Leadership

InTouch Health’s senior management team and board of directors believe that telehealth has the potential to reform and transform the industry. We are dedicated to enabling healthcare systems to leverage their vast clinical resources and expertise, expand access to care, increase quality and patient satisfaction.

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Management Team

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Joseph M. DeVivo

CEO

Joseph M. DeVivo, Chief Executive Officer of InTouch Health, brings a proven track record of over 25 years of extensive business leadership and over 20 years of medical device experience, ranging from small startups to large corporations. Prior to joining InTouch Health, Joseph served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Angiodynamics (NASDAQ: ANGO) from September 2011 through the summer of 2016. Joseph also held positions as Global President of Smith & Nephew Orthopedics (NYSE: SNN) between 2007 to 2011, President and Chief Executive Officer of RITA Medical Systems, Inc. from 2003 to 2007, President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Computer Motion Incorporation (CMI) from 2002 to 2003, and Vice President, General Manager and Director at U.S. Surgical/Davis (USS/DG), a division of Tyco International’s Healthcare Business, from 1993 through 2002.Joseph received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the E. Clairborne Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond in 1989. Active in industry leadership as well as philanthropy, Joe is a member of the board for both AdvaMed and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and has raised over $300,000 annually for the benefit of St. Jude’s.

Yulun Wang, Ph.D.

Chairman, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer

Yulun Wang, Chairman, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, InTouch Health, Inc. Dr. Wang founded InTouch Health in 2002, and served as Chairman & CEO until 2016, when he assumed the position of Chairman and Chief Innovation Officer. InTouch Health is a pioneering and market leading telehealth company that enables patients to receive clinical care from specialists at a distance. InTouch has received numerous awards including Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Award and Inc Magazine's Inc 500 award as one of the fastest growing companies in America. Previous to InTouch, Dr. Wang founded Computer Motion in 1990, the company which pioneered surgical robotics. He was the principal architect and inventor of the voice-controlled robotic arm called AESOP, the first FDA-cleared surgical robot, as well as the ZEUS robotic surgical system, which performed the world’s first transatlantic surgery. Computer Motion IPO’d in 1997 and merged with Intuitive Surgical (NASD: ISRG) in 2003 for one third of the resulting company. Dr. Wang is author to more than 50 technical publications and inventor on over 100 patents. He has received multiple awards including UCSB’s Entrepreneur of the Year award as well as an Ernest & Young Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year. Dr. Wang served on the board of directors of Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, CA from 2008 to 2015, and served on the board of the American Telemedicine Association from 2010 to 2016, including as President from 2014 to 2015. Dr. Wang serves on the board of directors of Novaerus, a venture funded company that uses high plasma energy to clear air, since 2015. He has also served for many years on the Advisory boards of both the Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Mechanical Engineering Departments of the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Wang was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2011, and served on the NAE Peer Committee from 2012 through 2015. In 2017 he was appointed as a Council Member on the California Council on Science and Technology. In 2017 he received the IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology. Dr. Wang earned his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) in 1988. He is a frequent speaker at noteworthy events and conferences, and has been interviewed on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, and others.

Stephen L. Wilson

EVP, CFO

Stephen L. Wilson, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, has over 35 years of experience in finance and has been a Chief Financial Officer at publicly held or pre-public medical technology companies since 1990 when he first held that position at St. Jude Medical, Inc., and helped it transition from $150 million to $1 billion in revenue. In 1997, he joined Computer Motion as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and played a key role in the initial public offerings of that company which merged with Intuitive Surgical, Inc., and then Sonic Innovations, Inc., which grew from a pre-revenue to a $125 million company during his tenure. Prior to joining InTouch Health, Steve Wilson was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Den-Mat.

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Joseph M. DeVivo, Chief Executive Officer of InTouch Health, brings a proven track record of over 25 years of extensive business leadership and over 20 years of medical device experience, ranging from small startups to large corporations. Prior to joining InTouch Health, Joseph served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Angiodynamics (NASDAQ: ANGO) from September 2011 through the summer of 2016. Joseph also held positions as Global President of Smith & Nephew Orthopedics (NYSE: SNN) between 2007 to 2011, President and Chief Executive Officer of RITA Medical Systems, Inc. from 2003 to 2007, President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Computer Motion Incorporation (CMI) from 2002 to 2003, and Vice President, General Manager and Director at U.S. Surgical/Davis (USS/DG), a division of Tyco International’s Healthcare Business, from 1993 through 2002.Joseph received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the E. Clairborne Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond in 1989. Active in industry leadership as well as philanthropy, Joe is a member of the board for both AdvaMed and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and has raised over $300,000 annually for the benefit of St. Jude’s.

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Yulun Wang, Chairman, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, InTouch Health, Inc. Dr. Wang founded InTouch Health in 2002, and served as Chairman & CEO until 2016, when he assumed the position of Chairman and Chief Innovation Officer. InTouch Health is a pioneering and market leading telehealth company that enables patients to receive clinical care from specialists at a distance. InTouch has received numerous awards including Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Award and Inc Magazine's Inc 500 award as one of the fastest growing companies in America. Previous to InTouch, Dr. Wang founded Computer Motion in 1990, the company which pioneered surgical robotics. He was the principal architect and inventor of the voice-controlled robotic arm called AESOP, the first FDA-cleared surgical robot, as well as the ZEUS robotic surgical system, which performed the world’s first transatlantic surgery. Computer Motion IPO’d in 1997 and merged with Intuitive Surgical (NASD: ISRG) in 2003 for one third of the resulting company. Dr. Wang is author to more than 50 technical publications and inventor on over 100 patents. He has received multiple awards including UCSB’s Entrepreneur of the Year award as well as an Ernest & Young Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year. Dr. Wang served on the board of directors of Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, CA from 2008 to 2015, and served on the board of the American Telemedicine Association from 2010 to 2016, including as President from 2014 to 2015. Dr. Wang serves on the board of directors of Novaerus, a venture funded company that uses high plasma energy to clear air, since 2015. He has also served for many years on the Advisory boards of both the Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Mechanical Engineering Departments of the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Wang was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2011, and served on the NAE Peer Committee from 2012 through 2015. In 2017 he was appointed as a Council Member on the California Council on Science and Technology. In 2017 he received the IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology. Dr. Wang earned his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) in 1988. He is a frequent speaker at noteworthy events and conferences, and has been interviewed on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, and others.

