Aaron joined Iora in 2015 from School of Rock where he spent five years leading their growth and expansion. He spent his early career at Mars and company, a strategy consulting firm based in Greenwich, CT and has held business development and growth focused operations roles at various consumer and service focused businesses. Aaron has an MBA from Tuck School of Business and a BS from Cornell University. He lives in Denver, CO with his wife Courtney.
Abby joined Iora Health in 2014. Prior, Abby studied at Clark University where she earned her BA in International Development and her MBA in Social Change. At Clark, she worked as an on-campus EMT and as the Graduate Assistant for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Department. Following graduation, Abby spent time at Ashoka where she redesigned and built a new system for recruiting volunteers.
Abby Johnson was named President of Fidelity Investments in 2012. She completed her MBA at Harvard University, joining Fidelity Investments in 1988 as an analyst. Fidelity Investments, based in Cambridge, MA, is an expansive international company, employing 41,000 across the United States and multiple foreign countries.
Adam joined Iora in 2013 after completing his MBA at Stanford. Prior, he worked in CVS Caremark’s retail strategic product development group and helped develop pharmacy services that focused on patient health improvements. This experience sparked his passion for developing sustainable, for-profit solutions to social issues. Before CVS Caremark, Adam worked in management consulting at The Monitor Group and graduated with a BA in mathematics and economics from Williams College.
Alex joined Iora Health in 2015. Previously he spent 13 years at McKinsey & Co. helping large enterprises solve their problems by developing software iteratively and quickly. He is a passionate believer in open source. He studied Computer Science at the University of Washington and History at Swarthmore College. He enjoys running but recently spends more time running from one of his kids' activities to the next.
Zander joined Iora in 2011 to help drive Iora’s growth, innovation and culture. He spent 18+ years in senior operating roles of high-growth companies known for innovation and a culture of service including The Advisory Board Company, and the Monitor Group’s executive education business unit. Most recently, he was COO of Outside The Classroom, an online education company focused on public health. Zander has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Alexandra joined Iora in 2015 to integrate business and clinical operations with health plan partners. As an “intrapreneur” in leading Medicare, Medicaid, commercial and dual eligible health plans and in state government, Alexandra has launched innovative new products and led many business transformation initiatives. Alexandra has a BA in English from Brandeis University, a Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, and an Executive MBA from Columbia University.
Alexis joined Iora in 2011. She graduated with her MBA from the University of Virginia where she focused on systemic and innovative approaches in health care delivery under the tutelage of health strategist Elizabeth Teisberg. Prior to business school, Alexis worked in a neuroscience laboratory at MIT and graduated with her BA in neuroscience from Oberlin College.
Before Iora, Ali’s passion for medicine in the public service was fueled at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he completed his residency. He is humbled by service on the national boards of the American College of Physicians, Physicians for Human Rights, Doctors for America and Virginia Commonwealth U. Ali earned joint MD/MPP degrees from VCU’s Medical College of Virginia and the Harvard Kennedy School. His wife Asima, daughter Arya and he seek out adventure, wherever it may be.
Andrew joined Iora in 2015 after earning his MBA at Tuck. His background is in corporate strategy and finance, having worked for Merrill Lynch prior to attending business school to find an industry and career he felt true passion for. Seven internships and consulting engagements later, he found healthcare to be where he can make the most impact while feeling personally fulfilled. He has a BS from U. of Maryland and goes by Drew in the office since his name was already taken.
Andrew’s passion for revolutionizing health care began as a medical student at Tulane in pre- and post-Katrina New Orleans, continuing during his Internal Medicine & Primary Care residency at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In addition to his roles across Iora Health, Andrew is on the teaching faculty at Harvard Medical School, writes at the Schutzblog.com and is a founding member of Primary Care Progress. He, his wife Whitney and son Max are avid skiers and travelers.
Prior to Iora, Andy was the Manager of Compliance and Quality at Health Dialog. Passionate about regulatory affairs, he's worked in both medical device and aviation industries. Outside of work, Andy serves as Conservation Commissioner for the Town of Milford, NH, He’s a Level 1 Certified US Lacrosse Coach and coaches youth Lacrosse. He holds a dual BA in Political Science and History from the UNH and a BS in Computer Science from Rivier College.
