Healthcare is personal.
Technology is critical. medCPU is both.

Andrew Levitch, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Levitch, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Levitch has over 20 years of experience leading strategic, financial, and operations teams in life sciences and technology companies ranging from Fortune 50 corporations to start-ups. His expertise covers developing and implementing successful strategies. Prior to joining medCPU in 2014, Andrew founded and served as Managing Director of Finategy, LLC, a strategic advisory firm focused on bridging the gap between finance and strategy. Previous positions included Partner with the Center for Disease Analysis, LLC, a life sciences consulting firm; Senior Director at Merck & Co. where he held executive positions throughout his 16-year career with the company; and Member of the Board of Directors of VirtualScopics, Inc., a leading provider of clinical trial imaging solutions. At medCPU, Andrew is responsible for setting strategic objectives, overseeing and directing the company’s operational and financial performance, and delivering results.

James Bogdan

Chief Growth and Client Relations Officer

James Bogdan

Chief Growth and Client Relations Officer

James Bogdan has over 25 years of healthcare technology, decision support solutions, and managed care experience. Jim’s role is centered on ensuring best-in-class performance and top quality relationships across all of our clients and growing our client base. Before joining medCPU, Jim was EVP of Client Services for Verisk Health, responsible for sales, marketing, and client management, including payers, providers, employers, and intermediaries.  While at Verisk he previously held the position of SVP, Provider Solutions. Jim has also held positions as SVP, Sales for NaviNet, the nation’s largest healthcare communications network, and VP, Sales & Account Services for CVS Caremark, with profit & loss responsibility for CVS Caremark’s Blue Cross Blue Shield unit. He’s also held senior roles with UnitedHealthcare, and GE Industrial Systems, Jim holds an MBA in Health Care Management from Boston University and a BA from the University of Rochester. In his role as Chief Growth Officer, Jim is responsible for leading the Sales and Marketing teams, driving provider and payer awareness, management of all Client Relations, and leading the Company’s growth.

Andrew Levitch, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Levitch has over 20 years of experience leading strategic, financial, and operations teams in life sciences and technology companies ranging from Fortune 50 corporations to start-ups. His expertise covers developing and implementing successful strategies. Prior to joining medCPU in 2014, Andrew founded and served as Managing Director of Finategy, LLC, a strategic advisory firm focused on bridging the gap between finance and strategy. Previous positions included Partner with the Center for Disease Analysis, LLC, a life sciences consulting firm; Senior Director at Merck & Co. where he held executive positions throughout his 16-year career with the company; and Member of the Board of Directors of VirtualScopics, Inc., a leading provider of clinical trial imaging solutions. At medCPU, Andrew is responsible for setting strategic objectives, overseeing and directing the company’s operational and financial performance, and delivering results.

James Bogdan

Chief Growth and Client Relations Officer

James Bogdan has over 25 years of healthcare technology, decision support solutions, and managed care experience. Jim’s role is centered on ensuring best-in-class performance and top quality relationships across all of our clients and growing our client base. Before joining medCPU, Jim was EVP of Client Services for Verisk Health, responsible for sales, marketing, and client management, including payers, providers, employers, and intermediaries.  While at Verisk he previously held the position of SVP, Provider Solutions. Jim has also held positions as SVP, Sales for NaviNet, the nation’s largest healthcare communications network, and VP, Sales & Account Services for CVS Caremark, with profit & loss responsibility for CVS Caremark’s Blue Cross Blue Shield unit. He’s also held senior roles with UnitedHealthcare, and GE Industrial Systems, Jim holds an MBA in Health Care Management from Boston University and a BA from the University of Rochester. In his role as Chief Growth Officer, Jim is responsible for leading the Sales and Marketing teams, driving provider and payer awareness, management of all Client Relations, and leading the Company’s growth.

Jason Senner

Chief People and Communications Officer

Jason Senner

Chief People and Communications Officer

Jason Senner has over 20 years of experience leading organization design and development, managing large-scale change, and leading global HR teams. Jason has worked with multi-national, high-growth, publicly-traded, and venture capital-backed companies. He has deep experience in organization-wide change management and communication, including M&A transactions, workforce re-design, and building global companies in medical device, pharmaceuticals, and financial services companies. Executive positions Jason held prior to joining medCPU include Chief Human Resources Officer at Wright Medical Technology, where he developed the HR strategy and operational platform, while supporting unprecedented company growth, and VP, Global Compensation at Abbott Laboratories, where he led global and regional compensation, benefits, and talent management programs across the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Prior to these executive roles, Jason was an Executive Compensation and Benefits design consultant working primarily with large global companies. Jason holds an MS in Human Resources Management from Loyola University and a BS in Finance from the University of Illinois. In his role as Chief People Officer, he is responsible for developing and leading HR strategy, organization design, talent management and acquisition, Board activities, and leading the HR organization across the Company’s New York, Tel Aviv, and Pittsburgh offices.

Nancy Zimmerman, RN, BSN

Sr. VP, Strategic Accounts

Nancy Zimmerman,
RN, BSN

Sr. VP, Strategic Accounts

Nancy is a leader in the field of nursing technology, having cofounded VasTech in 2000, a company that developed and marketed healthcare workforce management software before being acquired by Lawson Software.

As Director of Implementation Services, she used her healthcare expertise to successfully guide organization-wide decisions on product development, best practice, change management, and implementation of the workforce management product suite in the US, Canada, and Ireland. The VasTech client base included Johns Hopkins, Cedars Sinai, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Barnes Jewish, Thomas Jefferson, Clarion Health Systems, and Kaiser Permanente.

Nancy also has extensive clinical experience, serving as a consultant to the school health board in Atlanta, Georgia where she created and established a clinical school health program. She has worked as a high risk labor and delivery nurse and certified perinatal educator at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, and has consulted with a wide range of organizations to evaluate and establish best practice standards.

Nancy is responsible for our client-facing and partner relationship with UPMC, including managing our clinical engagement with UPMC Health System and leading development projects with UPMC Enterprises.  She also serves as a subject matter expert for OB.

