About Us
Pioneering the world’s most patient-centered digital hospital
Meet the Team

We're a diverse and potent team of scientists, medical professionals & engineers on a mission to tackle one of the toughest issues facing healthcare today.
Daniel Perez
CEO / Co-founder

With a long personal history of MSK injuries including several leg surgeries, Dan has long been passionate about improving outcomes for musculoskeletal disorders. Originally from Miami, Dan pursued a PhD in the medical sciences at the University of Oxford (currently paused), founding the Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable and OneStart, a large healthcare accelerator program. As CEO, Dan brings startup technology experience and healthcare expertise to Hinge Health.

Gabriel Mecklenburg
COO / Co-founder MA, MSc, MPhil

Ever since a ligament tear ended his days on the Judo mat, Gabriel has been passionate about joint health. Originally from Germany, Gabriel graduated top of his class at the University of Cambridge and went on to research musculoskeletal regenerative medicine at Imperial College London. As Co-founder and COO, Gabriel brings clinical research and experience to the deployment of Hinge Health’s care pathways.

Dr. Jeff Krauss, MD
CMO

Physician, researcher, technologist. Board certified in PM&R and Lifestyle Medicine. Clinical Assistant Professor (affiliated) at Stanford.

Erin Wilson
VP, Sales

Stanford & Tuck School of Business. Led Knewton Global Business Dev. Bay Native.

Margaret Dowling, MPH
VP, Clinical Engagement

Michigan Masters in Public Health, spec. Health Behavior, CA native.

Christine Chen
VP, Marketing

Wharton MBA, Johns Hopkins Neuroscience, Product Launch & BD at J&J, pug aficionado.

Julián Díaz
CISO

NY native, cyclist, strong OPSEC and full-stack hacker.

Conrad Wai
VP, Product and Design

Previously: Yahoo, Google, startups, VC, design + strategy consulting, Stanford CS + HCI.

Joshua Sturm
VP, Partnerships

Soccer, hiking, hanging with my three kids.

David Wood
VP, Legal

Bay Area native; 1 wife, 2 dogs, 3 kids; outlets include softball and skiing. Go Blue!

Chris Forst
VP, Enterprise Sales

Ole Miss MBA, healthcare startup sales leader, Florida native.

Jon Shimp
RVP, Sales

Chicagoland resident, Miami U grad, wife 3 sons & a bernedoodle, competitive BBQ cook.

Mike Gorfin
RVP, Sales

Experienced sales leader, Bentley University grad, 10+ yrs in healthcare, 3 awesome kids.

Josh Preusse
RVP, Sales

Minnesota native, father of 2, married the greatest woman on earth, woodworking ninja.

Brynn Bannach
RVP, Sales

University of Wisconsin—Madison grad. Healthcare sales leader. Minneapolis based.

Melissa Ackerman
RVP, Sales

Chicagoland Resident, Health sales leader, Northwestern University grad.

Nick Assad
RVP, Enterprise Sales

Washington, D.C. native, 15 Years in Healthcare, I love to run past all of the Memorials.

Victoria Palmer, PharmD
RVP, Health Plan Sales

PharmD from CU Health Sciences Center, loves to ski and workout at OrangeTheory!!

Robbie Wellman
RVP, Mid-Market Enterprise Sales

SMU MBA. Healthcare startup leader. Dad to 2 amazing kids. Outdoor enthusiast. Colorado born and Texas raised.

Nick Palmer
RVP, Mid-Market Enterprise Sales

KC native, avid sports fan, dad to three great kids. Always listening and trying to learn. 15+ years in Healthcare sales

Marcus F. Brock
RVP, Mid-Market Enterprise Sales

Avid book reader, listenter and new Marathon runner. Faith, family and impacting others is what matters most to me!

Ed Greenbaum
AVP, Partnerships & Business Development

30 years in large group brokerage/consulting. Maryland Native. Loves Family, Diet Coke and coaching baseball.

Kevin Davis
Associate VP, Client Success

CO & MN native, new to SF. Marathoner, skier, and lover of the outdoors.

Ayaz Manji
Head of Finance

Originally from Toronto, married, avid international traveler and sports junky.

Simon Hunter, PhD
Director, Product

Physics PhD, all the way from England.

