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Meet the team assembled to disrupt insurance:

Zipari’s leadership team brings decades of insurance, technology and e-commerce consumer experience from Apple, Guardian Life Insurance Company, CIGNA, Disney, and Deloitte. Our team of data scientists, engineers, and business leaders has great institutional knowledge that other software vendors do not bring to the marketplace.

Alex Rud

Technology
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Sports and Music

Carl Waldron

Technology
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MMA and Doing Laundry

Aaron Oboh

Technology
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Travel and Music

Dave Smolensky

Business
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Travel and Soccer

Michael Green

Technology
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Music and Dance

Janelle Taylor

Marketing
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Food and Music

Jyoti Mokal

Technology
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Food and Fashion

Gabriel de Forest

Technology
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Counter-Strike

Mark Nathan

Co-founder / CEO
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Foosball and Music

Dan Thoreson

Technology
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Hockey and Dogs

Soukaina Moulahid

Technology
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Rooftops and Music

Joseph Lin

Technology
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Personal Development

Max Tietze

Technology
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Nature Lover

Rajesh Sivanand

Technology
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Cricket and Biking

Dylan Carroll

Business Development
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Soups and The East River Ferry

Yuri Weinstock

Technology
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Watching Sporting Events

Zoe Zetlin

Business
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Modern Art

Peter Licursi

Business Development
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Music and Biking

Suketu Patel

Product
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Sports and Philosophy

Mauro Oviedo

Technology
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Snorkeling and Travel

Greg Dobson

Business Development
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Virtual Reality and Chili's Grill & Bar

Tanya Travers

Marketing
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The Arts and Food

Craig Holden

Technology
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Memes and The Beach

Ibne Jahish

Product Development
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History and Camping

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Leadership

Mark Nathan

Co-Founder, CEO

Mark is focused on making insurance easier for consumers to understand, purchase and maintain. He’s worked in insurance for the last twelve years, and prior worked at consumer-oriented companies including Apple and Disney.

Peter Licursi

Chief Revenue Officer

Peter is responsible to quickly grow efficient, predictable, revenue; bringing success across all marketing and sales functions; accountable for driving better integration and alignment between all revenue-related areas;communicate the company’s vision, turning that vision into a long-term strategy for pioneering new markets for the company to dominate.

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Board

Mark Nathan

Co-founder / CEO

20 years of technology and sales leadership experience. At Guardian, he led a $110M customer experience program modernizing all health insurance platforms. At Apple, Mark led Enterprise Professional Service Sales for the Northeast.

David Schwab

Founder of Vertical Venture Partners

Dave Schwab, a managing director of both Sierra Ventures and Vertical Venture Partners, has years of experience growing businesses not just as an investor, but as an entrepreneur, engineer, and sales and marketing professional.

Rahul Merchant

EVP, TIAA CREF

Rahul Merchant is a seasoned executive with a demonstrated track record as a transformation leader. Currently EVP at TIAA-CREF, Mr. Merchant held prior roles as CIO of the City of NY, EVP and CIO of Fannie Mae, SVP and CIO of Merrill Lynch & Co. He is a former director of Sierra Atlantic, Level 3 Communications, Inc. and Sun Microsystems.

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Investors

David Schwab

Founder of Vertical Venture Partners

Dave Schwab, a managing director of both Sierra Ventures and Vertical Venture Partners, has years of experience growing businesses not just as an investor, but as an entrepreneur, engineer, and sales and marketing professiona

Daniel Singer

Venture Partner and Investment Advisor at Suited Connectors LLC

Dan Singer has spent 25 years at McKinsey & Company, and has been the Senior Partner leading McKinsey’s Sports & Gaming Practice since 2003.

Rob Tepper

Managing Partner and Investment Advisor with Suited Connectors LLC.

Rob Tepper is a Venture Partner and Investment Advisor at Suited Connectors LLC, a New York-based Venture Capital Fund. He is also a local Chapter President for the Autism Science Foundation. He loves spending time with his wife Angela and his three sons.

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Advisors

Greg A. Muller

Chief Information Officer, Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey

Over 20 years of technical experience in leadership roles. Currently CIO at Health Republic of NJ, Greg has a wealth of health insurance knowledge in both the individual and group insurance markets.

Mark Damien

Principal, Eureka Informatics

Mark is an expert in transforming complex data sets into sensible guidance, using technology and advanced analytics.

Ritu Malhotra PharmD

SVP, Pharmacy Benefits Consulting at Pharmaceutical Strategies Group LLC

Dr. Malhotra has extensive expertise in pharmacy benefit design, cost savings strategies, clinical management strategies, pharmacy benefit vendor selection/negotiation and understanding market trends. She provides support for private and public plan sponsors nationally.

Diallo Powell

Advisor & Entrepreneur

Diallo focuses his 15+ years of experience in health insurance, business development, management consulting and enterprise technology on the successful strategic positioning and go-to-market tactics of Zipari. Diallo has had leadership and executive roles in the development of four health insurance companies since 2009. He began his career with Cap Gemini Ernst & Young in their Advanced Development Center (ADC) and in Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations practice working with Fortune 500 Finance and Healthcare Payer organizations.

Amy Radin

Advisor & Consultant, Daily Innovator LLC

Amy partners with Growth Seekers to build and transform business, bringing an unexpected combination of insight, reinvention and pragmatism to realize the opportunities that change creates. She links marketing, big data, client experience and digital technologies for impact.

Rick Koven

President, Koven Consulting & Coaching

30+ years of successful experience launching and re-engineering health plans, insurance firms and product lines, developing new market segments, increasing premiums/membership, and building efficient, financially and operationally sound insurance and TPA operations.

Chris Valerian

Christopher Valerian, DO, MMM, Chief Medical Officer at QualCare Inc.

Dr Valerian is currently the Chief Medical Officer of QualCare Alliance Networks, Inc. (QANI). He is a successful entrepreneur and owner of M & E Management, LLC, a healthcare consulting firm that is engaged in several areas of the industry including care management, hospital turnarounds, strategic advising around product development, healthcare reform, operational excellence and quality. He is a change agent and champion of quality, improved clinical outcomes and integrated care management.

Kelley Amadei

Founder at SparkShift

With emphasis on Company Transitions, Executive Coaching and Team Development, Kelley has spent the last 15+ years as a trusted advisor to Executive teams, Sales teams, Marketing teams, and HR teams as they navigate today’s challenges successfully. She has developed a reputation as a practical, insightful, and authentic thought leader and coach. Her past and current clients include Fortune 500’s, non-profits and everything in between.

John Golob

CEO & Co-founder, Lanetix

John is a six-time start-up sales and marketing CRM leader, who was a partner with Scopus Technology. After the acquisition of Scopus by Siebel Systems, John went on to Octane Software (sold to E.piphany), Digital Impact (sold to Acxiom), Good Technology (sold to Motorola), SpikeSource (sold to Black Duck Software), and Xobni (sold to Yahoo!).

Bill Friedman

Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at VistaBPO

Leader of new business development initiatives that drive sales, profitability and sustained growth. Strong, versatile leader and motivational speaker with broad experience in all operational aspects of health plan management