Leadership

DR. Mansoor

MANSOOR KHAN, Sc.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Mansoor Khan is a 20 year veteran of the software and healthcare industries. He is a serial entrepreneur who has been developing advanced technologies and cutting edge software since the mid 90s. Over the years he has led teams that have developed technology and applications for Disease Surveillance, Artificial Intelligence, Quality Management, Analytics, Care Management and Cost and Utilization Management. These efforts have won numerous awards over the years including best Decision Support System for ACOs (Blackbook) and Top 100 AI companies. Previously Dr. Khan founded and had successful exits from KeyCommerce (1997 – 2004), DiagnosisOne (2005 – 2012) and was CEO of Alere Analytics (2012 – 2015).

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FAUZIA KHAN, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Fauzia Khan has deep expertise in algorithm design, knowledge acquisition and engineering as well as data mining and leveraging these capabilities to improve outcomes. She is the author, editor and primary visionary of the “Guide to Diagnostic Medicine”, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002. Prior to Persivia, Dr. Khan was an attending physician, and program director of Informatics, Department of Pathology at UMass Memorial Health Center, and an Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of Clinical Pathology Residency Program at UMass Medical School.

AMMAR AFIF

AMMAR AFIF

Chief Financial Officer

Ammar has over 20 years of executive leadership experience in growing, scaling and selling venture- backed and private equity-backed entities in various sectors. He was CFO/ COO at NaviNet and led it to a successful exit. He has also led exits as CFO for Cayan and TNS Media. He is a graduate of McGill University.

Muhammad Kashif

MUHAMMAD KASHIF

Chief Technology Officer

Muhammad is a growth-focused and detail-oriented professional with more than 20 years of experience delivering enterprise-scale IT solutions. He applies deep knowledge of the Health IT and telecommunications industry standards & data formats to deliver best-in-class software development, enterprise architecture, and service. With Muhammed at the helm of IT, high performance distributed systems are designed and developed for scalability, security, and resiliency.

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GIRIRAJ CHANDRAN

Vice President, Implementation and Customer Service

Giri is driven by a passion for simplifying the end-user experience and for finding superior solutions to perplexing, complex challenges. He has more than 20 years’ experience in EMR/PM, revenue cycle, patient engagement, population health management, clinical trials/outcomes research and clearinghouse/payer EDI transactions. Giri is a tireless leader who first envisions the desired results and then collaboratively engages the team to develop high-quality solutions to ensure highly satisfied clients.

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ROGER PANDURO

Vice President, Business Development

An adept communicator and accomplished team builder, Roger has over 25 years of health care experience in multiple delivery channels encompassing the end-to-end healthcare ecosystem. He has significant breadth and in-depth knowledge of payer, provider, hospital and physician group environments. Roger regularly consults with companies concerning clinical decision support, value-based care, population health and artificial intelligence.

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RYAN ANSELL

Vice President, Business Development

Ryan’s broad business background in sales and operations has helped companies focus on analytics and performance metrics with proven accomplishments in healthcare, wellness, financial services, technology, investments and telecommunications. Experienced in Fortune 500 companies as well as startups, Ryan has been responsible for partners, sales, client and customer satisfaction, service and issue resolution.

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SHARDUL MEHTA

Client Solution Architect

Shardul leverages his clinical background and in-depth knowledge of Persivia’s CareSpace platform to delve into customer needs and deliver relevant product demonstrations. After the sale, he helps ensure the client has a seamless on-boarding experience by mapping out their current workflows in the CareSpace Platform and providing thorough training.

SHARON MCGINNIS

SHARON MCGINNIS

Vice President, Client Services

With an impressive 25 years in the healthcare industry, Sharon has been responsible for customer accounts and customized education and collaboration to improve hospital quality and patient outcomes. Prior to Persivia, Sharon was the Director of Quality, Scotland Health Care System affiliated with Carolinas Healthcare System in North Carolina. She was responsible for the hospital’s quality and performance improvement program and implemented Lean Six Sigma to strategically identify and standardize hospital-based, organizational priorities.

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ERIC FINE

Vice President, Client Services

Building upon 14+ years of EHR implementation experience combined with a foundation of private practice management, Eric ensures successful implementations and ongoing workflows. He leads diverse, cross functional teams to develop, implement and deploy EHR software in practices across the United Sates. Eric works closely with customers to maintain and strengthen partnerships to positively impact provider usage, patient care, and outcomes.

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OSMAN ALNAAL

Vice President, Client Services

Osman has honed his skills as a trusted advisor to Persivia’s public health clients, facilitating open communication between client and internal teams to define and maintain SLA requirement satisfaction. He is a detail-oriented person known for his timely, pleasant manner in providing strategic and operational leadership. Osman has achieved green belt certification in Lean Six Sigma. He applies astute project management skills to ensure successful development, continuous improvement and delivery of customer service and the strategic development of operational requirements, process and technology, to deliver key service outcomes for customers.

THOMAS ROBERT

THOMAS ROBERTS

Senior Product Manager

Tom helps orchestrate business strategy, design and technology disciplines to drive care management solutions for Persivia’s clients that provide significant business results. With over 12 years of experience, Tom has managed concept to launch for several healthcare technology solutions. He excels at gathering feedback and requirements, communicating needed changes to the development team, and overseeing successful rollouts on tight delivery schedules.