Nathan Swartley
Director, Product

Bay Area native, digital health veteran, mountain enthusiast.

Chuck Pletcher
Director, Product

University of Michigan alum. Loves hockey, live theatre, and LEGOs. Fueled by coffee.

Sparsh Agarwal
Director, Product

Finally making up for being the only non-doctor in my family. Squash enthusiast and travel (and points) geek

Stephen Pompili
Senior Director, Client Success

Bay Area native, Boston College alum.

Becky Berry
Senior Director, Client Success

Wife, boymom x 2, nature loving, fitness enthusiast who couldn't live without cheese.

Sika Santanam
Director, Client Success

WashU alum, cheese head, travel enthusiast, hot dog aficionado, and new to the West coast.

Barbora Podzimkova
Director, Operations

Loves beating the odds in business and mountaineering.

Sutha Mogun
Director, HR & Talent

Singaporean. Volleyball Enthusiast.

David Severson
Director, Commercial Ops

Bay area native, sales ops and health care veteran, love the outdoors and spending time with my wife and kid.

Kathy Webb
Senior Director, Partnerships & Business Development

Passionate about helping people live life to the fullest. Love yoga, water sports and photography.

Roy Steiner
Director, Partnerships & Business Development

Healthcare enthusiast. Bay Area native. Avid golfer.

Rob Gregg
Director, Partnerships & Business Development

On a mission to make healthcare work better, Dot connector, Duke hoops fan.

Trish Lin
Director, Partnerships & Business Development

MHSA from University of Michigan, Registered Dietitian from Cornell, Certified yoga teacher.

Mel Ortiz
Director, Partnerships & Business Development

Native Oregonian, Karaoke Ninja, and Lover of Tacos and Bacon.

Mike Quigg
Director, Partnerships & Business Development

Chicago navtive, Northwestern Alum X2, Father of two awesome boys, Peloton enthusiast.

Marc Cull
Senior Director, Engineering

MA Linguistics, CU Boulder. Colorado roots. Dad. Dog whisperer.

Min-Jee Hwang
Director, Marketing

Carnegie Mellon and NYU Stern alum. Future samoyed owner (hopefully).

Darren Skolnick
Director, Compliance

New York City native, married, father, former roller coaster enthusiast.

Dylan Peterson, DPT
Clinical Specialist

Minnesota native, mountain transplant, trail runner seeking wildflowers.

Jonathan Ide-Don, DPT
Clinical Specialist

PT, Father, Husband, UCLA & UCSF Alum. Runner & Lifter.

Carole Spradling, DPT
Clinical Specialist

California girl, yoga warrior, newly avid backpacker and climber.

Nisharg Shah, DPT
Clinical Specialist

Coffee lover, avid hiker, third place seeker.

Christine Binko
Senior Education Manager

MA in Integrative Health. Find me in the ocean or on the dance floor.

Kathleen Egan, NBC-HWC
Education Content Writer

Registered Dietitian, Certified Health and Wellness Coach, coffee fanatic, dog lover.

David Casey
Clinical Resource Associate

University of Kansas BSE Sports Science. Certified personal trainer. Kansas City native.

Grace Wang
Director, Clinical Research

Live in Seattle. Public health researcher. Mom. Chinese-American. Prefer beaches to mountains.

Emily Iddins, NBC-HWC
Sr. Health Coach Manager

BS Exercise Science. Loves hiking, food and a good pun.

Melanie Jordan, NBC-HWC
Sr. Health Coach Manager

Wellcoaches/ACE Certified Health & Wellness Coach, ACE CPT, ACE Group Fitness/Senior Fitness Specialist.

Michael Litzenberg, NBC-HWC
Health Coach Manager

B.S. Kinesiology, University of Illinois Chicago, Certified Personal Trainer, Jiujiterio from Boston living in Chicago.

Christine Imfeld, NBC-HWC
Health Coach Manager

MA in Integrative Health. Lover of plants, dogs and waterfalls. Also enjoys reading books and facial expressions.

Kinyell Gaston (KG), NBC-HWC
Health Coach Manager

Masters in Public Health, Occupational Health Science. Chicago native. Love rollerskating, and buckeyes!

