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Our Team

Our team is composed of passionate people from the worlds of technology, data analytics, hospital administration, and medicine.

Our team is disrupting the status quo of the healthcare industry by improving the way patients gain access to the care they need.

 

Graham Gardner

Graham Gardner, MD, MBA | Chief Executive Officer

Graham is the Co-Founder and the CEO of Kyruus. Prior to Kyruus, Graham was a Venture Executive at Highland Capital Partners where he co-founded Generation Health and served as the company’s Chief Medical Officer through its acquisition by CVS Caremark. He is also the Co-Founder of SynapDx, a molecular diagnostic company focused on developing a blood test to enable the earlier detection of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Graham completed his clinical training in internal medicine and cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. Graham completed his BA and MD degrees at Brown University, and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.


Julie Yoo

Julie Yoo, MBA, MS | Chief Product Officer

Julie is a Co-Founder of Kyruus and serves as the company’s Chief Product Officer. She was previously the VP of Clinical Product Strategy at Generation Health, where she oversaw the development of the company’s clinical programs and data analytics platform. Julie also led the Product Management efforts at Knome, the private arm of George Church’s Personal Genome Project, where she developed and launched a bioinformatics platform for conducting individualized genomic sequence analysis. Julie’s passion for data-driven businesses began as a software engineer at Endeca Technologies. Julie has an undergraduate degree in computer science from MIT, an MS in biomedical sciences from the Harvard-MIT HST Program, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council and is a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum.


Vinay Mohta

Vinay Seth Mohta, MEng | Chief Technology Officer & Chief Information Security Officer

Vinay is a Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, and Chief Information Security Officer at Kyruus,  and oversees all technical and engineering operations. Vinay was previously at Kayak, where he led the development of a ‘Big Data’ predictive analytics platform for measuring the impact of the company’s multi-channel marketing efforts. Prior to Kayak, Vinay served as CTO for Global Health Delivery, a non-profit collaboration between Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, and Partners In Health, which was designed to systematize the study of global health care delivery and rapidly diffuse technology-driven innovations to practitioners around the world. Vinay began his career as a Software Architect and Product Manager at Endeca Technologies, where he worked on complex software engineering problems in the context of the company’s core technology platform and analytics products. Vinay completed his BS and M.Eng. degrees in computer science at MIT.


Ed Furlong

Ed Furlong, MBA | Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Ed Furlong is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Kyruus. He brings more than 25 years of financial and management expertise to Kyruus. He previously served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Exa Corporation in Burlington, MA, where he managed the company’s successful IPO process and achieved consistent growth throughout his tenure. Prior to Exa, Mr. Furlong served as Senior Vice President at Fidelity Strategic Investments in Boston, where he spearheaded a wide range of investments, acted as Fidelity’s representative on several corporate boards, and helped lead a series of turnarounds. Mr. Furlong is a graduate of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Business School.


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Travis Moore, MBA, RN | Senior Vice President of Market Solutions

Travis Moore is Senior Vice President of Market Solutions at Kyruus. In this role, he is responsible for Marketing, Product Marketing, and Sales Operations. Prior to joining Kyruus, Travis was with Influence Health for 12 years – starting his career as a Sales Account Executive, then transitioning into the Director of Sales role, and later becoming the VP of their Sales / Product Speciality team. Additionally at Influence Health, Travis was VP of Product Management and Strategy before eventually focusing on the clinical aspects of the business as the SVP of Clinical Solutions and Sales. Prior to Influence Health, Travis was responsible for Product Management over the patient education and nursing solutions at Truven. Travis started his career in healthcare as a Pediatric Nurse on the Neurotrauma and Orthopedic unit at Children's Hospital in Denver, CO. Travis has his Bachelor's degree in Nursing from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and MBA from University of Phoenix-Denver.


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John Downey | Senior Vice President of Sales

John Downey is Senior Vice President of Sales at Kyruus, where he is responsible for leading the company’s sales team and accelerating adoption of the ProviderMatch suite of products at health systems across the country. Prior to Kyruus, John spent almost 15 years at McKesson Health Solutions, a division of McKesson Technology Solutions, in sales and account management leadership positions. Most recently, he led health system sales for the Decision Management group in North America as Area Vice President of Sales. Before that, he served as Director of Sales and Account Management for the division, responsible for both acquiring new business and driving success for existing customers. Prior to McKesson, John led payer and provider sales for North America and Europe at the Oak Group and also spent five years working in the payer space. He holds a B.A. in Communications from Marist College and a M.A. in English from the State University of New York, The College of New Paltz.


