations, Australia

Alex has an extensive background in operations and project management, specializing in large scale complex deployments to Australian customers. She has a strong focus on understanding people processes, aligning the right technology to exceed customer requirements. Alex is the key player in discovery, design and deployments of the CarePro platform into the Australian market.

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Business, Scientific and Healthcare Advisors

Hamish MacDonald

Founder and Business Advisor

From the 1990’s, Hamish twice built multimillion-dollar consumer marketing businesses in Japan and founded a Japan market-entry and media consultancy. He then served as CEO for a Japanese e-payments venture. During this period, he conceived The Diary®, technology enabling patients and health professionals to view and understand health data more holistically and collaboratively. In 2009, with advancements in mobile communications and other technology enabling the realization of this vision, Hamish returned to New Zealand to turn the concept into a business and led a team of committed people as the CEO of The Diary® from 2010 – 2018. With the support of international partners, he refined the vision, ultimately founding and now serving as CEO and a Board Member of Sovereignty, a global system for better and more efficient healthcare delivery.

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Dr. Mike Bainbridge

Clinical Director

Mike Bainbridge is an internationally-recognized expert Clinical Informatician and Academic, and an innovator in clinical software and hardware domains. He is the Clinical Director ASE Health for ASE Consulting Australia Pty. Ltd., and Clinical Engagement Lead (APAC) for SNOMED International.  He is also an Adjunct Professor in Clinical Informatics at the University of Victoria, British Columbia.  Mike’s skills cross technical and clinical barriers and, through their application over the last 36 years, have put him at the foundation of much of the current digital health landscape.

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Omid Moghadam

Board Member & Scientific Advisor

Omid Moghadam is an Entrepreneur, Investor, and Life Sciences and Tech CEO. He has spent the last 18 years bringing new products and businesses to the market – in fields ranging from photography, medical imaging, and microprocessors to graphics, healthcare information technology, and genomics.

Mr. Moghadam is an experienced executive, entrepreneur, and inventor; and is an expert in intellectual property strategy development. He specializes in finding markets for new technologies, or finding new markets for old technologies. His passion lies in developing new business models and new corporate structures.

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Dr. William Nevin

Scientific Advisor, Advisory Board

Dr. Nevin graduated from Northwestern University Medical. Following graduation, he was an intern at Cook County Hospital and a medical resident in the Northwestern University programs in Chicago, Illinois.

An Air Force veteran, Dr. Nevin joined the University of Arizona, in Tucson, as a fellow and clinical faculty member in the Division of Pulmonology and Critical Care. While a faculty member, he worked with thoracic surgeons and pulmonologists at the University Hospital and other local hospitals in Tucson. Dr. Nevin established the fiberoptic bronchoscopy programs at the Tucson VA Hospital, University of Arizona Hospital, Tucson Medical Center, and St. Joseph’s Hospital. He also taught airway anatomy and fiberoptic bronchoscopy to the pulmonary fellows and attending staff physicians at the University of Arizona. His research activities at the University of Arizona involved newer applications of airway endoscopy and included the rapid diagnosis of pulmonary infections and the early detection of lung cancer. Dr Nevin believes that the education of physicians, caregivers, and patients is more effective at improving care and decreasing waste in healthcare than laws and legislation.

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Dr. Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM

Scientific Advisor, Advisory Board

Dr. Liana Lianov is the founder of HealthType LLC, where she acts as Lifestyle Medicine Leader and Health Behavior Interventions Consultant, as well as a public speaker and an innovator. HealthType offers digital programs and interactive workshops for health professionals and lay audiences. Dr. Lianov’s passion lies in how to use brain function strengths to achieve and maintain healthy habits and gain emotional energy and happiness.

Her medical specialties include Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Internal Medicine, and a fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. She has experience in government, non-profit and for-profit sectors in progressive leadership roles; and has experience in teaching and mentorship in academic institutions. Her passion and focus on Lifestyle Medicine have initiated her use of digital tools and positive psychology to develop low-cost and sustainable ways for individuals and populations to create and maintain good habits for physical and mental health.

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Sandra Leal

Scientific Advisor, Advisory Board

Dr. Sandra Leal is the Chief Operating Officer at SinfoníaRx, a provider of medication therapy management services nationally in the U.S. Dr. Leal has been implementing and scaling integrated clinical pharmacy services in a variety of settings including FQHCs, hospital discharge program, integrated behavioral health clinics, and accountable care organizations.

After receiving her PharmD from the University of Colorado and her MPH in Public Health Practice from the University of Massachusetts, Dr. Leal completed her residency at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System and a Primary Health Care Policy Fellowship with the Department of Health and Human Services. Her work has been published in many well-known medical journals, including that of the American Pharmacists Association.

Dr. Leal has received many awards in the areas of Pharmacy and innovative research. She is utilizing tele-health, gaming, pharmacogenomics and other strategies to scale resources to communities, clinicians, and patients.

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