Board of Directors
Joe Farris is an entrepreneur, investor and executive in the Internet, information services and digital health space. Having been actively involved with the launch and growth of multiple startups, and having worked and trained at Fortune 500 corporations, Joe brings the desired perspective of building in best practices and structure to the start-up environment.
Joe co-founded the Digital Health Coalition in 2011, where he currently serves as the Board President. In 2008, Joe sold Manhattan Research, a company he co-founded, to Decision Resources, Inc., a Providence Equity Partners portfolio company. Joe remained in the role of President following the sale as part of a transition through the end of 2010.
Joe is a mentor at Blueprint Health, a health and wellness accelerator, and he also serves on the board of directors at Community of Unity, a youth development program in New York City.
Joe received a Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering with honors and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with honors from the J.B. Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville.
Mark Bard is a new media, marketing, and technology entrepreneur. In addition to personal ventures, he also invests in early stage technology and digital health startups taking an active advisory role with founders. With deep expertise in the digital health space, Mark’s focus and passion includes mobile, search, and customer service in a digital world. With over 15 years of industry experience, Mark is an internationally recognized expert on topics including the Internet and the healthcare system, new media, health information technology trends, mobile, social, and pharmaceutical sales and marketing. Mark was also recently recognized for his leadership within the industry when he was named to the DTC Hall of Fame.
Mr. Bard received an M.B.A. from Kenan-Flager Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.H.A. from the School of Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill.
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