Annie joined Iora Health in the Spring of 2015. After graduating from Connecticut College with a BA in Government and French, she spent two years working as a Preventative Health Volunteer with the Peace Corps in Senegal, West Africa. Upon returning to the US, Annie was eager to take the same preventative approach to health care and is thrilled to be a part of Iora’s groundbreaking efforts in this field.
Ben is passionate about developing cost-effective healthcare solutions to drive measurably improved patient outcomes. Prior to Iora, he was a Principal at the Boston Consulting Group where he coordinated the global Health Care IT practice. He also designed and built EMR and decision-support systems at Wellogic. Ben earned his B.A. from Dartmouth and his medical degree and Master’s from Stanford. He spends free time outdoors with his wife and three kids.
Bill is a Senior Associate Dean for External Relations at Harvard Business School and serves as an Advisor at Meakem Becker Venture Capital LLC. He works as Director of iWalk, Inc., introducing the BiOM System as power to enhance the mobility of people with lower limb amputations. Bill’s research focuses on the investment and financing decisions made in entrepreneurial ventures. He holds a PhD in Business Economics and an MBA from Harvard, and a BA from Princeton.
Brian is a programmer and a musician, which, contrary to initial impressions, makes complete sense. Prior to joining Iora, he worked at Harmonix Music Systems. Brian was formally trained in music, receiving a BM in jazz performance from the University of Miami (FL). He loves creating in both mediums, whether in a band or a like-minded, driven team, and is thrilled to be working at Iora Health.
Cara joined Iora Health in 2015. Most recently, she worked as a clinical research coordinator in the hepatology division at Massachusetts General Hospital where she primarily helped to manage bio-repositories as well as coordinate treatment trials. Cara is passionate about the importance of engaging patients in their own health by providing them with the resources they need. In 2013, she graduated with her B.S. in Health Management & Policy from the University of New Hampshire.
Carolina has had a passion for helping others since she was very young and knew that she wanted to work in a job where she could help other people. She joined Iora as the company's first Health Coach in Las Vegas and quickly moved to Nurse Innovator and her current role of Director of Clinical Operations. Prior, she worked in clinics, hospitals and at the Culinary Health Fund in Las Vegas.
Chris joined Iora in summer 2014. He appreciates working for a mission-driven company that brings a holistic approach to primary care. Prior to Iora, Chris worked for the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets doing community development and public health work, focusing on increasing local, healthy food consumption in public schools and institutions. Chris majored in Neuroscience and minored in French while attending Middlebury College. He enjoys all bodies of water, cooking, and hanging out with friends and family.
Christine joined Iora in 2015. Prior, she has held positions in areas of Data Management, Clinical/Regulatory Affairs within the Pharma/Biotech industry. As her past experience consisted of special emphasis on maintaining
compliance with regulatory agencies, her primary objective both professionally and personally has been to ensure patient care should come first. Outside of work, she enjoys quality time and traveling with her family as well as helping out local charities.
Chris is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Iora Health. Prior, Chris co-founded Health Dialog, a leading provider of care management, healthcare analytics and decision support. He also founded Response International Services Corporation, and was a principal with Booz, Allen & Hamilton. He serves on the boards of Harvard Medical School Board of Fellows, Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, WGBH, Pine Street Inn and Milton Academy. Chris has a BS from Penn State and an MBA from Harvard.
Dan brings 10+ years of product design experience to Iora. At HubSpot, he led design efforts on several of the most widely used areas of the software. He also helped build a design team that supported HubSpot from 150 employees to more than 900 and going public. Dan was also a product design consultant for many Boston areas startups and a co-founder of a design agency in Phoenix.
Danielle joined Iora in 2012. She has a rich background in music, art and film, graduating with a degree in Communication Media from Fitchburg State College. Most recently, Danielle held a position with the Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley where — in combination with personal experiences — she became inspired to work toward changing our broken healthcare system for the better.
Dave has spent his career building finance functions in high growth companies from both the healthcare and technology industries. Prior to Iora Health, Dave was the Vice President of Finance at Steward Health Care System, a community-based accountable care organization. He joined Steward from their private equity sponsor, Cerberus Capital Management. Dave began his career in finance and operations roles at ViaCell and Rational Software. Dave has a BA from Tufts University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Dave is passionate about building great software and making ideas come to life, and he couldn’t be more excited to be part of the engineering team. Before Iora, Dave was a programmer and serials specialist at Northeastern University’s Snell Library. Outside the office, he can be found developing new web applications, playing free jazz concerts and learning new languages (programming and otherwise). Dave holds a BM in Music Education and an MM in Studio Music and Jazz Performance.
