We believe in connecting healthcare data to eliminate the silos of healthcare information that hold back innovative medical research and improved patient care. We help data owners manage the privacy, security, compliance, and trust required to enable safe data sharing.
Datavant's vision is backed by Roivant Sciences and combines technical leadership and healthcare expertise. Datavant is located in the heart of San Francisco's Financial District.
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Prior to Datavant, he was co-founder and CEO of LiveRamp, a marketing technology company that eliminates data siloes for the world's largest marketers. LiveRamp was acquired in 2014 by Acxiom (NASDAQ:ACXM) for $310 million. Mr. May graduated with degrees in economics and mathematics from Harvard College, where he received Phi Beta Kappa and Magna cum Laude honors. He was listed on Forbes Magazines' "30 Under 30 List" and AdAge's "40 Under 40" list.
Before Datavant, Aneesh was a data science lead at Lyft, where he built dispatch, fraud, and pricing algorithms. Previously, he was a software engineer at Microsoft. Aneesh received a Bachelors degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard, and a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Washington.
Aden has been working on cutting-edge technology and privacy issues for over twenty years. Before joining Datavant, Aden was the General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for Everalbum, a computer vision and AI company. Prior to that, he was the General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for Edmodo, the world's largest social network for schools. Aden graduated from Harvard Law School, cum laude, and received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University, where he was Phi Beta Kappa.
Prior to Datavant, Su held a variety of roles at Invitae, a genetic testing company, from leading market access to growing the client services function. Beyond diagnostics, she has also supported commercialization and market access strategy for new biopharma and medical device products at IMS Consulting Group and Abbott Vascular. Su received degrees in Finance and Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and holds an MBA and MS in Education from Stanford University.
Bob moved to Datavant from Roivant Sciences where he was Head of Business Operations. Before moving into healthcare, Bob worked at D. E. Shaw & Co. in New York and practiced law at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Bob graduated with a J.D. and M.B.A. from Yale Law School and Yale School of Management in 2013, and holds a B.A.S.H in Symbolic Systems and English Literature from Stanford University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
Prior to Datavant, Holly led business operations at Elementum, a SaaS platform for supply chain management. Previously, she supported the commercialization of dozens of medical innovations across pharma, biotech, devices, and tech-enabled medical services. Holly received a degree in History of Science from Harvard and holds a MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Before joining Datavant, Nick was the Chief Financial Officer of Building Robotics (DBA Comfy), which was sold to Siemens in 2018. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer at Funding Circle U.S. and at Nexxo Financial. He has also held senior finance positions at PayPal and Providian. Nick received three degrees from Stanford University, a BS in Mathematical and Computational Sciences, an MS in Engineering Economic Systems, and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business.
Shahir was a co-Founder of Universal Patient Key (UPK) – now a part of Datavant. He has been an operator or early investor in multiple healthcare technology-enabled startups and companies including Aileron Solutions, Social Safeguard, TGaS, Decision Resources Group (DRG), and Thomson Reuters Scientific & Healthcare. Shahir has an MS in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins and an MBA from Wharton.
Prior to joining Datavant, Vera was an Engagement Manager for McKinsey & Company in the Pharmaceutical & Medical Products and Private Equity practices where she supported clients on growth strategy, business development, and M&A due diligence efforts. Vera is a scientist by training, and holds a BA in Biochemistry and a PhD in Molecular Biology.
Dan Scudder is GM of Data Ecosystem at Datavant. Previously, Dan was co-founder and CEO at Highland Math (acquired by Datavant in August 2020). Dan also spent many years at LiveRamp, with his last role being GM of Data. In his free time, Dan enjoys space travel and deep-sea diving.
Jonah joined Datavant from Highland Math, where he was co-founder and Chief Data Scientist, leading data analytics and data monetization. Jonah holds a Masters in Math from the University of Cambridge, where he studied as a UK Fulbright Scholar, and a PhD in Math from Brown University. Outside of work, Jonah enjoys playing tennis and taking family walks.
Jason has over 15 years of experience in health information, market research, and commercial benchmarking, and has held executive leadership roles at Decision Resources Group, MedPanel, and UPK. Jason has designed and launched successful new products at every stage of his career. Jason has an AB in Molecular Biology from Princeton and a PhD in Virology from Harvard.