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Stephen L. Wilson, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, has over 35 years of experience in finance and has been a Chief Financial Officer at publicly held or pre-public medical technology companies since 1990 when he first held that position at St. Jude Medical, Inc., and helped it transition from $150 million to $1 billion in revenue. In 1997, he joined Computer Motion as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and played a key role in the initial public offerings of that company which merged with Intuitive Surgical, Inc., and then Sonic Innovations, Inc., which grew from a pre-revenue to a $125 million company during his tenure. Prior to joining InTouch Health, Steve Wilson was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Den-Mat.

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Andy Puterbaugh

EVP, GM, US Markets

Andy Puterbaugh, Executive  Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Markets, who has more than 26 years of experience in both private and public companies, joined InTouch Health in August 2008, as Area Vice President for the Western U.S., which included 18 states. Using a coordinated approach to team selling strategies which resulted in highly satisfied customers, under his leadership, the West consistently demonstrated strong revenue performance and top sales results. Prior to InTouch Health, he held the position of Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Cogent Healthcare, a Nashville-based Hospitalist organization, and also key positions at several start-up/early stage healthcare companies, including KCI (NYSE: KCI). Mr. Puterbaugh is a graduate of Purdue University.

Michael Chan

EVP & GM, International

Michael Chan, Co-Founder, General Manager & Executive Vice President, International, and has more than 20 years of global business, sales and marketing, product development and operations experience in the medical device and healthcare markets. Joining InTouch Health’s management team at its inception in January 2002, he was previously Vice President of Marketing at TheraCardia, pioneers of a new procedure to treat cardiac arrest. He also held various senior management positions at Computer Motion, Inc. (1997 Nasdaq IPO and 2003 Intuitive Surgical merger), PhotoAccess Corp. (acquired by Agilent Technologies) and Andronic Devices Ltd. (acquired by MDS Health), and held marketing and program management positions at Stryker Corporation’s orthopedics division. Mr. Chan received a Bachelor of Applied Science in bio-resource engineering from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Lee A. Wood

EVP & GM, Physician Services

Lee A. Wood, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Physician Services, brings 25 years of experience in Healthcare & Hospital Management, Finance and Business Development to InTouch Health. Throughout his career, Lee has worked closely with physicians and organization leaders across multiple sites and in multiple states in developing and managing physician provider networks, servicing both inpatient and outpatient practice populations. Prior to joining InTouch Health, Lee held Business Development and Operations positions with Columbia/HCA (NYSE: HCA), AmeriPath (NYSE: DGX) and, most recently, MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD), where he was the Regional Vice President of a 12-state Region for the national physician group. Lee received his Bachelor’s degree from Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Andy Puterbaugh, Executive  Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Markets, who has more than 26 years of experience in both private and public companies, joined InTouch Health in August 2008, as Area Vice President for the Western U.S., which included 18 states. Using a coordinated approach to team selling strategies which resulted in highly satisfied customers, under his leadership, the West consistently demonstrated strong revenue performance and top sales results. Prior to InTouch Health, he held the position of Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Cogent Healthcare, a Nashville-based Hospitalist organization, and also key positions at several start-up/early stage healthcare companies, including KCI (NYSE: KCI). Mr. Puterbaugh is a graduate of Purdue University.

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Michael Chan, Co-Founder, General Manager & Executive Vice President, International, and has more than 20 years of global business, sales and marketing, product development and operations experience in the medical device and healthcare markets. Joining InTouch Health’s management team at its inception in January 2002, he was previously Vice President of Marketing at TheraCardia, pioneers of a new procedure to treat cardiac arrest. He also held various senior management positions at Computer Motion, Inc. (1997 Nasdaq IPO and 2003 Intuitive Surgical merger), PhotoAccess Corp. (acquired by Agilent Technologies) and Andronic Devices Ltd. (acquired by MDS Health), and held marketing and program management positions at Stryker Corporation’s orthopedics division. Mr. Chan received a Bachelor of Applied Science in bio-resource engineering from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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Lee A. Wood, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Physician Services, brings 25 years of experience in Healthcare & Hospital Management, Finance and Business Development to InTouch Health. Throughout his career, Lee has worked closely with physicians and organization leaders across multiple sites and in multiple states in developing and managing physician provider networks, servicing both inpatient and outpatient practice populations. Prior to joining InTouch Health, Lee held Business Development and Operations positions with Columbia/HCA (NYSE: HCA), AmeriPath (NYSE: DGX) and, most recently, MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD), where he was the Regional Vice President of a 12-state Region for the national physician group. Lee received his Bachelor’s degree from Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Ole Eichhorn

CTO

Ole Eichhorn, Chief Technology Officer, has more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, software engineer, architect, and manager. He joined InTouch Health in 2016, and leads the Engineering and Network Operations teams. In 2013 he founded eyesFinder, a company developing leading-edge visual search solutions, including augmented reality for telehealth. Previously in 2002, Ole was the founding CTO of Aperio, the leader in digital pathology solutions, and actively participated in developing applications of this technology for patient care. He has authored 37 issued patents which cover a wide variety of innovations in medical imaging. Ole also served as SVP/Engineering at PayPal, GM of Online Billpay at Intuit, and VP/Engineering for Digital Insight, which gave him significant experience building secure cloud-hosted online systems at large scale. Ole majored in Biochemistry at Caltech.