Dave came to Iora in 2013 excited by the opportunity to practice team-based medicine and improve systems for care delivery. Prior to joining Iora he trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Vanguard and earned his MD and MBA degrees at Harvard University. He is a co-founder of Primary Care Progress. He and his wife Shanthini enjoy travel, spicy food, and travel for spicy food.
David joined Iora in 2014 to continue his work in improving and redesigning of primary care. Prior, he helped found and was the MD of the Ambulatory Practice of the Future at Mass General Hospital. David received his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering and public health studies at Brown University and attended U Mass Medical School. He completed his residency training in internal medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City.
Duncan joined Iora in 2012, a step closer to fulfilling his mother’s wish that he practice medicine. He has 10+ years of experience growing service businesses in senior operating capacities. Prior to Iora, Duncan was a Vice President at Health Dialog, working in sales operations and consultant relations. His passion for disruptive healthcare solutions was influenced by Jack Wennberg at Dartmouth, where he earned an MBA. He also has a BA from Colgate.
Eliot joined Iora in 2013. Before that, he ran a successful web hosting company that he founded in 2005. He is passionate about adaptive technology and has worked on several related projects including an open source lower-limb exoskeleton. He enjoys cycling to and from work, and around Somerville and Cambridge. Eliot is proud to be a member of the Iora team and is excited to be working with such smart and driven people.
Libby joined Iora in the Spring of 2015. She graduated with her BS in Movement Science with a concentration in Health and Fitness from Westfield State College. Prior to Iora, Libby spent the past 5 years working with large corporations to develop and deliver on-site health and wellness programs to their employees. Her exposure and collaboration with their Human Resources teams led her to expand her career to Iora and she is excited to develop teams who will provide exceptional care to patients.
Erin has been committed to restoring humanity to healthcare for over 12 years; she’s proud to join a team that puts this mission into action. Prior, Erin practiced her passion for public health at Arcadia Healthcare Solutions, John Snow, Inc., and the Boston Public Health Commission in the areas of care transformation, population health management, and program development. Erin has an MPH from Boston University, a BS in Biological Sciences from Binghamton University, and served with AmeriCorps on Cape Cod.
George Bennett, CEO of Good Measures, has been building innovation-driven businesses for more than 40 years. Early in his career, he co-founded several successful consulting firms, including Bain and Company, Braxton Associates, and Symmetrix. In 1997 he co-founded Health Dialog, a leading provider of care management, health care analytics, and decision support, and served as its CEO until it was sold to Bupa, a large British not-for-profit dedicated to improving world health, in 2008.
Gerardo joined Iora in 2013 to help build great healthcare software. He has a BS in Computer Science from UMass Amherst, and has spent the last 8 years building software in various startups, most recently at Gazelle. An avid record collector, Gerardo can be found digging through crates at record stores when he’s not digging through code.
Gianna believes all projects benefit from asking, ‘What matters to people, and how can we deliver a great experience based on that?’ She has spent her career bringing human-centered design to the service sector, and held positions in research, business development, brand experience, service design, and strategy. At Iora, Gianna is focused on patient-facing applications. Before that, she worked at Continuum, leading health sector and service design projects.
Greg joined Iora in the Fall of 2014. As a CPA, he has spent time in both the public and private sectors specializing in financial accounting, analysis and reporting. Greg began his career in the Assurance practice at Ernst & Young followed by roles at Raytheon, Affiliated Managers Group and the Boston Consulting Group. He received a BBA and an MS in accounting from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, where he also met his wife, Susana.
Gregg has been an active investor for 40+ years. He is Chairman of PHT Corp., a pharmaceutical service company, and director of Cambridge Trust Company. Before founding Kestrel in 1996, Gregg worked at Pell, Rudman & Co. Inc. (now Atlantic Trust Company), after practicing law with Hemenway & Barnes. He holds JD and AB degrees from Harvard. Gregg is a director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston and Camp Pasquaney, and a trustee emeritus of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Hannah joined Iora in 2013. Prior, she worked as a Research Assistant at the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) in Washington, D.C. researching Medicaid and CHIP policy. Hannah graduated from Bates College with a BA in Psychology. For her senior thesis, she examined ways to enhance the mental health services in the college’s Employee Assistance Program. Hannah is passionate about holistic health and the power fitness can have in maintaining one’s physical and emotional well-being.
