Ken Wolfe, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Wolfe has over 20 years of experience in senior management. He has held several senior-level operating positions in large and small investment firms, and also served as a managing director and head of the Global Private Placement Group at Morgan Stanley. Prior to Forerun, Mr. Wolfe was a founding partner in Kairos Partners, a $150 million limited partnership investing in growth-oriented medical technologies. Mr. Wolfe received his B.A. in economics and M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Walter "Jerry" Bird, Director
Jerry Bird is Vice President of Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation (MTDC). Mr. Bird joined Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation as Vice President in 2005, and has over 22 years of investing and financial experience. Before joining MTDC, Mr. Bird was President of Boston-based Claflin Capital Management, which he joined as a general partner in 1996. Mr. Bird received both a BA and an MBA degree from Dartmouth College.
John Halamka M.D., Advisory Director
Dr. Halamka is Chief Information Officer of Harvard Medical School, Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Chairman of the New England Health Electronic Data Interchange Network (NEHEN), Chief Information Officer of the Harvard Clinical Research Institute (HCRI), and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Michael Kaufman, Director
Michael Kaufman is a founder of KBT Partners, a strategic advisory firm focused on healthcare IT, services and emerging technology companies in healthcare. Prior to founding KBT Partners, Michael was Executive Vice President of Eclipsys Corporation (now MDRX), a billion dollar major player in the Healthcare Information Technology arena. Prior to Eclipsys, Mr. Kaufman was the CEO of SDK Healthcare Information Systems, an industry leading provider of revenue cycle systems to major hospitals across the country. Mr. Kaufman is on the national council of Washington University in St Louis and serves on the advisory board of the Health Sector Management program of the Graduate School of Management at Boston University. He serves on the board of several early stage Healthcare technology companies and venture capital firms, and is a member of the Common Angels Venture Capital Group. Mr Kaufman holds a BA and an MBA from Boston University and an MSW in social policy and administration from Washington University in St Louis.
Peter Rosen, M.D., Advisory Director
Dr. Rosen is a senior lecturer at Harvard Medical School, Professor Emeritus of Clinical Medicine and Surgery and former Director of Education in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. He is a past Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Emergency Medicine; a founding author of the standard texts "Rosen's Emergency Medicine" and "5-Minute Emergency Consult."
Patrick de Saint-Aignan, Director
Mr. de Saint-Aignan serves on the Forerun Board of Directors. Mr. de Saint-Aignan is an Advisory Director and a former Managing Director of Morgan Stanley. Mr. de Saint-Aignan is currently an independent director of the Bank of China, Chairman of the audit committee and member of the risk policy and personnel and remuneration committees. Mr. de Saint-Aignan graduated from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales in 1971 and received a Master's degree with distinction in Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 1974.
Richard Wolfe, M.D., Director
Dr. Wolfe is the Chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine of Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians and directs the emergency department at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as well as five other emergency departments in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.