Brandi Hofmann, NBC-HWC
Health Coach Manager

Certified Health Coach, Personal Trainer, BS Nutrition, mom of 2 boys & 75-pound lapdog.

Cheri Lehr, NBC-HWC
Health Coach Manager

Health Coach, Tobacco Treatment Specialist, & avid reader/home cook.

Shannon Aguilar
Health Coach Manager

Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach. Green Bay Packer fan Stuck in Bear Territory.

Jessica Thomas, NBC-HWC
Health Coach Manager

Certified Health Coach, hiking enthusiast, and food aficionado.

Daryl Schue, NBC-HWC
Health Coach Manager

BS Kinesiology UIC, ACSM-CPT, Behavioral Therapist, loves camping & cooking.

Kayleigh Martin, NBC-HWC
Project Manager, Coaching Team

National Board Certified Coach, RYT-500. Find me in the sunshine, biking at the beach, or snuggling my cat Pluto.

Allison Richards, NBC-HWC
Project Manager, Coaching Team

Nutrition/food geek. Loves biking, yoga, and strength training.

Rose Kinsella
Senior Product Manager

Masters in Engineering, Biochemical Engineering.

Diana Frantti
Product Manager

Clinical and digital health background, enjoying sunshiny SF winters.

Kevin Dukovic
Associate Product Manager

Northwestern alum, basketball lover, chronic pain hater.

Jenny Ng
Visual Designer

SF Native, traveler, food explorer, stationery fiend, and book collector.

Ginelle DeAntonis
Visual Designer

Boston native. Lover of traveling, live music, cooking, yoga, dogs, and sunshine!

Avigail Remak
Senior Product Designer

Design, music, podcasts & plants.

Mark Iris
Principal Product Designer

Unmatched creative genius, savaant, spiritually enlightened, philanthropist, humble.

Drew Briscoe
Senior Product Designer

Designer, illustrator, and educator. Music, dog, and plant enthusiast.

Teagan Daly
Product Designer

Designer. Loves nature, film, and breakfast foods.

Dave Doolin, PhD
Head of Operations Engineering

PhD Civil Engineering UC Berkeley.

Josh Leichtung
Head of Application Engineering

Dog owner, music nerd, hiker, home cook.

Amanda Gellhouse
Software Engineering Manager, Applications

Born in Sweden and raised in Alaska. Enjoys Pilates, rock climbing, and bullet journals.

Ali Watters
Staff Engineer

Outdoors, tech, craft, dad. Originally from the UK, happily stranded in Portland.

Bosco So
Senior Staff Engineer

Former Presidential Innovation Fellow, survived many startups, avid cyclist. MIT CS.

Arion Sprague
Staff Engineer

Oregon native with a stint in SF. Back in PDX to eat, hike, dance, and enjoy life.

Nick Alston
Staff Engineer

Programming since I was 12. Love sports, love games, have 3 kids (love them too).

Fabien Demangeat
Senior Software Engineer

Masters CS/Engineering in France.

Thien-Bach Huynh
Senior Software Engineer

Boston terrier owner and VR enthusiast.

Ethan Neff
Senior Software Engineer

I code, climb, hike, and parkour things.

Kirk Elifson
Senior Software Engineer

UCF alumni, Hack@UCF co-founder, likes traveling, reading, attending concerts.

Johannus Vogel
Engineering Manager

Purdue alumni, loves data science, algorithms, making generative art and reading.

Jesse Carter
Senior Software Engineer

Bay Area native and data enthusiast. Enjoys surfing or skiing on the weekends.

Alex Ziegler
Senior Software Engineer

Loves studying paradigms more than languages. Enjoys boardgames, hikes, and rooting for UCLA.

Johnny Dickinson
Senior Software Engineer

Engineer. Enjoys tennis, hiking, music.

Andrew Matuszewski
Senior Software Engineer

Born in Toronto, Canada. Love to cycle, swim, anything outdoors, music. Passionate about comp-sci learning.

Joe Palmieri
Software Engineer

Vegas native. Likes building pretty things via coding and woodworking.

Matthew Gray
Senior Software Engineer

Born and raised in the San Jose. Construction Worker turned Software Engineer. I like trashy food.

Sean Hellebusch
Senior Software Engineer

Camping, backpacking, overall nature entusiast, husband, dog dad, fitness enthusiast, nerd.