Jasmin was co-founder and Chief Data Officer of Health Data Link - now a part of Datavant. She has over 20 years leading user-centered design solutions and enterprise architecture across multiple industries including within health IT for federal, state, and local governments. Most recently, Jasmin was Executive Director for a public-private medical informatics organization that served as the central data hub for research and public health reporting. She has a B.A. in Psychology with a Cognitive Science concentration from Oberlin College.
Claire joins Datavant with experience rooted in clinical trials, patient safety organizations, and quality improvement, creating impactful and meaningful partnerships. She served as a Fulbright Student Scholar in the Sultanate of Oman researching the role of hospital information technology. Claire has a double BA in Political Science and Public Health from UC Berkeley and an MPH from Dartmouth.
Mark leads Datavant's Product team where he strives to deliver best-in-class products that enable clients to de-identify, discover and connect healthcare datasets. Prior to Datavant, he designed and launched enterprise data products that provided insights on the performance of millions of mobile apps. Mark received a BSE in Operations Research & Financial Engineering from Princeton University with a certificate in Computer Science. Outside of work Mark can be found on the tennis court, running the hills of San Francisco, or relaxing with his cat, King Solomon.
Dongting joins from Rescale, a multi-cloud high performance computing platform, where he led the security and compliance team. Prior to that, he completed his PhD in security from Cambridge University with a focus in network security. Outside of work, he tries to listen to a lot of classical music performances and recordings.
Lucienne has spent most of her career enthusiastically breaking software in an effort to make it better and easier for humans to use. Prior to joining Datavant, she led QA teams at Sano Intelligence, Expedia and CVS Caremark. Her experiences working in the healthcare space, especially at Sano, instilled a passion for working toward a goal that benefits many rather than few. Born in Belgium to British parents and raised in Michigan, Lucienne's accent has picked up little bits from all the places she has lived in the US and abroad, but San Francisco is truly home.
Prior to joining Datavant, Sarah led business operations and strategic finance at Remedy Partners, a healthcare startup enabling providers and payers to transition to value-based payments. She graduated from Williams College with a B.A. in Economics and Geoscience. Outside of work, you can find Sarah hiking, running, or planning her next trip to a cold and remote place.
Jake was CEO of Health Data Link - now a part of Datavant. He has been involved in the health sector for over fifteen years and began his healthcare career as a hospital executive at University of Chicago Medical Center. He has led strategy, corporate business development, sales, and go-to-market activities for companies in the Electronic Medical Record, Population Health, and Telemedicine sectors, both within and outside the United States. Jake has a MPP in Health Policy and an MBA, both from the University of Chicago.
Varun leads Life Science Solutions at Datavant. He is passionate about transforming healthcare and joins Datavant after an extensive stint at McKinsey & Company where he advised leading biopharma organizations on data-enabled transformations and led the creation of a number of analytical tools and assets. Varun received an integrated Bachelor's & Master's in Engineering Design from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. Varun enjoys exploring the outdoors, playing tennis, cooking and watching any sport he can find.
Serena is a member of the Product team. Before joining, she worked to build tools to support an internal care team and earned her B.S. in Math and Computer Science from Berkeley. She likes listening to audiobooks and climbing.
Prior to Datavant, Alvin launched digital medicines for cancer patients taking chemotherapy to enhance the patient experience and deliver curative therapy. His products combined patient/provider software, pharmaceuticals, ingestible sensors, and wearable medical devices. Processing large amounts of data both as a user and producer of healthcare technology, he witnessed the fragmentation of health data ecosystem first-hand, and is excited to create products that connect the world's health data. Alvin received a BA from Harvard College in Biomedical Engineering and Biochemistry and an MD from Harvard Medical School. Outside of work, Alvin spends his time perfecting his sourdough loaves, tasting (and hopefully one day making) wine and beer, listening to old LP records, cooking, gardening, hiking, and picking up new hobbies to add to the previous array.
Hiliary Critchley joins Datavant with 15 years of experience developing partnerships with health plans and systems in IT, enterprise SaaS and digital health. She is a frequent guest speaker on health and wellness data, software, and innovation. Hiliary received her B.A. from Dartmouth College and holds certifications in Business Analysis, Strategic Decision & Risk Management from Stanford University. In her free time, Hiliary loves to explore the bay area through hiking, wine tasting and live music.
