Our

Team

Care Innovations® represents a diverse group of individuals assembled to provide leadership and guidance to healthcare organizations. Our team is dedicated to create better outcomes for patients, customers and other stakeholders across the entire healthcare ecosystem.

Our success in healthcare technology consulting demonstrates our dedication to serving healthcare providers, payers and patients equally.

Management Team

  • Randall Swanson

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Randall Swanson

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Randy Swanson is the Chief Executive Officer of Care Innovations®. He has responsibility for corporate business strategy, innovation-centered research and program development, partner engagements, finance, quality, product operations, and human resources. In addition, he has executive-level responsibility for Corporate Compliance. Most recently, he was the Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, focused on business strategy and innovation growth.

    As a 17-year Intel veteran, Randy has held a variety of finance and business development positions across numerous business groups at Intel, including Digital Health Group, New Business Group, Intel Architecture Group, and the Technology & Manufacturing Group. Randy most recently served as Controller and Director of Business Development in the Digital Health Group as an influential member of a startup team, setting the company's investment strategy and business model. Prior to this role, Randy served as the Controller of the Intel Americas' Sales and Marketing Operation Finance where he led a team responsible for revenue reporting and marketing program execution in Intel's North and South America sales and marketing group.

    Randy received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at Clarkson University, a Masters in Business Administration at Michigan Business School, and a Masters of Systems Engineering at the University of Michigan.

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  • Marcus Grindstaff

    Chief Operating Officer

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    Marcus Grindstaff

    Chief Operating Officer

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    Marcus Grindstaff is a business strategy and product technology leader with more than 20 years of experience in the high tech industry. Marcus is currently the Chief Operating Officer, and has responsibility for Care Innovations sales and operations. Prior to this role, Marcus held several roles at Care Innovations including Vice President, Sales and Market Development.

    Marcus joined Care Innovations at its formation in 2011, from the Intel Digital Health Group. A 17-year Intel veteran, Marcus held a variety of positions including leadership roles in both Intel Capital and Intel's core semiconductor business. Marcus also served as the Technology Director in Intel's Ultra-mobility Office of Big Ideas, where he was responsible for building the Low Power Chipset team, delivering Intel's first low power chipset for the Atom* microprocessor.

    Throughout his career, Marcus has focused on growing exceptional teams chartered with delivering strategy, technology, marketing and product execution throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe. He is also a passionate spokesperson for reforming the healthcare delivery system, and serves on the board of the National Alliance for Caregiving.

    Marcus earned a Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree from the University of California, Davis.

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  • Julie Cherry, RN, MSN

    Chief Clinical Officer

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    Julie Cherry, RN, MSN, R.N., M.S.N

    Chief Clinical Officer

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    Julie Cherry, RN, MSN, is the Chief Clinical Officer, with responsibility for the company's overall clinical strategy and engaging clients with consulting services to focus on care model design, population assessment, business model design, and more. Julie is responsible for all clinical aspects of Care Innovations® solutions and services development to ensure clinical and business value, as well as customer satisfaction, for healthcare systems and healthcare providers. Julie brings more than 38 years of nursing and clinical expertise to the role.

    Prior to joining Care Innovations, Julie helped pioneer the first home telehealth solution for remote patient monitoring. She has worked diligently throughout her career to influence the adoption of technology-facilitated care models designed to meet the needs of the chronically ill.

    Julie is an advanced practice nurse with a specialty in gerontology. She has written several publications and position papers on the impact of technology for remote patient monitoring and chronic illness management. She holds both a B.S. and an M.S. in Nursing from San Jose State University.

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Board of Directors

  • Robert Crooke

    Board Member...

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    Robert Crooke

    Board Member, Care Innovations®
    Vice President and General Manager Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group, Intel Corporation

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    Robert Crooke is an Intel corporate vice president and is general manager of the Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Solutions Group. This group is responsible for Intel's component, module and SSD NVM businesses. Just prior to this Crooke led the Intel® Atom* and System on a Chip Development Group (ASDG), a group responsible for delivering world-class low-power processors for the Atom* processor product line as well as developing enabling technology for system-on-a-chip (SoC) products across the company.

    Previously, Robert served as vice president and general manager of the Business Client Group where he was responsible for Intel's desktop products and directing Intel's cross-client vision for business client computing. Prior to this, Robert was vice president and director of marketing and planning in the Desktop Products Group. This included the processor and chipset product roadmaps as well as digital home and digital office initiatives. From 2000 to 2004 Robert was vice president and general manager of the Platform Architecture and Solutions Division. In this role he was responsible for the company's development of motherboard products in addition to desktop microprocessor and chipset enabling technology. Robert has served as director of marketing for the Basic Microprocessor Division and Performance Microprocessor Division. He joined Intel in 1989 in the sales force as a field applications engineer and spent nine years in the field in various roles.

    Prior to joining Intel, Robert held design engineering positions at Alliant Computer Systems and Custom Silicon Inc. He received his bachelor's degree in computer systems engineering from the University of Massachusetts in 1985. Robert was appointed vice president in 2002 and elected corporate vice president in 2005.

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  • Jeff Woolard

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    Jeff Woolard

    Board Member, Care Innovations®
    Vice President of Finance, Intel Capital Controller, Intel Corporation

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    Jeff Woolard is an Intel Vice President and controller for Intel Capital. This group is responsible for Intel's corporate venture investments and Merger & Acquisition activities. Prior to this Jeff was the Controller for the Intel® Atom* & System on a Chip Development Group (ASDG), a group responsible for delivering the Atom* processor product line as well as developing enabling technology for system-on-a-chip (SoC) products across the company. Jeff was also Controller for the organization focused on delivering Intel Netbook and Tablet products.

    Previously, Jeff served as the controller for the Business Client Group which was responsible for Intel's desktop products and directing Intel's cross-client vision for business client computing. Prior to this, Jeff was controller for our Server Chipset and Server System business, a Finance Manager for our M&A Group, and has worked as the finance manager for developing several new businesses inside of Intel and has worked supporting our Microprocessor design teams Jeff joined Intel in 1995. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and an MBA from the University of Washington.

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  • Sean Slovenski

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    Sean Slovenski

    Board Member, Care Innovations®
    President, Population Health Services, at Healthways

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    Sean Slovenski was named President, Population Health Services, at Healthways in January 2016. Prior to this role, Sean served as CEO for Care Innovations, where he successfully lead the company for 3 years. A passionate thought leader in the healthcare and wellness industries, Sean is a proven innovator and entrepreneur with an established track record in defining and building businesses from concept to viability. Sean has demonstrated great success in building pioneering products that define and lead their market segment while being highly adept at building distribution channels on a national and international scale.

    Sean has held other significant senior leadership roles within the industry, including at Humana, where he served as Segment Vice President of Humana's Health and Productivity Solutions business group. In this role, he led hundreds of employees in four industry-leading wellness businesses, aligning them into a common vision while bolstering expertise in population health and wellbeing.

    Prior to joining Humana, Sean was Co-Founder and CEO of Hummingbird Coaching Services, an award-winning company known as the industry leader in online coaching and behavior management that was sold to Humana in 2010. Hummingbird Coaching Services grew out of Sean's development and delivery of the MyHealthCoach.com online personal coaching product, one of the nation's first large-scale wellness efforts and telephonic health coaching product lines servicing Fortune 500 clientele.

    In prior roles, Sean also drove the development and operations for two of the largest health system-based Integrative Medicine and Wellness centers in the U.S. and served as CEO of HumanaVitality, the international joint venture between Humana and Discovery Health of South Africa, which was one of the largest and most proven wellness incentive companies in the industry.

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