Jason Senner

Chief People and Communications Officer

Jason Senner has over 20 years of experience leading organization design and development, managing large-scale change, and leading global HR teams. Jason has worked with multi-national, high-growth, publicly-traded, and venture capital-backed companies. He has deep experience in organization-wide change management and communication, including M&A transactions, workforce re-design, and building global companies in medical device, pharmaceuticals, and financial services companies. Executive positions Jason held prior to joining medCPU include Chief Human Resources Officer at Wright Medical Technology, where he developed the HR strategy and operational platform, while supporting unprecedented company growth, and VP, Global Compensation at Abbott Laboratories, where he led global and regional compensation, benefits, and talent management programs across the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Prior to these executive roles, Jason was an Executive Compensation and Benefits design consultant working primarily with large global companies. Jason holds an MS in Human Resources Management from Loyola University and a BS in Finance from the University of Illinois. In his role as Chief People Officer, he is responsible for developing and leading HR strategy, organization design, talent management and acquisition, Board activities, and leading the HR organization across the Company’s New York, Tel Aviv, and Pittsburgh offices.

Nancy Zimmerman,
RN, BSN

Sr. VP, Strategic Accounts

Nancy is a leader in the field of nursing technology, having cofounded VasTech in 2000, a company that developed and marketed healthcare workforce management software before being acquired by Lawson Software.

As Director of Implementation Services, she used her healthcare expertise to successfully guide organization-wide decisions on product development, best practice, change management, and implementation of the workforce management product suite in the US, Canada, and Ireland. The VasTech client base included Johns Hopkins, Cedars Sinai, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Barnes Jewish, Thomas Jefferson, Clarion Health Systems, and Kaiser Permanente.

Nancy also has extensive clinical experience, serving as a consultant to the school health board in Atlanta, Georgia where she created and established a clinical school health program. She has worked as a high risk labor and delivery nurse and certified perinatal educator at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, and has consulted with a wide range of organizations to evaluate and establish best practice standards.

Nancy is responsible for our client-facing and partner relationship with UPMC, including managing our clinical engagement with UPMC Health System and leading development projects with UPMC Enterprises.  She also serves as a subject matter expert for OB.

Andrew Levitch, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Levitch has over 20 years of experience leading strategic, financial, and operations teams in life sciences and technology companies ranging from Fortune 50 corporations to start-ups. His expertise covers developing and implementing successful strategies. Prior to joining medCPU in 2014, Andrew founded and served as Managing Director of Finategy, LLC, a strategic advisory firm focused on bridging the gap between finance and strategy. Previous positions included Partner with the Center for Disease Analysis, LLC, a life sciences consulting firm; Senior Director at Merck & Co. where he held executive positions throughout his 16-year career with the company; and Member of the Board of Directors of VirtualScopics, Inc., a leading provider of clinical trial imaging solutions. At medCPU, Andrew is responsible for setting strategic objectives, overseeing and directing the company’s operational and financial performance, and delivering results.

James Bogdan

Chief Growth and Client Relations Officer

James Bogdan has over 25 years of healthcare technology, decision support solutions, and managed care experience. Jim’s role is centered on ensuring best-in-class performance and top quality relationships across all of our clients and growing our client base. Before joining medCPU, Jim was EVP of Client Services for Verisk Health, responsible for sales, marketing, and client management, including payers, providers, employers, and intermediaries.  While at Verisk he previously held the position of SVP, Provider Solutions. Jim has also held positions as SVP, Sales for NaviNet, the nation’s largest healthcare communications network, and VP, Sales & Account Services for CVS Caremark, with profit & loss responsibility for CVS Caremark’s Blue Cross Blue Shield unit. He’s also held senior roles with UnitedHealthcare, and GE Industrial Systems, Jim holds an MBA in Health Care Management from Boston University and a BA from the University of Rochester. In his role as Chief Growth Officer, Jim is responsible for leading the Sales and Marketing teams, driving provider and payer awareness, management of all Client Relations, and leading the Company’s growth.

Jason Senner

Chief People and Communications Officer

Jason Senner has over 20 years of experience leading organization design and development, managing large-scale change, and leading global HR teams. Jason has worked with multi-national, high-growth, publicly-traded, and venture capital-backed companies. He has deep experience in organization-wide change management and communication, including M&A transactions, workforce re-design, and building global companies in medical device, pharmaceuticals, and financial services companies. Executive positions Jason held prior to joining medCPU include Chief Human Resources Officer at Wright Medical Technology, where he developed the HR strategy and operational platform, while supporting unprecedented company growth, and VP, Global Compensation at Abbott Laboratories, where he led global and regional compensation, benefits, and talent management programs across the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Prior to these executive roles, Jason was an Executive Compensation and Benefits design consultant working primarily with large global companies. Jason holds an MS in Human Resources Management from Loyola University and a BS in Finance from the University of Illinois. In his role as Chief People Officer, he is responsible for developing and leading HR strategy, organization design, talent management and acquisition, Board activities, and leading the HR organization across the Company’s New York, Tel Aviv, and Pittsburgh offices.

Nancy Zimmerman,
RN, BSN

Sr. VP, Strategic Accounts

Nancy is a leader in the field of nursing technology, having cofounded VasTech in 2000, a company that developed and marketed healthcare workforce management software before being acquired by Lawson Software.

As Director of Implementation Services, she used her healthcare expertise to successfully guide organization-wide decisions on product development, best practice, change management, and implementation of the workforce management product suite in the US, Canada, and Ireland. The VasTech client base included Johns Hopkins, Cedars Sinai, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Barnes Jewish, Thomas Jefferson, Clarion Health Systems, and Kaiser Permanente.

Nancy also has extensive clinical experience, serving as a consultant to the school health board in Atlanta, Georgia where she created and established a clinical school health program. She has worked as a high risk labor and delivery nurse and certified perinatal educator at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, and has consulted with a wide range of organizations to evaluate and establish best practice standards.

