What We Do
Our mission is to help you, as an individual and as an organization, to accelerate your growth by bringing you together with the leading minds from across the health and wellness landscape for the purposes of learning, creating and partnering. It is thru this process, exercised in many formats, that we as a community will deliver a healthier future for everyone.
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Who We Are
Carleen Hawn, Co-Founder & CEO
Carleen Hawn is CEO and Co-Founder of Healthspottr. Previously, Carleen was an Associate Editor with Forbes and later Senior Writer and West Coast Bureau Chief for Fast Company magazine. With Forbes, Carleen created the well-known Midas List, an index of leading venture capital dealmakers, currently in its fifteenth year of publication. Carleen holds a BA in political science from Barnard College, an MS from Columbia Journalism School, and she was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia Business School. In 2015-2016 she served on the Editorial Advisory Board of TEDMED. She is also a Board Director of CureSearch, a national non-profit foundation that accelerates the search for cures for children’s cancers. Carleen currently serves as an Advisory Board member to Minneapolis-based Adrenaline Health and to Thelander Consulting, Silicon Valley’s leading executive compensation data firm.
Tom DeLay, COO
Tom DeLay serves as COO of Healthspottr. He has extensive experience setting up operating entities for financial and technology firms, working with partners and customers to develop new products and business strategies, and identifying and closing investment opportunities for financial and strategic buyers. Prior to joining Healthspottr, Tom held senior operating roles in three startups in technology (Bang Networks and BeNotified Software) and financial services (New Capital Markets). Tom is the CEO and Co-Founder of iHealth Analytics, a comparative analytics and resource utilization platform for payers and providers.
Board of Advisors
Lawrence B. Leisure, Chairman & Co-Founder
Larry is the Co-Founder of Healthspottr. His oversight and influence have been the driving force behind a number of successes across multiple companies on the leading edge of health tech and managed care. Providing better care at a fairer price point has been his guiding motivation, one that’s brought him real success in identifying and improving areas of need in the industry.
As the Co-Founder and Former Chairman of ADVI’s Reimbursement and Health Policy Advisory Services, he worked with a dynamic executive team in the fields of Life Science, Managed Care, and Digital Health. In a field where cutting-edge technology can transform the world, his experience guided some of the most forward-thinking firms with an eye on bringing true benefit to patients, professionals, and investors alike. In addition to ADVI , he co-founded, Healthspottr, which gathers some of the most innovative minds in healthcare and health tech to drive beneficial change in the industry as well as the Employer Health Innovation Roundtable (EHIR) which brings together the largest and most progressive global employers.
Since early in his career, Larry has provided leadership and careful oversight in both large, high-powered firms and more dynamic startups. As the global managing partner of Health Services at Accenture, he was able to draw upon an institutional wealth of knowledge to hone his leadership and management skills, a formative experience that would provide valuable as he used his skills to elevate exciting new groups in the field. He also served as an Operating Partner and senior advisor to Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, the venerable Silicon Valley venture capital firm.
George Rehm is a founding partner of aeris CAPITAL AG. He has over 30 years of experience as a lawyer and executive in international licensing, technology transfer, and investment and privatization transactions in the US, Europe and Asia. George has held board or observer positions in numerous transformational healthcare companies, including Crescendo Biosciences, Adamas Pharmaceuticals, and Ion Torrent, Inc. Currently, from a base in Northern California, George continues to manage the aeris Life Science portfolio and serves as a director of GenomeDx Inc., PFS Genetics, Butterfly Networks, LAM Therapeutics Inc., Solstice Biosciences, G2i and Jiff Inc. He received his BSFS from Georgetown University, and a JD from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in parallel to graduate studies in City Planning at the College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley and served as graduate assistant at the Earl Warren Legal Institute, UC Berkeley, Boalt Hall.
Josh Adler is the President and COO of Osler Health. Osler provides technologies and services to optimize the cost and quality objectives of risk based care for IPAs and ACOs. Josh’s background includes over 30 years of experience working in health services and technology companies. Josh began his career working in the health services sector, managing medical groups and then leading M&A activities for a number of venture sponsored healthcare start-ups. He then transitioned to health care technology, most recently serving as President of Archimedes Analytics. At Archimedes, Josh and his team created highly validated clinical decision and patient engagement applications that are being used at leading US healthcare delivery systems. Josh holds a BA from Brandeis University and an MHA in health systems management from Tulane University.
Dean Hovey is CEO of Comprendo, a company that offers a mobile technology platform and design services to help hospitals and clinics create and deliver new, more efficient care models for better personalized care. Composed solutions merge medicine, education, and heart to activate patients’ engaged consent. Dean is well-known in Silicon Valley for his leadership, creativity, and advocacy of consumer centered design.
Wendy Lane Stevens
Wendy Lane Stevens is the Founder and President of Lane PR, an award-winning public relations firm that has served companies in the financial services, consumer retail, technology, healthcare, sustainability and food & beverage industries for 20 years. Previous to LANE PR, Wendy›s 30-year tenure in marketing and communications included roles as vice president at a mid-size public relations and advertising firm, divisional buyer for a major retail company and assistant advertising manager for a national clothing company. An Oregon native, Wendy earned her bachelor›s degree in business administration, with honors, from the University of Oregon. Wendy drives Lane PR’s commitment to nonprofit causes in her hometown of Portland, where she is a prominent civic and business leader.
Most recently, Dave D›Altorio was Senior Vice President of Health Services at MedImpact Health Systems, Inc., the largest privately-held pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company. In that role, he was responsible for all clinical aspects of the business, including formulary strategy, utilization management, Pharma rebates, clinical product strategy and development, and the clinical account management teams. Prior to MedImpact, Dave spent ten years at McKesson Corp. leading one of its RelayHealth technology business units. With a successful track record in business strategy, operations and marketing for both both Fortune 15 and start-up companies, he is an experienced executive with a 30 year track record in the software, managed care and pharmacy industries. Dave completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California and received his PharmD from the USC School of Pharmacy.