Tim Wright

VP, Strategy & Service Line Development

Tim Wright, Vice President, Strategy & Service Line Development, has over 20 years of healthcare industry experience in marketing, strategy, new product development and operations management. Before joining InTouch Health, he was regional general manager for Sunbridge Healthcare and ManorCare Health Services overseeing skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across several western states. Prior to that, he directed marketing, corporate strategy and new product development at ManorCare, where he headed up development of ManorCare’s sub- acute market offering, and Marriott, where he led the creation of a new lodging market segmentation. Mr. Wright has also performed strategy consulting projects for major corporations including General Electric, Circuit City Stores and Tupperware International. Mr. Wright received an MBA from the Darden School, University of Virginia, and a BA from the University of Washington.

Steve Jordan

VP, Technology

Steve Jordan, Co-Founder & Vice President, Technology, has spent more than 25 years in R&D and has over a dozen patents in the field of robotics. His background includes extensive experience in software development and mechanical design as well as in designing products, management of development teams, driving product development, and completing products on schedule and within budget. During his career he has developed over 30 robotic systems, including those created at Computer Motion, which were the world’s first robotic medical systems. With core expertise in digital system design for robotic controls, he also led the project at Computer Motion that developed and brought to market the world’s first voice-controlled operating room control system. Mr. Jordan received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Ole Eichhorn, Chief Technology Officer, has more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, software engineer, architect, and manager. He joined InTouch Health in 2016, and leads the Engineering and Network Operations teams. In 2013 he founded eyesFinder, a company developing leading-edge visual search solutions, including augmented reality for telehealth. Previously in 2002, Ole was the founding CTO of Aperio, the leader in digital pathology solutions, and actively participated in developing applications of this technology for patient care. He has authored 37 issued patents which cover a wide variety of innovations in medical imaging. Ole also served as SVP/Engineering at PayPal, GM of Online Billpay at Intuit, and VP/Engineering for Digital Insight, which gave him significant experience building secure cloud-hosted online systems at large scale. Ole majored in Biochemistry at Caltech.

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Tim Wright, Vice President, Strategy & Service Line Development, has over 20 years of healthcare industry experience in marketing, strategy, new product development and operations management. Before joining InTouch Health, he was regional general manager for Sunbridge Healthcare and ManorCare Health Services overseeing skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across several western states. Prior to that, he directed marketing, corporate strategy and new product development at ManorCare, where he headed up development of ManorCare’s sub- acute market offering, and Marriott, where he led the creation of a new lodging market segmentation. Mr. Wright has also performed strategy consulting projects for major corporations including General Electric, Circuit City Stores and Tupperware International. Mr. Wright received an MBA from the Darden School, University of Virginia, and a BA from the University of Washington.

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Steve Jordan, Co-Founder & Vice President, Technology, has spent more than 25 years in R&D and has over a dozen patents in the field of robotics. His background includes extensive experience in software development and mechanical design as well as in designing products, management of development teams, driving product development, and completing products on schedule and within budget. During his career he has developed over 30 robotic systems, including those created at Computer Motion, which were the world’s first robotic medical systems. With core expertise in digital system design for robotic controls, he also led the project at Computer Motion that developed and brought to market the world’s first voice-controlled operating room control system. Mr. Jordan received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Chris Joslin

VP, US Sales

Chris Joslin, Vice President, US Sales, has spent nearly 20 years in sales at various medical & healthcare companies. He joined InTouch Health in 2012 and previously served as the Vice President of Strategic Accounts. Prior to joining InTouch Health, Chris was the Sr. Director for North America to the Odyssey Solutions Group at Stereotaxis (NASDAQ: STXS) and he has held leadership positions in sales at Hansen Medical (NASDAQ: HNSN), Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ: ISRG) and BrainLAB AG. Chris specializes in leading highly functional, multi-disciplined commercial teams to establishing clinical performance & market growth strategies in the adoption of innovative medical solutions. He is currently responsible for the sales and strategic relationships to hospitals and health systems in the United States through the alignment of telehealth solutions. Chris received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Peter R. Garza

VP, Marketing

Peter R. Garza, Vice President, Marketing, has 20 years of experience in Field Service Engineering, Sales, Product Management, Marketing, Demand Generation, Digital Marketing and Six Sigma. He was recently the Vice President of Demand Generation and Digital Marketing, for MedAssets, Inc., a Revenue Cycle Management and Supply / Clinical Resource Management healthcare company. Prior to this role, he was the Director of Channel Marketing for AGCO Corporation, where he led the organization towards modernizing marketing and delivering over $288 million in pipeline, winning the 2014 Oracle Global Marquis Award for Modern Marketing and Demand Generation. Earlier in his career, Peter held several leadership positions in Product Management and Support, Supply Chain Management, and Marketing at Caterpillar, Inc., such as an Electric Power Area Manager, stationed in Geneva, Switzerland; as a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, a Business Development Manager, and as a Senior Commercial Strategy Manager during which he won the 2010 President’s Annual Quality Award for launching a new product line from concept, to executing an effective go-to-market strategy that generated over $220M of incremental revenue. Mr. Garza earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Florida International University, and an MBA, from the University of Miami.

Gary Douville

VP, Product

Gary Douville, VP of Product, has 20 years of experience in engineering, product development, operations and Six Sigma quality. He was recently the Vice President, Operations, for Channel Technologies Group, a portfolio of private equity held companies. Prior to this role, he was the General Manager of Textron Defense Systems, Goleta Operations where he led the organization through a significant growth period during which sophisticated sensor-based systems were developed for a number of different applications. He began his career at General Electric where he was a Design Engineer, Program Manager, Six Sigma Black Belt, and Program Director on a variety of product development efforts both here and in Europe and was also the Quality Manager for Manufacturing Operations in Puerto Rico. Mr. Douville earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and a MS in Management of Technology and Innovation from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is also a graduate of the General Electric Technical Leadership Program (TLP) and the author of 10 patents.

