Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH
Co-founder and CEO
Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH, is a nationally recognized leader with over 35 years of experience in EMS and Emergency Medicine. As the Medical Director and EMS Bureau Commander of a large, urban Fire Department, he created and implemented many innovative and life-saving programs, including a new 911 EMS dispatch system, a Mobile Integrated Health Unit, Advanced Providers in the field, and a Telemedicine Program.
Dr. Eckstein is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He has published over 200 peer reviewed journal articles and abstracts, has lectured around the world on EMS, emergency medicine, and disaster medicine, and is the recipient of numerous awards, including EMS Medical Director of the Year and EMS Innovator of the Year. He also has a Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Homeland Security.
Donald Jones, JD, MBA
Co-founder and Board Member
Donald Jones is a globally recognized expert in digital medicine. He is an Operating Partner with Takeda Digital Ventures and independent director of multiple venture capital and private equity backed companies. Don is a Senior Advisor with McKinsey & Co. and the GLG Institute. Jones serves as Chief Digital Officer of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, where with Eric Topol, MD he co-founded Scripps Digital Medicine, and the non-profit West Health Institute, raising over $130 million.
Don led Qualcomm’s Wireless Health Global Strategy. In 2005 he founded the Wireless Life Sciences Alliance, merging with HIMSS in 2016. Earlier, Don was COO of MedTrans, which grew into Global Medical Response, the world’s largest emergency services provider. He founded and was Chair of EMME, the largest membership healthcare provider in Mexico. As an advisor to AMR, he helped build EmCare, the largest medical group in the US. In 2014, Don was recognized as Digital Health Innovator of the Year. Don conceived the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, a global competition, awarded in 2017.
Co-founder and Board Member
Chris Maloney was Chairman, founder, and past President/CEO of TriTech Software Systems. Under his leadership, TriTech has become the largest public safety software company in the world, providing solutions to more than 3,000 installations spanning 14 countries. Chris has more than 20 years of hands-on experience within the public safety industry. He is a member of the Board of Directors of several early stage companies including Tango Tango, Incident Response Technologies, and ALC Schools. Prior to TriTech, Chris was founder and President/CEO of Voyager Systems, a public safety wireless software and services company. Early in his career, Chris held various positions in control center operations, field operations, and finance for a nationwide emergency medical services provider.