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 Co, 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 in mechanical engineering from Cornell University. He lives in Denver, CO with his wife Courtney and two children.
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.
Adrienne joined Iora from The Chartis Group, a healthcare consulting firm, where she improved operational efficiency and patient access for large healthcare systems. She has more than 10 years of hospital operations experience as well as a Masters in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan and a BA from Washington University in St. Louis. She enjoys traveling with her family, reading books on leadership, listening to podcasts about politics and finance, and watching action movies.
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.
Andrew joined Iora in 2011 and currently leads development of Iora's Clinical Service and Chirp, Iora's Collaborative Care technology platform. Andrew’s passion for revolutionizing healthcare began in pre- and post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, continuing during his primary care residency at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Andrew is also on the teaching faculty at Harvard Medical School & writes at the Schutzblog.com. Outside of Iora, Andrew spends his time traveling, hiking and skiing with his wife Whitney and their children Max and Madalyn.
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, an MBA from Harvard and a BA from Princeton.
Blaire leads Iora’s legal operations and Compliance Program. Prior to joining Iora, Blaire worked in private practice at Ropes & Gray and in-house with both non-profit and for-profit healthcare providers. She is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Boston University School of Law. Outside the office, Blaire can be found spending time with her husband and 2 daughters. She enjoys skiing, sailing and running with her dog.
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.
Carroll is a Family Physician and Geriatrician who joined Iora in 2014 to open our first Medicare practice. A graduate of Yale College and Tufts School of Medicine, Dr. Haymon worked previously as the Director of the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. Away from work, Carroll is pleased and grateful that she still has friends who laugh at her jokes. Her many roles as a mother, step-mother, cyclist, rock star, backpacker, home chef, and laundry goddess never fail to keep life interesting from one season to the next.
Casey received her Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and a BS in Sports Medicine from Guilford College. She previously worked as a Site Director at Emory Healthcare, a Medical Director at Harken Health and as a Hospitalist at Kaiser Permanente. Casey's desire to be involved in a team based holistic approach to treating patients led her to join Iora. She enjoys stand up paddle boarding and loves to travel.
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.
Clark joined Iora in 2016 to lead the Talent and Culture function. He has 15+ years of experience in HR leadership roles at consulting services companies focused on healthcare, business strategy and technology solutions. Before entering the HR field, Clark held sales leadership positions with AT&T where he developed a passion for listening to clients and delivering practical solutions. Clark has a BA in Economics from Fairfield University.
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 leads Iora’s efforts to measure performance and manage to improved population health outcomes. He joined Iora in 2013 as a provider and Medical Director of one of Iora’s first practices and since 2015 has held leadership positions on Iora’s Business and Clinical Intelligence and Clinical Development teams. Dave did his medical training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Vanguard. He earned his MD and MBA degrees at Harvard University. He and his wife enjoy travel, spicy food, and teaching their infant son to enjoy those activities as well.
Doug joined Iora after 15 years at Lifetime Health Medical Group where he led as the Buffalo, NY area medical director and the group’s Chief Medical Information Officer. He spent the first 6.5 years of his career practicing comprehensive rural family medicine. Before attending SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, he applied his BS/MS in chemical engineering doing research at Merck Pharmaceuticals. Doug enjoys spending time with his wife Kathy and 4 children skiing, hiking, cycling, and anything else that will get him outdoors.
Duriel has over 14 years of progressive healthcare experience in strategy, operations and business development in large health systems and multi-site medical groups. He has a Bachelors Degree in Health Sciences from the University of Alabama-Birmingham and a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration and Policy from the University of South Carolina.
Outside of work, Duriel loves spending time with my family. He is an avid football fan and is interested in music, outdoor festivals, hunting, cooking/grilling, and traveling.
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.
Emily joined Iora from Premera Blue Cross where she was responsible for the Medicare Supplement business. In her time at Premera, she also held roles in Corporate Strategy, Innovation, and Population Health Strategy. She has more than 10 years of industry experience working in hospitals, consulting, and health insurance. Emily has an MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University and a BS in Accounting from the University of Tennessee. Emily enjoys spending time outside skiing, hiking, and camping with her family and two dogs.
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, healthcare 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.
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.
Idan joined Iora Health in 2016 to lead the Business and Clinical Intelligence function. Idan has been building healthcare analytics and business intelligence departments for provider groups, health plans, and technology companies for over 15 years including at Kaiser Permanente, Tufts Health Plan, and Partners HealthCare. Prior to Iora Health, Idan was the Senior Director of Clinical Analytics at Eliza Corp, a leading healthcare engagement organization. Idan holds a BA from the University of Minnesota and a MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Boston.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 originated Iora's DevOps practice and now serves as VP of Technology and Security Officer, most recently guiding Iora to its HITRUST certification. He is a certified Scrum Professional and also holds the Security+ credential. Before Iora, he was co-founder of h3.com and Roomzilla, and worked as VP of Engineering at Elytics and at Digital Advisor. He's taught engineering at Harvard Extension School and the University of Minnesota, media studies at the New School, and literature at Ohio State. He holds a PhD in English Literature from Harvard University.
Kate leads Iora’s Business Development. She has more than 15 years of experience in health care sales and account management with a focus on launching new-to-market technology and services to providers. Prior to Iora, Kate was a Vice President at Optum where she led a sales team that had products in 23 states. Kate was also a Managing Director with the Advisory Board Company. Kate received a BS in Finance from the University of Maryland and lives outside of Boston with her husband and two sons.
