Chief Executive Officer
Joseph M. DeVivo, Chief Executive Officer of InTouch Health, brings a proven track record of 30 years of extensive business leadership and 25 years of medical device experience, ranging from small startups to large corporations. Prior to joining InTouch Health, Joseph served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Angiodynamics (NASDAQ: ANGO) from September 2011 through the summer of 2016. Joseph also held positions as Global President of Smith & Nephew Orthopedics (NYSE: SNN) between 2007 to 2011, President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of RITA Medical Systems, Inc. from 2003 to 2007, President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Computer Motion Incorporation (CMI) from 2002 to 2003, and Vice President, General Manager at U.S. Surgical/Davis (USS/DG), a division of Tyco International’s Healthcare Business, from 1993 through 2002. Joseph received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the E. Clairborne Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond in 1989. Active in industry leadership as well as philanthropy, Joe is a member of the board of Mauna Kea Technologies, (EPA:MKEA) and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital raising over $1,000,000 for the benefit of the Hospital.
Founder, Chairman & Chief Innovation Officer
Yulun Wang, Chairman, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, InTouch Health, Inc. Dr. Wang founded InTouch Health in 2002, and served as Chairman & CEO until 2016, when he assumed the position of Chairman and Chief Innovation Officer. InTouch Health is a pioneering and market leading telehealth company that enables patients to receive clinical care from specialists at a distance. InTouch has received numerous awards including Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Award and Inc Magazine’s Inc 500 award as one of the fastest growing companies in America. Previous to InTouch, Dr. Wang founded Computer Motion in 1990, the company which pioneered surgical robotics. He was the principal architect and inventor of the voice-controlled robotic arm called AESOP, the first FDA-cleared surgical robot, as well as the ZEUS robotic surgical system, which performed the world’s first transatlantic surgery. Computer Motion IPO’d in 1997 and merged with Intuitive Surgical (NASD: ISRG) in 2003 for one third of the resulting company. Dr. Wang is author to more than 50 technical publications and inventor on over 100 patents.
He has received multiple awards including UCSB’s Entrepreneur of the Year award as well as an Ernest & Young Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year. Dr. Wang served on the board of directors of Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, CA from 2008 to 2015, and served on the board of the American Telemedicine Association from 2010 to 2016, including as President from 2014 to 2015. Dr. Wang serves on the board of directors of Novaerus, a venture funded company that uses high plasma energy to clear air, since 2015. He has also served for many years on the Advisory boards of both the Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Mechanical Engineering Departments of the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Wang was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2011, and served on the NAE Peer Committee from 2012 through 2015. In 2017 he was appointed as a Council Member on the California Council on Science and Technology. In 2017 he received the IEEE Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology. Dr. Wang earned his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) in 1988. He is a frequent speaker at noteworthy events and conferences, and has been interviewed on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, and others.
Stephen L. Wilson, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, has over 35 years of experience in finance and has been a Chief Financial Officer at publicly held or pre-public medical technology companies since 1990 when he first held that position at St. Jude Medical, Inc., and helped it transition from $150 million to $1 billion in revenue. In 1997, he joined Computer Motion as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and played a key role in the initial public offerings of that company which merged with Intuitive Surgical, Inc., and then Sonic Innovations, Inc., which grew from a pre-revenue to a $125 million company during his tenure. Prior to joining InTouch Health, Steve Wilson was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Den-Mat.
Andy Puterbaugh, Executive Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Markets, who has more than 26 years of experience in both private and public companies, joined InTouch Health in August 2008, as Area Vice President for the Western U.S., which included 18 states. Using a coordinated approach to team selling strategies which resulted in highly satisfied customers, under his leadership, the West consistently demonstrated strong revenue performance and top sales results. Prior to InTouch Health, he held the position of Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Cogent Healthcare, a Nashville-based Hospitalist organization, and also key positions at several start-up/early stage healthcare companies, including KCI (NYSE: KCI). Mr. Puterbaugh is a graduate of Purdue University.
