Our Mission:

To reduce the burden of disease

 

Our Origin Story

In every fable, every fairy tale, there’s always a proverbial “dragon” that the protagonist needs to overcome in order to emerge victorious.

But dragons in stories are often misunderstood – feared instead of revered. When the power of the dragon is harnessed, heroes are born, quests are triumphant, and the ending is always a happy one.

Given the importance, and difficulty of our mission, we named ourselves after the last living dragon – the Komodo Dragon – recognizing that it will take the power, wisdom, and just a touch of magic that only a dragon can provide, for us to successfully achieve our goals.

Our Values

Be Awesome

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Be present. Respect your peers. Help foster a community of trusted relationships with your co-workers. Be someone people want to be around. Be creative and resourceful. Be accountable. Have integrity. Be passionate about contributing. Stay positive. Be open, honest and humble.
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Seek Growth

Challenge yourself and your peers. Grow as a person. Crave learning and development opportunities. Support healthy, constructive debate that advances our thinking and planning, and drives us forward as an organization. Stay nimble.

Deliver “Wow”

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Always strive to exceed expectations, with your team, your customers and shareholders. Always work to deliver high quality through flawless execution. Build innovative solutions that create exceptional value. Focus on outcomes. Reward outperformance.
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Enjoy the Ride

Love being at work. Embrace change. Listen to and support your colleagues. Share. Learn from mistakes. Celebrate successes. It’s a marathon not a sprint, value the journey. Stay healthy physically and mentally.

Our Leadership Team

Dr. Arif Nathoo

Co-founder/CEO

Arif Nathoo, MD, is co-founder and CEO at Komodo Health. He oversees data sciences, engineering, and product development initiatives for the company. Arif has spent the past 15 years in healthcare and life sciences leadership roles.

Before Komodo Health, Arif was a leader in McKinsey’s healthcare practice where he was responsible for helping enterprise healthcare address issues in corporate strategy, finance, sales and marketing, and organization building. He co-led McKinsey’s medical affairs practice, which created analytic products and services to improve non-promotional engagement between industry and providers.

Arif has conducted research in novel instructional technologies and medical devices, with multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals. He graduated magna cum laude with highest honors from Harvard College with an AM in molecular and cellular biology, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and MPA in health policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.

Web Sun

Co-founder/President

Web Sun is co-founder and President at Komodo Health. He oversees operations, including business development, sales and marketing, and people.

Prior to founding Komodo Health, Web was a managing director at Zephyr Health, a leading life sciences data and insights solution provider, running all non-engineering functions. He spent nearly eight years as vice president at Campbell Alliance (now Syneos Health®) where he advised enterprise life sciences companies across corporate development, brand management and marketing, commercial effectiveness, and medical affairs initiatives.

Web also serves as an executive advisor to Reify Health, Heads Up Health™ and other healthcare/healthtech startups focused on big data, SaaS, healthcare IT (HIT), and predictive analytics to improve patient outcomes.

He holds an MBA in marketing & finance and international business from the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a triple major in molecular biology/biochemistry (MBB), biological sciences and psychology from Rutgers University.

Eileen Tobias

Chief Financial Officer

Eileen Tobias is the Chief Financial Officer at Komodo Health. She has 20+ years of experience in finance with a track record of financial discipline for fast-growing companies and has led global teams in enterprise SaaS, both at public and privately held companies. 

Prior to Komodo Health, Eileen served as Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis at Dropbox™. Before Dropbox, Eileen spent 12 years in finance leadership at NetSuite, and she also worked at Brocade Communication Systems, Inc., Hewlett-Packard®, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). She holds a BA in business administration from The University of Texas at Austin.

Laurent Bride

Chief Technology Officer

Laurent Bride is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Komodo Health. He leads engineering and product innovation, overseeing Komodo Health’s data platform and software portfolio. Laurent has 20+ years of experience building and scaling data platforms for hypergrowth technology companies.

Prior to Komodo Health, Laurent was CTO at Talend, where he built on his track record of success by taking the company public and driving next-generation data platform strategies. He has also held executive roles at multibillion-dollar software firms SAP® and SAP BusinessObjects, where he spearheaded expansions into new global markets, led high-performing teams of developers, and drove innovation for next-generation applications leveraging cloud and analytic technologies. Laurent brings expertise in business-to-business technology strategy, big data, cloud, and business intelligence.

Laurent holds a master’s degree from the École Internationale des Sciences du Traitement de l'Information (France).

Lauren Stahl

VP and Head of Sales

Lauren Stahl is Vice President and Head of Sales at Komodo Health. In this role, Stahl is responsible for Komodo’s unified strategy to grow the company’s impact across more than a dozen market segments. Stahl brings nearly 15 years of deep healthcare and data expertise, along with extensive financial and sales knowledge drawn from their career on Wall Street and leadership at several digital health companies.

