Meet the Team
Jason is currently the CEO of Patient Discovery where he is responsible for leading the company through all aspects of operations, strategy and growth.
Prior to co-founding Patient Discovery, Jason was part of the founding team and CFO of True Office, the ground-breaking adaptive learning and behavioral analytics compliance solution currently used by millions of employees across the Fortune 1000.
In 2014, True Office was acquired by Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange. At NYSE, Jason was responsible for leading Sales and Business Development.
Prior to True Office, Jason lead two private equity-backed business: Yankee Group Research and Pharmedica. Jason spent many years at global roles within Unilever, including a CFO role at a Unilever joint venture with a publicly traded Israeli company.
With over two decades of leading teams through periods of high growth, Jason brings a wealth of operational and commercial experience to Patient Discovery.
Shelby is currently an Executive Vice President at Patient Discovery where she is responsible for overall market development, corporate strategy and investor relations.
Shelby initially had the vision for Patient Discovery while sourcing, investing and coaching early stage companies as a Managing Director at Golden Seeds. She began her career in Institutional Sales at Merrill Lynch. This was followed by a 12-year career as the founder of The ChamberlainDrucker Team, a top producing Real Estate Team in New England with over $40m annual sales. Shelby has served as an adjunct professor at Babson College where she taught finance.
Shelby’s broad experience in capital markets and early-stage technology and healthcare investments, along with her decades of company-building experience, gives her a unique skill set and perspective for her role at Patient Discovery.
Adam is currently the Executive Chairman and Chief Product Officer at Patient Discovery where he is responsible for all aspects of product strategy, design and development.
Prior to co-founding Patient Discovery, Adam was the founder and CEO of True Office, the ground-breaking adaptive learning and behavioral analytics compliance solution currently used by millions of employees across the Fortune 1000.
In 2014, True Office was acquired by Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange. At NYSE, Adam served as both Chief Operating Officer and President of NYSE Governance Services.
With over two decades of building and leading breakthrough learning technology companies, Adam brings a wealth of commercial, strategic and creative experience to Patient Discovery.
Melissa is currently Chief Operating Officer at Patient Discovery where she is responsible for operations from delivering innovative, new products to market to leading large scale customer implementations.
Her passion is aligning people and technology to fulfill Patient Discovery’s vision across the continuum of care process.
Melissa’s career successfully spans from scaling high-growth start-ups through to holding executive roles at Fortune 100 companies.
Prior to working at Patient Discovery, Melissa consulted various healthcare startups and venture capital projects to help strategize and design frameworks to support growing businesses. At PTC, Melissa worked on multiple cross-functional process re-engineering and technology roll-outs, including enterprise and customer relationship management implementations.
Melissa’s forward thinking and collaborative leadership style makes her an integral part of Patient Discovery. She is inspired to use her wealth of experience to help patients and their families achieve positive outcomes by unlocking their hidden reserves of strength and knowledge.
Tony is responsible for all aspects of technical development at Patient Discovery. He ensures our products and platform are securely serving the needs of patients, healthcare providers and industry. Tony cares deeply about the people and families behind our software and technology. He believes our work at Patient Discovery can make their lives better.
He’s held leadership positions in the engineering departments of several Boston-area high-growth startups, including Localytics and Firecracker. At car-sharing service Zipcar, he’s proud to have lead the fleet management and customer service engineering teams through growth, IPO and acquisition.
Tony speaks at several technical conferences a year on topics such as Practical Ways to Advocate for Diversity and Building a Secure Health App on Amazon Web Services.
Kara believes patients should be at the center of everything our business does. She brings together the unique needs of patients with healthcare providers and industry, to create solutions that positively impact human lives.
Prior to Patient Discovery, Kara was part of the founding team and head of Customer Experience at True Office, the ground-breaking adaptive learning and behavioral analytics compliance solution currently used by millions of employees across the Fortune 1000.
Following the 2014 acquisition of True Office, Kara led strategic program development within the sales organization for the NYSE Governance Services business.
Kara began her career as a member of the Thomson Reuters Corporate Services team, providing public and private companies with insight, analytics and communications solutions to identify, target and communicate with stakeholders.
Julia uses a unique blend of instructional design and interactivity to motivate and engage patients. She believes all individuals deserve clear information about their health to make informed decisions. Julia works with both patients and healthcare providers to ensure Patient Discovery’s products spark behavioral change and fill real knowledge gaps.
Before joining Patient Discovery, Julia was part of the founding team of True Office, and played a key role in designing the learning methodology for their compliance solutions. Julia managed the learning technology platform as well as hired, grew, and led a team of instructional designers. Under her leadership, the team partnered with clients to develop custom learning experiences that assessed risk and produced actionable insight. She’s proud to have developed a customized library of compliance solutions for NYSE Governance Services customers.
Christian is a leading expert in human interface design. At Patient Discovery, he is responsible for creating an entirely new visual, auditory and interactive language that clearly communicates complex medical information to patients and their families.
Before Patient Discovery, Christian designed for the four-time national award winning Envision Magazine. He’s also held UI/UX design roles at Jackrabbit and The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
Chris leads interactive animation for Patient Discovery, bringing custom interactive activities to life. He brings years of experience in the field of visual storytelling as an animator, a published author and educator specializing in Adobe products. Chris is a featured speaker at several tech and design conferences around the world and a popular live streamer for the Adobe Creative Channel.