Nancy is responsible for our client-facing and partner relationship with UPMC, including managing our clinical engagement with UPMC Health System and leading development projects with UPMC Enterprises.  She also serves as a subject matter expert for OB.

Steve Oden

Sr. VP, Product Operations

Steve Oden

Sr. VP, Product Operations

Steve Oden has 25 years of software development and technical leadership experience.

He spent most of his IT career with Cerner Corporation, where he was responsible for all of Cerner’s Millennium software development and client support.

With his vast experience and expertise, he transitioned within Cerner to an integrated software development and client support model and almost 1,000 IT professionals under his leadership.

Prior to joining medCPU in 2012, Steve was Chief Technology Officer for Ad Astra Information Systems where he led the software development of the company’s web application solution for Higher Education; he also was responsible for creating Ad Astra’s Cloud-based application hosting service offering.

At medCPU, Steve oversees teams responsible for ensuring that clients experience exceptional technical implementation, technical support, and environment maintenance of the medCPU Advisor™ solution.

Brandi Dentice

VP, Client Engagement

Brandi Dentice

VP, Client Engagement

Brandi Dentice has 25 years of expertise responsible for the open collaboration, strategic delivery, execution, and operational day-to-day leadership within an organization. As a hands-on leader, Brandi facilitates cohesive operations management, risk mitigation, organic growth, and new business achievements. She has lucratively driven the business acquisition and successful delivery for hundreds of millions of dollars within the federal government, healthcare, private and commercial spaces.

Brandi’s technical acuity and operational direction further encompasses leading large-scale organizations through product integrations, organizational change management, and policy creations based on ITIL, CMMI, and ISO9001 protocols. She has performed and led technically advanced staff through complex system gap analysis and integrations, data center migrations (NOC/SOC), and risk analysis and return on investments for enterprise architectural developments and new technology insertions.  Brandi is well versed in program and project management methodologies, systems and software development life cycles, healthcare business operations and re-engineering, clinical workforce management, X12 / HL7 standards development and implementations, EDI work-flows, and supply chain logistics delivery life cycles.

Prior to medCPU, Brandi was the Chief Operating Officer for LCG, Inc., Vice President for Enterprise Technology Solutions for KGS, and Director of Government Services for VasTech, Inc. Brandi has completed studies in biochemistry and mathematics and holds a BS in Business Management from the University of Maryland University College.

Steve Oden

Sr. VP, Product Operations

Steve Oden has 25 years of software development and technical leadership experience.

He spent most of his IT career with Cerner Corporation, where he was responsible for all of Cerner’s Millennium software development and client support.

With his vast experience and expertise, he transitioned within Cerner to an integrated software development and client support model and almost 1,000 IT professionals under his leadership.

Prior to joining medCPU in 2012, Steve was Chief Technology Officer for Ad Astra Information Systems where he led the software development of the company’s web application solution for Higher Education; he also was responsible for creating Ad Astra’s Cloud-based application hosting service offering.

At medCPU, Steve oversees teams responsible for ensuring that clients experience exceptional technical implementation, technical support, and environment maintenance of the medCPU Advisor™ solution.

Brandi Dentice

VP, Client Engagement

Brandi Dentice has 25 years of expertise responsible for the open collaboration, strategic delivery, execution, and operational day-to-day leadership within an organization. As a hands-on leader, Brandi facilitates cohesive operations management, risk mitigation, organic growth, and new business achievements. She has lucratively driven the business acquisition and successful delivery for hundreds of millions of dollars within the federal government, healthcare, private and commercial spaces.

Brandi’s technical acuity and operational direction further encompasses leading large-scale organizations through product integrations, organizational change management, and policy creations based on ITIL, CMMI, and ISO9001 protocols. She has performed and led technically advanced staff through complex system gap analysis and integrations, data center migrations (NOC/SOC), and risk analysis and return on investments for enterprise architectural developments and new technology insertions.  Brandi is well versed in program and project management methodologies, systems and software development life cycles, healthcare business operations and re-engineering, clinical workforce management, X12 / HL7 standards development and implementations, EDI work-flows, and supply chain logistics delivery life cycles.

Prior to medCPU, Brandi was the Chief Operating Officer for LCG, Inc., Vice President for Enterprise Technology Solutions for KGS, and Director of Government Services for VasTech, Inc. Brandi has completed studies in biochemistry and mathematics and holds a BS in Business Management from the University of Maryland University College.

James A. Colbert, M.D.

VP, Medical Engagement

James A. Colbert, M.D.

VP, Medical Engagement

Dr. James Colbert is a clinical thought leader who regularly engages with clinical leadership of medCPU’s clients and prospects. Jamie oversees the medCPU team of physicians who are medical executives to our clients. He is actively involved in product design and content development and serves as a decision support advisor to medCPU clientele. Most recently, Jamie was senior medical director at Verscend (fka Verisk Health), a leading predictive analytics and decision support company.

Jamie practices general internal medicine as a hospitalist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts. He is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Web Editor for JAMA Internal Medicine.

His academic interests focus on innovation in medical education and health delivery, especially with regards to use of novel technologies in health care. Dr. Colbert has been a featured speaker at multiple conferences including the National ACO Summit, the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum, the American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, and the Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. His scholarly work has been published in numerous journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of General Internal Medicine, and the American Journal of Accountable Care.

Dr. Colbert received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Colbert served as an editorial fellow at the New England Journal of Medicine and as a workgroup leader and clinical expert for the Brookings Institution’s ACO Learning Network.

Sivan Agranat, M.D.

VP, Medical R&D

Sivan Agranat, M.D.

VP, Medical R&D

Sivan Agranat is an oncologist and technology professional. She received her medical degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and completed her residency at the Rabin Medical Center, Israel.

Prior to medical school Sivan served in the Satellite Operational Unit of the Israeli Defense Force Intelligence Service (IDF).

Based in Israel, she oversees the team of physician-led Vertical Managers who are responsible for implementing all medical aspects of medCPU’s clinical decision support solution.

Sivan is committed to solving healthcare needs and gaps via technological innovations to improve healthcare outcomes.

James A. Colbert, M.D.

