Serge started CareSpeak in 2006 guided with the belief that the mobile phone, the most personal accessory, will play an increasingly important role in managing one's health. Prior to starting CareSpeak, Serge was the President of Songbird Hearing, the manufacturer and marketer of the first disposable over-the-counter hearing aid. Before that he headed up strategic business development at cdnow.com which was acquired by Bertelsmann AG.
Before that Serge held numerous domestic and international brand marketing and sales positions at Johnson & Johnson health care and medical device divisions, and Pepsi Cola International. Serge received his MBA from New York University's Stern Business School and his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Belgrade, in the former Yugoslavia.
Kreso is responsible for all of CareSpeak’s software architecture, development and technology management. He is an instrumental part of CareSpeak’s technology evolution from the early days to today. Prior to joining CareSpeak full time Kreso spent his career as a software developer and computer security engineer with Diverto and Croatian Academic and Research Network (CARNet).
Kreso graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing at University of Zagreb, Croatia with a BA in Computer Science.
Chris has over 17 years experience in executive management, marketing, and sales with varied consumer health, and medical device companies. Chris spent the last 7 years as President and CEO of Songbird Hearing, Inc. after recapitalizing the company. He re-positioned Songbird from a professional to consumer products company, and successfully launched several innovative hearing devices sold directly to consumers and through drug stores. Prior to Songbird, Chris led several consumer and professional businesses for Johnson & Johnson’s Personal Products Company. Chris began his career at what is now JP Morgan Chase where he held positions in branch management, marketing, sales, and customer service.
Chris is currently consulting with medical device and consumer health companies. He holds an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business, and an undergraduate degree from Purdue University.
Nicole brings twenty years of experience that integrate clinical practice, technology innovation, and business development. She most recently served at the Vice President for Clinical Systems Innovation at the West Wireless Health Institute. Prior to this, she was at Medtronic Incorporated in Corporate Development where she helped execute domestic and international strategic investments, acquisitions, and divestitures across its six business units. Nicole practiced clinically for ten years as a pediatric nurse practitioner with a focus on cardiac electrophysiology and adult congenital heart disease, and she has developed multidisciplinary care coordination programs at both local and regional levels. She spent her early career in biotechnology at Hybritech (acquired by Eli Lilly, Co.), Amylin Pharmaceuticals, and The Scripps Research Institute.
Nicole has co-authored several peer reviewed publications, and presented her research at national and international conferences. She has been an invited speaker in cardiology, electrophysiology, pediatric primary care, healthcare innovation and mobile health. Nicole has a BS in Biochemistry & Cell Biology from University of California, San Diego, MSN from the Yale School of Nursing, and MBA from the Yale School of Management.
Brad is a Founding Partner of Blueprint Health a healthcare focused accelerator, co-working space, and educational community. Prior to founding Blueprint Health, he founded and wrote the software for ShapeUp, a provider of evidence-based health interventions using social networking, gaming, and incentives to employers and health plans. Brad has served as a senior analyst at the Brown University Investment Office and worked at Decisions Resources and Goldman Sachs.
Brad earned his MD from the Brown University Medical School and a B.A. in business economics from Brown University. He has passed all three levels of the CFA exam. He lives in New York where he trains for road races and triathlons, when he is not writing code and talking to entrepreneurs.