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Our Managagement and Advisors are Industry Leaders

David S. Duplay  |  Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Dave Duplay is an entrepreneur and strategist for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. With a heritage in healthcare marketing, communications and technology, Dave has worked with pharmaceutical companies, the medical profession, research organizations and patient groups for over 30 years, completing various types of marketing and strategy projects across almost all disease areas.

As an advocate for the healthcare industry and a passionate believer that aligning the goals and aspirations of all stakeholders in healthcare is key to improving outcomes for patients, Dave is frequently invited to comment on the positive aspects of working with the pharmaceutical and managed care industry and is a recognized author and speaker on healthcare marketing strategies, physician, patient and caregiver strategies as well as the pharmaceutical industries role in delivering quality care.

Dave is currently the Chief Executive Officer of CareLink360, a leading digital health company that delivers Virtual Social Therapy®, Patient Education, Health & Wellness Tools and Critical Health Reminders to Patients and Caregivers through its Digital Health Companion™. Dave also serves as the Chairman of Vital Options International, a global health foundation and is a Board Member of Environmental Advocates, a brownfield redevelopment company.

Katrina Firlik, MD  |  Advisor

Lisa Gans is a versatile and accomplished leader with a distinguished career spanning climate finance, international development, law, human rights, change management, and innovation strategy.

 

She has consistently demonstrated her expertise and passion for tackling complex challenges and driving positive change. Her dedication to social justice and sustainability is evident in her work with organizations like International Medical Corps and USAID’s Climate Finance for Development Accelerator.

 

Lisa is a true catalyst for progress, inspiring others to embrace innovation and create a more equitable and sustainable future. She holds a B.A. from Harvard University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. She is a former term member of the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations and a contributor to the Huffington Post.

Lisa Gans, JD  |  Advisor

Katrina is a neurosurgeon-turned-digital health entrepreneur.

She is the co-founder and chief medical officer of HealthPrize Technologies, a company that combines education, behavioral science, and incentives to improve medication adherence and health outcomes.

Before founding HealthPrize, Katrina was a neurosurgeon in private practice at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Connecticut, and on the clinical faculty at Yale University School of Medicine.

In addition to her scientific publications in the medical literature, Katrina is the author of Another Day in the Frontal Lobe: A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside, published by Random House.

Panayiotis Kotrokois  |  Chief Marketing Officer

Panayiotis leads the marketing front as the Chief Marketing Officer at 7L International and MassiveGRID, and simultaneously steers the strategic vision at CareLink360™ as the acting Chief Marketing Officer.

 

A member of the illustrious American Marketing Association, his insights and innovations have earned him the spotlight as a ‘CMO to Watch in 2023’ by the CMO Alliance, a testament to his foresight in the realm of marketing. His journey, originating in the demanding role of a digital account manager for behemoth brands like 3M and Unilever, has seen a meteoric rise to a digital marketing and branding virtuoso at Deloitte.

 

Panayiotis’s acumen spans a vast array of industries from healthtech to AR/VR, where he orchestrates market trends with finesse. Beyond his corporate conquests, his empathetic approach has crowned him a sage advisor for startups, guiding them from nascent ideas to market-validated MVPs with a deft touch.

Lisa Morris  |  Advisor

Lisa Morris is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, Broadway producer, and communications expert.

A former Broadway actress, she founded and scaled the entertainment travel company Road Concierge, which had a successful exit via acquisition within 6 years.

She is an active Investor and Advisor for dozens of impactful startups, including health and wellness companies such as Pirkx and Whole Person Health.

She is an activator with Coralus, a philanthropic venture fund that supports and funds Female Founded companies.

She is an entrepreneur-in-residence with the NYSERDA program through Columbia Technology ventures and is an active pitch coach and communications advisor for a variety of companies, from early startups to funds with billions under management. She has acted as Spokesperson for Luokung [Nasdaq: LKCO] and is a sought-after speaker on impact investing, entrepreneurship, and investing in women.

She has consulted for a variety of nonprofit organizations, most recently with the Epic Foundation, Mary Tyler Moore Foundation, and the WiTT fund council. She proudly serves on the Board of Vital Options International. She is the Director of Philanthropic Services for FORCE Family Office, and currently services as the Managing Director of AKS Family Partners LP.  

