Rob has over 30 years of software engineering and engineering management experience with special emphasis on healthcare technology and biomedical & biological informatics. Rob specializes in Biological Informatics, Biostatistics, Clinical Trial Automation, Intelligent Agent Design, and Semantic Interoperability.
Mr. Ward's career is all about the business of technology management for both large and startup companies. He has led or advised many startups over his 30+ year career in addition to leading large corporate technology programs here in the SF Bay area. Mr. Ward is also CEO of Telegraph Hill Software, a professional services firm providing technical management consulting and front-end and back-end development.
Gerald Katz is a financial specialist who has had assignments in a number of areas: acting CFO; aiding young companies in obtaining financing private equity or venture capital; and aiding them in the preparation of all relevant investment related materials; and sell-side M&A transactions. Prior experience has been in private placements, interest rate and foreign exchange hedging, lease financing and financial consulting, with transaction totals of roughly $400 million.
Tom has over 20 years of experience at Bay Area biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, and consulting companies. His background includes R&D, IT, Project Management, and Quality. Tom has implemented numerous Quality Systems and Quality improvement programs. Most recently, Tom has led Quality and Compliance for goBalto+Oracle.
Sondra’s passion for patients started with work in healthcare providers’ offices and migrated into clinical software. She has over 15 years of experience with a wide range of different clinical research technologies. Prior to joining Aloha, Sondra worked at leading eClinical vendors including Veeva Systems and Medidata Solutions. Sondra is thrilled to bring her career focus back around to serving patients.
Thuy is a Senior UX Engineer Lead with over 15 years in design and front end development, weaving together strong design aesthetics with technical know-how to provide responsive and intuitive user interfaces for web and hybrid mobile applications. Thuy also specializes in data visualization by developing creative and interactive charts. The charts represent real-time financial data that facilitate decision making for end-users.
Bob specializes in Software Design and Development, specifically in document image analysis, character recognition and pattern recognition. Experience in real time device control, operating system internals and compiler development. Bob is especially interested in working with Natural Language Processing, syntactic and semantic analysis of English text.
Jim has an academic background in applied mathematics and has been involved in a variety of software engineering design and development projects as an employee, contractor, consultant and business owner. In recent years his focus has been on image and voice recognition systems, pattern analysis, and natural language processing with special application to biomedical information extraction.
Senior Software Engineer
John has extensive experience in software design and development. His many areas of accomplishment include compiler design and implementation, TCP/IP packet protocols, network optimization and security, cryptography, and complex string pattern matching algorithms. John loves solving hard problems, particularly of a mathematical or statistical nature, and he has been involved in building automation and AI related systems throughout his career.
Julia is a rising Junior at the University of Michigan. She is majoring in Cognitive Science with a focus in decision making and minoring in Applied Statistics. In her free time she enjoys playing intramural sports, especially volleyball. Go Blue!