Board Members

Ron Zwanziger

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder and Chairman at LumiraDx

Mr. Zwanziger is one of LumiraDx’s co-founders and has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the LumiraDx group, since its inception in November 2014. He has served as a member of LumiraDx’s board of directors since September 2016 when the company was established as the parent entity of group. Mr. Zwanziger brings strategic vision, leadership, extensive business and operating experience and deep knowledge of the industry to the company. From 2001 to 2014, Mr. Zwanziger served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Alere Inc., a diagnostic test manufacturer, or Alere. From 1992 to 2001, he served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Alere’s predecessor company, Inverness Medical Technology Inc., or Inverness, until the company was acquired by Johnson & Johnson. From 1981 to 1991, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MediSense, a medical device company. Mr. Zwanziger served as a director of AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. from November 2006 to December 2011 and currently serves on the board of directors of several private companies. Mr. Zwanziger received a B.S. in civil engineering from Imperial College London and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.

Edward L. Cahill – Ed Cahill

Board Member at Phreesia

Ed is a partner at HLM Venture Partners. Previously, he was a founding partner of Cahill, Warnock & Co. (now Camden Partners) and a managing director at Alex. Brown & Sons, where he headed the firm’s healthcare group. During his leadership at Alex. Brown & Sons, the firm underwrote public offerings or provided merger advisory services for over 200 healthcare companies and several leading biopharmaceutical companies. Ed is a director at Masimo Corp. and a trustee of Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Health System Corp. and Mercy Health Services.

Tadd S. Wessel

Founder & Managing Partner

Tadd S. Wessel is the founder and Managing Partner of Petrichor. Mr. Wessel was formerly a Managing Director at OrbiMed Advisors, where he led the build out of the healthcare special situations and structured finance business. Prior to OrbiMed, Mr. Wessel was a Vice President in the Drawbridge Special Opportunities Fund at Fortress Investment Group, focused on healthcare investments. Mr. Wessel began his career in investment banking at Robertson Stephens, where he worked in the life sciences group. Mr. Wessel holds an A.B. in Biology from Princeton University.

Board of Advisors

DR. Ahmad Imran, MD, MBA

Vice President Quality & Value Based Care Prime Healthcare

Dr. Ahmad Imran is Corporate Vice President of Quality and Value-Based Care for Prime Healthcare Services.  He is responsible for system-wide development, implementation, integration, and coordination of VBC, Performance Improvement, Patient Safety and Accreditation initiatives across all Prime hospitals. He also serves as the President of the California Association for Healthcare Quality.

DR. David Carmouche, MD

Executive Vice President, Value-based Care and Network Operations, Ochsner Health Network President, Ochsner Health Network

Dr. David Carmouche joined Ochsner with 19 years of progressive healthcare leadership experience in medicine and operations. In addition to his role as Executive Vice President, Value-based Care and Network Operations, Dr. Carmouche oversees the Primary Care and Urgent Care/Occupational Health service lines and all population health programs as the Senior Vice President of Community Care for Ochsner Medical Center — Jefferson Highway. In his complex and evolving role, David will continue to focus on risk-based and value-based care delivery models that achieve breakthrough operational results while also helping patients get the right access to the right care so they can stay healthy in a financially responsible way.

DR. Arif Nazir

Chief Medical Officer, Signature Healthcare; President, SHC Medical Partners

A specialist of internal medicine and geriatric care, Dr. Arif Nazir became Signature’s Chief Medical Officer in January 2016. Dr. Nazir brings more than 12 years of leadership experience from his previous role with the Optimistic Project. He has also received recognition for his work in implementing Indiana’s nursing home value-based purchasing system and his extraordinary work as a faculty member of Indiana University.

Dr. Nazir was drawn to Signature HealthCARE’s vision of revolutionizing care in the post-acute and long-term care settings. He continues to work on creating the consistent application of basic and foundational, evidence-based geriatric care, and he aims to partner with the best healthcare systems in Signature’s markets.

Dr. KENNETH W. KIZER, MD, MPH

Chief Healthcare Transformation Officer and Senior Executive Vice President

Kenneth W. Kizer is Chief Healthcare Transformation Officer and Senior Executive Vice President of Atlas Research. He drives Atlas to provide clients with pioneering health care solutions and innovations. An internationally respected health care leader, Dr. Kizer is widely known for his expertise and accomplishments in health system transformation, patient safety and quality improvement, population health management, and Veterans health issues.

Dr.  Kizer previously was founding President and CEO of the National Quality Forum, as well as Under Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and CEO of the VA Health System, the nations largest integrated healthcare system. Dr. Kizer brings significant experience and wisdom from an accomplished academic, public sector, and private business career spanning more than three decades.

Currently, Dr Kizer serves as Chairman of Medsphere Systems Corporation, a leading commercial provider of subscription-based open source healthcare information technology, as well as Chief Health Care Transformation Officer and Senior Executive Vice President at Atlas Research, LLC, based in Washington, DC. He serves as an advisor to a number of other companies.

David Scott, PhD

Chief Technology Officer and Director

Dr. Scott is one of LumiraDx’s co-founders and has served as Chief Technology Officer of the LumiraDx group since its inception in November 2014. He has served as a member of LumiraDx’s board of directors since September 2016 when the company was established as the parent entity of group. Dr. Scott’s scientific and management background in the diagnostics industry provides LumiraDx with valuable business, research and development, manufacturing and operations expertise. Dr. Scott held several positions with Alere, including as a member of the board of directors, and as a Chief Scientific Officer from 2001 to 2013. From 1999 to 2001, he served as Chairman of Inverness until the company was acquired by Johnson & Johnson. From 1995 to 1999, Dr. Scott also served as managing director of Inverness Medical Limited. Dr. Scott received a B.S. in microbiology from University of Warwick, and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from University of Kent.