EnsoData Team

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Chris Fernandez
Chris Fernandez

Co-founder, CEO, algorithm aficionado

Chris has a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and brings more than four years of advanced algorithms and big data research experience to EnsoData. He was a leading contributor to the open source machine learning platform NEXT and has previously grown a social custom apparel marketplace to it's successful acquisition.


Sam Rusk
Sam Rusk

Co-founder, President, and chief python whisperer

Sam transfers the most recent developments in big data and advanced algorithms to the clinical setting. Sam held positions at Hitachi, Innovative Signals Analysis, and Branch2, graduating with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison while earning a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a specialization in pattern recognition and signal processing.

Nick Glattard
Nick Glattard

Co-founder, CTO, and professional data wrangler

Nick is responsible for the design and delivery of performant, compliant, and scalable production data processing infrastructure at EnsoData. Nick has previously held positions at GE Healthcare and National Instruments, earning a B.S. and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a specialization in AI/ML.

Brock Hensen
Brock Hensen

Chief Operating Officer

Brock is in charge of customer success and business operations at EnsoData. After spending five years partnering with health system executives, clinical leaders, and IT teams to implement EHR software with Epic, Brock knows what it takes to bring transformative technology to healthcare. Brock graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.S. in Chemistry and Political Science.

David Piper
David Piper

Software Engineer

David started working in the Madison startup community while he was completing his undergraduate degree in Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin Madison and has been involved ever since. Previously holding jobs at Hardin DD, Smart UQ and Thermofisher Scientific, David has several years’ experience with designing and building quality software products.

Nick Orr
Nick Orr

Sales Executive

Nick serves as part of the EnsoData growth team. He spent over 5 years implementing EHR software at Epic, where he facilitated inter-departmental cooperation efforts to enhance organizational performance in surgery and anesthesia. Nick graduated from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor with a B.S. in Developmental, Cellular and Molecular Biology.

Yoav Nygate
Yoav Nygate

AI & Machine Learning Engineer

Yoav holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University, Israel, and brings AI and machine learning experience to EnsoData. During his M.S. studies, he worked as part of a research group to develop deep learning models for the morphological analysis of unstained biological cells. Yoav's works have been published in several peer reviewed journals.

Marlow Hicks Jr
Marlow Hicks Jr

Sales

Marlow serves as part of the EnsoData's growth team. He has spent 6 plus years working in early stage healthcare startups, Visibly and SkinIO, spearheading negotiations to establish revenue generating partnerships, and building sales strategies.

Tristan Sticha
Tristan Sticha

Sales

Tristan holds a B.S. in Personal Finance with a minor in Entrepreneurship from the University of Wisconsin. He serves as part of the continuously growing sales team at EnsoData, and brings to the team his previous knowledge and experience in medical sales.

Connor Sheedy
Connor Sheedy

Software Engineer

Connor has a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a minor in Computer Science. He has worked intimately with the healthcare startup community in Madison as a cofounder of Atrility Medical and as a software engineering intern at Propeller Health. He brings this combined experience to the software team at EnsoData.

Matt Simpson
Matt Simpson

Software Engineer

Matt holds a B.S. in Computer Science, B.A. in Physics, and B.S. in Mathematics from NC State University.  He brings research and entrepreneurial experience to Ensodata, having previously published several research papers and cofounded a startup in Raleigh, NC.

Directors & Advisors

Jatin Tekchandani, BSBME, R. EEG T., RPSGT
Jatin Tekchandani, BSBME, R. EEG T., RPSGT
Director of Sleep Diagnostics & Therapy at Kingwood Diagnostic & Rehabilitation Center
James Hungerford, MD
James Hungerford, MD
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - Assistant Professor of Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Pediatrics
Andrey Zinchuk, MD
Andrey Zinchuk, MD
Yale School of Medicine - Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Peter Allen, BSRC, RRT-NPS-SDS, RPSGT, RST
Peter Allen, BSRC, RRT-NPS-SDS, RPSGT, RST
Advisor, Clinical Coordinator at Riddle Hospital Sleep Disorders Center of Main Line Health
Luke Goodpaster, RPSGT
Luke Goodpaster, RPSGT
Advisor, former sleep clinic operations manager, experienced RPSGT
Bob Murfeldt
Bob Murfeldt
Advisor, former head business development at J&J Diabetes Care
Ziad Sultan
Ziad Sultan
Board Member, Investor at Colle Capital
Victoria Grace
Victoria Grace
Founding partner at Colle Capital
Per Suneby
Per Suneby
Co-founder at Sternhill Associates
Ryne Natzke
Ryne Natzke
Advisor, former head of Epic relations
Dr. Fred Robertson, MD
Dr. Fred Robertson, MD
Advisor, Anesthesiologist, Professor, former CEO of Tomotherapy
Mark Bakken
Mark Bakken
Board Member, Managing Partner at HealthX Ventures, Serial Entrepreneur

Investors & Accelerators

https://fellowship.ycombinator.com/
http://healthxventures.com/
https://www.collecapital.com/
http://m25group.com/
https://sternhillassociates.com/
http://www.gbetawisconsin.com/
https://healthbox.com/
http://www.wisinvpartners.com/
https://angel.co/sla-ventures/syndicate