Michael Chan, Co-Founder, General Manager & Executive Vice President, International, and has more than 20 years of global business, sales and marketing, product development and operations experience in the medical device and healthcare markets. Joining InTouch Health’s management team at its inception in January 2002, he was previously Vice President of Marketing at TheraCardia, pioneers of a new procedure to treat cardiac arrest. He also held various senior management positions at Computer Motion, Inc. (1997 Nasdaq IPO and 2003 Intuitive Surgical merger), PhotoAccess Corp. (acquired by Agilent Technologies) and Andronic Devices Ltd. (acquired by MDS Health), and held marketing and program management positions at Stryker Corporation’s orthopedics division. Mr. Chan received a Bachelor of Applied Science in bio-resource engineering from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Lee A. Wood, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Physician Services, brings 25 years of experience in Healthcare & Hospital Management, Finance and Business Development to InTouch Health. Throughout his career, Lee has worked closely with physicians and organization leaders across multiple sites and in multiple states in developing and managing physician provider networks, servicing both inpatient and outpatient practice populations. Prior to joining InTouch Health, Lee held Business Development and Operations positions with Columbia/HCA (NYSE: HCA), AmeriPath (NYSE: DGX) and, most recently, MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD), where he was the Regional Vice President of a 12-state Region for the national physician group. Lee received his Bachelor’s degree from Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, Texas.
Steve Cashman is the Executive Vice President of Marketing and Consumer Solutions of InTouch Health’s Consumer division. He grew up in a small town in Kansas and studied Electrical Engineering and Business Administration at Kansas State University. In 1998, Steve co-founded an IT services integration company, SecuriCom Inc. He was Chief Strategy Officer for Exceptional Innovation, where he led the adoption of the company’s cutting-edge software platform into the healthcare, hospitality, and energy management marketplaces. He was recently CEO and Founder of a telemedicine company HealthSpot. His vision for HealthSpot was to create value for patients, providers, health systems and their communities by reducing costs, increasing efficiencies and enabling improvements in healthcare access and quality. In 2013, HealthSpot was voted the Consumer Electronics Association small business of the year. HealthSpot was acquired by Rite Aid. He is actively engaged in the business start-up community and is on the board of Stowe Mission. His unique background as an entrepreneur and seasoned executive enables him to be both a strong leader and a doer. Steve’s strategic thinking speaks to how information technology transforms markets.
Tim Wright, EVP, Corporate Strategy and Development, has over 20 years of healthcare industry experience in marketing, strategy, new product development and operations management. Before joining InTouch Health, he was regional general manager for Sunbridge Healthcare and ManorCare Health Services overseeing skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across several western states. Prior to that, he directed marketing, corporate strategy and new product development at ManorCare, where he headed up development of ManorCare’s sub- acute market offering, and Marriott, where he led the creation of a new lodging market segmentation. Mr. Wright has also performed strategy consulting projects for major corporations including General Electric, Circuit City Stores and Tupperware International. Mr. Wright received an MBA from the Darden School, University of Virginia, and a BA from the University of Washington.
Ole Eichhorn, Chief Technology Officer, has more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, software engineer, architect, and manager. He joined InTouch Health in 2016, and leads the Engineering and Network Operations teams. In 2013 he founded eyesFinder, a company developing leading-edge visual search solutions, including augmented reality for telehealth. Previously in 2002, Ole was the founding CTO of Aperio, the leader in digital pathology solutions, and actively participated in developing applications of this technology for patient care. He has authored 37 issued patents which cover a wide variety of innovations in medical imaging. Ole also served as SVP/Engineering at PayPal, GM of Online Billpay at Intuit, and VP/Engineering for Digital Insight, which gave him significant experience building secure cloud-hosted online systems at large scale. Ole majored in Biochemistry at Caltech.