Sailu Challapalli

Sailu Challapalli, MEng, MBA | Vice President, Market Development

Sailu Challapalli joined Kyruus in April 2014. Her main responsibilities include assessing patient access at Kyruus client hospitals and healthcare delivery organizations, consulting and implementation support, and product strategy. Prior to Kyruus, Sailu spent 5 years at McKinsey & Company working in its Healthcare Systems and Services practice, advising academic medical centers and for-profit hospitals systems on a broad range of strategic and operational issues, including physician alignment and patient access, service line growth, and partnerships and acquisitions. Previously, Sailu served as the Director for Transplantation at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), where she led transformative efforts for the transplant outpatient center. Sailu completed her BS and M Eng degrees at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.


Dave Malkenson

David Malkenson, MBA | Vice President, Commercial Delivery

Dave joined Kyruus in September of 2013 and leads all implementation and account operations teams to help deliver a seamless deployment of Kyruus solutions to new clients.  Prior to Kyruus, Dave was at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, where he developed and implemented Northwestern Medicine’s Care Coordination Strategy and Roadmap. Prior to this role, Dave managed the operations for Northwestern’s Hospital Medicine and Palliative Medicine programs. Before joining Northwestern, Dave held a number of roles at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics across the Clinical Affairs, Decision Support, and IT departments. Dave led the system-wide initiative to develop evidence-based order sets and other clinical content related to the implementation of the Epic EHR system. Dave earned his BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.


Sid Anand

Sid Anand, MD, MBA | Medical Director

Dr. Anand is the Associate Medical Director of Kyruus, Inc., focused on identifying ways to enhance patient care and the patient-provider relationship through Kyruus’s innovative platforms. Prior to joining Kyruus, Inc., Dr. Anand was a chief resident physician in internal medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he had completed his internship and residency and received the Leo Rigler achievement award for academic excellence as “resident of the year.” Dr. Anand completed a dual degree, a BA in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology and BS in Business Administration at the University of California at Berkeley. He received his MD at the University of Southern California and his MBA from Harvard Business School.


Charlotte Atiemo

Charlotte Atiemo, MD, MPH | Medical Director, Clinical Informatics

Charlotte Atiemo is a Associate Medical Director at Kyruus. Her main responsibilities include assessing patient access issues and workflows, product implementation and clinical terminology support. Prior to Kyruus, Charlotte spent 3 years implementing and maintaining an electronic medical record at an academic community hospital while working as a hospitalist. She has worked with interdisciplinary teams and has experience in change management, quality improvement and clinical workflows. Charlotte completed her MD at the University of Virginia and her internal medicine residency at the Cambridge Health Alliance. She holds a Master of Public Health degree in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health. She is board certified in internal medicine and clinical informatics.

Neil Davies

Neil Davies | Vice President, Engineering Data Management

Neil joined Kyruus in March 2015 and is a Director of Engineering and brings 15+ years of experience in enterprise software development. Neil and his team develop the applications and tools to manage the underlying clinical taxonomy and provider data used to drive the Kyruus platform. Prior to joining Kyruus, Neil was Vice President of Engineering and one of the founders of LeveragePoint, a SaaS solution for B2B enterprises to help implement their value strategies. Neil holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Nottingham, UK.


Wassaf Farooqi

Wassaf Farooqi | Vice President, Engineering Applications

Wassaf joined Kyruus in February 2012 and is currently its Director of Engineering. He brings 10 years of experience in engineering leadership and application development. Currently, he leads Kyruus’ application development efforts which includes the development and testing of internal and external applications and APIs. Prior to joining Kyruus, Wassaf led software quality automation initiatives at HubSpot, a developer of software-as-a-service solutions for inbound marketing. There, he also contributed heavily to the development of the application platform. Wassaf holds a BS in computer engineering from Northeastern University.


Jakov Kucan

Jakov Kucan, PhD | Chief Architect

Jakov is the Software Architect at Kyruus, leading the data team to develop key data assets and components of Kyruus’s solution. Prior to Kyruus, Jakov worked at Mathsoft (acquired by PTC) on Mathcad, an engineering calculation software. He was the Director of Development, Software Architect, and Product Manager at Mathsoft. Before joining the Mathsoft team, he was one of the founders of Centive (formerly Incentive Systems). There, he developed Enterprise Incentive Management solutions, which included innovative data and calculation models. Jakov holds a BS in computer science, MS in mathematics from University of Pennsylvania, and PhD. in computer science from MIT. He has published several papers on semantics of programming languages and computer aided collaborative work.

 

Gina Kim

Gina Kim, MEng, MS | Vice President of Product Management

Gina Kim joined Kyruus in November 2014 is currently the Vice President of Product Management at Kyruus. Prior to Kyruus, Gina was a Product Manager at Castlight Health in San Francisco. At Castlight, Gina was responsible for strategy and feature development for mobile and core medical products, driving increased engagement through registration and search enhancements, mobile-specific features and internationalization. Previously, Gina also acted as Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company where she advised senior leaders in healthcare and pharmaceutical strategies. Gina completed her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as her M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and M.S. Technology and Policy.