WAYNE B. WILLIAMS
Wayne is a retired Corporate Executive. He was the Founder and CEO of Compusense Inc. of Nashua, NH. Compusense specialized in Medical and Governmental software. The company grew from a startup to being honored as an Inc 500 Fastest Growing Private Company for an unprecedented three years in a row. It was ultimately acquired by A4 Health Systems, and now Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. Wayne’s background has been as a Programmer and Systems Analyst after graduating with a B.S. in Management Information Systems in 1972. His early career was with NCR and Arthur D Little Systems. Subsequently, Wayne joined a startup company, Northern Data Systems, Inc. in Bedford, NH. There he served as Software Manager and Vice President of National Software Sales. He left NDS to found Compusense Inc. in 1983.
Since retirement Wayne has served on the non-profit Boards of the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, NH and Ventures, Inc. (a sheltered workshop.) He has also consulted with several small businesses.
TAWNY L. HAMMETT
Tawny is a health information technology and exchange specialist with a passion to improve healthcare at the intersection of people, processes, and technology.
Experienced in working for ambulatory solution vendors, she has provided consulting on Health IT strategies to hundreds of healthcare facilities of various sizes and specialties across the US. Her skill set includes sales, business development, and building trusting, communicative relationships with executive teams in order to improve workflow, increase software optimization, and maximize reimbursements. She has also obtained executive education course certificates in Health IT from the University of Texas and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
JOHN D. VEZINA
John spent the early years of his career with GE growing through various individual contributor and sales leadership roles immersed within the GE culture. After GE, John moved to Greenway Health where he started as an individual contributor and was promoted to Regional Vice President within two years. In his first year leading his region, John's team ascended to the number one producing team within all of Greenway Health.
After leaving Greenway Health, John went on to a startup as the Executive Vice President of Sales, where he was responsible for business development, partnerships, and physician acquisition. John grew his team from the ground up and expanded the physician base by over 400% in less than 12 months. During the same time period, John secured seven new strategic partnerships for the organization, bringing the total to eight, enabling the organization to have broader reach and drive additional physician acquisition. John Vezina and Jason Burns brought Kortivity to market September 2015. John’s role as CRO is to develop and scale sales and marketing strategies.
ANDREW M. BURNS
Andrew is currently the General Manager of Healthcare for VenueNext, a bleeding edge technology company focused on Patient, Guest, and Employee Experience in the Healthcare Vertical. At VenueNext, Andrew is responsible for both the Product Development and all things Business Development for the Healthcare product.
Andrew has “lived” in the startup world since 2001 and has been very successful in every position he has held. Beginning with EPSi (now Allscripts EPSi), Andrew was the first Business Development person hired for the company. After a successful seven years at EPSi selling into the C-Suite at major healthcare systems Andrew moved to Greenway Medical where he started in 2007 as employee number eighty-six. Andrew opened up the Midwest Territory and was soon promoted to Regional VP of Sales of the Midwest. By the time Andrew left, Greenway had gone public and had over 2000 employees. Additionally, he met and exceeded his sales quota and team quotas in every year he was there. Andrew is a valued asset to have on the Advisory Board as he has a long history of Healthcare Application Development and Sales (EHR, Interoperability, Decision Support, Cost Accounting, Dashboard Analytics, Budgeting, Mobile Applications, etc.). Andrew has also cultivated and maintained relationships with many of the top Healthcare Systems in the U.S.
ROBERT J. WHITEHEAD
Robert Whitehead is founder and CEO of Green Arrow Labs, Inc., a software development laboratory that provides cloud-based solutions for managing environmental sustainability, water conservation, and social compliance data, primarily for manufacturers and retailers in the footwear and apparel industry. Robert has over 30 years of experience in analytical laboratory operations, with technical expertise in process automation, quality management systems, and laboratory information management systems (LIMS); and executive management experience in product management/marketing, business development, strategic planning, and board governance. Before founding Green Arrow Labs, Robert was vice president of a leading provider of laboratory information management systems for environmental, clinical, and public health laboratories. He started his career as a gas chromatography/mass spectrometry chemist at one of the largest environmental and clinical toxicology labs in the U.S., and later became the director of quality assurance and then technical director before leaving to start his own laboratory consulting business.