Karen M. Deli, VP of Operations, Physician Services, has a proven track record leading organizations, complex projects and major accounts with an emphasis on customer acquisition and retention strategies. She brings over 25 years of experience directing clinical and customer service operations, training, marketing and business development programs, and business process improvement initiatives. Karen most recently served as CEO for Patronus, a member funded company offering telehealth based concierge services, teleneurology and telehealth managed services. Prior to Patronus, Karen was the Executive Vice President for Specialists on Call (SOC), a successful telehealth company that provides specialist physician services. She achieved significant business development while orchestrating operations including a clinical practice of over 70 physicians, client management, new service development, technology and providing budget control. She was responsible for creating new clinical service lines and designing and managing a round the clock contact center. Karen has held executive leadership positions with On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) and Convergys (CVG). Additionally, Karen has over 25 years of healthcare experience spanning emergency medical service delivery, telehealth, medical education, and quality improvement in both academia and public safety. Karen received her Master’s degree from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and her paramedic training from The George Washington University Medical Center.
Steve Jordan, Co-Founder & Vice President, Technology, has spent more than 25 years in R&D and has over a dozen patents in the field of robotics. His background includes extensive experience in software development and mechanical design as well as in designing products, management of development teams, driving product development, and completing products on schedule and within budget. During his career he has developed over 30 robotic systems, including those created at Computer Motion, which were the world’s first robotic medical systems. With core expertise in digital system design for robotic controls, he also led the project at Computer Motion that developed and brought to market the world’s first voice-controlled operating room control system. Mr. Jordan received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Gary Douville, VP of Product, has 20 years of experience in engineering, product development, operations and Six Sigma quality. He was recently the Vice President, Operations, for Channel Technologies Group, a portfolio of private equity held companies. Prior to this role, he was the General Manager of Textron Defense Systems, Goleta Operations where he led the organization through a significant growth period during which sophisticated sensor-based systems were developed for a number of different applications. He began his career at General Electric where he was a Design Engineer, Program Manager, Six Sigma Black Belt, and Program Director on a variety of product development efforts both here and in Europe and was also the Quality Manager for Manufacturing Operations in Puerto Rico. Mr. Douville earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and a MS in Management of Technology and Innovation from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is also a graduate of the General Electric Technical Leadership Program (TLP) and the author of 10 patents.
Greg Brallier, Vice President, Technical Service, has led the design, installation, configuration and administration of InTouch Health’s private cloud network since its creation over 10 years ago. He also leads clinical data integration solutions, HIPAA compliance, and our 24/7 technical support function which provides instantaneous support to all platform users. With a background that includes developing and implementing database architectures and schemas for remote monitoring of computer-driven devices, he was an early stage employee at Computer Motion, Inc., where he worked for 11 years as the Director of Information Systems, and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Chris Joslin, Strategic Accounts, has spent nearly 20 years in sales at various medical & healthcare companies. He joined InTouch Health in 2012 and previously served as the Vice President of Strategic Accounts. Prior to joining InTouch Health, Chris was the Sr. Director for North America to the Odyssey Solutions Group at Stereotaxis (NASDAQ: STXS) and he has held leadership positions in sales at Hansen Medical (NASDAQ: HNSN), Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ: ISRG) and BrainLAB AG. Chris specializes in leading highly functional, multi-disciplined commercial teams to establishing clinical performance & market growth strategies in the adoption of innovative medical solutions. He is currently responsible for the sales and strategic relationships to hospitals and health systems in the United States through the alignment of telehealth solutions. Chris received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Yulun Wang, Ph.D., Founder, Chairman & Chief Innovation Officer, launched his career at the intersection of healthcare and technology with the founding of Computer Motion, Inc. and the invention of AESOP, the first FDA-cleared surgical robot. Under his leadership, Computer Motion went public in 1997 and later merged with Intuitive Surgical to forge the multi-billion dollar surgical robotics industry. In 2002, Dr. Wang founded InTouch Health which has been recognized as one of the fastest growing healthcare and technology companies by the likes of Inc. 500 and Deloitte 500. Dr. Wang has received multiple entrepreneurship and leadership awards and was elected to the prestigious ranks of the National Academy of Engineering in 2011. Author to more than 50 publications and 100 registered patents, he is a member of the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Board of Directors, where he also serves as an officer, and is a member of the board of directors at Novaerus. Previously, he served as a board member at Hoag Hospital from 2008 – 2015. Frequently invited to speak at noteworthy meetings and events, Dr. Wang has appeared on the Today Show, CNN, and other nationally televised news programs. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering specializing in Robotics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Joseph DeVivo, Chief Executive Officer of InTouch Health, brings a proven track record of over 25 years of extensive business leadership and over 20 years of medical device experience, ranging from small startups to large corporations.Prior to joining InTouch Health, Joseph served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Angiodynamics (NASDAQ: ANGO) from September 2011 through the summer of 2016. Joseph also held positions as Global President of Smith & Nephew Orthopedics (NYSE: SNN) between 2007 to 2011, President and Chief Executive Officer of RITA Medical Systems, Inc. from 2003 to 2007, President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Computer Motion Incorporation (CMI) from 2002 to 2003, and Vice President, General Manager and Director at U.S. Surgical/Davis (USS/DG), a division of Tyco International’s Healthcare Business, from 1993 through 2002.Joseph received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the E. Clairborne Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond in 1989. Active in industry leadership as well as philanthropy, Joe is a member of the board for both AdvaMed and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and has raised over $300,000 annually for the benefit of St. Jude’s.
John Glaser, Ph.D. John Glaser, the former CEO of Siemens Health Services, is a senior vice president and member of the Cerner’s executive cabinet. Dr. Glaser leverages his extensive health IT background to drive policy, strategic initiatives and market innovations, for Cerner.Prior to joining Siemens, Dr. Glaser was Vice-President and Chief Information Officer, Partners HealthCare, Inc. Previously, he was Vice-President, Information Systems at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.Dr. Glaser was the founding chairman of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), and is the former chairman of the eHealth Initiative Board and the Board of the National Alliance for Health Information Technology. He is a former Senior Advisor to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). He is also past president of the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and is a fellow of HIMSS, CHIME, and the American College of Medical Informatics, where he previously served on the board.Dr. Glaser has published more than 150 articles and three books on the strategic application of information technology in healthcare. Dr. Glaser holds a PhD in Healthcare Information Systems from the University of Minnesota.
Michael Gross is the Managing Director of Beringea, LLC, a global private equity and investment banking firm. Mr. Gross is responsible for investment sourcing, deal execution and portfolio management, specifically for the InvestMichigan! Growth Capital Fund. He focuses on the healthcare and life sciences sectors, and has expertise in medical devices, diagnostics, life science research, drug delivery, health care providers and outsourced services. Mr. Gross has authored numerous articles and research papers and frequently speaks to health care and manufacturing audiences on a variety of trends and emerging industry themes. He serves as a board director for Beringea portfolio companies gloStream, Delphinus Medical Technologies and InTouch Health, and is a board observer for Pioneer Surgical Technology and Sakti3.Prior to joining Beringea, Mr. Gross was a vice president of investment banking with P&M Corporate Finance (PMCF). While at PMCF, he led M&A transactions and capital raises for companies in the life sciences, health care and outsourced business services sectors. Before working at PMCF, Mr. Gross worked in the investment banking group at Stout Risius Ross, Inc. He earned a BA in finance from Michigan State University.
David W. Jahns is a Managing Partner of Galen Partners. Prior to joining Galen in 1993, Mr. Jahns was a financial Analyst in Smith Barney’s Corporate Finance division. His responsibilities included financial analysis and preparation of proposals for clients on a variety of corporate finance and merger and acquisition-related transactions. He also assisted in the marketing of public offerings, performing due diligence and cash flow analyses.Mr. Jahns earned a BA in Political Science and economics from Colgate University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and an MBA from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Business, where he specialized in Health Services Management. Mr. Jahns currently serves on the boards of Consensus Imaging Services, Dakim Brain Fitness, lifeIMAGE, Perigen, ShareCare, SonaCare, Unisyn Medical Holdings, Volern, and Stamford Health Systems board and Finance and Quality and Clinical Affairs Committees.