Jack joined Iora in the summer of 2015, and he's thrilled to be part of a mission to boldly redesign primary care. Prior to Iora, Jack worked in a project management role at Allscripts supporting software implementations in acute settings. Jack graduated from Boston University with a BA & MA in Political Science and wrote his thesis on patient satisfaction. He's passionate about Boston sports teams, musical theater, and meeting new people in new places.
Jaime is an Investment Director at Rice Management Company, the $5.5 billion endowment of Rice University. Previously, he was a Principal at Austin Ventures, and has also worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. Jaime serves on the boards of the Austin Children's Museum, Emerus Hospital Partners, Energy Logistics Partners, Molecular Match, and Accelerate Learning. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA and Master in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.
Jamal joined Iora in 2015. Prior, he worked in politics and government in Chicago as a campaign staffer and aide at the Office of the Cook County Board President. He transitioned into health care working at Northwestern Memorial Hospital where his roles focused on clinical outcomes analysis as well as community based philanthropic initiatives. Jamal received his MPA from DePaul University and also studied at Northwestern University’s post-baccalaureate pre-medical program.
As a software developer, technologist and serial entrepreneur with 20+ years of experience, James’ passion is to create companies that solve problems. Recently, he was CTO and co-founder at Gazelle, the nation’s largest reCommerce company. James was also co-founder of Boston Compliance Systems (now Thomson Financial). He has worked on software systems for MRSI/LogixHealth, MediaOne, BBN, Fidelity and Teradyne. James has a BSEE with distinction from WPI.
Jane joined Iora in 2015. She has spent her career in HR with a focus on Learning & Development and recently held roles at Talbots, Isis Parenting and MFS Investment Management. She has also worked as an independent consultant and completed L&D/OD projects for companies like Partners in Health and New Balance. She has a BA from BU and her MSc from LSE. Jane lives on Cape Cod with her family and a collection of animals!
Jason is a director at GE Ventures Healthcare investment team focused on HIT & Services. He currently serves as GE’s board observer at Aver Informatics, Labcyte, and HeadSense. He is also involved in managing GE’s investments in Valence Health, Quantum Health, MedAware, Care Merge, NanoString (Nasdaq: NSTG) and Start-Up Health. He holds a BBA from the College of William and Mary.
Jenn started at Iora as a health coach; now, she’s growing and developing talent to best serve our patients. Prior to Iora, Jenn had her own health coaching practice, was a Consultant at Bain & Company, and worked in healthcare investment banking for Hambrecht & Quist/JPMorgan Chase. She has an AB in Economics and an MBA from Dartmouth, plus a Certificate in Health Coaching from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition and Teachers College Columbia University.
Jennie studied Medical Sociology & the Social Studies of Medicine at McGill University, fueling her interest in population health and health systems. She went on to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for her MS in Public Health, working with others interested in changing health care. Prior to Iora, Jennie worked in health care research and recruitment in Dublin, and she’s excited to continue working with people who are passionate about providing terrific care.
Jess brings 13+ years of online product design and management experience to Iora. At Pearson Education, she led the redesign of the most widely used online science-learning platform in higher education. Jess was also Creative Director at Veritas Medicine, where she crafted clinical trial patient recruitment and retention outreach campaigns, and led the user experience design for enterprise clinical data disclosure systems. Jess has a BA from Cornell and an MFA from Penn State.
Jessica joined Iora in 2015. Jessica has spent several years working in a variety of capacities of marketing communications. She loves to innovate and create new ways of reaching patients helping to make the experience one to remember from the beginning and continued along the way. Jessica received her Bachelors degree in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and listening to country music.
John has been creating Internet startups since 1999. He co-founded h3.com and Roomzilla, and has mentored Gupta Media, Practically Green, HealthTalker, and other startups in New England and the midwest. He created the first semester-long Ruby and Rails course in New England, and teaches engineering at the University of Minnesota where he is obsessed with new developments in academic technology. He holds a PhD in Renaissance Literature from Harvard (but don't hold that against him).