Chris Chu
Software Engineer

SoCal native, BU alum, clinical research at Harvard-MGH/Shriners. <3 Sportsball.

Kai Middleton
Software Engineer

Enthusiast of programming, dogs, yoga, math, hiking, parrots, and gardening.

Callan Bush
Software Engineer

Aussie Full Stacker. Passionate about empowering people with technology, and Vegemite.

Sebastian Henao
Software Engineer

Colombiano, futbol aficionado, borador caretaker.

Ginson Wong
Software Engineer

SF Native. Loves all things tech, food, and volleyball.

Mathias Schmutz
Software Engineer

Bay area native. Love being outside and active.

Travis Johnston
Sr. Software Engineer

Avid snowboarder and design enthusiast. Originally from the NYC metro area, but now call Portland home.

Amber Cyr
Software Engineer

Former scientist, enjoys coding, learning new things, animals, and nature.

Alexandar Castaneda
Software Engineer

Been a teacher, an entertainer, a businessman and many more but mostly justa curious country kid staring at the Milky Way.

Tyler Ferrin
Software Engineer

Design and music enthusiast who also loves snowboarding, waterskiing, running and my pug.

Kevin Hartwig
Sr. Software Engineer

Oregonian, outdoor, sports and nacho enthusiast.

Sona Beilarava
Software Engineer II

Hiker, biker, adventurer. Belarusian software engineer.

Harmeet Hora
Data Analyst

Bay Area native. Industrial engineer turned data nerd. Lover of coffee, tacos, and jet setting.

Jeremy Williams
IT Manager

Enjoys traveling, hiking with wife Erinn and dog Ace.

Mikel Jacinto
Associate, People Operations

Born in SoCal, raised in the Philippines. Lover of books, boba, and basketball!

Audrey Meng
Manager, Operations & Strategy

Passionate about healthcare innovation. Enjoys biking, running, hiking, and being a dog mom!

Amanda Godburn
Talent Partner

California Transplant, Pasta Addict, and Professional Dog Petter.

Michelle Fu
Talent Associate

New England native, fitness, sports + travel enthusiast.

Lauren Runte
Sr. Talent Associate

NorCal Native who enjoys snowboarding, rock climbing, & Orange Theory. :) Will never say no to Sushi!

Katie Barrett
Implementation Manager

BS Health and Wellness Promotion, Dog Mom, Plant Lover & Hiker.

Mahmoud Shehadeh
Senior Patient Operations Manager

Bay Area native, patient advocate, healthcare lifer, love my mom and pizza.

Raymond Byun
Patient Operations Manager

Professional West Coast Swing Dancer, foodie and music lover.

Brittany Beavers
Patient Operations Manager

Howard University Alum. Enjoys quality time with family, food and traveling the world.

Taylor Matson
Patient Operations Associate

Bay Area native excited about improving health outcomes for all. Not superstitious, but a little stitious.

Janele Sechrist
Patient Operations Associate

CA Native. Loves coffee, knitting, and petting your dog. Successfully keeps succulents alive, but black thumb otherwise.

Colleen Lofgren
Client Project Manager

Registered Dietitian, lover of all things green, rookie rock climber.

Lauren Dobias
Growth Marketer

Midwest native, temporary Austinite, outdoor adventurer, music enthusiast.

Coleen Farias
Client Success Manager

San Diego native, honorary Hoosier. Find me outside, eating, or reading.

Megan Cable
Client Success Manager

Master's in medtech. Yogi & advocate of movement as medicine! Will never say no to sushi.

Ashley Lachman
Director, Client Success

Born in Chicago. Raised in the Bay Area. Lover of cats, traveling, and catching up on the latest TV series.

Leland Linman
Sr. Manager, Client Success

KC native, coffee addict & Star Wars nerd.

Darren Sun
Client Success Manager

Lifting and board game enthusiast. Also really enjoys badminton, podcasts, and sandwiches.

Christina Kaldi
Senior Business Analyst

A Greek with a huge sweet tooth. Loves to bake, lift heavy weights and spend all the time in the sun.

Robert Barron
Finance Associate

Boston born nature junkie, ultimate frisbee player, and dumpling lover.

