Onduo is dedicated to making “healthy” easier, more accessible, and more personalized with our science-backed, data-driven virtual care model.
Meet our Executive Team
Role: Chief Executive Officer
Vindell Washington, MD, MS, is the CEO of Onduo and the Chief Clinical Officer of the Verily Health Platforms group. He focuses on strategies that will enable advanced technology solutions for healthcare transformation, engaging partners in developing tools and platforms for improving health outcomes and reducing costs of care. Vindell previously served as Chief Medical Officer and EVP at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana where he oversaw network operations and contracting, medical policy and quality, disease management, and pharmacy benefits. Prior to that, he was National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), where he provided high-level executive direction and leadership for ONC programs, operations, and policies. Vindell received his medical degree from the University of Virginia and his MS in healthcare management from the Harvard University School of Public Health.
Role: Chief Innovation Officer
Erich S. Huang, MD, PhD, is the Chief Science and Innovation Officer at Onduo. Erich spearheads our robust evidence-generation programs, spanning across clinical research, data collection from novel digital health devices, and real-world evidence. Erich also leads our thinking on creating clinical digital phenotypes and driving the continued evolution of our advanced real-time cohort engine and learning health system development. Erich was previously at Duke University where he served as the Chief Data Officer for Quality at Duke Health, Director of Duke Forge, Director of Duke Crucible, and Assistant Dean for Biomedical Informatics for Duke University School of Medicine. There he led and deployed machine learning capabilities for complex care management in Duke Health’s Accountable Care Organization, and helped develop Duke Health’s new institutional governance process for algorithmic decision support. He earned his MD and PhD from Duke University.
Role: Chief Commercial Officer
Ryan Sloan is the Chief Commercial Officer for Onduo. Responsible for sales, marketing, client management, and business development, Ryan brings 20 years of experience in driving growth for population health and value-based care solutions, most recently at Vitality and having started his career at Aetna. His experience stretches across employer-sponsored programs, health care providers and commercial, Medicaid and Medicare managed care organizations. Ryan earned his BA in Economics from the University of Georgia and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Role: Chief Development Officer
Becky Messing Haigler is the Chief Development Officer for Onduo, helping to drive strategic partnerships and development for the organization, and also in alignment with our Verily Health Platform partners. She also leads the Value, Market Access, and Health Economics (VMAHE) team for Onduo and VHP. Becky joined Verily in 2016, bringing her experience with healthcare strategy, accountable care solutions, and market access development. She previously worked at the healthcare consultancy The Chartis Group, Blue Shield of California, and Abbott Diagnostics. Becky earned an MBA and an MPH from the University of California at Berkeley and a BS in Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Role: Managing Counsel
Julia Feldman, JD, is Managing Counsel for Onduo, where she leads functional areas such as compliance, regulatory, and governance. Previously, she served as the first in-house attorney and General Counsel for Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization, an integrated care organization and ACO. She most recently was on the leadership team at a large health care plan and provider serving Medicaid/Medicare dual eligible members. She has also worked in government, at the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (Massachusetts/Medicaid), at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and in private law firms. Julia graduated with honors from Amherst College and Columbia Law School.
Role: Head of People
Jeannette Cook, SPHR, SCP, is the Head of People for Onduo. She leads our people initiatives ensuring we create and maintain a robust set of employee programs to help enable our rapidly growing organization meet our customers’ needs while building employee systems that reinforce Onduo’s cultural values of curiosity, grit, courage, focus, and empathy. Jeannette has 20 years of diverse human resource and management experience that spans start‐ups and established organizations across various industries. Her passion is driven by creating an engaging and collaborative workforce. Jeannette is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SCP) and has a BS in HR Management from Arizona State University.
Role: VP, Commercial Dev
Patrick joined Onduo as our third employee and serves as VP of Commercial Development. Patrick has helped create core foundations within finance, legal, and operations, including the infrastructure to enable the distribution of technology and provide clinical care nationwide. Patrick also serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the Onduo Professional Entities. Prior to joining Onduo, Patrick held domestic and international roles at Sanofi in business development, sales, and R&D. Patrick has a passion for healthcare and helping establish a new technology-enabled standard of care for chronic diseases. He graduated from Bates College with a BS in Chemistry and received an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
Role: Head of Engineering
Jeremy Dunker is Head of Engineering for Onduo at Verily, helping us deliver on our mission to create personalized care for individuals living with chronic disease. Jeremy has worked across a number of product engineering teams at Verily, including the Healthy at Work team that conceived, designed, developed, and delivered a data science and a tech-enabled approach to help employers and universities keep their employees and students safe during the Covid-19 pandemic. Prior to Verily, Jeremy worked in software management and development at Microsoft and Infinite Software Solutions. He earned his MS in computer science from James Madison University and a BS and BA from East Tennessee State University.