VP, Medical Engagement

Dr. James Colbert is a clinical thought leader who regularly engages with clinical leadership of medCPU’s clients and prospects. Jamie oversees the medCPU team of physicians who are medical executives to our clients. He is actively involved in product design and content development and serves as a decision support advisor to medCPU clientele. Most recently, Jamie was senior medical director at Verscend (fka Verisk Health), a leading predictive analytics and decision support company.

Jamie practices general internal medicine as a hospitalist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts. He is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Web Editor for JAMA Internal Medicine.

His academic interests focus on innovation in medical education and health delivery, especially with regards to use of novel technologies in health care. Dr. Colbert has been a featured speaker at multiple conferences including the National ACO Summit, the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum, the American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, and the Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. His scholarly work has been published in numerous journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of General Internal Medicine, and the American Journal of Accountable Care.

Dr. Colbert received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Colbert served as an editorial fellow at the New England Journal of Medicine and as a workgroup leader and clinical expert for the Brookings Institution’s ACO Learning Network.

Sivan Agranat, M.D.

VP, Medical R&D

Sivan Agranat is an oncologist and technology professional. She received her medical degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and completed her residency at the Rabin Medical Center, Israel.

Prior to medical school Sivan served in the Satellite Operational Unit of the Israeli Defense Force Intelligence Service (IDF).

Based in Israel, she oversees the team of physician-led Vertical Managers who are responsible for implementing all medical aspects of medCPU’s clinical decision support solution.

Sivan is committed to solving healthcare needs and gaps via technological innovations to improve healthcare outcomes.

Steve Oden

Sr. VP, Product Operations

Steve Oden has 25 years of software development and technical leadership experience.

He spent most of his IT career with Cerner Corporation, where he was responsible for all of Cerner’s Millennium software development and client support.

With his vast experience and expertise, he transitioned within Cerner to an integrated software development and client support model and almost 1,000 IT professionals under his leadership.

Prior to joining medCPU in 2012, Steve was Chief Technology Officer for Ad Astra Information Systems where he led the software development of the company’s web application solution for Higher Education; he also was responsible for creating Ad Astra’s Cloud-based application hosting service offering.

At medCPU, Steve oversees teams responsible for ensuring that clients experience exceptional technical implementation, technical support, and environment maintenance of the medCPU Advisor™ solution.

Brandi Dentice

VP, Client Engagement

Brandi Dentice has 25 years of expertise responsible for the open collaboration, strategic delivery, execution, and operational day-to-day leadership within an organization. As a hands-on leader, Brandi facilitates cohesive operations management, risk mitigation, organic growth, and new business achievements. She has lucratively driven the business acquisition and successful delivery for hundreds of millions of dollars within the federal government, healthcare, private and commercial spaces.

Brandi’s technical acuity and operational direction further encompasses leading large-scale organizations through product integrations, organizational change management, and policy creations based on ITIL, CMMI, and ISO9001 protocols. She has performed and led technically advanced staff through complex system gap analysis and integrations, data center migrations (NOC/SOC), and risk analysis and return on investments for enterprise architectural developments and new technology insertions.  Brandi is well versed in program and project management methodologies, systems and software development life cycles, healthcare business operations and re-engineering, clinical workforce management, X12 / HL7 standards development and implementations, EDI work-flows, and supply chain logistics delivery life cycles.

Prior to medCPU, Brandi was the Chief Operating Officer for LCG, Inc., Vice President for Enterprise Technology Solutions for KGS, and Director of Government Services for VasTech, Inc. Brandi has completed studies in biochemistry and mathematics and holds a BS in Business Management from the University of Maryland University College.

James A. Colbert, M.D.

VP, Medical Engagement

Dr. James Colbert is a clinical thought leader who regularly engages with clinical leadership of medCPU’s clients and prospects. Jamie oversees the medCPU team of physicians who are medical executives to our clients. He is actively involved in product design and content development and serves as a decision support advisor to medCPU clientele. Most recently, Jamie was senior medical director at Verscend (fka Verisk Health), a leading predictive analytics and decision support company.

Jamie practices general internal medicine as a hospitalist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts. He is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Web Editor for JAMA Internal Medicine.

His academic interests focus on innovation in medical education and health delivery, especially with regards to use of novel technologies in health care. Dr. Colbert has been a featured speaker at multiple conferences including the National ACO Summit, the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum, the American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, and the Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. His scholarly work has been published in numerous journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of General Internal Medicine, and the American Journal of Accountable Care.

Dr. Colbert received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Colbert served as an editorial fellow at the New England Journal of Medicine and as a workgroup leader and clinical expert for the Brookings Institution’s ACO Learning Network.

Sivan Agranat, M.D.

VP, Medical R&D

Sivan Agranat is an oncologist and technology professional. She received her medical degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and completed her residency at the Rabin Medical Center, Israel.

Prior to medical school Sivan served in the Satellite Operational Unit of the Israeli Defense Force Intelligence Service (IDF).

Based in Israel, she oversees the team of physician-led Vertical Managers who are responsible for implementing all medical aspects of medCPU’s clinical decision support solution.

Sivan is committed to solving healthcare needs and gaps via technological innovations to improve healthcare outcomes.

Jeffrey Jones

VP, Research and Development

Jeffrey Jones

VP, Research and Development

Jeffrey Jones has over 15 years of software management experience across consumer and health IT driven organizations. Launching his career by supervising social engagement initiatives with tightly integrated gamification mechanics across various web based applications, Jeff would eventually exit the consumer space with an interest in HIT.

As an employee of UPMC’s radiology division, Jeff spent the next 5 years familiarizing himself with the image processing techniques of numerous modalities, configurations of multiple PACS environments, and the impact of these processes and systems across various market leading EMRs. Given his consumer and HIT background, Jeff was hired into UPMC Enterprises, functioning as product owner to a number of clinical decision support focused initiatives.

It was this role which led to his current position of Vice President of Research and Development at medCPU, overseeing a Pittsburgh office comprised of software engineers, quality engineers, product analysts and accompanying management staff.

