Kurt is a serial entrepreneur who has built successful analytic solutions, products and companies in the healthcare, retail, manufacturing, education/credentialing and fundraising industries. His previous companies were sold to Oracle and Pearson Education. Most recently, Kurt was responsible for Product Strategy at Optum, Inc. (UnitedHealth), building data analytic businesses for the Provider, Payer and Employer markets.
Won Gabriel Chung, MD
As a Director of Evidence Integration and Informatics at Wolters Kluwer Health, Won has built clinical software connecting healthcare solutions into multiple EMR products and hospital systems for customers around the world. Won currently has a clinical practice as an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School and has completed the Archibald Bush Fellowship in Healthcare Innovation.
Steve has advised and invested in emerging technology companies for the past 20 years. He founded one of Wall Street’s first Internet research practices at Wessels, Arnold & Henderson, covering the Internet infrastructure, data security, content management, and enterprise software sectors. At WA&H and its successor firms, Steve sourced and sponsored 56 public financings for market-leading technology companies.
Derek Rucker, Ph.D.
Derek has extensive experience in analytics as the founder of two startups and strategic advisor to several more. His work has addressed issues in the medical device, consumer foods and software industries among others. Most recently, he worked for Seagate Technology as data scientist, mathematical modeler and program manager, coordinating teams across three continents.
Andre has more than 30 years of diverse healthcare experience in a wide variety of areas including early stage entrepreneur, acquisition/valuation processes, and new product go-to-market strategies. He has worked for Regions Hospital, Fairview Health System and Minnesota GI. He has successfully started and sold a startup (ProVation Medical), and grown a large operating unit within Wolters Kluwer Health. Andre has launched several new products and created value to customers throughout his career.