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With decades of experience bringing products to market and a deep passion for innovation, we understand the challenges you face on a daily basis, and make sure that you have the tools and insights you need to make all of your collaborations a hassle-free and productive experience.
Priti Sahai, MD
With over 18 years of healthcare technology and business strategy experience, Priti has been instrumental in the success of multiple initiatives including enterprise-wide implementations, multi-site networks and disease-specific consortiums. Prior to founding Plexome, she led Velos' clinical research business line and launched a suite of web-based solutions that have been used in the management of more than 10,000 research projects across the globe. Prior to that, Priti held key executive positions at NantHealth, Abraxis (acquired by Celgene) and CalHIPSO with a focus on personalized medicine and data analytics. She holds a degree in medicine from Lady Hardinge Medical College and a master's degree in community health administration.
Umer has repeatedly demonstrated success in taking innovative technology solutions from inception to launch with high value returns for the user base. His experience spans product management, business strategy and operational excellence in the healthcare domain. Prior to founding Plexome, Umer had oversight for Velos' flagship product suite adopted by over 30,000 users across 2,000 clinical sites including premier institutions such as Mayo Clinic, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas Health System and others. Umer received his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from NED University of Engineering and Technology and a master's degree in engineering management and leadership from Santa Clara University.
A 20-year veteran of the health-care industry, most recently Lou was CEO of LACERA. Prior to that, she has brought leadership exemplified in the ability to motivate and inspire relationships that lead to strategic partnerships and alliances that drive successful outcomes as CEO of several institutions including Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System, Tenet Healthcare, Shriners Hospitals for Children and Sutter Health. Lou received her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy and her master’s in health care administration from San Antonio’s Trinity University.
Sakti Srivastava, MD
A surgeon, educator, and innovator, Sakti is an orthopedic hand surgeon at the forefront of championing the development and use of novel educational methods and learning technologies. Over the past two decades, he has pursued his interest in immersive and simulation based training for medical knowledge and clinical skills acquisition, and extended this to the online space. He has developed solutions for computer-aided instruction aimed at medical and allied health professionals including networked applications for telemedicine and tele-education. Sakti is currently a professor at Stanford University and has extensive experience working with healthcare institutions in India, Africa, and Europe.
Catherine Seiler, PhD
As a dynamic scientist with a diverse skill set, Catherine brings a scientific background and biorepository management skills to help further the revolutionary mission of Kaleido Bioscience. Previously the Manager for the Biobank Core Facility at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and for the Arizona Biospecimen Consortium, and as an active member of ISBER as Communication's Committee Chair and ISBER News Editor, Catherine's goal is to help transform health through research. Catherine received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Boston University and her PhD in the biological sciences from the Watson School of Biological Sciences at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Farideh has over 20 years of experience in fast paced, high technology companies in Silicon Valley and most recently was Vice President of Finance and Chief of Staff at OneMarket Shopper Exchange and . In the past 10 years her focus has been on start up ventures. Prior to her current role, she held leadership positions in Finance and Human Resources at companies such as Anita Borg Institute and Qi Imaging (acquired by NantHealth). Her work experience spans the medical devices, online advertising, network appliances, and semiconductor industries. Farideh earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from San Jose State University.
Ashini Srivastava, MD
Ashini has worked in the area of healthcare research for more than 20 years. Her expertise is in data analysis and evaluation of community health programs. Her research interests include creating health education materials to help communities attain better health status. She has more than fifteen years’ experience in developing online educational content for medical students and community health workers. She has degrees in Medicine and Public Health. She was inspired to work in the area of community health after working as a physician in a K-12 school-based health center for five years. Currently she is working as a researcher in the Stanford University School of Medicine.