Before joining Komodo, Stahl was Head of Customer Success at Datavant, and was previously the CEO and founder of Sparkite, a company focused on addiction and substance abuse aftercare treatment. Stahl holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and entrepreneurial leadership from Tufts University.

Kathleen Ragelis

Director, People Strategy & Operations

Kathleen Ragelis is the Director, People Strategy & Operations and the Co-Lead of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programming at Komodo Health. Kathleen is responsible for driving alignment between business goals and people strategy while overseeing a cross-functional team across people partners and operations, programs, total rewards, learning and development, and employee experience.

Kathleen has extensive experience supporting teams from 100 to 1,000+ employees across the US, Europe, and Asia as a strategic HR partner. Before joining Komodo, Kathleen worked at multiple high-growth startups and large world-class organizations, including Pivotal Software, nuTonomy, Accenture DayNine, and McKesson. She is passionate about building people-first HR practices and creating cultures of authenticity, empowerment, and engagement.

Kathleen received her BA and Master’s in Human Resources Management from The Ohio State University.

Dr. Aswin Chandrakantan

Chief Operating Officer/Chief Medical Officer

Aswin Chandrakantan, MD, is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer.

Prior to Komodo Health, he was a senior leader in Google’s Global Operations and Strategy — which was responsible for the implementation and support for Google’s 240+ ad products sustaining $110 billion in annual revenue. He also brings in-depth healthcare and analytics experience from his role as an engagement manager at McKinsey, where he was a founding member of their healthcare analytics service line supporting leading biopharma companies, payer reform in over a dozen states, and revenue cycle management at top IDNs. He also led strategic initiatives for polio eradication strategies for Nigeria.

Aswin earned his MD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers NJ Medical School) and a BS from The College of New Jersey.

Bill Evans

Chief Brand Officer

Bill Evans is the Chief Brand Officer (CBO) for Komodo Health. He is responsible for overseeing all corporate brand positioning, activations, and communications. He has 25+ years of marketing and communications experience in both the technology and healthcare industries.

Prior to joining Komodo Health, Bill was the CMO for IBM’s Watson Health division. At IBM, he introduced and expanded their foray into healthcare while educating the market on the need and value of artificial intelligence and data-driven solutions to transform the industry.

Prior to joining IBM, Bill was the executive vice president and chief digital officer for Team Chemistry at WPP, leading the consolidated digital marketing business for Johnson & Johnson. He was responsible for driving strategic innovations, ensuring creative excellence, and leading the R&D of emerging technologies.

Bill earned his BFA in graphic design with a minor in jewelry design from the State University of New York at New Paltz.

Andii Lee

Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition

Andii Lee is the Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition at Komodo Health. Andii is responsible for growing and evolving Komodo’s global teams to meet our market and technology targets. She has spent her career most recently in scaling Series B start ups and beyond in Saas, Professional Services, and technology sectors. She is a talent acquisition leader that excels in leveraging people, practice, and technology to build companies.

Before joining the Komodo Health team, Andii scaled Procore’s organization from 50 to 1,500+ employees and drove domestic and global expansion efforts from 2014-2019. Most recently, she led the talent team at Onica Technologies, pivoting the team to meet strategic growth targets and an acquisition and merger with Rackspace Technology.

Mike Weiss

General Counsel and Head of Compliance

Mike Weiss is the General Counsel and Head of Compliance at Komodo Health, where he oversees the Legal and Compliance departments. Mike brings nearly 25 years of experience in support of a variety of legal, business and strategic-planning functions, including M&A, business integration and restructuring, compliance and risk management.

Prior to Komodo Health, Mike served as executive vice president and general counsel at Decision Resources Group (DRG), and helped lead DRG through its successful sale to Clarivate™. Before DRG, he was senior vice president, general counsel, and chief privacy & compliance officer at Symphony Health. During his tenure at Symphony, he served on the management team that led the company through its sale to PRA Health Sciences.

Mike received his JD from Emory University and a BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business.

Meghan Dierks

Chief Data Officer

Meghan M. Dierks, MD, FACS, is the Chief Data Officer at Komodo Health. In this role, Dr. Dierks oversees Komodo’s data strategy, including the new data acquisitions and data management practices that unlock value from Komodo’s Healthcare Map. She is responsible for ensuring the data integrity, integration, connectivity, and security that underlies all of the company’s technology offerings. 

Dr. Dierks has spent more than twenty years in healthcare informatics and data science, in both internal leadership and advisory roles across a range of organizations and as an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. She holds a BA in Biology from Brown University and an MD from the University of Texas Health, Houston. Dr. Dierks completed a residency in General Surgery, a post-doctoral research fellowship in Surgical Oncology and Molecular Genetics at Washington University supported by the National Cancer Institute, and a post-doctoral fellowship in Biomedical Informatics at Harvard and MIT, supported by the NIH’s National Library of Medicine. Dr. Dierks also was a Visiting Scholar at MIT.

Our Investors

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