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Chris Joslin, Vice President, US Sales, has spent nearly 20 years in sales at various medical & healthcare companies. He joined InTouch Health in 2012 and previously served as the Vice President of Strategic Accounts. Prior to joining InTouch Health, Chris was the Sr. Director for North America to the Odyssey Solutions Group at Stereotaxis (NASDAQ: STXS) and he has held leadership positions in sales at Hansen Medical (NASDAQ: HNSN), Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ: ISRG) and BrainLAB AG. Chris specializes in leading highly functional, multi-disciplined commercial teams to establishing clinical performance & market growth strategies in the adoption of innovative medical solutions. He is currently responsible for the sales and strategic relationships to hospitals and health systems in the United States through the alignment of telehealth solutions. Chris received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Peter R. Garza, Vice President, Marketing, has 20 years of experience in Field Service Engineering, Sales, Product Management, Marketing, Demand Generation, Digital Marketing and Six Sigma. He was recently the Vice President of Demand Generation and Digital Marketing, for MedAssets, Inc., a Revenue Cycle Management and Supply / Clinical Resource Management healthcare company. Prior to this role, he was the Director of Channel Marketing for AGCO Corporation, where he led the organization towards modernizing marketing and delivering over $288 million in pipeline, winning the 2014 Oracle Global Marquis Award for Modern Marketing and Demand Generation. Earlier in his career, Peter held several leadership positions in Product Management and Support, Supply Chain Management, and Marketing at Caterpillar, Inc., such as an Electric Power Area Manager, stationed in Geneva, Switzerland; as a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, a Business Development Manager, and as a Senior Commercial Strategy Manager during which he won the 2010 President’s Annual Quality Award for launching a new product line from concept, to executing an effective go-to-market strategy that generated over $220M of incremental revenue. Mr. Garza earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Florida International University, and an MBA, from the University of Miami.

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Gary Douville, VP of Product, has 20 years of experience in engineering, product development, operations and Six Sigma quality. He was recently the Vice President, Operations, for Channel Technologies Group, a portfolio of private equity held companies. Prior to this role, he was the General Manager of Textron Defense Systems, Goleta Operations where he led the organization through a significant growth period during which sophisticated sensor-based systems were developed for a number of different applications. He began his career at General Electric where he was a Design Engineer, Program Manager, Six Sigma Black Belt, and Program Director on a variety of product development efforts both here and in Europe and was also the Quality Manager for Manufacturing Operations in Puerto Rico. Mr. Douville earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and a MS in Management of Technology and Innovation from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is also a graduate of the General Electric Technical Leadership Program (TLP) and the author of 10 patents.

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Karen M. Deli

VP Operations, Physician Services

Karen M. Deli, VP of Operations, Physician Services, has a proven track record leading organizations, complex projects and major accounts with an emphasis on customer acquisition and retention strategies. She brings over 25 years of experience directing clinical and customer service operations, training, marketing and business development programs, and business process improvement initiatives. Karen most recently served as CEO for Patronus, a member funded company offering telehealth based concierge services, teleneurology and telehealth managed services. Prior to Patronus, Karen was the Executive Vice President for Specialists on Call (SOC), a successful telehealth company that provides specialist physician services. She achieved significant business development while orchestrating operations including a clinical practice of over 70 physicians, client management, new service development, technology and providing budget control. She was responsible for creating new clinical service lines and designing and managing a round the clock contact center. Karen has held executive leadership positions with On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) and Convergys (CVG). Additionally, Karen has over 25 years of healthcare experience spanning emergency medical service delivery, telehealth, medical education, and quality improvement in both academia and public safety. Karen received her Master’s degree from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and her paramedic training from The George Washington University Medical Center.

Greg Brallier

VP, Tech Service

Greg Brallier, Vice President, Technical Service, has led the design, installation, configuration and administration of InTouch Health’s private cloud network since its creation over 10 years ago. He also leads clinical data integration solutions, HIPAA compliance, and our 24/7 technical support function which provides instantaneous support to all platform users. With a background that includes developing and implementing database architectures and schemas for remote monitoring of computer-driven devices, he was an early stage employee at Computer Motion, Inc., where he worked for 11 years as the Director of Information Systems, and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Herb Rogove, DO

Chief Medical Officer

Herb Rogove, DO, FCCM, FACP, Chief Medical Officer, has over thirty years’ experience directing and establishing ICUs and Intensivist, Hospitalist, and Emergency Medicine programs in the academic and community hospital settings. In 2008, Dr. Rogove formed C3O Telemedicine, where he oversaw the implementation of multiple telemedicine programs, and has become a leading expert in the delivery of telemedicine and its clinical application to critical care, neurocritical care, stroke care, hospitalist, and psychiatric care. He has held numerous leadership and administrative positions at major tertiary care facilities throughout the United States.

Trained at the Cleveland Clinic and the University of Southern California, he has held faculty appointments at the University of Southern California, University of Pittsburgh, the Ohio State University, and Ohio Health. Dr. Rogove’s experience and relationships have led him to be considered nationally as one of the pioneer providers of telemedicine, and he speaks regularly at national telemedicine conferences.  In 2012, Dr. Rogove was nominated and voted onto the board of the American Telemedicine Association, the nation’s leading advocacy group and resource provider for the field of telemedicine. He served as its Secretary/Treasurer from 2014-16. He is also on the editorial board of the journal Telemedicine and eHealth. Dr. Rogove is a fellow in the American College of Physicians, the American College of Critical Care Medicine, and the College of the American Telemedicine Association.

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Karen M. Deli, VP of Operations, Physician Services, has a proven track record leading organizations, complex projects and major accounts with an emphasis on customer acquisition and retention strategies. She brings over 25 years of experience directing clinical and customer service operations, training, marketing and business development programs, and business process improvement initiatives. Karen most recently served as CEO for Patronus, a member funded company offering telehealth based concierge services, teleneurology and telehealth managed services. Prior to Patronus, Karen was the Executive Vice President for Specialists on Call (SOC), a successful telehealth company that provides specialist physician services. She achieved significant business development while orchestrating operations including a clinical practice of over 70 physicians, client management, new service development, technology and providing budget control. She was responsible for creating new clinical service lines and designing and managing a round the clock contact center. Karen has held executive leadership positions with On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) and Convergys (CVG). Additionally, Karen has over 25 years of healthcare experience spanning emergency medical service delivery, telehealth, medical education, and quality improvement in both academia and public safety. Karen received her Master’s degree from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and her paramedic training from The George Washington University Medical Center.

