Irv Lichtenwald has more than 30 years experience helping technology firms evolve from the start-up phase to public markets, consistently demonstrating a strong attraction to entrepreneurial enterprises and groundbreaking ideas.
An internationally recognized healthcare thought leader and advocate of information technology as an enabler for improving healthcare safety and quality, Dr. Kizer served as president and CEO of Medsphere for several years, retiring in October 2007. He continues as chairman, a position he has held since Medsphere was founded in 2002. Dr.
Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, Investor
Richard Barrett’s professional work has taken him from the mini-computer to the cloud, from studying machine language at Stanford to putting those same 0’s and 1’s to work as IT business opportunities.
Healthcare Investor and Innovator
For more than two decades, Emma Cartmell has been a significant force in enabling better patient care and enhanced individual health through healthcare innovation and investment. As COO, she was an essential participant in the launch of NantHealth, a $1 billion private healthcare fund focused on delivering transformative healthcare.
Managing Director, EPIC Ventures
Nick Efstratis is a managing director at EPIC Ventures and has been a venture capitalist investing in seed and early-stage technology companies since 1999. Along with the other managing directors of EPIC, he concurrently is an officer of Zion’s Bank SBIC Venture Fund.
General Partner, Azure Capital Partners
Mike Kwatinetz is a founding general partner with Azure Capital Partners, where he specializes in software and related infrastructure technologies.
Anesthesiologist, Angel Investor
Dr. Prust graduated with highest honors with a BSE in chemical engineering from Arizona State University in 1974 and honors from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1982. He completed his internship, residency, and board certification in both anesthesiology and pain management.
Principal, NextEquity Partners
Rami Reyes is a co-founder and principal at NextEquity Partners, a growth equity and venture capital firm led by former Apple and Elevation Partners executives. Prior to co-founding NextEquity Partners, Rami was a principal at Elevation Partners, where he invested in leading tech companies, including Facebook, Airbnb, Marketshare, and Sonos. Rami graduated with a B.S.