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Team and Business Advisors

To develop Anamatix, we assembled a team of recognized experts including leading physicians, physical therapists, technogists and health care professionals.

Jim Killin, Chairman, Co-founder

Mr. Killin has been involved in health care and information management for more than 20 years, having served most recently as CEO of Electronic Health Information (EHI), a provider of web-based information management solutions to the insurance and health care industries. Mr. Killin was President of HCC, a ChartOne company from 1996 to 1998 and first served as CFO and then COO of HCC from 1986 through 1990. From 1990 through 1996, Mr. Killin served as President of Cygnet Laboratories, a health care software development organization specializing in clinical documentation, electronic medical records and outcome research. Mr. Killin started his career at Touché Ross and currently is an adjunct of finance and strategic planning professor at Menlo College.

Paul Christensen D.P.T., O.C.S., A.T.C., Vice President Clinical Development, Co-founder

Dr. Christensen has over 25 years of clinical practice and management in physical and occupational therapy and sports training. He has authored and taught classes in rehabilitation, spine care, integrating exercise and rehabilitation and various other topics. Dr. Christensen is certified in Athletic Training, Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Strength and Conditioning, an Orthopedic Certified Specialist and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, and received his post-professional doctorate in Physical Therapy from USC.

David W. Van Bussum, Vice President Business Development

David W. Van Bussum has been involved in Information Technology and Health Care Solutions for over 25 years. Mr. Van Bussum co-founded and served as CEO of NetMedical Corporation, a health care-specific technology company providing secure, HIPAA-compliant, telecommunication services. He also co-founded and served as President of ClearPath, LLC, a technology-based health care revenue management company, and as President of MetrixPro, Inc, a web-based business solutions company.  After starting his career in IT Systems Management with Boeing Aerospace, Mr. Van Bussum served as Director of Marketing, Director of Sales, and Director of International Business Development for top Fortune 500 telecom companies. Mr. Van Bussum has a Computer Science Degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder and an Advanced Telecommunications Management certification from the USC Marshall School of Business.

Donna Briggs, Information Systems Manager

Ms. Briggs has over 10 years of experience in information systems, project management, application development and design, implementation, and management. Her expertise includes technology and health care, designing and implementing web-based systems for Frederick County Government, and working with Mr. Killin at Electronic Health Information.  Ms. Briggs has also taught classes in database administration and web development.

Gregory H. Von Gehr, MBA, MSc., Advisory Board Member

Mr. Von Gehr brings over 25 years of operating and investment management experience, having served as either CEO or CFO for a number of service and manufacturing businesses. In the late 1990’s, as Managing Director of Lombard North America, a private equity firm, he led the successful roll-up of three private post-secondary schools with six curricula, nine campuses and over 2500 students across three states—which later was sold to a publicly-traded educational company. Mr. Von Gehr has served on the board of directors or the advisory board of numerous early-stage companies. He began his career at McKinsey & Company after receiving his MBA from Stanford University and MSc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Dan Sommer, Advisory Board Member

Dan is a strategic marketing executive with over 12 years of experience launching and managing marketing programs for Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial ventures. Currently, Dan is CEO and Founder of Caridan Marketing Labs, an interactive and social media marketing firm. Prior to founding Caridan Marketing Labs, Dan held senior positions in marketing at HNW Inc., Digitas and Zustek, an interactive marketing agency, where he developed and implemented marketing strategies for Fortune 500 companies, including Time Inc., Caesars Entertainment, and Alliance Capital Management. Dan was Co-Founder and COO of SimplyDone Business Solutions, an enterprise software and consulting firm. Dan has an MS from NYU in Direct and Interactive Marketing and a BS in Applied Economics and Business Management from Cornell University.

Robert L. Hood, Advisory Board Member

Mr. Hood brings over 27 years of broad business experience in corporate planning, strategic marketing, and business development. He has held positions in product management, marketing management, direct sales, and product development for various Fortune 500 corporations in different industries. Robert has over 14 years of direct experience in the exercise and fitness field. In 1984, he spearheaded the acquisition by Bally of LifeCycle Inc., which then became LifeFitness, the world’s largest maker of exercise equipment. Mr. Hood received his MBA in Marketing from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and is a graduate from the University of Akron, Ohio in mechanical engineering.