 

Lisa is a member of the NEXUS Impact Society, Global Leader’s Investment Club, Adoreum Club and Top Tier Impact.

Paula Muller |  Founder & Chief Product Officer

Paula Muller, Founder and Chief Product Officer of CareLink360, has a lifelong passion for technology applied to healthcare, starting with her M.S. in Biomedical Engineering in Chile working with blind people, then her work in Switzerland analyzing EEGs to prevent epileptic attacks, followed by her Ph.D. and Post-doc work at Rutgers with Parkinson patients, and most recently at Authentidate with Telehealth products and services.

Paula has a vast experience in technology and software development through her engineering positions at several companies like Sirus|XM satellite radio, Net-Scale Technologies and Authentidate, among others, and she has extensive management experience through senior positions at Net-Scale Technologies and Authentidate.

The business idea for CareLink360 evolved from her professional background as well as her strong commitment to family relations and lifetime connections. 

Paolo Narciso, Ph.D. |  Advisor

Paolo Narciso is a social entrepreneur and accomplished leader renowned for driving transformative change in non-profit and technology sectors.

 

Former VP of New Product Development and Program Optimization at AARP Foundation, he spearheaded solutions addressing social isolation among low-income older adults, including the award-winning Alcove virtual reality app. Paolo also pioneered voice-enabled technology and AI solutions to enhance income, housing, and food security for vulnerable populations.

 

As the co-founder of CloudHealth Asia, he provided primary care access to underserved Southeast Asian populations. A serial tech entrepreneur, Paolo has led multiple startups to successful exits and authored books on applying technology for social good. He earned his Doctorate from Creighton University in 2016.

Vasileios M. Stoidis |  Chief Technical Officer

Vasileios is a seasoned tech founder & CEO dedicated to innovation across both the public and private sectors.

 

Early in his career, he designed Greece’s 1st secure SSO campus-wide WiFi network and interconnected wirelessly campus buildings increasing 80x the speeds and reducing 70% the costs. In parallel he also founded Philoxenos, a privacy-focused e-mail provider in Greece and played a pivotal role in the early stages of the Athens Wireless Metropolitan Network, which interconnected major cities across Greece via high-speed WiFi.

 

Following his studies, he launched the 1st company in Greece to provide turn-key hotel WiFi solutions and enabled the university to become the 1st city-wide wireless ISP for students and faculty. He later built 7L International and MassiveGRID that successfully scaling its global reach to over 150 countries.

 

Today Vasileios is located in New York and continues to lead 7L International specializing in Design, Development, and Marketing services, as well MassiveGRID providing Secure, High Availability Cloud Services.

Jordan Strohl |  Advisor

Jordan Strohl has been Administrator/Executive Director of the Actors Fund Home since 2006.

 

Under his leadership, the facility has received a perfect survey from the New Jersey State Department of Health and consistently maintains a Five Star rating from the Federal Government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

 

In addition, the Actors Fund Home is recognized annually by US News & World Report as one of the Best Facilities in the country. Mr. Strohl prides himself on the excellent health care and personalized care the Home provides for both short-term rehabilitation and long-term residence. Jordan is also an active board member of Leading Age of New Jersey & Delaware where he enjoys advocacy work and making a difference in the industry. 

Peter Umekubo |  Chief Operating Officer

Peter Umekubo is a senior executive and strategist for the pharmaceutical, life science, and healthcare industry. His passion for improving the lives of patient, caregivers and families struggling with healthcare challenges has made him a leader in developing and implementing innovative Population Health, Disease Management, and digital health strategies and programs.

Peter is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Carelink360, a leading digital health company that delivers Virtual Social Therapy®, Patient Education, Health & Wellness Tools and Critical Health Reminders to Patients and Caregivers through its Digital Health Companion™. Peter also serves as a consultant and advisor to global health non-profits, digital health companies, and other health and wellness related organizations.

Prior to joining CareLink360, Peter was the Director, Financial Planning & Analysis at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, while also consulting in the healthcare industry in a variety of therapeutic areas, Neurological Diseases, Oncology, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Mental Health Disorders.

Peter has over 15 years of commercial experience across the pharmaceutical, medical food, dietary supplement, medical logistics, medical device, and healthcare non-profit industries.

Peter received his Master of Science degree in Biology from New York University’s Graduate School of Arts and Science and MBA from the University of Colorado, Denver.

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