Peter Clarkson

VP, Engineering

Peter Clarkson

VP, Engineering

Peter Clarkson has over 25 years of management and software development experience, which includes 9+ years of Healthcare IT. He is currently responsible for overseeing software engineering in the Pittsburgh, PA as well as portions of the Tel Aviv, Israel offices.

Prior to joining medCPU, Peter worked for UPMC Enterprises to manage the development and commercialization of various software applications, and performed technical due diligence of both internal and external software opportunities.  Prior to this role, Peter spent 7 years with Optum where he was a foundational member of the engineering team that developed that company’s premier Enterprise Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) application from inception, and later to market in over 100 institutions. Throughout his career, Peter has held both management and lead engineering roles in both large corporations and startup companies.

Peter earned his MS in Telecommunications from the University of Pittsburgh and his BS in Business Administration from John Carroll University.

Jeffrey Jones

VP, Research and Development

Jeffrey Jones has over 15 years of software management experience across consumer and health IT driven organizations. Launching his career by supervising social engagement initiatives with tightly integrated gamification mechanics across various web based applications, Jeff would eventually exit the consumer space with an interest in HIT.

As an employee of UPMC’s radiology division, Jeff spent the next 5 years familiarizing himself with the image processing techniques of numerous modalities, configurations of multiple PACS environments, and the impact of these processes and systems across various market leading EMRs. Given his consumer and HIT background, Jeff was hired into UPMC Enterprises, functioning as product owner to a number of clinical decision support focused initiatives.

It was this role which led to his current position of Vice President of Research and Development at medCPU, overseeing a Pittsburgh office comprised of software engineers, quality engineers, product analysts and accompanying management staff.

Peter Clarkson

VP, Engineering

Peter Clarkson has over 25 years of management and software development experience, which includes 9+ years of Healthcare IT. He is currently responsible for overseeing software engineering in the Pittsburgh, PA as well as portions of the Tel Aviv, Israel offices.

Prior to joining medCPU, Peter worked for UPMC Enterprises to manage the development and commercialization of various software applications, and performed technical due diligence of both internal and external software opportunities.  Prior to this role, Peter spent 7 years with Optum where he was a foundational member of the engineering team that developed that company’s premier Enterprise Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) application from inception, and later to market in over 100 institutions. Throughout his career, Peter has held both management and lead engineering roles in both large corporations and startup companies.

Peter earned his MS in Telecommunications from the University of Pittsburgh and his BS in Business Administration from John Carroll University.

Liora Guy-David, PhD

VP, Data

Liora Guy-David, PhD

VP, Data

Liora has 20 years of experience in software development and scientific research. She originally trained in computer software programming as a Team Leader of software programmers with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Liora specialized in command and control applications (C4I), and GIS applications on decentralized systems with IDF.

She earned her PhD in neuroscience from the Weizmann Institute of Science and her professional work has concentrated on neuroscience and mechanisms of electric signal transferring in the brain and its impact on heart health and disease.

Her work as a language engineer with medCPU began in 2014 and combines her passion for human physiology and pathology with her expertise and experience in computers.

Juliana Hart, BSN, MPH

VP, Market Development

Juliana Hart, BSN, MPH

VP, Market Development

Juliana was most recently at Vescend Technologies, an HIT company focused on risk models and analytics. Serving as subject matter expert at the intersection of providers, software solutions and the emerging market transformation for value based care and population Health management, Juliana was responsible for client and partner engagement to support the business, strategic planning and product development.

Juliana has worked in a number of sectors in health care: hospitals, home health, HMOs and physician practices. She has an extensive and progressive background in healthcare delivery and HIT. She has used systems and information management to support operations and care delivery, perform clinical analyses and provide managers with decision support solutions and information to manage their clinical and business initiatives. Juliana received her BSN from Western Connecticut State University and her MPH from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Juliana reports to Jim Bogdan and is responsible for understanding, evaluating and translating market and regulatory trends into imperatives as appropriate for the business, as well as defining our position in the market vis-a-vis our competitors.  In addition she will lead the relationship with the Health Management Academy.

Liora Guy-David, PhD

VP, Data

Liora has 20 years of experience in software development and scientific research. She originally trained in computer software programming as a Team Leader of software programmers with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Liora specialized in command and control applications (C4I), and GIS applications on decentralized systems with IDF.

She earned her PhD in neuroscience from the Weizmann Institute of Science and her professional work has concentrated on neuroscience and mechanisms of electric signal transferring in the brain and its impact on heart health and disease.

Her work as a language engineer with medCPU began in 2014 and combines her passion for human physiology and pathology with her expertise and experience in computers.

Juliana Hart, BSN, MPH

VP, Market Development

Juliana was most recently at Vescend Technologies, an HIT company focused on risk models and analytics. Serving as subject matter expert at the intersection of providers, software solutions and the emerging market transformation for value based care and population Health management, Juliana was responsible for client and partner engagement to support the business, strategic planning and product development.

Juliana has worked in a number of sectors in health care: hospitals, home health, HMOs and physician practices. She has an extensive and progressive background in healthcare delivery and HIT. She has used systems and information management to support operations and care delivery, perform clinical analyses and provide managers with decision support solutions and information to manage their clinical and business initiatives. Juliana received her BSN from Western Connecticut State University and her MPH from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Juliana reports to Jim Bogdan and is responsible for understanding, evaluating and translating market and regulatory trends into imperatives as appropriate for the business, as well as defining our position in the market vis-a-vis our competitors.  In addition she will lead the relationship with the Health Management Academy.

Jeffrey Jones

VP, Research and Development

Jeffrey Jones has over 15 years of software management experience across consumer and health IT driven organizations. Launching his career by supervising social engagement initiatives with tightly integrated gamification mechanics across various web based applications, Jeff would eventually exit the consumer space with an interest in HIT.

As an employee of UPMC’s radiology division, Jeff spent the next 5 years familiarizing himself with the image processing techniques of numerous modalities, configurations of multiple PACS environments, and the impact of these processes and systems across various market leading EMRs. Given his consumer and HIT background, Jeff was hired into UPMC Enterprises, functioning as product owner to a number of clinical decision support focused initiatives.