Sydney Chirls
Associate, Revenue Cycle Management

Born and raised in Brooklyn. Loves spinning, sushi, and nerdy books.

Sarah Lasker
Senior Marketing Manager

East coast transplant, outdoor & fitness fanatic, dog lover.

Barbara Feuerstein
Marketing Manager

Boston native. Portuguese speaker. Avid reader. Persian cat lover.

Amanda Dharmandi
Marketing Associate

Bay Area native who thrives off new adventures, new foods, good company, good music, and dry humor.

Abby Blabolil, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

BS Kinesiology & Health conc. Psychology. Loves group exercise classes and Old Fashioned donuts.

Beth Lennon
Health Coach

BA in Comms; MS in Nutrition. Love podcasts; aspiring minimalist.

Gayle DeCarlo, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach, enjoy traveling to world wine regions.

Kenly Brozman, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach.

Jodi Schaeffer, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

ACE Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Registered Licensed Dietitian

Rana Blohm
Health Coach

Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. Loves bike riding, goofy socks and medieval history.

Amy Mattila, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Screenwriter, coffee, Italian Greyhound lover, massage addict, podcasts, green thumb.

Amy Kurtz, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Texan lost in Portland, wanderlust, hiking, Dallas Cowboys fanatic, lifter, MScN.

Michael Craigen, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Canuck. Closet nerd. Creative-minded. Keeps it real.

Larissa Bell, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Registered Behavior Technician. Yoga teacher. Lover of long bike rides and carbohydrates.

Brandon Walters, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Traveler, slow runner, wanting to positively impact others.

Shannon Arnett, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Health Coach, Certified Energy Health Practitioner, Yoga instructor, lover of ocean.

Alison Mulvey, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Midwest native, LCSW, hiking, live music, coffee, yoga, travel.

Rachel Kahn, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Yoga and dog obsessed native Californian wanting to make the world healthier.

Cameo Baumgartner, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Distance Runner, Vizsla Mom.

Lolita Lopez, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

MPH, National Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach. Love cooking, coffee, and chocolate.

Kasie Kephart
Health Coach

Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist/Certified Clinical Nutritionist. Cat lover.

Adele van der Lecq, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Certified Health & Wellness Coach. Yogi triathlete. South African in Chicago.

Alicia Pranskunas
Health Coach

Australian, Occupational Therapist, travel enthusiast, dog mom.

Kadie Olander
Health Coach

BS in Nutrition and NASM-CPT, competitive fast exerciser, proud dog mom.

Robin Thomas, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Wellcoaches CHWC, CPT, MN native, occasionally successful DIYer, loves power tools.

Shelby Kerr
Health Coach

Ohio native in Chicago, enthusiastic dog and plant mom. Love books, cooking, & new things.

Laurel Shonerd
Health Coach

Registered Dietitian, Wellcoaches CHWC, backyard bird watcher and a passion for travel.

Susanne Murtha, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Former mountain dweller walking the beaches of Rhode Island. Serve an entitled cat Tippy.

Nikki Hines, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Board Certified. Fondness for positivity, holistic wellness, and momentous shenanigans.

Michelle Devine, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Californian in Charlotte, NC. Love kayaking, yoga, cooking (and eating!)

Spencer Harber, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

E-RYT, CPT, Lover of learning, dry humor, and creative plant based meals.

Kathy Stolecki, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

NBC-Health-Wellness Coach in Lexington, KY, heart in CA, enjoys Hoop, singing, pups.

Alanna Gibbs, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

NBC-HWC, RYT, eagerly awaiting adoption of a pup (Cavalier King Charles).

Sarina Lamarche, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

MA in Psychology, NBC-HWC, adventurer, amateur athlete, mom.

Monica Warnert, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Minneapolis born and raised. Lover of the outdoors, dogs, yoga, podcasts, food, and sports.

Emily Walker, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

WI native - nerd out on nutrition, hormones, and the mind-body connection!

Tracy Moreno, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

MA Human Development, I love all exercise, Yoga, meditation and family time.

Megan Matschi, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Born and raised in Minneapolis, yogi, and loves the sun.

Janet Johnson, NBC-HWC
Health Coach

Loves to swim, Zumba, hike and explore local arts.