A Highly Experienced Team
We have collectively generated hundreds of millions in shareholder value by building innovative technology companies that have transformed healthcare.
Jacob "Kobi" Margolin
Founder & CEO
Mr. Margolin is a successful "serial entrepreneur" with over 15 years experience in HIT.
In the mid-1990’s, Mr. Margolin co-founded a pioneering Medical Imaging technology company and led its marketing, global business development and North American operations through a $50M acquisition by Kodak (2004). In 2005, he joined Accelarad – a Georgia Tech Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) incubator company acquired in 2014 by Nuance Communications. Mr. Margolin refocused the business on SaaS-based recurring revenue model leading to 4X growth. In 2008, he started a consulting firm helping Israeli medical technologies enter the US market.
Mr. Margolin holds an M.S. degree in medical physics (magna cum laude) and B.S. degrees in Mathematics and Physics (magna cum laude) from Tel-Aviv University in Israel. He is a board member of the American-Israeli Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and HIMSS.
Charles “Chuck” Kandzierski
Mr. Kandzierski has over 15 years experience in HIT commercial software development with over 10 years pioneering the delivery of software “in the cloud.”
In the 1990s, as VP of North American Development, Mr. Kandzierski led product development for Sales Technologies, which started in the Georgia Tech incubator, was acquired by Dun and Bradstreet, and rebranded as IMS Health - the market-leading pharmaceutical sales and marketing solution. In 2000, Mr. Kandzierski joined Employease and led the development of the SaaS Empoyease Network - the widely recognized leader in hosted HR and benefits - which won several industry awards prior to being purchased by ADP in 2006. Also in 2006, Mr. Kandzierski joined Accelarad, another Georgia Tech incubator company where as CTO he successfully led the product and data center transition to SaaS.
Mr. Kandzierski received his B.S. degree in Computer Science (summa cum laude) from the University of Georgia. He is an active member of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the Georgia HITT Advisory Board.
Mr. Kozak has extensive experience in the technology, software and healthcare markets with a focus in the last 10 years on the EHR space.
Most recently, he worked for SuiteMed, and was directly responsible for its growth to become one of the top 20 EHR vendors. Prior to SuiteMed, Mr. Kozak led channel development for MediNotes, acquired in 2008 by Eclipsys, later acquired by Allscripts. Mr. Kozak has focused his efforts primarily within the small to medium size market space and has been responsible for marketing, sales and channel development. Mr. Kozak has been directly responsible for helping companies move to profitability as well as to focusing efforts in market areas representing major opportunities for change and growth.
Mr. Kozak received his B.S. degree in Biology from Brooklyn College, an M.S. in Hospital Administration and Community Health Management from Long Island University and an MBA from LaSalle University.
Director of Product and Technology
Mr. Imhoff has over 15 years of experience in design and delivery of complex web-based software products.
He has fulfilled both design and product management roles employing a combined computer science and design background to contribute a broader view to software design. In the 1990’s Mr. Imhoff established user experience (UX) practices and a UX team at Employease, an early SaaS HRMS offering, at a time when attention to user experience was rare. He and his team won Employease awards such as Forbes “Best of Web” and Gartner’s Magic Quadrant. Imhoff also led a technical team in the release of a payroll offering for Employease. After the sale of the company to ADP, he entered the health industry as the principal Product Manager of the SaaS-based Radiology image distribution and reporting offering Accelarad. Most recently Imhoff was the Director of User Experience at Ultimate Software, a cloud-based HRMS offering, where he built a talented design team and employed user research based methods to tackle issues such as mobile product design, visual redesign of large complex enterprise offerings, and lean user experience practices in new product development.
Mr. Imhoff received his B.S. in Computer Science from Skidmore College.
Dr. Mark Braunstein
Professor of Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Associate Director, Health Systems Institute
Dr. Braunstein leads the Clinigence Clinical Advisory Board.
He teaches health informatics at Georgia Tech and is involved in research aimed at wider and deeper adoption of HIT to improve the quality and efficiency of care delivery. Dr. Braunstein was co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Patient Care Technologies, Inc. ("PtCT"), an ATDC Graduate company, a 1998 Inc 500 company, and a leading provider of electronic patient record and care management systems to the home care industry. PtCT was acquired by MEDITECH in 2007. Dr. Braunstein received his BS degree from MIT in 1969 and his MD degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 1974. After an internship at Washington University he joined the faculties of Medicine and Pharmacy at MUSC until he left in 1978 to co-found PROHECA, an early developer of clinical pharmacy systems. PROHECA was acquired by National Data Corporation (NDC) in 1981 and was the seed for NDCHealth. At NDC, Dr. Braunstein ran what was then the NDC Healthcare Division for five years and was the company's President and COO for three years until he left in 1990 to co-found PtCT.
He is the author of over fifty papers, articles and book chapters devoted to various aspects of clinical automation. Dr. Braunstein is Senior Adviser for health information technology to Focus, LLC, an investment banking firm that provides a range of services tailored to the needs of emerging growth and middle market businesses from offices across the country. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Board of the Georgia Advanced Technology Ventures (GATV) - a corporation that supports Georgia Tech’s ATDC incubator. He is also a past Chairman of the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region and of the Atlanta Chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum. He won a 1996 Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the Southeast Region, received a 1995 Innovation in Medical Management Award from the American Society of Physician Executives and received the 2006 Founder's Award from the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region.
Mr. Alok Mathur
Founder, Axiom Tank
Mr. Mathur is an adviser to Clinigence where he helps with intellectual property matters and crystallization of concepts.
He is a prolific inventor and entrepreneur with several patents and businesses to his name. His latest creation is Neighbor Aide, a platform that leverages interpersonal relationships to improve quality of living and reduce cost of healthcare. In 2003, he co-founded Novo Innovations, Inc. (Novo) where he created the patented Novo Grid architecture. In 2009, Novo merged with Medicity, Inc. and was subsequently acquired by Aetna, Inc. in 2011. Before Novo, Mr. Mathur was the Director of Architecture and Senior Fellow at McKesson where he led teams to many a successful innovation. In the late 80s, Mr. Mathur was at the forefront of bringing Healthcare Information Technology to Saudi Arabia.
In 1980, Mr. Mathur graduated with honors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from BITS, Pilani and started his career as a hardware design engineer. Currently, in addition to Neighbor Aide, Mr. Mathur runs Axiom Tank, LLC, chairs the Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, is a principal at BOAN Investments and mentors young engineers in the field of robotics at Robotic Explorers.