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Diverse leaders transforming industries

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Stephen Hau

Since earning engineering degrees from MIT, Steve has co-founded software companies (PatientKeeper, Shareable Ink) and served in a variety of senior operating, advisory and board roles. Along the way, he has helped launch a number of products and put over $100 million of venture capital to work.

Nicole Hale

As the Head of Marketing Services at Newfire Global Partners, Nicole asks a lot of questions to help our partners transform their answers into a blueprint for market disruption. She leads a team of multidisciplinary experts across the integrated marketing domain and never settles until outcomes exceed expectations. She has partnered with a range of organizations, from mission-based startups to Fortune 500 titans. With an industry focus in Healthcare and Technology, her team is eager to help make lasting change in the world.

Michael Weintraub

Michael is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Ardan Equity, a healthcare enterprise software private equity firm. He was most recently Managing Partner of Optum Ventures, a leading health services company focused on digital health innovation. Michael previously co-founded and served as CEO of Humedica, a pioneer and leader in the field of population health management and big data. 

Anatolii Pylypchuk

Anatolii has 20 years experience managing engineering and product management teams in Asia, Europe and the United States. His solid technology and product background combined with business acumen help ensure the highest level of service to Newfire’s clients and team members.

Craig Miller

Craig works with functional leaders at Newfire Global Partners to ensure that all organizations operate in a best-in-class manner and provide a real competitive advantage for the business. He is an energetic operations and finance executive with diverse experiences in fast-paced information technology & healthcare business settings. Craig has successfully collaborated and partnered with industry leaders and founders of emerging growth firms in information technology and digital healthcare. He has a demonstrated track record of helping firms to develop and implement high-value financial, operational, and growth strategies.

Greg Rosa

Greg has been helping investment and technology executives de-risk their software development strategies for over 15 years. He’s primarily focused on providing strategic guidance and tactical resources to accelerate product development, assess technology gaps, identify data assets, and formulate technical product roadmaps. His professional background encompasses digital healthcare, life sciences, FinTech, EdTech, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

Bob Salitsky

Experienced technology professional with a demonstrated history of leading innovation across the healthcare industry by partnering with providers, technology vendors, and medical data organizations. Bob leads healthcare leaders towards market dominance with a well-rounded strategic approach.

Bill Romeo

An operational CFO with over 25 years of strategic, financial and operational management experience, Bill has effectively navigated several businesses through the challenges of hypergrowth. He is known for successfully scaling rapidly growing technology companies. Bill is a managing director of Danforth Advisors.

Jeff Sutherland, PhD

Jeff is the co-inventor of Scrum, a development process used in 74% of Agile software companies across 100 countries. In addition, he has been CEO, CTO, or VP of engineering of 11 software companies. Jeff is the CEO of Scrum, Inc., and a bestselling author.

Stacey Santo

Stacey Santo is a marketing and technology executive who has helped create disruptive businesses across a range of industries. As a founding senior manager of Rue La La (retail) and Cure Forward (digital health), Stacey has successfully blended strategic branding with digital marketing experiences.

Qi Li, MD

As a clinically-trained business leader, Qi has helped lead innovation at CareFX, Intersystems, Partners HealthCare, and many start-ups worldwide. Qi is an active speaker and frequent guest lecturer, including Harvard School of Public Health and MIT Sloan School of Business.

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