Meet the Founders
Dao Dang is an experienced healthcare IT professional with over 10 years working in the healthcare industry. Before founding Curate Health, Dao was the Global Director of Healthcare Solutions for Perceptive Software, responsible for leading the global healthcare solutions team in defining new opportunities in healthcare technology and setting the strategic vision to best meet the industry’s needs.
Michael Hopkins is an experienced healthcare IT professional with over 6 years working in healthcare technology and life sciences marketing. Michael has worked for Cerner and Perceptive Software, and is currently a Manager for Client Services at Intouch Solutions, responsible for helping life science organizations implement mobile marketing strategies and products to engage consumer populations.
Chandra is a software developer with over 10 years of experience in product development. Before Curate Health, Chandra worked as Software Architect for Perceptive Software, where he was responsible for designing and developing Healthcare Interoperability Solutions. In the past, he has worked for Nokia, Samsung, Tata Elxsi, Laird Technologies and HealthEC. Chandra holds an M.Tech. degree from IIT Kharagpur and an M.S. degree from Manipal University.
Board of Advisors
Dr. Greg Ator is a medical professional and electrical engineer with over 10 years of practice and training in medical informatics. His work and dedication has recently earned Dr. Ator a spot on Becker’s Hospital Review 2014 list of 25 CMIOs to know. His focus and attention has been on the enablement and digitization of medicine. Dr. Ator currently serves as the Chief Medical Informatics Officer for the University of Kansas Hospitals, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Lewis and Clark Information Exchange, and is also a practicing Otolaryngologist.
Darren Knipp is an enterprise software executive with over 20 years of experience working on cutting edge innovations across multiple industries. His expertise spans technology development, sales, services, support, and business development. He is currently President and CEO of Balance Innovations. Prior to Balance Innovations, Darren held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Perceptive Software. Darren’s contributions while at Perceptive included technical, strategic, and operational leadership that have helped grow the company from $10M in revenue to over $300M