Advisory Board Member: Jay Sanders

Jay H. Sanders, M.D., is the CEO of The Global Telemedicine Group, Professor of Medicine (Adjunct) at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a Founding Board Member and President Emeritus of the American Telemedicine Association. Known to many as the "Father of Telemedicine," he developed the first statewide telemedicine system; the first Correctional telemedicine program; the first tele-homecare technology, called "The Electronic House Call” and the first telemedicine kiosk. His consulting activities have included NASA, DOD, HHS, the FCC, State Governments, WHO and multiple academic institutions and Fortune 500 companies.

In 1994, he introduced telemedicine™s capability to the then Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), Dr. Steven C Joseph; that culminated in the initiation of the use of this technology within DOD. He was subsequently asked to serve as the sole civilian representative on the DOD Telemedicine Board of Directors with the Surgeons General of the Army, Navy and Air Force. During the Clinton Administration, he represented the USA to the G8 nations for telemedicine and was appointed by former HHS Secretary Leavitt to the Chronic Care Workgroup Committee. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, magna cum laude; a member of AOA; and did his residency training at the Massachusetts General Hospital, where he became Chief Medical Resident.

In 1970, he developed and started the first Division of General Medicine in the country at the University of Miami, where he was Professor of Medicine and Chief of Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Other academic appointments include being Professor of Medicine and Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia, where he was Director of the Telemedicine Institute; Visiting Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; and Visiting Professor at Yale University School of Medicine.

Tracy Killoren Chadwell

Advisory Board Member: Tracy Killoren Chadwell

Tracy is the Founding Partner of 1843 Capital, a venture capital fund focused on early stage technology companies. In 2019, Tracy was named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s list of “100 Powerful Women.” She is a leader and a sought after speaker within the community of women founders, innovators and entrepreneurs, including giving testimony before a U.S. Senate Committee.

She has been a speaker for the Nantucket Project, MIT and TEDx NYIT. Formerly, she was a Partner at Baker Capital, a $1B growth capital fund and a VP at Robertson Stephens.  She is a current Adviser to UBS Project Entrepreneur and a member of the SuperConnector Board for Aging 2.0.

Rich Colasante

Advisory Board Member: Rich Colasante

VP Sales/Marketing/Business Development Executive/ Med Device/Biotech / Microsoft Enterprise Healthcare & Lifescience

Passionate about growing organizations across both the marketing and sales divisions, Rich is a thought leader with broad and deep specialties in development, strategic vision, execution and direction of both early stage start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. He has led corporate staffs and has lent his expertise in advisory board positions. Most recently, he served as VP of Business Development at K2M (acquired by Stryker) and VP of Sales with Biomet (Zimmer Biomet).

Successful at finding creative solutions to issues on any level of his vast sales management experience, Rich is focused on providing expert input for all strategic negotiations - from organizational process to coaching to execution.