Leadership

Executive Leadership

Owen Tripp

Co-Founder & CEO

As co-founder and CEO of Grand Rounds, Owen believes that patients will achieve better healthcare outcomes through the intersection of technology, medical expertise, and extraordinary patient care. Prior to Grand Rounds, Owen co-founded Reputation.com and grew the company into the worldwide leader in online reputation and privacy management; he also held leadership positions at eBay and Accenture (Health and Life Sciences Practice). Owen received a BA with honors from Trinity College and received an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He was recently named a Global Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.

Lawrence “Rusty” Hofmann, MD

Co-Founder

Dr. Hofmann co-founded Grand Rounds with the goal of ensuring that access to state-of-the-art care is available to everyone, not just the rich and privileged. He is Chief of Interventional Radiology at Stanford Hospital and a Professor of Radiology at the Stanford School of Medicine. A nationally recognized deep venous thrombosis (DVT) expert, Dr. Hofmann has published over 100 articles on acute and chronic DVT, peripheral arterial disease, and interventional oncology. Dr. Hofmann has a BS in Engineering & Biology from University of Illinois and an MD from Ohio State University College of Medicine, and he did his residency at Johns Hopkins where he was Chief Resident.

Mike Christie

Senior VP, Group Health Sales

Mike Christie is responsible for developing and executing Grand Rounds’ market development with employers, leading a national team of group health sales directors. Prior to Grand Rounds, Mike spent 20 years serving large national and global employers at Aon Hewitt in a variety of employee benefits consulting, sales, and sales leadership roles. Most recently, Mike led the sales effort to launch and grow Aon Hewitt’s retiree and active health exchange businesses. He was a member of Aon’s global health council and several other senior leadership groups. Mike holds aBA in Journalism and Philosophy from Marquette University.

Souvik Das

Senior VP, Engineering

Souvik is responsible for overseeing all aspects of engineering and technology innovation at Grand Rounds. Souvik is an accomplished leader and innovator with more than 20 years of technology industry experience. He has built multiple successful products and has deep expertise in product development and engineering. Before Grand Rounds, Souvik served as the CTO and Managing Vice President of Capital One Auto Finance where he transformed the existing product suite into a modern, open source, cloud-based set of products. Before Capital One, Souvik spent ten years at PayPal in various senior engineering leadership positions. Prior to PayPal, Souvik held engineering positions at Netscape and America Online.
Souvik has an MS in Computer Science from University of Georgia and a BTech in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in India.

Liz Gerstung

VP, Marketing

With the belief that extraordinary care can be made accessible to everyone everywhere, Liz is inspired by helping digital health companies craft their story, and by building the teams and tools to ensure its utmost reach. At Grand Rounds, Liz and her team help build the company’s brand, buzz, value and values. Prior executive roles span health tech companies of all shapes and sizes — including at Evolent Health, a leading force in the shift from volume-based to value-based health care — with marketing challenges just as diverse. Liz holds a BS in Psychology from the University of Montana, her home state, and an MBA from the University of Washington Foster School of Business.

Peter Navin

Senior VP, Employee Experience

Peter is a proven strategic executive with deep experience in high-growth, rapidly changing global organizations. As our SVP of Employee Experience, Peter leads the team focusing on organizational and leadership development; identifying and retaining the company’s top-tier talent; and creating a culture and environment where teams can deliver the best service to our members. Most recently, Peter was the CHRO at DocuSign responsible for scaling the human resources, employment branding, internal communications, real estate and workplace services, and philanthropy teams as the company expanded globally. Prior to DocuSign, Peter spent six years at Shutterfly, serving as its SVP of Human Resources. There, he was instrumental in architecting Shutterfly’s award-winning, high performance culture. He’s held additional executive roles at Electronic Arts, ChemConnect, Brown Brothers Harriman and First Physician Care. Peter holds a bachelor’s degree from The Catholic University of America.

Evan Richardson

Senior VP, Corporate Development

Evan oversees Corporate Development and Medical Networks at Grand Rounds, and has managed nearly all aspects of the enterprise at different times as scaling needs have evolved. Key roles include SVP Product & Data Science, SVP Care Delivery Platform, and SVP Finance. Prior to Grand Rounds, Evan was Head of Enterprise Products at Castlight Health, a pioneer in health care pricing transparency. Prior to Castlight, Evan held executive roles with Harvard Business School, investment firms Founder Collective and Berkshire Partners, and consultancy Bain & Company. Evan holds a BA in Computer Science from Dartmouth and an MBA from Harvard.

Danielle Snow

Senior VP, Patient Care

Danielle is responsible for overseeing all aspects of patient services at Grand Rounds. Prior to Grand Rounds, Danielle held leadership roles at Reputation.com and VUDU (a Wal-mart company) where she was responsible for growing and scaling teams & services to support rapid-growth. She started her technology career at TiVo gaining experience in UX, Engineering, IT and Operations. Danielle has a BA and MA in Communication from the University of Maine, as well as an MBA.

Nupur Srivastava

VP, Product

Nupur is responsible for product and product design at Grand Rounds. She and her team are responsible for the roadmap and feature definition for Grand Rounds’ full suite of products and services. Prior to Grand Rounds, Nupur was Head of Product for AliveCor, a leader in FDA-cleared ECG technology for mobile devices. Before AliveCor she held product positions in Cisco’s telemedicine group as well as DRev, a product development company focused on affordable health technologies.
Nupur earned her MBA from Stanford, where she gained deep experience in design thinking from the Stanford Institute of Design. She also has an Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

David Thompson

General Counsel, VP Strategy & Chief Privacy Officer

David is responsible for all things related to security, privacy, and public policy at Grand Rounds. David is the former General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer of Reputation.com, and also served as a transactional and privacy attorney at the Los Angeles firm Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. He has spoken nationally on Internet and consumer privacy in forums such as the CBS Early Show, ABA’s 2012 National Conference on Technology, and Booz Allen’s Identity Technology conference. He graduated cum laude from Yale University and Stanford Law School, and clerked for the Hons. Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit as well as Justice Scalia of the Supreme Court.

Clinical Leadership

Gus Crothers, MD

Medical Director of Clinical Personnel

Dr. Crothers joined Grand Rounds after completing his Medical School (MD) and Family Medicine residency training at Tufts University School of Medicine and Cambridge Health Alliance in Boston, MA. While in his residency, Dr. Crothers designed an area of concentration for his training that focused on primary care leadership and innovation. In this work, he participated in local and regional primary care improvement and research initiatives, culminating in a research fellowship at the Robert Graham Center of the American Academy of Family Physicians, where he studied participation rates of primary care physicians in addiction medicine. In addition to his passion for broad-spectrum primary care, Dr. Crothers has a special interest in substance-use-disorders and maintains an active primary care and addiction medicine practice. Dr. Crothers also serves on the board of Maine College of Health Professions.

Sohini Stone, MD/MBA

Medical Director of Quality and Continuous Improvement

Dr. Stone brings extensive experience in process improvement, quality assurance, and care delivery to Grand Rounds. In addition to providing care for our pediatric patients, she collaborates across Grand Rounds teams to support quality and continuous improvement of the care delivered by Grand Rounds to each patient and external partner. Dr. Stone attended Boston University where she received her medical degree (MD) along with her Master of Business Administration (MBA). She completed Pediatric residency at Dartmouth and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine training at Stanford, all the while continuing to build her expertise in process and quality improvement methodologies. In addition to her role at Grand Rounds, Dr. Stone also continues to work as an attending Neonatologist at Kaiser, helping care for their smallest patients, babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.