Donald Cohn is a successful real estate businessman and philanthropist. From 1961 through 1979, he was a leading multi-family developer in San Diego County. As founder of DATAQUICK in 1980, he served as CEO managing its growth to become the leading real estate information provider in the US. It was successfully sold to Acxiom Corporation in 1995. Subsequently, he acted as founder and CEO of DTS Communications until its sale to a NY Stock Exchange firm in 1997. Since that time, he has been an investor in other business ventures and continues to manage his real estate portfolio.
The Cohn Family has developed over the last 35 years, Ballena Vista Farm, a 225 acres property that is considered among the leading equine facilities in CA. The Farm houses the leading thoroughbred sires in CA including Blue Grass Cat, a multiple A-1 stakes winner.
Mr. Cohn currently sits on the Board of Trustees at Salk Institute and is past chair of the Old Globe Theatre. Along with his wife Karen, he is a major contributor to a number of cultural and non-profit institutions in SD County.
Dr. Manish Wadhwa is an actively practicing, board certified Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist in San Diego, CA. As Geneva’s Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder, Dr. Wadhwa ensures the Geneva Suite brings clinical and workflow value to its customers.
After interviewing for medical school at the age of 16, Dr. Wadhwa enrolled at Penn State University’s Thomas Jefferson Medical College Six Year BSc-MD Program. Upon completion, Dr. Wadhwa trained in Internal Medicine and General Cardiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his Cardiology training with 2 years of advanced fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of California at San Diego. Dr. Wadhwa has expertise in both implanted device management and follow-up, as well as, invasive and non-invasive treatments of arrhythmias. He has been serving the San Diego community in private practice since 2000.
Dr. Wadhwa also is or has recently served on Physician Advisory Boards for Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Biotronik, St. Jude Medical, and Sanofi-Aventis. He also is a fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society. Dr. Wadhwa has been an author on over 10 medical papers and has also lectured extensively on clinical issues within Cardiac Electrophysiology. He has been and continues to be involved with several post-market evaluations of commercially available implanted device leads and generators.
As CEO, Yuri is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Geneva Healthcare’s business including communicating and implementing the company’s overall vision and strategy.
Yuri has over 15 years of experience in the information technology industry with a specific focus on healthcare and the public sector. Prior to joining Geneva Healthcare’s executive team, Yuri was VP of Sales of Anakam, Inc., an internet security company that also had success in the healthcare and public sector verticals. Yuri was responsible for driving triple-digit product sales revenue growth, achieving 519% revenue growth in 2009 and 312% revenue growth in 2010, placing Anakam on the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies in America list at #116. In 2010, as part of the executive management team, Yuri participated in the merger between Anakam and Equifax and stayed on at Equifax to run sales for the Anakam business unit. His experience includes product management and sales management roles at Microstrategy, Siebel, Oracle, Symantec, and most recently at Okta, a cloud-based identity and access management company.
Yuri holds a Masters of Arts in International Development with a focus in Development Economics from the American University in Washington, D.C. He received his Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Craig recently retired from the international law firm DLA Piper after a 40+year career as one of the top emerging company attorneys and advisors in California. His practice focused on deal making, strategic planning and advising entrepreneurs, Boards of Directors, venture capitalists and other capital providers. During his legal career, he was co-Chairman of DLA Piper’s Emerging Companies Practice Group and previous to that he chaired Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison’s national Business and Technology Practice. During his career he also acted as the Chief Operating Officer of several emerging companies including Renova Therapeutics and LifeWalker.
Craig has served as a Board member of numerous public and private companies, including DTS, Collateral Therapeutics, Elgar Electronics and Rubios Restaurants, and on non-profit Boards including CONNECT, the UCLA Alumni Association, the San Diego Venture Group, the City of San Diego Mayor’s Technology Advisory Council and the San Diego County Water Authority. He also served for many years as the Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of Denmark in San Diego and is a former President of the San Diego Consular Corps.
Kai’s leadership and healthcare expertise comes from 18 years of interacting with health care professionals and patients through deep ethnographic research engagements across the world. He has a rare perspective on healthcare issues and solutions, brought about by his extensive travel and worldwide clinical immersion. Kai shares his experiences, insights, and passion for design in healthcare through many speaking engagements, including HLTH conference, PDA, Connected Health, , Medtronic’s leadership summit, Body Computing Conference, and J&J’s Design and Human Factors Conference, and many private corporate innovation events.
Kai and his design teams work closely with UHG, Google Verily, Medtronic, J&J, Amgen, and many other leading healthcare technology companies.
As a collaborative leader and innovative serial entrepreneur, Parker provides business development and strategic expertise to Bootstrap’s early-stage companies. He is a board member of Indigo BioAutomation, ClearObject, Scientist.com, and Rhombus Energy Solutions, and serves as CEO for MD Revolution.
Throughout his 40-year career, Parker has focused on the intersection of healthcare and technology. Prior to Bootstrap, Parker founded maxIT Healthcare in 2001, which he grew into the largest and fastest-growing privately held healthcare information technology company, at the time of its acquisition by SAIC in 2012. Prior to maxIT, Parker founded Resources for Healthcare Innovations (RHI), a successful healthcare IT consulting firm, which merged with DAOU Systems in 1998. Previously, he served as CIO and Regional Vice President of Operations for a leading outsourcing firm, developed and implemented technology systems for Community Hospitals of Indianapolis and developed information technology for Eli Lilly and the State of Indiana.