Werner Geissler has extensive global operational and industry experience in the consumer sector, spanning over three decades at Procter & Gamble (“P&G”). From 2007 until his retirement in 2015, he was Vice Chairman of Global Operations for the company where he was responsible for all country and manufacturing operations globally. Prior to this, he was Group President of Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, managing all businesses in the region. Werner is a graduate from the University of Cologne, Germany and has lived and worked in numerous countries, including the US, Germany, Japan, Turkey, Holland and Switzerland. Werner is member of the Board of Directors of The Goodyear Tire Company, Philip Morris International, and IMD. He is an Operating Partner at Advent International, a leading PE Firm, and an active investor in several start-ups including Health Vector.
Maria Zhorina is passionate about patient engagement and improving healthcare quality. She holds a PhD in Healthcare Services Management from Ohio State University, a Masters degree in Bioethics from Case Western Reserve University and a Masters degree in Philosophy from University of Virginia. Maria brings the experience in healthcare from two major Boston hospitals, where she was involved in safety, quality improvement and patient outcome measurement initiatives. She is a champion for integrating patient input in the personal health record and a proponent for data-driven preventative medicine.
VP Innovation & Strategy
Dan Mirica has extensive business and technology experience from hi-tech and life sciences industries. He has worked for Teradyne (GenRad) from 1998 until 2002 leading global SAP business systems implementations, followed by 15 years in the life sciences industry with Lonza in various senior leadership roles in IT and Supply Chain. Dan has been part of two successful hi-tech start-ups in Europe and US. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Engineering from University of Miami, FL and has completed three executive management programs in Leadership & Management and in Technology, Operations and Value Chain Management at MIT Sloan and Delivering Information Services at Harvard Business School. Dan is passionate about improving diagnostic variability through patient activation and by strenghtning the doctor-patient partnership.