Amid Major Growth Phase, MD Insider Expands Leadership Team; Appoints Kingshuk Chatterjee as Chief Data Officer, Brings on Eric Wilson as Chief Technology Officer, Adds Randy Womack to Board of Directors

May 14, 2015, 14:00 ET from MD Insider

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MD Insider, a big data healthcare platform that significantly reduces healthcare costs for employers and sets a new standard for transparency in physician performance, announced the expansion of its leadership team, promoting Kingshuk Chatterjee from Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to Chief Data Officer, hiring Eric Wilson as CTO and adding industry veteran Randy Womack to the Board.  These moves follow the closing of $9.5 million Series A round led by entrepreneur and investor Jason Ader last week.

As Chief Data Officer, Chatterjee will focus on product evolution and expanding proprietary data sets and advanced data science to further advance transparency solutions.  He has an expansive background in the healthcare space, where he built enterprise-class clinical data platforms for many well-known organizations such as UCLA Health System, Catholic Health Initiatives, Microsoft HSG, Caradigm, Orion Health, Cleveland Clinic, St. Luke Medical Center, Daiichi Sankyo and Arkansas Medical Center. Additionally, Chatterjee has extensive experience designing and building large-scale, cloud-based, data-driven systems.

In his capacity as Chief Technology Officer, Eric Wilson will drive the company's technology strategy.  Wilson comes to MD Insider from, the ticketing industry's first opaque marketplace for unsold live event ticket inventory. Prior to, Eric served as founder and CTO of Sidebar, CTO of GoTV Networks and was a founding member and VP of Infrastructure at JAMDAT Mobile. He also led the product and engineering efforts for an Idealab e-commerce venture and was a founding engineer at Citysearch.

New Board Member, Randy Womack, currently serves as Chief Executive Officer for Aasonn, a global provider of cloud and hybrid cloud based solutions. He has over 15 years of experience in the Software as a Service (SaaS) marketplace and 25 years in technology and operations.  He brings recent experience in developing a healthcare cloud ecosystem and leading sales, marketing, product, and operations teams.  Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer at Castlight Health, VP of Operations and Chief Information Officer at SuccessFactors, a SAP Company, and has also held sales, technology and operations leadership roles at Greylock, Digital River and Dell, two of which – SuccessFactors and Digital River – he helped take public. 

"Expanding our leadership team and board with accomplished technology, health care and data science professionals speaks to both MD Insider's commitment to bringing in top-tier talent and delivering best-in-class proprietary data analytics," said David Norris, CEO of MD Insider.  "We're doing really exciting things in the big data health tech space and these additions to our team are key to our ability to innovate, move our technology forward and deliver transparency solutions critical to navigating customers through the complex health care landscape to obtain better care at a cost savings."

About MD Insider:

MD Insider is a technology healthcare company that uses the power of big data to significantly reduce healthcare costs for employers. By providing Physician Performance Transparency in the areas of experience, quality, and cost, MD Insider enables employers to optimize their physician networks, providing the best quality and lowest cost physicians to their employees.

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