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.
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 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 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.
Dr. Eichstadt is the Vice President of Medical and the Medical Director of Grand Rounds. She oversees a diverse group of physicians who support rigorous quality data analytics, technology development, and exceptional patient experience. Dr. Eichstadt received her medical degree (MD) with a concentration in Biomedical Ethics from Stanford University and her BS in Biochemistry from the University of Nebraska. In addition to her work at Grand Rounds, she is also involved in international health, having volunteered in numerous countries. She also serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Little Children of the World Foundation, an organization that provides medical care and other services to underserved communities abroad.
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.
Evan oversees Finance, Corporate Development, and Medical Networks at Grand Rounds. 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 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 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 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.
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. 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 medical team operations to provide top quality care to patients. 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. In addition to her role at Grand Rounds, Dr. Stone also continues to work as an Attending Neonatologist at Kaiser Permanente.
Dr. Ulene attended Princeton University and received her medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons; she also earned a master’s degree at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health. She is a board-certified specialist in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health, completing her residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Ulene has extensive experience in medical writing and health education. She is the co-author of several consumer books on health, served as section editor of the educational patient page in the peer-reviewed journal, Preventive Medicine, and wrote a monthly column for the Los Angeles Times health section for over a decade.