Prior to joining the Datavant engineering team, David received an A.B. in Chemical and Physical Biology with a secondary in Computer Science from Harvard College. As an undergraduate he conducted research on cellular processes implicated in disease. Outside of work he can be found baking flaky pastry and throwing pottery.
Victor is a member of the Engineering Team. When he’s not organizing the world’s health data, Victor enjoys watching 30 Rock, playing badminton, and reminding friends that there’s always room for dessert. Victor did his undergrad at Cornell, where he studied math.
Alex is a member of the engineering team at Datavant. Prior to joining, he has had internships at a neuroscience lab, CERN, and the movie company Legendary. Alex received degrees in Physics and Mathematics from Northeastern University, and holds an MS in Intelligent Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University. In his spare time, Alex likes cooking, hiking, rock climbing, and traveling.
Anjali joined Datavant’s engineering team after graduating from UC Berkeley with a B.S. in EECS and a B.A. in Classical Civilizations. Her educational background has primarily made her uniquely qualified to share the fun fact that the invention of the computer was based on Aristotelian principles of logic, but in her defense, it’s a very fun fact.
James is a senior software engineer with a history of growing successful new ventures. He was an early contributor to the London-multi-asset-exchange (LMAX); where he wrote the original trade matching engine. Since moving to the US in 2010 James has contributed to the success of both Google and LiveRamp. He holds a first-class masters degree in mathematics from the University of Cambridge, St Catharine’s College.
Before Datavant, Karthik was an engineer at Twilio, where he built data pipelines and billing systems. Karthik holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from The Ohio State University. When he's not trying hard to make computers understand what he's trying to communicate, he's busy tending to his plants, baking pastries that are hard to master, cooking, hiking, volunteering, and always planning for his next trip.
Dan is a member of Datavant’s engineering team. He enjoys hiking, sailing, reading, and participating in various aspects of the Bay Area’s unique culture. With whatever time is left over he likes building software systems drawing from his experience in a diverse field of industries including telecommunications, video codec research, embedded media products, and healthcare.
Ryan is a member of the engineering team at Datavant. Prior to joining, he worked to build scalable calculation pipelines and a platform for improving cancer patient outcomes. He earned his B.S. in Computer Science and Molecular & Cell Biology from UC Berkeley. Outside of work, he can be found playing board games, brewing coffee, or exploring the great outdoors.
Leon is a member of the engineering team at Datavant. Prior to joining, he worked to develop optical transceivers and test infrastructure around these modules. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles. On the weekends, Leon enjoys playing basketball, trying new recipes, and playing board games.
Matt joined Datavant as a software engineer with 10 years of experience designing and building products and technology for high growth startups. Matt's training is originally in Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience; he is particularly interested in artificial intelligence and distributed systems and how we can use both to build a better healthcare system. Matt is an avid climber, alpinist, and traveller.
Prior to starting at Datavant, Chris started a company with fellow Datavanters Ben and Porter. Before that, he led the Infrastructure team at LiveRamp. Outside of work, you can probably find him with a soldering iron or fiddling with a 3D printer.
Functional programming enthusiast and former Quidditch World Champion, Porter worked at LiveRamp for 7 years helping to solve big data problems at scale. He spent a year as a startup cofounder working on a cloud scripting service called CloudWright before joining Datavant's team as an engineer. When he's not coding, he can be found playing board games or playing Dungeons and Dragons.
Before Datavant, Ben co-founded a low-code infrastructure startup, CloudWright, and before that, was an engineer at LiveRamp for eight years, helping LiveRamp scale its data infrastructure from 50 to 3,000 servers, and then migrate that infrastructure into the cloud. Outside of work, Ben's spare time certainly goes somewhere, but he honestly doesn't have many exciting hobbies to show for it.
Nolan is a software engineer at Datavant, with a background in computer science from UC Berkeley. Previously, he's worked as an EMT providing emergency transport between healthcare facilities and has also been involved in population-scale epidemiology research. He's passionate about increasing healthcare accessibility for underserved populations. In his free time, he's attempting to increase his guitar repertoire (currently only 3 songs), read more philosophy, and learn to cook dishes from his childhood.
Ellen joins the Datavant team after studying computer science at the University of British Columbia. Previously, she interned at Datavant! In her spare time, she likes to read, visit museums, and eat.
Before Datavant, Aaron worked as an infrastructure operations engineer at LiveRamp for nine years. Helped engineering teams to migrate petabytes from a physical datacenter to a cloud. Then, empowered those teams to run their own infrastructure in the cloud.