Abdul Lakhani, CPA, MBA, Chairman of InTouch Health’s Audit Committee, is a retired partner from Ernst & Young, where he had a 39-year career and served some of their largest clients. Mr. Lakhani led EY’s National Professional practice group in the Western United States from 2005 to 2015. He also served as EY’s Professional Practice liaison partner for the Life Science and Med Tech industry sectors. Mr. Lakhani was elected by his partners at EY to serve on the firm’s board of partners for a three-year term.He earned his MBA from Washington State University, BS in Accounting from Weber State University, and B.Com from University of Karachi.
Robert L. Skinner is a managing partner and co-founder of Twenty One East Victoria Investments, an investment firm focused on high-quality investment opportunities created by the Central Coast’s growing technology industry, fueled largely by the highly regarded engineering and applied physics programs at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Mr. Skinner is a managing member of Towbes Capital Partners, and Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Towbes Group Inc. Mr. Skinner is also the Chief Executive Officer of Agility Capital, LLC, a venture-debt fund that he co-founded in 1999. Mr. Skinner serves on the board of directors of Montecito Bank & Trust and Barrister Executive Suites, Inc. Prior to moving to Santa Barbara, Mr. Skinner was an attorney with the international law firm of White & Case in its Los Angeles and New York offices where he represented such clients as The Tokai Bank, Swiss Bank and Wells Fargo Bank. Mr. Skinner earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Southern California.
Alexander “Sandy” Spiro, Jr., is a Senior Healthcare Executive and experienced leader working within the healthcare market. He joined the InTouch board as he was one co-founder and Senior Managing Director of Beringea, 2002 – 2007. While with Beringea, Mr. Spiro served on the investment committees of InvestCare Partners, LLP, and Global Rights Fund II. He was also active on several InvestCare portfolio companies’ boards of directors, including ActiveHealth, MedVantx and Fisher Consulting, Inc. During his term with Beringea, Mr. Spiro lived in London, UK, and assisted in managing the London office of Beringea. During the UK deployment he served as a director of Proven VCT and Proven Media VCT, both publicly listed on the AIM market in London.Mr. Spiro has owned and operated skilled nursing facilities. He has spent more than 30 years in the post-acute healthcare market as a highly successful healthcare entrepreneur delivering senior care services. Mr. Spiro earned a business degree from Schoolcraft College and is a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Bill Williams is a Special Venture Partner with Galen Partners. Galen Partners is one of the largest and most influential private equity investment firms focused solely on the healthcare industry.He was President of Pyxis Corporation from 1996-1998. He joined Pyxis in 1988 as the second employee and its Vice President of Marketing and Sales. Later he would serve as Vice President of Sales & Sales Operations, Senior Vice President and Executive Vice President. He was foundational to the early stage market research, strategic planning, organizational structure, product development, M&A activity and capital formation of the company. He was a central figure in the development of the Pyxis value-based corporate culture and service-oriented sales strategies. He played a prominent role in guiding Pyxis to one of the nation’s most successful public offerings in 1992, and eventually a billion dollar merger with Cardinal Health, an S&P 500 company, in 1996.Prior to joining Pyxis, Mr. Williams had twenty years of healthcare experience that included staff and line management positions with Johnson & Johnson, Zimmer USA, Howmedica and DePuy, Inc. During those years he was involved with the development and market introduction of numerous medical devices, capital goods, services and software applications to the healthcare marketplace.He is the founder and President of Faranhyll Foundation, Inc., whose charter is to foster value-based leadership in corporate life. He is a frequent speaker and seminar leader addressing such topics as leadership, mentoring, marketing & sales strategies, and corporate culture development. He is the author of the non-fiction book,Wrestling with Destiny. Mr. Williams graduated from the University of Missouri in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.