BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Terry R. Knapp, MD
Dr. Knapp, is a Stanford-trained, U.S. board-certified surgeon with a 40-year history of multinational care delivery. He is an accomplished medical device and medical services entrepreneur and corporate executive, co-founder of Collagen Corporation, and several other private and public companies, and has served in numerous executive roles and Board of Director positions. He has authored 15 U.S.-issued and many foreign patents in the field of medical devices and medical information technology, and has written numerous peer-reviewed medical publications, editorials and book chapters. He is former CEO of a publicly traded, diverse medical device and information technology company and was a founding member of the Board of the Bard Center for Entrepreneurship Development at the University of Colorado, Denver.
Mark Winter, MBA
Mr. Winter is CEO of CareSpan. He has over thirty years of management experience in high technology, information services and health informatics for both private and public companies. He previously served as the executive Prize Lead for the XPRIZE Foundation and managed both the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE and Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE which are focused on catalyzing innovation in health sensing and diagnostic systems for consumers. He previously founded and served as Executive Vice President of Gluco Fitness Center, Inc. which offers wireless blood glucose and physiological monitoring of people with diabetes as part of an integrated exercise, diet and education program. As CEO of Simulis LLC he led the development of advanced clinical skills simulation-based training and assessment services that help large healthcare systems verify that their personnel follow evidence-based care practices and can safely operate medical devices. Mark has extensive knowledge of biosensors, interpretive medical devices, electronic medical record systems and consumer health portals and has spoken at numerous conferences on innovations in mobile health. Mark holds a MBA from Pepperdine University and has a BFA in Communications from Art Center College of Design (with Honors).
Colleen Conway-Welch, RN, MSN, PhD
Dr. Conway-Welch is a Registered Nurse (Georgetown U.), MSN (Catholic U. of America), and PhD (NYU). She also holds honorary doctorates from Cumberland University, Georgetown University, and the University of Colorado. Dr. Conway-Welch has been Professor and Dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing since 1984. Dr. Conway-Welsh has published extensively, served on President Ronald Reagan’s Commission on the HIV Epidemic in 1988, the National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare in 1998, the Governor’s Tennessee Commission on the Future of TennCare, and was appointed by Secretary of HHS, Tommy Thompson, to the Secretary’s Council on Public Health Preparedness in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). She is a Member of the prestigious Institute of Medicine of the National
Academy of Science. Dr. Conway-Welch serves on the Boards of Pinnacle Bank, RehabCare Group, Ardent Health Services and the Health Care Leadership Council in Washington, D.C.
James B. McCarthy, MBA, JD
Mr. McCarthy received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame; J.D. from the Loyola University School of Law; and M.B.A. from the Keller Graduate School of Management. He is a co-founder of Magellan Global Health and currently serves as CEO of Gemini Consulting Group, Chicago, developing and administering hospitals and clinics in the U.S. and internationally. He also serves on the Board of Directors of E-P Therapeutics, Inc., Ridgefield, Connecticut and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of San Diego, San Diego, California. Mr.McCarthy previously served on the Board of Directors of Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC, NASDAQ) Lake Forest, Illinois, Hinsdale Bank and Trust Company, Hinsdale, Illinois, Protein Polymer Technologies, Inc. (PPTI) San Diego, California, JMAR Technologies, Inc. (JMAR) San Diego, California, StemCyte, Inc., Covina, California and Sirigen Group Ltd., London, England.
Holger Micheel-Sprenger, MBA
Holger Micheel Sprenger, is a Partner and CFO of ICME, a leading management consulting firm with a European outlook and philosophy. Within the last 15 years of experience of consulting in the healthcare sector, Holger has been representing senior management positions in leading German healthcare companies. He also is the Managing Director of ICME Healthcare GmbH. His management skills and expertise includes corporate strategies, interdisciplinary project management, process management and technical management of hospitals. He has held Director level positions in a number of medical industry companies and also served as a Managing Director of a 600-bed hospital. He has been involved in consulting programs at various hospitals around the world regarding, organization and efficiency improvements. Holger established and directs consulting services within ICME at a regional and global level.
David Moss, MBA
Mr. Moss received his MBA from Rice University and a B.A. in Economics from the University of CA, San Diego. He was the Business Development Director for the BCM Technologies, Inc. (Baylor College of Medicine) portfolio companies, and a former Managing Partner at a Seattle-based venture capital firm, The Phoenix Partners, where he ran their healthcare portfolio. Currently, Mr. Moss serves as a Director of Pegasi Energy Resources Corporation, and a Director of Sorteo Games Ltd.