It was this role which led to his current position of Vice President of Research and Development at medCPU, overseeing a Pittsburgh office comprised of software engineers, quality engineers, product analysts and accompanying management staff.

Peter Clarkson

VP, Engineering

Peter Clarkson has over 25 years of management and software development experience, which includes 9+ years of Healthcare IT. He is currently responsible for overseeing software engineering in the Pittsburgh, PA as well as portions of the Tel Aviv, Israel offices.

Prior to joining medCPU, Peter worked for UPMC Enterprises to manage the development and commercialization of various software applications, and performed technical due diligence of both internal and external software opportunities.  Prior to this role, Peter spent 7 years with Optum where he was a foundational member of the engineering team that developed that company’s premier Enterprise Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) application from inception, and later to market in over 100 institutions. Throughout his career, Peter has held both management and lead engineering roles in both large corporations and startup companies.

Peter earned his MS in Telecommunications from the University of Pittsburgh and his BS in Business Administration from John Carroll University.

Liora Guy-David, PhD

VP, Data

Liora has 20 years of experience in software development and scientific research. She originally trained in computer software programming as a Team Leader of software programmers with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Liora specialized in command and control applications (C4I), and GIS applications on decentralized systems with IDF.

She earned her PhD in neuroscience from the Weizmann Institute of Science and her professional work has concentrated on neuroscience and mechanisms of electric signal transferring in the brain and its impact on heart health and disease.

Her work as a language engineer with medCPU began in 2014 and combines her passion for human physiology and pathology with her expertise and experience in computers.

Juliana Hart, BSN, MPH

VP, Market Development

Juliana was most recently at Vescend Technologies, an HIT company focused on risk models and analytics. Serving as subject matter expert at the intersection of providers, software solutions and the emerging market transformation for value based care and population Health management, Juliana was responsible for client and partner engagement to support the business, strategic planning and product development.

Juliana has worked in a number of sectors in health care: hospitals, home health, HMOs and physician practices. She has an extensive and progressive background in healthcare delivery and HIT. She has used systems and information management to support operations and care delivery, perform clinical analyses and provide managers with decision support solutions and information to manage their clinical and business initiatives. Juliana received her BSN from Western Connecticut State University and her MPH from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Juliana reports to Jim Bogdan and is responsible for understanding, evaluating and translating market and regulatory trends into imperatives as appropriate for the business, as well as defining our position in the market vis-a-vis our competitors.  In addition she will lead the relationship with the Health Management Academy.

Gabriela Benincasa

VP, Marketing & Communications

Gabriela Benincasa

VP, Marketing & Communications

After a successful career as an architect specializing in innovative use of materials, Gabriela turned her project management skills from design conception through construction – to spearheading strategic communications for medCPU.

She earned her Master’s of Architecture and Environmental Studies from Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain. She received her Bachelor’s in Architecture from La Cambre, Higher Institute for Architecture, Brussels, Belgium.

As an architect with MPdL Studio, she worked closely with engineers, contractors, and specialists overseeing time management and coordinating design and construction to ensure projects were completed successfully, within project specifications, deadlines, and budget.

Since joining medCPU full-time in 2015, Gabriela has developed and implemented marketing strategy for the Company’s products and brand. She is responsible for tactics to create interest, demand, and recognition of medCPU’s unique technology.

Gabriela and her department support ongoing business growth and ensure brand equity and awareness within the market to achieve increased visibility while maintaining consistent branding and successful messaging.

Ami Mayo, M.D.

Chairman, Medical Department

Ami Mayo, M.D.

Chairman, Medical Department

Ami has 25 years of clinical experience in surgery and critical care medicine. His medical career has focused on emergency surgery, and management of the most complicated trauma and surgical patients in need of critical care.

He has practiced in major Israeli hospitals and been involved in medical research focusing on disaster medicine, disaster preparedness, multi-dimensional injury patterns of blast trauma, critical care in extreme scenarios, sepsis management, coagulopathy in the trauma patient, and surgical education. His research has resulted in more than 40 articles in English-language medical publications.

Ami is among the first physicians in Israel to implement EMR in critical care departments.

He serves in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) as a Surgeon for Special Operations. For more than 20 years Ami has been affiliated with the Airborne Rescue & Evacuation unit of the Israeli Air-Force (IAF). He is currently Director of the IDF Medical Corps Field Hospital – Critical Care Unit – whose humanitarian mission is to respond to disasters worldwide.

Prior to joining medCPU in 2015, Ami was Director of the first surgical critical care unit at Rambam Health Care Campus – Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU). His vast medical knowledge and clinical experience is indispensable at medCPU – reflected in the company’s clinical algorithms, updated best medical practices, and adherence to developments in all fields of medicine.

Gabriela Benincasa

VP, Marketing & Communications

After a successful career as an architect specializing in innovative use of materials, Gabriela turned her project management skills from design conception through construction – to spearheading strategic communications for medCPU.

She earned her Master’s of Architecture and Environmental Studies from Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain. She received her Bachelor’s in Architecture from La Cambre, Higher Institute for Architecture, Brussels, Belgium.

As an architect with MPdL Studio, she worked closely with engineers, contractors, and specialists overseeing time management and coordinating design and construction to ensure projects were completed successfully, within project specifications, deadlines, and budget.

Since joining medCPU full-time in 2015, Gabriela has developed and implemented marketing strategy for the Company’s products and brand. She is responsible for tactics to create interest, demand, and recognition of medCPU’s unique technology.

Gabriela and her department support ongoing business growth and ensure brand equity and awareness within the market to achieve increased visibility while maintaining consistent branding and successful messaging.

Ami Mayo, M.D.

Chairman, Medical Department

Ami has 25 years of clinical experience in surgery and critical care medicine. His medical career has focused on emergency surgery, and management of the most complicated trauma and surgical patients in need of critical care.