Role: Head of Product
Venkat Jaganathan is Head of Product for Onduo at Verily. Venkat is passionate about increasing healthcare access, affordability, and lowering costs of care through innovative digital solutions for patients, providers, and payers, and brings that focus to Onduo as we expand our market footprint and product roadmap. Previously, he was VP of Product Management at Nuance Communications’ Healthcare division. Venkat guided Nuance‘s product strategy and the development of AI-enabled speech recognition and natural language processing (NLP) based tools for Clinical and RevCycle teams to improve patient safety, clinical quality, and appropriate reimbursement. Venkat holds an MBA in Strategy and Finance from University of Michigan, an MS in Industrial Engineering from University of Windsor, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Madras.
Role: Head of Data Science
Yugang Jia, PhD, MPH, is Head of Data Science for Onduo at Verily, leading efforts to apply data science and machine learning to our robust, real-time solution that delivers personalized care to individuals. Focused on the Advanced Real-time Cohort engine and featuring a novel use of digital phenotyping, Yugang is creating the foundation of data-driven decision making, matching technology and human care through the Onduo virtual care solution. Prior to joining Verily, Yugang worked at Fidelity Investments, leading their healthcare data science team, and at Philips Healthcare as innovation lead. Yugang holds an MPH with a major in epidemiology from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and a PhD from the University of Bristol.
Role: Head of Growth
Mike Lawrence is Head of Growth for Onduo. Mike is focused on expansion into key market areas spanning health plans and employers and in partnership across the Verily Health Platform and Google Cloud businesses. Mike is a seasoned healthcare and technology executive, having advised a number of companies on their marketing and growth strategies. He built and sold his own marketing and technology company that powered a number of healthcare brands before selling it to one of its health insurance customers, Bright Health, and subsequently joined them, helping them implement new products for Medicare Advantage and scale into new markets. Mike earned his BS in marketing from St. Cloud State University.
Role: VP, Pharmacy Innovation
Sarah Thompson PharmD, MBA, MS is VP of Pharmacy Innovation for Onduo. She focuses on developing Onduo’s Medication Management strategies and use of devices to make care accessible, convenient, and engaging for patients. Sarah is a strong proponent of team-based healthcare, leveraging technology and using a population health-based approach to achieve better health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs for patients. Prior to joining Onduo, Sarah served as a VP of Clinical Operations and Pharmacy for an ACO in Rhode Island, where she was responsible for the organization’s population health strategy, multiple clinical programs, and clinical operations. While there she integrated remote patient monitoring into clinical practice and introduced several technology platforms to enhance care. Sarah holds a PharmD from the University of Connecticut (Go Huskies!), completed a drug development fellowship with the University of Buffalo, and earned an MBA and MS in Healthcare Leadership from Cornell University.
Role: Head of Program & Service
Heather Zeitz, RD, CDN, is Head of Program and Service Delivery at Onduo. She is responsible for the care delivered virtually and digitally through the Onduo solution, including the care strategy, content, and coaching. Heather likes to say that she looks to hire “spectacular” humans on the front line who build relationships with members to help drive the connection between day-to-day behaviors and their overall health. They activate the Onduo tools and pathways to drive the most convenient and quickest paths to the best health outcomes for our members. Heather has spent her career developing products, programs and content to help people live healthier lives, including at Alere and then Optum following the acquisition and integration of Alere into its consumer health portfolio. Heather earned a BS from Cornell University and completed an RD Dietetic Internship at The New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center.
Role: VP, Marketing
Allison Orenstein is VP of Marketing at Onduo. Allison is responsible for enterprise and product marketing and marketing operations, helping drive market expansion and growth for the Onduo product portfolio. Allison brings her experience supporting technology- and data-enabled care solutions throughout her career, having worked at Philips Healthcare and CVS Health/CVS Caremark, following two stints at healthcare startups. She’s excited to help Onduo increase visibility for its innovative virtual health solutions through health plan and employer engagement, ultimately delivering care to individuals that helps them make life-lasting changes on their journey to healthy. Allison earned an MBA from Santa Clara University and a BS in Journalism from Northwestern University.
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