Kathleen leads Iora’s Marketing and Communications function. Prior, she worked in branding, marketing and communications roles in McCormick & Company, HP and PR agencies driving integrated marketing programs that deliver brand value and business goals. She has lived and worked in France, Spain and both coasts of the US. Kathleen has a BA and an MBA from Boston College.
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.
Mary Ann Tocio is the retired President/COO of Bright Horizons Family Solutions. Prior, she was the SVP of Operations for Health Stop Medical Management, Inc. Mary Ann currently serves on the boards of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Civitas Solutions, Inc., Burlington Stores, Inc., Bright Horizons, Veritas Collaborative, Telecare Corporation and is a Governing Trustee of Dana Farber Cancer Institute. She received her MBA from Simmons College Graduate School of Management.
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.
Melina has spent more than 18 years in healthcare improving access and quality care for vulnerable populations. Prior to Iora, Melina held various compliance and operations leadership roles in both traditional and integrated outpatient clinic settings, with a special focus on behavioral health. Melina has a BA in Psychology from the University of Arizona and a Masters in Counseling from the University of Phoenix. She lives in her hometown of Tucson with her family and pets.
Michael is a General Partner and Co-founder of Flare Capital Partners, an early-stage health care technology venture capital firm. Prior to co-founding Flare Capital Partners, he was the founding General Partner of Flybridge Capital Partners where he led the firm’s health care investments. Some of his existing and prior board seats include Aspen Health, Circulation, Explorys, HealthVerity, higi, Iora Health, Taris, T2 Biosystems and Welltok. Michael earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA with honors in Chemistry from Williams College.
Neil joined Iora at its inception in 2010 and serves as SVP and Medical Director of the Northeast and Atlanta. His roles at Iora have spanned direct care, process innovation, and clinical management. Prior to joining Iora, Neil piloted Iora’s care model in Atlantic City and served patients in Ecuador, Lesotho and India. Neil trained as a family physician at Boston University, received his MD at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and his BA at The College of New Jersey.
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 in 2011 and serves as Northeast Market Operations Director. From 2014 to 2018 Paul launched and scaled Iora’s Arizona market operations overseeing nine sites and a team of about 100. Prior to joining Iora, Paul was an Equity Research Associate at Harris Associates in Chicago. Paul has an AB in Economics from Harvard and was a four-year member of the Men’s Varsity Ice Hockey team. Paul enjoys reading and spending time with his wife Cait and their two daughters Julia and Caroline.
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.
Rick is a Family Physician and the Arizona Medical Director. Rick joined Iora from Cleveland Clinic where he served as Medical Director of the Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center. During his 20 years at Cleveland Clinic, he also held an academic appointment at Case Western Reserve, most recently as a clinical assistant professor. He has a BA in Biology from Harvard University and an MD from the Ohio State University. In his free time, Rick enjoys spending time with family, downhill skiing, traveling, and reading.
Rushika is a physician who has spent decades improving 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.
Sonia leads Iora's growth which includes market expansion, value based partnerships and patient acquisition, inclusive of Sales and Marketing. Prior to Iora, Sonia held leadership roles at Best Doctors, Health Dialog and UnitedHealthcare. She has more than 20 years experience growing revenue across the health care ecosystem. Her passion for humanity in health care started during her time as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco. She has a MPH from Columbia University and a BA from Boston College.
Stacy joined Iora with more than 12 years of experience in Medicare Risk Adjustment Operations. Prior, she was the Director of Prospective Business Operations at Optum and worked at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. An RN, she worked as a nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Stacy has a Bachelors of Science from Cornell University and a BS in Nursing, MS of Nursing and MBA from Johns Hopkins University. Stacy enjoys ski trips to Maine and spending time with her husband, two daughters and dog.
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.
Steve joined Iora in 2014 and currently serves as Vice President of Operations Services. His career has spanned health care policy, restaurant development and management consulting; he was also the founder and CEO of Isis Parenting. Steve received his BA from Middlebury College and his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He lives with his wife and two sons in their Lexington, MA home, where they tend to their small collection of alpacas, chickens and bees.
Susan joined Iora from Walgreens with 30 years of experience in pharmacy operations, IT and health care innovation. Susan has a BS in Pharmacy from Purdue University and practiced as a licensed pharmacist in the northern suburbs of Chicago. Susan resides outside Chicago with her husband and three boys who all love to travel and try new culinary experiences.
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.
Suzanne leads Iora’s market-based operations. She has spent more than 2 decades leading and scaling multi-site operations including building medical group and affiliate physician networks at HealthCare Partners in California. Prior to Iora, she was a Sr VP at DaVita where she deployed post-acute and home-based care team models that reduced total cost of care and improved clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction. She holds a Master's in Health Administration from USC and a Bachelor's Degree from UCLA.
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.
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.
Tracy Masson is an operations executive who has achieved success in managing the operations and service delivery for start-ups and established global corporations. Tracy joined Iora from the laboratory industry and also spent time honing her operations skills at Dell, Inc. Tracy holds an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a BS in Finance from Penn State University. In her free time, Tracy enjoys travel, sports and spending time with family and friends.
Tyler is a physician executive with more than 20 years of experience in managed care, population health, innovative care delivery, transitioning from volume to value, and leadership at the provider and plan level. He joined Iora from Molina Healthcare California, where he served as Chief Medical Officer. Prior to Molina, Tyler was Chief Medical Officer at DaVita HealthCare Partners Medical Group where he helped scale the high performing medical group across eight states.
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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