Chief Executive Officer
Ravi Kalla is a noted entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of SymphonyCare. Ravi believes in employing a rigorous process to every aspect of the company’s operations to bring predictability, transparency and cost savings to clients.
Ravi has founded several other successful healthcare technology companies including Symphony Corporation, Symphony Data (acquired by Apollo Health Street), HighFiveRx, EmOpti, and Intellivisit. He is the Managing Director at SymphonyAlpha Ventures and a Partner at Blue Cloud Ventures (BCV). SymphonyAlpha Ventures provides investment for early-stage healthcare-focused companies. BCV provides growth equity for late-stage Software-as-a-Service and enterprise software companies.
As an active investor and advisor, Ravi has also helped propel several cutting-edge healthcare technology and service companies. His portfolio of companies includes Strategic Health (acquired by American Health Holdings), Liazon Corporation (acquired by Towers Watson), Health Unity (acquired by ZeOmaga), Qik (acquired by Skype), Falcon Care, Review Trackers, 411.ca (acquired by Yellow Pages), Iowa Waste Systems, and Alan AI.
Chief Operating Officer
Sal most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of HighFive Health, a medication management technology company that helps health systems aggregate and reconcile medication lists across the care community. Before HighFive Sal served as Chief Operating Officer of Mallatt’s Pharmacy, a regional healthcare company with retail and long-term care pharmacies and home healthcare. Sal was also the co-founder and CEO of Flex Biomedical, a medical device company, and the first employee and COO of ConjuGon, a biotech company.
Sal earned a BS in Marine Engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Sal retired from the U.S. Naval Reserves as an officer in 2003.
Siva Dakshinamurthy, MCA
Chief Technology Officer
Joseph Cochran, RN
Vice President, Population Health
Having recently completed treatments for her battle with cancer, Jennifer brings a highly personal perspective to the challenges faced in healthcare today and uses her experience to identify technology solutions focused on the patient experience.
Jennifer is a healthcare technology professional with over 20 years of leadership experience in customer success and product management at some of the most innovative companies in the country. She started her career in healthcare at Cerner Corporation, where she held a variety of technology leadership positions during a 10-year stint. For the past 10 years, she has led the clinical services team for Empower, SymphonyCare’s enterprise patient portal. She partners with clients to drive patient adoption and engagement; manages the client support team to ensure optimal application performance; and works with the engineering team to implement ongoing enhancements of clinician- and patient-facing applications.
Jennifer is a Certified Scrum Master and a Six Sigma White Belt. She earned a BBA in Management from the University of Montevallo and works out of SymphonyCare’s office in Birmingham, Alabama.
Andrew Opichka is an accomplished healthcare technology professional. He has more than 25 years of diverse experience in leveraging advanced technology hardware and software solutions within world-renowned system integrators, enterprise software vendors and healthcare providers.
His specialties span: systems integration; architecture strategic consulting; technology program management; integration and interoperability architecture (HL7/XML/CDA/FHIR); as well as business process management.
Prior to joining SymphonyCare, Andrew worked two years as an Enterprise Business Transformation Solution Architect at Cisco Systems. Andrew also worked more than 18 years at Siemens Healthcare where he was integral in the development, delivery and management in the Advanced Technology Professional Services Division.
Andrew holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Computer Science as well as in Mathematics from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, WI, and many IT technology professional certifications.
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