Walter is a member of the engineering team at Datavant. Before joining, Walter received his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science with a secondary field in History from Harvard College. During college, he interned at an immigration technology startup and studied abroad in Kanazawa, Japan. He enjoys writing, language learning, and running in the beautiful outdoors.
Matt joins Datavant as a software engineer after completing a degree B.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from UC Berkeley. Previously he interned at Datavant. At Berkeley he was very involved with undergraduate computer science education serving as a tutor, TA, and instructor. His interests outside of work include skateboarding, snowboarding, photography, cooking and eating.
Fauna joined Datavant after they graduated from Cornell University where they received a BS in Human Behavior and Information Science. Outside of work, Fauna is fascinated by the social institutions and norms that shape our world, and by the behavior of the animals that inhabit their backyard.
Prior to joining Datavant, Joyce served as a consultant to biopharma and medical device manufacturers for 4 years at Decision Resources Group, with a focus on market access strategy. She received her B.S. in Biology and B.A. in Economics from Villanova University. In her spare time, Joyce enjoys hiking, watching documentaries, and curating the Instagram account for her cat Noe.
Prior to Datavant, Joyce served as a healthcare and life sciences management consultant for 3 years, providing strategic insights and analysis for MedTech, biopharma, and PE clients. Previously, she supported immunology research efforts at the Yale School of Medicine and the Koch Institute at MIT, where she co-authored a book chapter on the potential of nanomedicine to reshape treatment of multiple sclerosis. She graduated with a B.A. in Neuroscience and WGSS from Dartmouth College.
Bobby is Head of Special Projects at Datavant. Prior to joining Datavant, Bobby worked in Business Operations at Bolt and led Technical Partnerships at LiveRamp. Bobby received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and an AB in Economics from Harvard, where he also received a Secondary in Statistics.
Cody joins Datavant to work on Data Partnerships. Prior to joining Datavant, he led partnerships at Highland Math as the Director of Business Development. Cody holds an undergraduate degree from Northeastern University studying Business Administration.
Ricky Mann joins Datavant with experience in customer engagement, business development and implementations across the healthcare ecosystem. Ricky has led and been a part of scaling multiple technology-enabled startups and companies including Syapse, Palantir and The Advisory Board Company. Ricky has a BA in Integrative Biology from UC Berkeley and a MPA in Health Policy and Management from New York University.
Chris joins Datavant with 12 years of client engagement and implementation experience in healthcare IT businesses. Most recently, Chris worked at Shyft Analytics (a Medidata Company) focused on commercial pharma data management & analytics. Prior to SHYFT, Chris led an implementation team at McKesson's Connected Care & Analytics business (now Change Healthcare) enabling health system & provider networks to exchange clinical data. Chris graduated in 2008 from Quinnipiac University with a B.S. in Health Sciences and is currently enrolled in Northeastern's MBA program in Healthcare & Entrepreneurship.
Justin Rapp joins Datavant after spending more than 5 years at App Annie where he was responsible for scaling the global Customer Success, Value Consulting, and Customer Support departments before serving as Chief of Staff to the CEO. Justin is a proud graduate of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology holding degrees from both The Wharton School and School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania.
Alejandro has 10 years’ experience in business development finance, marketing, and fundraising in the life sciences. Alejandro has been an operator and business development lead in multiple healthcare technology-enabled startups and companies including PainQx, Life Science Nation and Abpro Labs. Alejandro has an MS in Finance from Bentley University, and degree in Economics and Finance at Bentley University.
Before joining Datavant, Devin worked in business development at Syapse, where he led go-to-market strategy for life sciences products and real world data offerings. Devin received a BA in Neuroscience from Pomona College.
Michael Capuzzi joins Datavant with 20+ years of experience in customer engagement, business development and sales management across the healthcare ecosystem. He has worked with established companies as well as startups with a focus on Commercial Pharma. Michael came to Datavant from Veeva Systems, where he spent 4+ years marketing data and technology products to both large Pharma companies and emerging biotechs. Michael has a BBA in Accounting from Loyola University of Maryland.
Carissa moved to Datavant from Myovant Sciences where she held roles across Operations, Marketing and Alliance Management. Previously, she worked on the Business Operations team at Roivant Sciences and held various roles at Goldman Sachs in New York. Carissa has a B.A. in Mathematics and a B.S in Management from Binghamton University, where she graduated summa cum laude. Outside of work, Carissa enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time outdoors.