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Greg Brallier, Vice President, Technical Service, has led the design, installation, configuration and administration of InTouch Health’s private cloud network since its creation over 10 years ago. He also leads clinical data integration solutions, HIPAA compliance, and our 24/7 technical support function which provides instantaneous support to all platform users. With a background that includes developing and implementing database architectures and schemas for remote monitoring of computer-driven devices, he was an early stage employee at Computer Motion, Inc., where he worked for 11 years as the Director of Information Systems, and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Herb Rogove, DO, FCCM, FACP, Chief Medical Officer, has over thirty years’ experience directing and establishing ICUs and Intensivist, Hospitalist, and Emergency Medicine programs in the academic and community hospital settings. In 2008, Dr. Rogove formed C3O Telemedicine, where he oversaw the implementation of multiple telemedicine programs, and has become a leading expert in the delivery of telemedicine and its clinical application to critical care, neurocritical care, stroke care, hospitalist, and psychiatric care. He has held numerous leadership and administrative positions at major tertiary care facilities throughout the United States.

Trained at the Cleveland Clinic and the University of Southern California, he has held faculty appointments at the University of Southern California, University of Pittsburgh, the Ohio State University, and Ohio Health. Dr. Rogove’s experience and relationships have led him to be considered nationally as one of the pioneer providers of telemedicine, and he speaks regularly at national telemedicine conferences.  In 2012, Dr. Rogove was nominated and voted onto the board of the American Telemedicine Association, the nation’s leading advocacy group and resource provider for the field of telemedicine. He served as its Secretary/Treasurer from 2014-16. He is also on the editorial board of the journal Telemedicine and eHealth. Dr. Rogove is a fellow in the American College of Physicians, the American College of Critical Care Medicine, and the College of the American Telemedicine Association.

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Board Of Directors

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Yulun Wang

Yulun Wang, Ph.D., Chairman, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, launched his career at the intersection of healthcare and technology with the founding of Computer Motion, Inc. and the invention of AESOP, the first FDA-cleared surgical robot. Under his leadership, Computer Motion went public in 1997 and later merged with Intuitive Surgical to forge the multi-billion dollar surgical robotics industry. In 2002, Dr. Wang founded InTouch Health which has been recognized as one of the fastest growing healthcare and technology companies by the likes of Inc. 500 and Deloitte 500. Dr. Wang has received multiple entrepreneurship and leadership awards and was elected to the prestigious ranks of the National Academy of Engineering in 2011. Author to more than 50 publications and 100 registered patents, he is a member of the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Board of Directors, where he also serves as an officer, and is a member of the board of directors at Novaerus. Previously, he served as a board member at Hoag Hospital from 2008 – 2015. Frequently invited to speak at noteworthy meetings and events, Dr. Wang has appeared on the Today Show, CNN, and other nationally televised news programs. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering specializing in Robotics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Joseph DeVivo

Joseph DeVivo, Chief Executive Officer of InTouch Health, brings a proven track record of over 25 years of extensive business leadership and over 20 years of medical device experience, ranging from small startups to large corporations.Prior to joining InTouch Health, Joseph served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Angiodynamics (NASDAQ: ANGO) from September 2011 through the summer of 2016. Joseph also held positions as Global President of Smith & Nephew Orthopedics (NYSE: SNN) between 2007 to 2011, President and Chief Executive Officer of RITA Medical Systems, Inc. from 2003 to 2007, President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Computer Motion Incorporation (CMI) from 2002 to 2003, and Vice President, General Manager and Director at U.S. Surgical/Davis (USS/DG), a division of Tyco International’s Healthcare Business, from 1993 through 2002.Joseph received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the E. Clairborne Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond in 1989. Active in industry leadership as well as philanthropy, Joe is a member of the board for both AdvaMed and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and has raised over $300,000 annually for the benefit of St. Jude’s.

John Glaser

John Glaser, Ph.D. John Glaser, the former CEO of Siemens Health Services, is a senior vice president and member of the Cerner’s executive cabinet. Dr. Glaser leverages his extensive health IT background to drive policy, strategic initiatives and market innovations, for Cerner.Prior to joining Siemens, Dr. Glaser was Vice-President and Chief Information Officer, Partners HealthCare, Inc. Previously, he was Vice-President, Information Systems at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.Dr. Glaser was the founding chairman of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), and is the former chairman of the eHealth Initiative Board and the Board of the National Alliance for Health Information Technology. He is a former Senior Advisor to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). He is also past president of the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and is a fellow of HIMSS, CHIME, and the American College of Medical Informatics, where he previously served on the board.Dr. Glaser has published more than 150 articles and three books on the strategic application of information technology in healthcare. Dr. Glaser holds a PhD in Healthcare Information Systems from the University of Minnesota.

Michael Gross

Michael Gross is the Managing Director of Beringea, LLC, a global private equity and investment banking firm. Mr. Gross is responsible for investment sourcing, deal execution and portfolio management, specifically for the InvestMichigan! Growth Capital Fund. He focuses on the healthcare and life sciences sectors, and has expertise in medical devices, diagnostics, life science research, drug delivery, health care providers and outsourced services. Mr. Gross has authored numerous articles and research papers and frequently speaks to health care and manufacturing audiences on a variety of trends and emerging industry themes. He serves as a board director for Beringea portfolio companies gloStream, Delphinus Medical Technologies and InTouch Health, and is a board observer for Pioneer Surgical Technology and Sakti3.Prior to joining Beringea, Mr. Gross was a vice president of investment banking with P&M Corporate Finance (PMCF). While at PMCF, he led M&A transactions and capital raises for companies in the life sciences, health care and outsourced business services sectors. Before working at PMCF, Mr. Gross worked in the investment banking group at Stout Risius Ross, Inc. He earned a BA in finance from Michigan State University.

