Board of Directors

N-of-One’s Board of Directors is a diverse group of leaders with extensive experience in software, healthcare and business.

Ms. Ying Lee

Ms. Ying Lee is a Managing Director of Yunfeng Capital, a private equity firm founded by Mr. Jack Ma and Mr. David Yu. Ms. Lee focuses on investments in consumer services, technology and clean energy, with over ten years of operating and investment experience. Prior to joining Yunfeng Capital, Ms. Lee was a partner at KPCB US. She helped establish KPCB China, and invested in industry leaders, such as Autonavi, Venus Tech and Sungrow Power. Additionally, she worked closely with portfolio companies, including Google and Amazon, on their strategies and expansion into China. Ms. Lee joined KPCB from UTStarcom, where she was the Deputy General Manager of the IPTV business unit with a wide range of operating experience. Before joining UTStarcom, she worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. in its Silicon Valley office, where she helped Fortune 500 companies design their marketing strategies, internal management processes and acquisition strategy. Ms. Lee holds a B.S. in Computer Science, a B.S. in Economics and an M.S. in Computer Science from MIT.

Peter McKay

Peter is President and CEO of Desktone. Before joining Desktone, Peter served as Executive In Residence at North Bridge Venture Partners and Insight Ventures. He also directed and advised many venture and private equity backed companies, including Spotfire (sold to Tibco), Application Security Inc., SmartBear Software (formally Automated QA), Lagan Software, n-of-one, Sonian, and Apperian. As President and CEO of Watchfire from 2001 through its acquisition by IBM in July 2007, Peter was responsible for defining and directing Watchfire’s worldwide strategic direction, software development, sales efforts, market development and expansion activities resulting in the growth of Watchfire SaaS revenues from $3 million to $50 Million. Prior to Watchfire, Peter was the President and CEO of eCredit before it was sold to Internet Capital Group in January 2001. Prior to eCredit, Peter was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Indirect Sales at Computer Associates, responsible for over $500 million in revenue and a team of 350 people. He holds a BA degree in Accounting and Finance from Northeastern University.

Joseph O’Connor

Joe has been an entrepreneur and health care executive for over twenty years. He founded and served as CEO of Integrated Healthcare Information Services, Inc. (IHCIS) from inception until its sale to the Ingenix division of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH). IHCIS was a recognized leader and innovator in health care analytics serving premier US health plans. Joe has significant experience and expertise in healthcare analytics, including episode-of-care methods, payment models and performance measurement. Joe previously served as Director of Medical Economics for a publicly traded health plan. He is currently a member of CommonAngels, Boston’s largest and most active seed-stage investing network, where he works with healthcare technology startups. Joe also serves on the board of the Music and Youth Initiative, a Boston based nonprofit organization dedicated to funding free after school music programs for children. Joe is a former Massachusetts licensed CPA and holds an M.S. in Computer Information Systems from Bentley University as well as an M.S. in the Evaluative Clinical Sciences from Dartmouth Medical School.

Christine M. Cournoyer
CEO and Chairperson of the Board

Christine Cournoyer is Chief Executive Officer of N-of-One. Prior to joining N-of-One, she was President and Chief Operating Officer of Picis (now a division of United Healthcare), a leading company in the healthcare IT market. Picis provides software solutions that bridge revenue cycle and clinical workflow management for high-acuity operations within hospitals, including emergency rooms, operating rooms, and critical care. At the time of its acquisition, Picis’ systems were installed in more than 1,800 medical centers, hospitals, and integrated delivery networks in 19 countries around the world. Ms. Cournoyer served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Lightbridge, Inc. and held senior management positions at IBM, including Vice President of Business Transformation as well as Chief Information Officer of IBM’s software group. She also served as Senior Vice President at Lotus Development. Ms. Cournoyer was named one of the “10 Most Influential Women in Technology” by Businessweek. She is currently a Corporator for Emerson Hospital and a member of both the Boston Club and the Women Corporate Directors. Ms. Cournoyer earned a B.S. from UMass, Lowell and an M.A. in Economics from Northeastern University. She also attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Executive Education Program.

Jennifer Levin Carter, MD, MPH

Jennifer Levin Carter, MD, MPH, founded N-of-One in 2008 and currently serves Chief Medical Officer. A board-certified internist and seasoned entrepreneur, she has more than 20 years of experience evaluating existing and emerging markets, new medical technologies and early-stage companies in the health care field. In establishing N-of-One, Dr. Carter brought to the enterprise extensive experience analyzing market opportunities, creating services to improve health care delivery, forming expert teams and identifying business synergies. She also has experience in business analysis and planning for new technologies in health care. Prior to launching N-of-One, Dr. Carter was a consultant and analyzed biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device firms on behalf of investors. She previously worked with Angel Healthcare Investors evaluating early-stage private companies and raising seed capital for start-ups. Dr. Carter has B.S. degrees in Biochemistry and Biophysics from Yale University. She received an M.D. from Harvard Medical School and an M.P.H. from The Harvard School of Public Health.

Steve Gullans, Ph.D

Steve Gullans, Ph.D., is an author, scientist, entrepreneur, and biotech investor. He is a Managing Director at Excel Venture Management where he invests in life science companies with transformative technologies. Previously Steve co-founded and held senior executive roles at biotech companies. Currently, he is a Director at Cleveland HeartLab, Gemphire, Molecular Templates, NofOne, and Orionis Biosciences and he previously was a Director at Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals [TTPH] and other successful startups. Steve loves innovation and has spoken widely, including at TED and TEDx. He and Juan Enriquez recently co-authored Evolving Ourselves, a book that provides a sweeping tour of how humans are changing the course of evolution—sometimes intentionally, sometimes not. Previously he was a professor at Harvard Medical School where he published more than 130 scientific papers and was elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


Melissa Cruz

Melissa Cruz is Chief Financial Officer at N-of-One. Prior to joining N-of-One, she was CFO and SVP at Progress Software, a global, public software company. Previously, Ms. Cruz was the CFO and EVP for Picis, a leading company in the Healthcare IT market that offers solutions bridging both revenue cycle and clinical workflow management for the high acuity operations in hospitals. During her tenure at Picis, the company was sold to UnitedHealth Inc. Prior to Picis, Ms. Cruz was the SVP of Business Services and Chief Financial Officer for BladeLogic, a market leader in the Datacenter Automation arena. BladeLogic grew over 100% each year and transitioned from a start up to a true growth company, becoming profitable and cash-flow positive, while expanding into 12 countries during her tenure. Previously, she spent eight years at Concord Communications (CCRD), including more than five years as the EVP of Business Services and CFO. During her tenure at Concord, Melissa directed M&A activity that resulted in five successful acquisitions, raised a convertible bond debenture and presided over the sale of the company to Computer Associates. Melissa has a B.S. in Finance from Boston College and an M.S. in Management from Lesley University.

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