LEADERSHIP TEAM

Verato Experts & Advisors

Rel Ambrozy

General Counsel
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General Counsel

Rel Ambrozy

Rel is General Counsel at Verato. Rel’s formal and hands-on education in both biomedical engineering and intellectual property law, gained through his work in both health technology companies and large law firms, makes him uniquely experienced to oversee the legal responsibilities of a high-growth healthcare IT company like Verato. Rel is actively involved in local charities, and coaches several of his children’s teams. On extended vacations, you can find Rel captaining a dive boat in the Caribbean.

Jason Bihun

Chief Commercial Officer
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Chief Commercial Officer

Jason Bihun

Jason is Chief Commercial Officer for Verato, responsible for sales and business development. He has 20+ years of experience in growing enterprise software companies specifically in the data management space and applications development. In previous roles Jason has deployed and sold master data management solutions across a variety of industries including healthcare, financial services, insurance, and retail for many Fortune 100 companies. Jason is a graduate of the University of Illinois – Champaign/Urbana with a B.A. in Economics. As an always learning hockey coach and player outside the office, Jason can be spotted across the Midwest coaching his teenage twin boys and daughter.

Michelle Blackmer

VP, Marketing
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VP, Marketing

Michelle Blackmer

Michelle is Vice President of Marketing at Verato. Michelle is a pragmatic marketing leader with 25 years of healthcare information technology and data management experience. Michelle has a proven ability to operate at the intersection of marketing, sales, products, and customers to effectively drive growth and build teams in enterprise software companies of all sizes. Prior to Verato, Michelle worked at Initiate Systems/IBM, Informatica, and CareEvolution. Michelle is a Seattleite and avidly practices yoga and Pilates to counteract long hours sitting at a computer.

Isaac He

VP, Finance
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VP, Finance

Isaac He

Isaac is Vice President of Finance, responsible for Verato’s ongoing financial operations, strategic financing, and corporate development activities. Isaac was previously an investment professional at Columbia Capital focused on early-stage communications, media, and technology startups, and also has experience on Wall Street in M&A and financing advisory for media and telecommunications companies. Isaac graduated from Duke University with a B.S. in Economics. A self-proclaimed foodie, in his spare time Isaac wants to produce and film a documentary about the curious late-night snacking habits of young urban professionals.

Grace Koh

Chief Strategy Officer
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Chief Strategy Officer

Grace Koh

Grace serves as Verato’s Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to Verato, Grace was a founder and VP of marketing at CadenceQuest, a customer analytics software company, acquired by Accenture in 2010. At Accenture, she advised global product companies on customer data strategy, analytics, business process reengineering and change management. Grace graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Outside the office, Grace would love to own and operate a café and make frequent trips to her favorite vacation spot, Tulum, Mexico.

Mark LaRow

CEO
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CEO

Mark LaRow

Mark is the Chief Executive Officer of Verato. He was formerly at MicroStrategy, a business intelligence software provider, for 14 years where he was the Executive Vice President of Products, responsible for product strategy, product marketing, and competitive intelligence. Prior to MicroStrategy, Mark was with Ernst & Young for 17 years and left as Partner responsible for all technical consulting in the east region of the US. Mark holds MS and BS degrees from MIT in electrical engineering and computer science. Outside the office, Mark enjoys woodworking and is an avid soccer fan, supporting FC Barcelona.

Jim McLean

VP, Credit Information Solutions
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VP, Credit Information Solutions

Jim McLean

Jim serves as the Verato Vice President of Credit Information Solutions. His thirty-year work history extends across a broad array of domains including big data analytics, homeland and national security, full spectrum Special Operations, intelligence analysis, intelligence operations, Counterterrorism, and Antiterrorism operations. He has an MBA from Touro University and a BADM from Campbell University. Outside of the office, Jim is often found chilling on the beach listening to his favorite Rolling Stones albums.

Joaquim Neto

VP, Healthcare Solutions
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VP, Healthcare Solutions

Joaquim Neto

Joaquim Neto is Vice President of Healthcare at Verato. He has decades of experience in information management and master data management technologies across industries, with a particular expertise in healthcare and in master patient index (MPI) and health information exchange (HIE) solutions. He has consulted and delivered solutions for healthcare providers and payers of all types—from Fortune 500 health systems to community hospitals. Prior to Verato, Joaquim worked at Initiate Systems and IBM. Joaquim is a fan of the outdoors and is an avid runner, biker, and fisherman.

Luis Orozco

VP, Engineering
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VP, Engineering

Luis Orozco

Luis is Vice President of Engineering, responsible for implementing Verato’s product roadmap across development and operations. He has 20 years of experience leading teams in the development of commercial enterprise software, with emphasis on highly scalable, Big Data, SaaS offerings and graduated from Monterrey’s Institute of Technology (ITESM) with a degree in Computer Systems Engineering. An avid runner outside the office, he regularly participates in short and mid distance races.

Board of Directors

Our board combines broad experience in IT services, healthcare solutions, and business strategy to better steer our vision and success.

  • Sanju Bansal

    CEO, Hunch Analytics
  • Kent Bennett

    Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners
  • Evan DeCorte

    Principal, Columbia Capital
  • Mark LaRow

    CEO, Verato
  • Todd Stottlemyer

    CEO, CNSI

Board of Advisors

Our advisors are instrumental in guiding our long-term success and strategy.

  • Brent Williams

    Founder, Verato; CEO, Euclidian Trust
  • Tom Benedetti

    Co-founder & Managing Partner, Blue Heron Capital
  • Hong Truong

    Senior Program Investment Officer, CHCF
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