David W. Jahns

David W. Jahns is a Managing Partner of Galen Partners. Prior to joining Galen in 1993, Mr. Jahns was a financial Analyst in Smith Barney’s Corporate Finance division. His responsibilities included financial analysis and preparation of proposals for clients on a variety of corporate finance and merger and acquisition-related transactions. He also assisted in the marketing of public offerings, performing due diligence and cash flow analyses.Mr. Jahns earned a BA in Political Science and economics from Colgate University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and an MBA from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Business, where he specialized in Health Services Management. Mr. Jahns currently serves on the boards of Consensus Imaging Services, Dakim Brain Fitness, lifeIMAGE, Perigen, ShareCare, SonaCare, Unisyn Medical Holdings, Volern, and Stamford Health Systems board and Finance and Quality and Clinical Affairs Committees.

Abdul Lakhani

Abdul Lakhani, CPA, MBA, Chairman of InTouch Health’s Audit Committee, is a retired partner from Ernst & Young, where he had a 39-year career and served some of their largest clients. Mr. Lakhani led EY’s National Professional practice group in the Western United States from 2005 to 2015. He also served as EY’s Professional Practice liaison partner for the Life Science and Med Tech industry sectors. Mr. Lakhani was elected by his partners at EY to serve on the firm’s board of partners for a three-year term.He earned his MBA from Washington State University, BS in Accounting from Weber State University, and B.Com from University of Karachi.

Robert L. Skinner

Robert L. Skinner is a managing partner and co-founder of Twenty One East Victoria Investments, an investment firm focused on high-quality investment opportunities created by the Central Coast’s growing technology industry, fueled largely by the highly regarded engineering and applied physics programs at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Mr. Skinner is a managing member of Towbes Capital Partners, and Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Towbes Group Inc. Mr. Skinner is also the Chief Executive Officer of Agility Capital, LLC, a venture-debt fund that he co-founded in 1999. Mr. Skinner serves on the board of directors of Montecito Bank & Trust and Barrister Executive Suites, Inc. Prior to moving to Santa Barbara, Mr. Skinner was an attorney with the international law firm of White & Case in its Los Angeles and New York offices where he represented such clients as The Tokai Bank, Swiss Bank and Wells Fargo Bank. Mr. Skinner earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Southern California.

Alexander "Sandy" Spiro, Jr.

Alexander “Sandy” Spiro, Jr., is a Senior Healthcare Executive and experienced leader working within the healthcare market. He joined the InTouch board as he was one co-founder and Senior Managing Director of Beringea, 2002 – 2007. While with Beringea, Mr. Spiro served on the investment committees of InvestCare Partners, LLP, and Global Rights Fund II. He was also active on several InvestCare portfolio companies’ boards of directors, including ActiveHealth, MedVantx and Fisher Consulting, Inc.   During his term with Beringea, Mr. Spiro lived in London, UK, and assisted in managing the London office of Beringea. During the UK deployment he served as a director of Proven VCT and Proven Media VCT, both publicly listed on the AIM market in London.Mr. Spiro has owned and operated skilled nursing facilities. He has spent more than 30 years in the post-acute healthcare market as a highly successful healthcare entrepreneur delivering senior care services. Mr. Spiro earned a business degree from Schoolcraft College and is a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Bill Williams

Bill Williams is a Special Venture Partner with Galen Partners. Galen Partners is one of the largest and most influential private equity investment firms focused solely on the healthcare industry.He was President of Pyxis Corporation from 1996-1998. He joined Pyxis in 1988 as the second employee and its Vice President of Marketing and Sales. Later he would serve as Vice President of Sales & Sales Operations, Senior Vice President and Executive Vice President. He was foundational to the early stage market research, strategic planning, organizational structure, product development, M&A activity and capital formation of the company. He was a central figure in the development of the Pyxis value-based corporate culture and service-oriented sales strategies. He played a prominent role in guiding Pyxis to one of the nation’s most successful public offerings in 1992, and eventually a billion dollar merger with Cardinal Health, an S&P 500 company, in 1996.Prior to joining Pyxis, Mr. Williams had twenty years of healthcare experience that included staff and line management positions with Johnson & Johnson, Zimmer USA, Howmedica and DePuy, Inc. During those years he was involved with the development and market introduction of numerous medical devices, capital goods, services and software applications to the healthcare marketplace.He is the founder and President of Faranhyll Foundation, Inc., whose charter is to foster value-based leadership in corporate life. He is a frequent speaker and seminar leader addressing such topics as leadership, mentoring, marketing & sales strategies, and corporate culture development. He is the author of the non-fiction book,Wrestling with Destiny. Mr. Williams graduated from the University of Missouri in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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Advisors

InTouch Health has the benefit of a talented and accomplished advisory board that contribute their experience and talents in business and strategy, applications and clinical, and scientific and technical areas to assist us to further advance our mission and vision.

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Business and Strategy Advisors

Virgil Elings

Virgil Elings, Ph.D. is the founder of Digital Instruments (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Veeco Corporation [Nasdaq: VECO]). He served as the company’s president and chairman of the board until his retirement in 1999. Digital Instruments remains the global leader in the design and manufacture of scanning probe microscopes, including scanning tunneling and atomic force microscopes. Dr. Elings is currently Chairman of the Board at NanoDevices and is actively involved in several philanthropic organizations. Dr. Elings earned his Ph.D. in Physics from MIT, was a Professor of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara and holds 42 patents.

Jeffrey O. Henley

Jeffrey O. Henley is Chairman of Oracle Corporation. Mr. Henley held the position of Oracle’s Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Vice President for 13 years from 1991 to 2004, and has been a member of their Board of Directors since 1995. He also serves on their Executive Management Committee.