He has practiced in major Israeli hospitals and been involved in medical research focusing on disaster medicine, disaster preparedness, multi-dimensional injury patterns of blast trauma, critical care in extreme scenarios, sepsis management, coagulopathy in the trauma patient, and surgical education. His research has resulted in more than 40 articles in English-language medical publications.

Ami is among the first physicians in Israel to implement EMR in critical care departments.

He serves in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) as a Surgeon for Special Operations. For more than 20 years Ami has been affiliated with the Airborne Rescue & Evacuation unit of the Israeli Air-Force (IAF). He is currently Director of the IDF Medical Corps Field Hospital – Critical Care Unit – whose humanitarian mission is to respond to disasters worldwide.

Prior to joining medCPU in 2015, Ami was Director of the first surgical critical care unit at Rambam Health Care Campus – Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU). His vast medical knowledge and clinical experience is indispensable at medCPU – reflected in the company’s clinical algorithms, updated best medical practices, and adherence to developments in all fields of medicine.

Ilanit Menachem, CCRN, MA

Sr. Director of Testing Methods & Precision Indicators

Ilanit Menachem, CCRN, MA

Sr. Director of Testing Methods & Precision Indicators

Ilanit has almost 20 years of experience as Deputy Head Nurse in a General ICU unit in Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa – the largest trauma center in northern Israel. Her clinical expertise includes ventilation, multiple trauma, combat injuries, burns, sepsis, hemofiltration, and wound care.

In addition to her clinical work she was responsible for managing a staff of 60 nurses, QA, coordinating international sepsis studies, overseeing ICU EMR implementation, and implementing advanced medical devices in a dynamic technological environment.

Ilanit has also lectured and presented at major nursing conferences worldwide, and her articles on medicine and technology are published internationally.

She earned her Nursing degree at Tel Aviv University and her M.A. degree in Public Management at the University of Haifa.

For almost 10 years, she has participated in aerial evacuations for complicated and injured patients – to bring them back to Israel from all over the world.

Ilanit joined medCPU in 2012 and established the Medical QA department. Her work involves, but is not limited to, developing & validating clinical models for automatic testing based on data analytics, developing precision indicators for data integrity & accuracy, managing & development of follow-up and maintenance methods & strategies, and mentoring & training of testing methods for Medical QA.

David Halimi

Director, Technical Operations

David Halimi

Director, Technical Operations

David has more than 10 years of experience in QA and software development in the U.S. and abroad.

Before joining medCPU in 2010, David was with 888 Holdings as Director of Load Test & Automation, Web, and Localization. He and his team were responsible for developing and providing a lab environment that simulates worldwide constraints and limitations allowing E2E to test and locate bottlenecks and failures before transitioning to development & operations teams.

Prior to 888 Holdings, David worked in QA with AT&T (INTERWISE/Israel) – the R&D arm of the organization – in backend data flow integrity and software development processes.

At medCPU, David and his department oversee the company’s backend software components, including creating tools for maintaining and monitoring production backend environments – ensuring that medCPU’s software is optimized for performance and reliability. David and his team of technical support experts are responsible for all software deployment and management.

Technical Operations is responsible for creating and maintaining technical points of contact with medCPU’s client base, providing technical and medical information needed to configure and maintain the Company’s software product, and ensuring the technical stability of medCPU Production within all client environments.

Ilanit Menachem, CCRN, MA

Sr. Director of Testing Methods & Precision Indicators

Ilanit has almost 20 years of experience as Deputy Head Nurse in a General ICU unit in Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa – the largest trauma center in northern Israel. Her clinical expertise includes ventilation, multiple trauma, combat injuries, burns, sepsis, hemofiltration, and wound care.

In addition to her clinical work she was responsible for managing a staff of 60 nurses, QA, coordinating international sepsis studies, overseeing ICU EMR implementation, and implementing advanced medical devices in a dynamic technological environment.

Ilanit has also lectured and presented at major nursing conferences worldwide, and her articles on medicine and technology are published internationally.

She earned her Nursing degree at Tel Aviv University and her M.A. degree in Public Management at the University of Haifa.

For almost 10 years, she has participated in aerial evacuations for complicated and injured patients – to bring them back to Israel from all over the world.

Ilanit joined medCPU in 2012 and established the Medical QA department. Her work involves, but is not limited to, developing & validating clinical models for automatic testing based on data analytics, developing precision indicators for data integrity & accuracy, managing & development of follow-up and maintenance methods & strategies, and mentoring & training of testing methods for Medical QA.

David Halimi

Director, Technical Operations

David has more than 10 years of experience in QA and software development in the U.S. and abroad.

Before joining medCPU in 2010, David was with 888 Holdings as Director of Load Test & Automation, Web, and Localization. He and his team were responsible for developing and providing a lab environment that simulates worldwide constraints and limitations allowing E2E to test and locate bottlenecks and failures before transitioning to development & operations teams.

Prior to 888 Holdings, David worked in QA with AT&T (INTERWISE/Israel) – the R&D arm of the organization – in backend data flow integrity and software development processes.

At medCPU, David and his department oversee the company’s backend software components, including creating tools for maintaining and monitoring production backend environments – ensuring that medCPU’s software is optimized for performance and reliability. David and his team of technical support experts are responsible for all software deployment and management.

Technical Operations is responsible for creating and maintaining technical points of contact with medCPU’s client base, providing technical and medical information needed to configure and maintain the Company’s software product, and ensuring the technical stability of medCPU Production within all client environments.

Gabriela Benincasa

VP, Marketing & Communications

After a successful career as an architect specializing in innovative use of materials, Gabriela turned her project management skills from design conception through construction – to spearheading strategic communications for medCPU.

She earned her Master’s of Architecture and Environmental Studies from Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain. She received her Bachelor’s in Architecture from La Cambre, Higher Institute for Architecture, Brussels, Belgium.

As an architect with MPdL Studio, she worked closely with engineers, contractors, and specialists overseeing time management and coordinating design and construction to ensure projects were completed successfully, within project specifications, deadlines, and budget.