Jordan joined Iora in 2015 to help expand Iora’s operational and treatment capabilities in Southern Nevada. He has 10 years of clinical and administrative health care experience in private, public and military sectors. Most recently, he served as a Health System Specialist in the Systems Redesign section of the Department of Veterans Affairs, responsible for process improvement and project management. Jordan also has a BS in public administration from UNLV. Go Rebels!
Kathleen joined Iora in 2014 to lead Marketing and Communications. Prior, she worked in a number of branding, marketing and communications roles in McCormick & Company, HP and PR agencies. She launched McCormick’s only branded retail store and their 125th anniversary program. At HP, she was the first to be dedicated to Hispanic and Multicultural marketing. She has lived and worked in France, Spain and both coasts of the US. Kathleen has a BA and an MBA from Boston College.
Kelly is an explorer and adventurer in all avenues of life. Whether it be working with interesting data, hiking, cooking, or understanding wine, she always like a good challenge. Before Iora she worked with simpler data sets in mobile gaming and ad-tech. If she was a comic book character, her sidekick would be her loyal corgi, and her downfall would be the need to overanalyze and optimize everything.
Khinlei joined Iora in 2015 after spending 9 years at Partners HealthCare Connected Health where she led program development efforts to bring technology-enabled innovative care programs to hospitals and primary care practices. Prior to that, she managed product and marketing for online banking and consumer commerce and community sites. She has a BA from Harvard and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Krista joined Iora in 2014. She studied Psychology and Art & Design at Northeastern University, and she previously worked for the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston's Artful Healing program. As a Museum Educator, Krista brought art into the lives of patients and families at Boston Children's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Krista's work in the hospitals sparked great interest in quality, patient-centered health care, which led her to us.
Kristin brings over 25 years of experience with established provider, payer and research/academic organizations such as Fresenius, Partners HealthCare, Tufts Health Plan and Public Consulting Group to the Iora Health team. She is passionate about collaboratively developing technological and business tools, resources and processes to better support providers in delivering quality patient-focused healthcare. Kristin holds a BA from the University of Maine, Machias and a MPH from BU's School of Public Health.
Leslie is a Managing Director with GE Ventures. She has 17 years of experience venture investing in healthcare start-ups with GEV, and previously with ONSET Ventures as a General Partner. Prior to VC, Leslie spent 19 years in sales and marketing roles at both large and start-up companies. She holds a BS in biomedical engineering from Purdue University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Liam is a co-founder and managing director of .406 Ventures, a venture capital fund investing in early stage information technology and technology-enabled healthcare services companies. He is currently a director of WellAWARE Systems, Connotate, EnergyHub, American Biomass Corporation and Business Intelligence Advisors. He also serves on Dartmouth’s Tuck Private Equity Center Advisory Board and Urban Improv. Liam earned his BS from Georgetown and his MBA from the Tuck School of Business.
Madie joined the Iora team in the fall of 2014 after spending a year in finance at Wayfair.com. She graduated from Hamilton College in 2013 with a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Government. At Hamilton, Madie was a captain of the Women’s Varsity basketball team and a member of the student-athlete advisory committee. She is excited to be working for a mission-driven company that is passionate about revolutionizing healthcare.
Marc joined Iora in 2015 to help lead the organization’s risk-bearing and accountable care efforts. Prior to Iora, Marc was the Chief Medical Officer at Reliant Medical Group, a risk-bearing health-system in central Massachusetts. Marc holds a Masters of Healthcare Management degree from Harvard, an MPH in epidemiology and global health from Boston University and a BA from Colgate. He received his medical training at Jefferson Medical College and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Matt is a software designer with ~15 years' experience designing unique and intuitive interfaces for web applications. His experience ranges from simple site design to extensive interface design and implementation for large e-commerce platforms. Matt makes extensive use of cutting edge technologies and methodologies, including Object-Oriented CSS, sketch tools, preprocessors, and a strong emphasis on clean code and design. Matt is also an accomplished musician who has toured extensively.
Megan joined Iora with 15+ years of general management, operations and strategy experience at a number of high performing organizations including athenahealth, Bain & Co, Pacific Community Ventures and Goldman Sachs. Megan has a BA and MBA from Harvard University. Megan lives in Cambridge with her wife and two children.