Prior to joining Oracle in 1991, Mr. Henley served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Pacific Holding Company, a privately-held company with diversified interests in manufacturing and real estate, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Saga Corp., a multi-billion dollar food service company. He also served as Director of Finance at Memorex Corp. in its large storage division, and as Controller of International Operations at Fairchild Camera and Instruments. Mr. Henley holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a MBA in finance from UCLA. He is also a National Trustee of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Gene Wang

Gene Wang is currently Chairman and CEO of People Power Co., a green tech startup focusing on Energy Efficiency. People Power is helping consumers save money on their electric bills while helping to save the planet by reducing carbon emissions.

At HP, Gene was VP of Marketing and led the marketing, business development and industrial design organizations for the Handheld business unit, responsible for taking mobile innovation across the world. Gene was previously Chairman and CEO of Bitfone, which he sold to HP in 2007. Bitfone was the industry leader in Over-The-Air device management solutions for mobile phones. Mobile phone manufacturers such as Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, LGE, Sony Ericsson, and carriers such as China Mobile and T-Mobile used Bitfone’s products. Gene was CEO and Chairman of Photo Access, where he sold its hardware business unit to Agilent Technologies in 2000. Gene was the CEO of Computer Motion, a leader in medical robotics, which he led through a successful IPO in 1997. At Symantec, Gene was Executive VP where he managed four divisions and helped grow the annual sales from $172 million to $412 million. Gene was VP and general manager at Borland, where he drove sales of the C++ programming language to over one million copies. Gene earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Rene White

Rene White is Managing Director at The Chasm Group LLC (www.chasmgroup.com), having joined in 2003 after a decade in executive management for enterprise software companies and a long career in high-tech industry marketing consulting. He advises companies that range from startups to multi-billion dollar public companies.

Before joining The Chasm Group, Mr. White was senior VP of worldwide marketing for Interwoven Software. Prior to Interwoven, he led global marketing for TIBCO Software. He began his corporate career at Oracle Corporation where he served as VP, solutions marketing and training. Before Oracle, Mr. White was CEO of his own consulting firm best known for creating and launching the Federal Express shipping and tracking software used today.

Previous to his own firm, he was executive VP at Regis McKenna, Inc. where Mr. White consulted to many well-known technology companies and helped launch several high-profile categories including personal computers, spreadsheet software, UNIX workstations and genetic engineering. He also managed their premier account, Apple Computer, working directly with Steve Jobs for more than five years.

Mr. White holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from California State University, Fullerton.

Applications and Clinical Advisors

Louis R. Kavoussi

Louis R. Kavoussi, M.D. is Chairman of Urology at Northshore Long Island Jewish Hospital in New York. Dr. Kavoussi was most recently Vice-Chairman of Urology at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, and a Patrick C. Walsh Distinguished Professor in Urology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Chief of Urology at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Dr. Kavoussi is a world-renowned authority in minimally invasive approaches to urologic diseases. He has pioneered several new operative techniques including the laparoscopic nephrectomy for cancer and for live renal transplant. Dr. Kavoussi’s main laboratory research interests are in the fields of medical robotics and telemedicine. He has extensive research experience and many publications related to the applications of telemedicine to surgery.

Paul M. Vespa

Paul M. Vespa, M.D. is Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology at UCLA School of Medicine and Director of the Neurocritical Care Program. Dr. Vespa is world renowned for his critical care work in the treatment of neurosurgical and stroke patients, with specific expertise in critical care of the brain, neuromonitoring and clinical neurochemistry. Dr. Vespa is an editorial board member for “Critical Care Medicine”, “International Journal of Critical Care” and “Neurocritical Care” journals. A professional educator and lecturer, he is an author for the American Board of Neurosurgery Examination and a faculty member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. Dr. Vespa is the recipient of many honors and awards, including the 2004 Society of Critical Care Medicine Neuroscience Award (which recognizes outstanding research in the field of neuroscience), a Heidelberg University Research Award and the Western EEG Society Edward E. Shev Award. He is an active participant in professional societies and community service, including the Board of Directors for the Neurocritical Care Society and the UCLA Institutional Review Board and is a Founding Member of the North American Consortium of Acute Brain Injury.

Joseph B. Petelin

Joseph B. Petelin, M.D., F.A.C.S. is Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Petelin is an internationally recognized surgeon and pioneer in the field of laparoscopic surgery. In the late 1980s, while teaching the principles and application of laser technology to surgeons around the United States, Dr. Petelin and other pioneers in the field of laparoscopic surgery developed many of the techniques that are used around the world today. Dr. Petelin personally developed the first sets of curved instruments for use in laparoscopic surgery in 1989. He produced the first papers, texts and videos detailing laparoscopic common duct exploration, and has lectured on this subject (and many others) worldwide. His technical expertise in the field of laparoscopic surgery has led to requests for live operation demonstrations of multiple advanced laparoscopic procedures for audiences of literally thousands of surgeons around the world. In the early 1990s he developed a computer-assisted robotic camera holder, the Autoscope™ for use in minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Petelin continues to work with industry leaders in the development of instruments and devices that enhance and enable advanced MIS and other surgery. He sits on the editorial boards of the most influential peer-reviewed laparoscopic journals in the world. He has also published extensively on a wide variety of laparoscopic subjects, and has produced numerous video-based educational tools for surgeons and patients. In 1995 he was elected President of the Society of LaparoEndoscopic Surgeons. Dr. Petelin currently serves on the Advisory Council of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons and is a founding member of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Council.

Jonathan Sackier

Jonathan Sackier, MB ChB serves as Chief Strategic Medical Officer to GSW Worldwide, part of the inVentiv Health organization, and serves a number of healthcare companies in an advisory fashion.