Oliver Peloso joined Datavant from Medidata Solutions where he built partnerships with Pharmaceutical and Biotech organizations to support their clinical technology operations. He spent the 3.5 years prior to Datavant in business development and sales, working with established and emerging life science sponsors. He received his B.S. from the University of Delaware. Outside of work, he can be found skiing, SCUBA diving or golfing.
Prior to joining Datavant, Ed spent four years leading client implementations at Castlight Health. He received a B.A. in History from Boston College. Outside of work, Ed enjoys playing soccer, following Bay Area sports teams, and eating cheeseburgers.
Prior to joining Datavant, Salma was the Lead Solutions Architect for platform and TV partners at LiveRamp. Before entering the data connectivity space, Salma worked in technology at Levi Strauss & Co. and as an e-commerce consultant for major retailers. She received an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a BA in Economics from UC Berkeley with a minor in City & Regional Planning. Outside of work, Salma enjoys creating tactile art, perusing local bookstores, and seasonal outdoor activities.
Tom works on the Implementations Team. Prior to joining Datavant, he worked at Microsoft as a part of their startup accelerator, helping developers architect their infrastructure to accommodate new or growing applications. Before that, he received his B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In his spare time, he likes to explore the city, run, rock climb, play video and board games very competitively, and read books.
Prior to Datavant, Larine worked in client implementations at Uber Health and in people operations at Tia, a women's healthcare startup. She received a B.S. in Global Health and International Affairs from Georgetown University. Outside of work she enjoys traveling, picnics with friends, and board games.
Prior to joining Datavant, Christine worked in Product for Triage Consulting Group, leading the SQL development of Triage's internal applications. She received her B.A. from Claremont Mckenna College. In her free time, Christine can be found skiing or playing soccer, trying to replicate whatever she saw on The Great British Baking Show, and playing with her dogs.
Eric is the Security Analyst and IT Administrator at Datavant. Prior to Datavant, Eric has served a variety of roles, ranging from Marketing Design to Data Center Operations. He received his B.S. from UC Davis in Design and Psychology, with a biology emphasis. Outside of work, Eric is often taking photographs, traveling, or building something in his shop.
Prior to joining Datavant, Leor worked with children with behavioral, socio-emotional, and academic challenges. A passion for understanding the ways in which language creates our reality led Leor to pursue a B.A. in Communication Studies from San Francisco State University. Outside of work, you can find Leor enjoying games such as basketball, Magic the Gathering, and Settlers of Catan.
Allen joins Datavant as the team's first in-house accounting hire and leverages his experience from accounting to audit to overall business operations. Prior to Datavant, he has managed many teams and held various roles including Controller, Sr. Director of Revenue, and International Accounting Operations Director across companies such as Copper CRM Inc, WideOrbit Inc, Gracenote Inc, and PriceWaterHouse Coopers LLP. He obtained his B.S. degree in Business Administration with an option in Accounting. Outside of work he enjoys practicing his musical skills, golfing, and cutting hair.
Prior to Datavant, I worked for the Accounting Department at WideOrbit managing their Revenue Operations. I also worked at SignalDemand as the Accounting Coordinator. I received my B.S. degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from San Francisco State University. Outside of work, I enjoy reading, baking, and spending time with family and friends.
Prior to Datavant, Quinn was an analyst at Roivant Sciences covering business development in Greater China. He focused on identifying and evaluating promising drug candidates within the therapeutic areas of oncology, nephrology, and infectious disease for acquisition and clinical development. Quinn holds a B.S. in Chemical-Biological Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Most recently, Annie worked on the People Programs Team at Stripe. Previously, Annie supported expert witnesses across antitrust, false advertising, and intellectual property litigation cases at Analysis Group, an economic, financial, and strategy consulting firm. Annie received a degree in Economics from Middlebury College and holds an MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. Outside of work, she enjoys attending dance classes, planning themed parties, and playing with her 18-pound poodle rescue.
Marlene is an Executive Assistant to the CEO and supports other members of our executive team. Prior to joining Datavant, Marlene worked at Wework and AppDynamics where she supported multiple executives and championed better team culture. She spends her free time cooking, spending time with friends and family and enjoys working on creative projects.