Leadership

RowdMap‘s founders and senior leadership have started and led some of the most innovative, industry-changing healthcare, analytics and technology companies over the past two decades. They created intelligence platforms and services to improve member experience and patient outcomes while increasing client profitability. They’ve been successful because they use deep expertise to build products and services around making data actionable for leaders to create strategy and tactically manage their businesses. With RowdMap, they’re using their experience and their understanding to help plans and providers navigate the fast-changing healthcare market.

 
 
Melanie Rosenthal - Chief Executive Officer

Co-Founder & CEO @ Sprigley [acquired by Eliza Corporation, 2008]; VP of Product Ops @ Eliza [Majority Equity Investment Parthenon Capital, 2011]; Health Dialog, Yale, Human Genome Project, Tufte, Solstice Capital

Melanie is a small town farm girl from Indiana where she led her high school basketball team to a state final (back when it was a real open Hoosiers-style tournament, none of this namby-pamby stuff).

 
 
Burak Sezen - Chief Information Officer

Co-Founder & CTO @ Sprigley [acquired by Eliza Corporation, 2008]; Engagement Platform Architect @ Eliza [Majority Equity Investment Parthenon Capital, 2011], Health Dialog, Pricewaterhouse Coopers; Ernst & Young; Standards Committees

Burak is an avid soccer player, world traveler and speaks something like seventeen languages at last count (programming languages not included).

 
 
Joshua Rosenthal, PhD - Chief Scientific Officer

Co-Founder & CSO @ Sprigley [acquired by Eliza Corporation, 2008]; VP of Product Ops @ Eliza [Majority Equity Investment Parthenon Capital, 2011], Fulbright, Sorbonne, HHS/CMS/ONC/NCHVS Public Adviser (Technology & Innovation, Market & Policy, Data Access) Speaker/Guest Lecturer/Guest @ Harvard, Hopkins, MIT , SXSW, HDI, RWJ, AF4Q, NPR (with US CTO and HHS CTO)

Josh likes long walks on the beach at sunset.

 
 
Stephen Ondra, MD - Head of Clinical Risk Innovation Strategy

Advisor @ Amida Technology Solutions; SVP & CMO @ HCSC & Northwestern Memorial Hospital; White House Appointed NSTC Co-Chair for HIT, OSTP-EOP/Senior Advisor for Health, VA; Professor, Neurological Surgery @ Northwestern University; Major @ United States Army

Steve has surgical procedures named after him but is down to earth horse fan/farmer/cowboy. He's split between rooting for West Point and Northwestern (but off record, we'd pick West Point in that game).

 
 
Beth Carvette - Vice President of Clinical Analytics

Program Development, Clinical Development and Research, Health Dialog; Healthcare Analysis and Medicare Focused Medical Review, Anthem; Planning and Research for Occupational Health, State of Maine; MPH in Environmental Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Boston University; New England Epidemiology Institute

Beth can be found beside a roaring fireplace keeping the cold Maine winters (and summers!) at bay.

 
 
Kim Spalding, CPA - Chief Financial Officer

Co-Founder Tech Republic [acquired by CNET, 2001]; Co-founder & CFO Narrowcast [acquired by QuinStreet, 2011]; Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneurial Services

Kim is very likely to break out in song, when someone mentions words that remind her of a song!

 
 
Marshall Votta - Chief Market Officer

Advisory Board at RowdMap; Senior Vice President, Leverage Health; Vice President of Network Development, NaviNet; Healthspottr; Congressional
Campaign & Finance Manager; Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

Marshall is die-hard Sox fan (Red of course, what else is there?) and an Uber geek with a history of modeling (just ask).

 
 
Josh Holmes - Executive Vice President, Business Development

Vice President, Leverage Health; Senior Vice President of Payer Sales NaviNet; Thomson Reuters - Healthcare; Healthcare Insights (acquired by Premier); MedAvant; WebMD; Bear Stearns; Oglethorpe University; Volunteer at SafeHouse Outreach

Josh is an Atlanta devotee, having a love of the Braves and traffic.

 
 
Kai Tsai - Executive Vice President, Transformation

Executive Vice President, Valence Health (acquired by Evolent); Vice President, Optum; Pricewaterhouse Cooper Consulting; University of Michigan

Kai is a Michigan Big Blue fan with deep roots in Ann Arbor, and can be found on many message boards under HarbaughRox!.

 
 
Ashley Distler & Bryant Hutson - Vice President, Provider Strategy & Vice President, Payer Strategy

Ashley: Administrative Fellow @ Presence Health; Financial Analyst & Director of Internal Control @ HCA; Research Assistant @ Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; Centre College & MHSA/MBA @ Xavier University

Bryant: Recovering health care strategy consultant; Senior Associate @ Optimity Advisors; Information Risk and Privacy Analyst @ Corporate Executive Board; Cornell University

One’s a skydiver and one’s a travel enthusiast; we’ll let you guess.

 
Team RowdMap

Ivy Leaguers from Yale, Cornell, Penn to self-taught whiz-kids and prodigies, with decades of healthcare experience but energetic and passionate about it.

From real-time data systems with hundreds of millions of members, cutting-edge machine learning and predictive modeling and translating academic concepts to concrete business tactics, our work's won awards from Business Week, Entrepreneur Magazine and national health care associations.

Our crew covers, data and systems, software and platforms, analytics and visualization and strategy and professional services, just like peas and carrots.

We've been told we look better as illustrations.

 
Our Advisors

RowdMap is privileged to have an advisory board composed of luminaries throughout the healthcare space who have revolutionized the analysis and delivery of care for patients and members. They share unique perspectives around health reform, government data and building and leading companies that help payers and providers intelligently thrive in change.

Dave Dickey

Co-Founder and CEO of Second Story Sales Company. Previously, Co-Founder of RedBrick Health.

Kyle Rolfing

Bright Health. Formerly Principal at Savvysherpa, Inc., Co-Founder & CEO of RedBrick Health and Definity Health.

Abir Sen

Co-Founder & CEO of Gravie. Previously, Co-Founder & CEO of Bloom Health.

David Wennberg, MD

Data Science at Quartet Health. Previously, Chief Science Officer of Health Dialog and CEO of High Value Health Collaborative at the Dartmouth Institute.

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