During his clinical career, Dr. Sackier consulted for many medical equipment companies (e.g., Pfizer, Siemens, Stryker, Steris and Davis & Geck), developed and licensed products to companies such as Computer Motion, Valleylab and Pall Medical and advised others such as the Veterans Administration and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Dr. Sackier is a trained general surgeon and a world-renowned expert in the field of minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Sackier has held clinical positions at Cedars-Sinai Hospital, the University of California, Los Angeles, and George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He has authored more than 120 publications, edited and written 7 surgical texts, contributed 47 chapters to medical textbooks, served on 8 editorial boards and reviewed submissions to 17 scientific journals. Dr. Sackier has held research grants from many sources and has received honors for his work, such as for introducing laparoscopic surgery in China and for teaching in Israel.

Alex Gandsas

Alex Gandsas, M.D. is Director of the Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery Program at the Anne Arundel Hospital in Annapolis, MD, and the current Chairman of the SLS Bariatric Surgery Committee. Prior to joining AAMC, Dr. Gandsas was the Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at the School of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and Program Director at the UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine Residency and Bariatric Fellowship Program in Stratford, NJ. He also served as Chief of the Division of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Associate Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Dr. Gandsas received his medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires, School of Medicine in Argentina, and has published numerous scientific articles on general surgery, surgical education and telemedicine. His current research efforts focus on obesity surgery and the use of emerging technologies for minimally invasive surgery, telemedicine and surgical education. Actively involved in the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgery, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Gandsas is a board certified surgeon and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Samuel S. Fager

Samuel S. Fager, M.D., M.B.A., J.D. is the President of S.S. Fager Consulting, a firm focusing on preparing healthcare organizations for Joint Commission surveys. Dr. Fager served as a surveyor for the Joint Commission from 1986 through 2005. As well as his considerable experience in Joint Commission work, he is also a highly skilled physician, currently on the staff of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In 2005 the Consumer’s Research Council selected him as one of the Top Pediatricians of America. Dr. Fager has lectured nationally and internationally for the Joint Commission and currently lectures at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the Health Care Management Department. He has previously held positions as the Director of Student Health and Counseling Services at the University of Pennsylvania; the Director of Pediatric Ambulatory Care, Director of Adolescent Medicine, and Director of Student Health at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center; and a Medical Director for Aetna. He received his degrees at Princeton University, Drexel University School of Medicine, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University Law School, completed his residencies at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, and did his fellowship training in the joint program at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar.

Scientific and Technical Advisors

Colin Angle

Colin Angle is chairman of the board, chief executive officer and co-founder of iRobot (Nasdaq: IRBT). Angle’s leadership has transformed the Massachusetts Institute of Technology spin-off into a global leader of practical robots. One of the world’s leading authorities on mobile robots, Angle is an industry pioneer with more than two decades of experience. Under his guidance, iRobot is at the forefront of the growing robot industry, delivering home robots that are making a difference. A longtime sailor, Angle is known for his ability to bring together and inspire a winning crew. By setting a course of team empowerment, collaboration and innovation, Angle is enabling iRobot to deliver cutting-edge, market-leading robots that save time. Today, more than 20 million home robots have been sold worldwide, revolutionizing the way people clean. Angle’s vision for the future of robots and his keen sense of business strategy are driving forces behind iRobot’s successful identification and execution of expansion opportunities. Under Angle’s leadership, iRobot has formed strategic partnerships with Clorox, Boeing and a variety of other companies, building on decades of expertise from each partner to create new and innovative robot solutions. Colin Angle Chairman of the Board, CEO and Co-Founder, iRobot® Corp. In iRobot’s early days, Angle and his team designed the behavior-controlled rovers for NASA that led to the Sojourner exploring Mars in 1997. Angle’s team won the NASA Group Achievement Award for its accomplishments, and his name is inscribed inside the case of Spirit, the Mars exploration rover on display at NASA. Before co-founding iRobot in 1990, Angle was president of Artificial Creatures Inc. Earlier in his career, Angle worked at MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, where he first teamed with iRobot co-founders Helen Greiner and Dr. Rodney Brooks. Angle’s master thesis at MIT produced Genghis, a six-legged autonomous walking robot that is now at the Smithsonian National Air and Science Museum in Washington, D.C. Angle’s leadership has been recognized with numerous professional awards. He has been named CEO of the Year by the Mass Technology Leadership Council, a Mass High Tech AllStar, one of Fortune Small Business Magazine’s Best Bosses and New England Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young. Angle has appeared on CNN and CNBC, and has been profiled as an industry expert in media outlets such as Business Week, CNET, the New York Times and Newsweek. Angle is a member of the board of directors at Striiv, Inc. Angle holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in computer science, both from MIT.

Steve Butner

Ranjan Mukherjee, Ph.D. is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University (MSU). He received his BS degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in 1987 and his MS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1989 and 1991, respectively, all in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to joining MSU, he was an Assistant Professor at the United States Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, from 1991 to 1996. The expertise of Ranjan Mukherjee lies in the areas of kinematics, dynamics, controls, design and robotics, and he has done theoretical and experimental work with a variety of mechatronic systems that include nonholonomic systems, mobile and tele-robotic systems, under-actuated systems, magnetic bearings, flexible structures and MEMS. He holds 6 patents and has more than 90 publications. His research has been sponsored by AFOSR, DARPA, NASA, NIST, NSF, and the US Navy.

Ranjan Mukherjee

Partha Srinivasan, Ph.D. has over 15 years of experience in video compression and telecommunications technology. Dr. Srinivasan was a co-founder of Mediamatics, which was a pioneer in the development of software and hardware MPEG compression algorithms. Mediamatics was sold to National Semiconductor, where its software and hardware was then integrated into many of the consumer electronics giants, including Toshiba, Philips, etc. Dr. Srinivasan is now a co-founder of Parama Networks, a developer of high-speed telecommunications switching networks. Dr. Srinivasan has a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Partha Srinivasan

Steve Butner, Ph.D. is a professor in computer and electrical engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is an expert in computer architecture, software architecture, robotics, and computer networking with over 20 years of experience. In addition to research in these areas, he has also had extensive product development experience with companies such as Computer Motion. Dr. Butner received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

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