Michael currently serves as a General Partner at Flare Capital Partners, an early-stage healthcare technology venture capital firm. Prior to joining Flare, Michael served as founding General Partner of Flybridge Capital Partners where he led the firm’s healthcare investments. Some of his existing and prior board seats include Explorys, HealthVerity, Taris, T2 Biosystems and Welltok. Michael earned a BA with honors in chemistry from Williams College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Mika joined Iora Health after over a decade supporting advertising and biotech firms. She brings her diverse technical background to support all the users across the company. When Mika isn’t surrounded by computers, she can be found wrangling her three pugs.
Neil attended the New Jersey Medical School and trained at Boston University. Neil helped open the Special Care Center in Atlantic City, NJ, where he advanced the Iora care model. Neil’s most intense education in family practice began in 2010, when his daughter was born.
Nicola came to Iora after spending 10 years at Massachusetts General Hospital focusing on primary care innovation. She co-led the MGH Ambulatory Practice of the Future, an innovative primary care practice for the self-insured MGH employee population. She led the multidisciplinary team from idea conception to successful launch, focusing on business plan generation, space design, staff hiring, patient recruitment, IT design and operations.
Prior to joining Iora Health, Omkar worked as a Director of Engineering in Veriskhealth and ikaSystem architecting and developing healthcare analytics platform. He is passionate about mining large dataset, optimizing massive data processing that have complex clinical & financial rules in relational & non relational database systems and automation of data integration processes in data warehousing environments. He has a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Tribhuvan University Nepal and a MS in Software Engineering from Brandeis University.
Patrick discovered Ruby on Rails through a university course in 2004 and has since built large-scale web applications for the financial industry, universities and non-profits. As an outspoken advocate for development practices Patrick has spoken nationally and regionally at development conferences and is a former organizer of the Boston Ruby Group. In his spare time he hikes the White Mountains in New Hampshire.
Paul joined Iora after spending a year and a half completing all of his pre-medical requirements at Harvard’s post-baccalaureate pre-medical program. In 2008-2009, he was a domestic equity Research Associate for Harris Associates, the investment adviser to the Oakmark Funds in Chicago. Paul has a BA in Economics from Harvard and was a four-year member of the Men’s Varsity Ice Hockey team.
Paul combined a background in education with his interest in computers and electronics to oversee the design, implementation and development of the technology infrastructure of the Learning Technologies Center at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. As the IT and Systems Administrator, he is pivotal in assisting our providers and practitioners with implementing a revolutionary health care model. When Paul isn’t behind a computer screen or wrapped up in cords, cables and wires, he’s probably at the ocean.
Pete joined Iora as a Health Coach in 2013 after having the best medical experience of his life at an Iora practice. He attended Dartmouth College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Psychological & Brain Sciences and completed a fellowship in the President's Office. Pete is certified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and enjoys woodworking and the great outdoors.
Rafael joined Iora in 2014. With his understanding of typography, color pallets and user experience, Rafael creates user interfaces that are dynamic & intuitive to use. Rafael studied Graphic Design at Lesley University College of Art & Design. Outside of work, he likes to rock climb & hike in northern New England.
Rushika is a physician who has spent more than ten years involved in efforts to improve the quality of healthcare delivered to patients. He was the first Executive Director of the Harvard Interfaculty Program for Health Systems Improvement, and served as a Managing Director of the Advisory Board Company. He serves on the faculty and earned his AB, MD, and MPP from Harvard University. He completed his clinical training at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Samir is a founding general partner at Khosla Ventures, where he focuses on sustainability investing including food, agriculture and renewable energy. He’s been a leading investor in Hampton Creek, Sand Hill Foods, OSCAR Health, Soraa and View, among many others. Samir holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Michigan. He studied biochemistry, specifically gene regulation and expression, at the University of Maryland and holds an MBA from Harvard University.
Shannon joined Iora in 2013. Prior, she was deeply involved in building an international community of students and faculty who are passionate about improving the healthcare system for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Open School. Most recently, she worked at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as a member of the Business Transformation team. Shannon has an MHS from the Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health and a BSPH from UNC Chapel Hill.
Sirisha joined Iora in 2015. Before making the cross-country move to Boston, she earned a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. She completed a thesis examining the effects of perspective taking on future depression vulnerability, which drives her interest in taking early action to secure patient well-being. Outside of work, Sirisha is often dancing, reading, or exploring the city.