Since joining medCPU full-time in 2015, Gabriela has developed and implemented marketing strategy for the Company’s products and brand. She is responsible for tactics to create interest, demand, and recognition of medCPU’s unique technology.

Gabriela and her department support ongoing business growth and ensure brand equity and awareness within the market to achieve increased visibility while maintaining consistent branding and successful messaging.

Ami Mayo, M.D.

Chairman, Medical Department

Ami has 25 years of clinical experience in surgery and critical care medicine. His medical career has focused on emergency surgery, and management of the most complicated trauma and surgical patients in need of critical care.

He has practiced in major Israeli hospitals and been involved in medical research focusing on disaster medicine, disaster preparedness, multi-dimensional injury patterns of blast trauma, critical care in extreme scenarios, sepsis management, coagulopathy in the trauma patient, and surgical education. His research has resulted in more than 40 articles in English-language medical publications.

Ami is among the first physicians in Israel to implement EMR in critical care departments.

He serves in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) as a Surgeon for Special Operations. For more than 20 years Ami has been affiliated with the Airborne Rescue & Evacuation unit of the Israeli Air-Force (IAF). He is currently Director of the IDF Medical Corps Field Hospital – Critical Care Unit – whose humanitarian mission is to respond to disasters worldwide.

Prior to joining medCPU in 2015, Ami was Director of the first surgical critical care unit at Rambam Health Care Campus – Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU). His vast medical knowledge and clinical experience is indispensable at medCPU – reflected in the company’s clinical algorithms, updated best medical practices, and adherence to developments in all fields of medicine.

Ilanit Menachem, CCRN, MA

Sr. Director of Testing Methods & Precision Indicators

Ilanit has almost 20 years of experience as Deputy Head Nurse in a General ICU unit in Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa – the largest trauma center in northern Israel. Her clinical expertise includes ventilation, multiple trauma, combat injuries, burns, sepsis, hemofiltration, and wound care.

In addition to her clinical work she was responsible for managing a staff of 60 nurses, QA, coordinating international sepsis studies, overseeing ICU EMR implementation, and implementing advanced medical devices in a dynamic technological environment.

Ilanit has also lectured and presented at major nursing conferences worldwide, and her articles on medicine and technology are published internationally.

She earned her Nursing degree at Tel Aviv University and her M.A. degree in Public Management at the University of Haifa.

For almost 10 years, she has participated in aerial evacuations for complicated and injured patients – to bring them back to Israel from all over the world.

Ilanit joined medCPU in 2012 and established the Medical QA department. Her work involves, but is not limited to, developing & validating clinical models for automatic testing based on data analytics, developing precision indicators for data integrity & accuracy, managing & development of follow-up and maintenance methods & strategies, and mentoring & training of testing methods for Medical QA.

David Halimi

Director, Technical Operations

David has more than 10 years of experience in QA and software development in the U.S. and abroad.

Before joining medCPU in 2010, David was with 888 Holdings as Director of Load Test & Automation, Web, and Localization. He and his team were responsible for developing and providing a lab environment that simulates worldwide constraints and limitations allowing E2E to test and locate bottlenecks and failures before transitioning to development & operations teams.

Prior to 888 Holdings, David worked in QA with AT&T (INTERWISE/Israel) – the R&D arm of the organization – in backend data flow integrity and software development processes.

At medCPU, David and his department oversee the company’s backend software components, including creating tools for maintaining and monitoring production backend environments – ensuring that medCPU’s software is optimized for performance and reliability. David and his team of technical support experts are responsible for all software deployment and management.

Technical Operations is responsible for creating and maintaining technical points of contact with medCPU’s client base, providing technical and medical information needed to configure and maintain the Company’s software product, and ensuring the technical stability of medCPU Production within all client environments.

Oren Negby

Director, Technical QA

Oren Negby

Director, Technical QA

Oren Negby has over 20 years as an engineer with expertise in QA and technical support with startup companies and large financial institutions like Amdocs and SunGard.

Prior to joining medCPU, Oren was Senior QA Engineer with Business Layers for 13 years, and Manager of QA & Technical Support for 10 years at SharedBook. Oren has supervised and conducted manual and automated tests on Web, Windows and Mobile platforms and in several environments including Microsoft, Linux, and Apple. His skills include agile methodologies, object oriented design, and SQL (structured query language).

He received his B.A. from Tel-Aviv University, and has served in the Israeli Defense Forces for 25 years.

As Director of Technical QA since 2014, Oren specializes in implementing and improving “bug” and issues-tracking systems like JIRA, Track+, and Bugzilla.

Oren Negby

Director, Technical QA

Oren Negby has over 20 years as an engineer with expertise in QA and technical support with startup companies and large financial institutions like Amdocs and SunGard.

Prior to joining medCPU, Oren was Senior QA Engineer with Business Layers for 13 years, and Manager of QA & Technical Support for 10 years at SharedBook. Oren has supervised and conducted manual and automated tests on Web, Windows and Mobile platforms and in several environments including Microsoft, Linux, and Apple. His skills include agile methodologies, object oriented design, and SQL (structured query language).

He received his B.A. from Tel-Aviv University, and has served in the Israeli Defense Forces for 25 years.

As Director of Technical QA since 2014, Oren specializes in implementing and improving “bug” and issues-tracking systems like JIRA, Track+, and Bugzilla.

Oren Negby

Director, Technical QA

Oren Negby has over 20 years as an engineer with expertise in QA and technical support with startup companies and large financial institutions like Amdocs and SunGard.

Prior to joining medCPU, Oren was Senior QA Engineer with Business Layers for 13 years, and Manager of QA & Technical Support for 10 years at SharedBook. Oren has supervised and conducted manual and automated tests on Web, Windows and Mobile platforms and in several environments including Microsoft, Linux, and Apple. His skills include agile methodologies, object oriented design, and SQL (structured query language).

He received his B.A. from Tel-Aviv University, and has served in the Israeli Defense Forces for 25 years.

As Director of Technical QA since 2014, Oren specializes in implementing and improving “bug” and issues-tracking systems like JIRA, Track+, and Bugzilla.