Sonia joined Iora in 2016 to lead Business Development. She has 20+ years experience growing revenue across multiple healthcare verticals. Prior to Iora, Sonia held multiple leadership roles at Best Doctors, Health Dialog and United Healthcare gaining deep knowledge of product and service delivery. Her passion for delivering high quality care started during her time as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco. Sonia has a MPH from Columbia University and a BA from Boston College.
Stephen is President and Managing Partner at F-Prime Capital formerly Fidelity Biosciences. Prior, he was president and COO for EPIX and performed research at AT&T Bell Laboratories, the National Institutes of Health and Yale. Stephen currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for EnVivo Pharmaceuticals and serves on the board of directors of CardioKine Inc., Proteostasis Therapeutics, and Optegra Global Ltd. He holds an MD and MBA from Yale, and a BS from Columbia.
Stephen is a physician with a passion for innovative health care models. He joined Iora in 2015 to help build its model of care for seniors. Stephen has a BA from Harvard, an MBA from Wharton, and an MD from Yale. After residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, he completed a geriatrics fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He also previously worked for 4 years as a consultant at The Advisory Board Company. He lives in Boston with his wife and two young sons.
Steve has spent his professional life at the intersection of health services, retail and hospitality. He began his career in health policy and state reform initiatives, and was later a health services consultant at Deloitte. Steve was also the founder and CEO of Isis Parenting. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Development at Au Bon Pain. He received a BA from Middlebury College and a MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Steve lives with his wife, two sons, a dog and four chickens.
Suzanne joined Iora in 2015. Prior, she worked at a global market research and analytics firm where she managed the product marketing process. Suzanne developed a passion for project management and helping change lives while working at the non-profit organization Web of Benefit. She graduated from Babson College with a concentration in Leadership and Strategic Management.
Sydney joins Iora's recruiting team, which is a good fit because she loves finding and working with great talent. She has a B.A. in Communications and Sociology from Howard University in D.C., her second home. Prior to getting into recruiting, she worked in Admissions at a nearby Boston area college, focusing on bringing prospective students onto campus for tours and assisting them through the entire admissions process.
Terry is a co-founder and general partner of Polaris Venture Partners and represents them on the boards of directors for many companies. He has co-founded Inspire Pharmaceuticals, AIR (Advanced Inhalation Research, Inc.), and MicroCHIPS. Terry is Chairman Emeritus of the National Venture Capital Association and serves on the board of MIT’s David Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MS in engineering from Dartmouth and a BS in physics and economics from Hobart.
Tom is a self-admitted data geek who has spent the last 10 years building wide-ranging Business Intelligence and Analytics solutions for small startups to huge tech blue-chips. He also spent years crunching huge datasets at Information Resources as a consultant to consumer packaged goods behemoths including P&G, Lever Brothers and Kraft Foods. Tom has a BS in Marketing from Boston College and an MS from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
Tony is the CEO of Zappos.com. Under his leadership, Zappos has grown immensely in both gross merchandise sales and admirable company culture. Prior, Tony co-founded Venture Frogs, an incubator that invested in Internet startups like Ask Jeeves and Tellme Networks. His 2010 book Delivering Happiness: a Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose illustrates how a unique kind of corporate culture is a powerful model for achieving both success and happiness. Tony holds a BS from Harvard.
Whitney is first and foremost a scientist. As Manager of Analytics and Insights, she’s leading our efforts to use data to iteratively optimize our care. She brings intensive methodological training experience and scientific rigor, thanks to years of clinical trial design at Indiana University and research for leading medical institutions like the Mayo Clinic and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. You’ll often find her nerding out on data, being outside, or hanging out with the local entrepreneurs.
Will was a systems engineer and Java developer in telecom before moving to the US, where he went on to work as a software engineer at Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Simulation Center. He’s actively involved in the Boston Ruby community and has donated his development skills to the ReliefHub and RunKeeper HealthGraph development projects. Will has a B.Eng in Electronic Engineering from the Cork Institute of Technology Ireland and an MS in Computer Science from Tufts University.
Zubin is a physician and director of healthcare development for Downtown Project Las Vegas, an urban revitalization movement spearheaded by Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh. During his decade as a clinical hospitalist at Stanford, Zubin performed stand-up comedy for medical audiences worldwide. His ZDoggMD videos – which focus on education while satirizing our healthcare system – have over a million views. Zubin has a BA in molecular biology from UC Berkeley, and an MD from UC San Francisco.
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