Leadership Team

Jim Stansell

Jim Stansell

Chief Technology Officer

Jim Stansell comes to us with over 30 years of HIT experience — the past 20 of which he’s spent in leadership positions. Over the years, Jim has leveraged his expertise in Development Methodologies to consistently transform low-performing development teams into exemplars of high-performance, agile development. Jim is Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®)-certified in “Leading Agile Teams” and has earned himself the appellation of “Swiss Army Knife-CEO”.

John Showalter, MD, MSIS

John Showalter, MD, MSIS

Chief Product Officer

Dr. Showalter brings visionary thought leadership on the application of advanced information technology to improving outcomes for patients. His unique education in biomedical engineering, physiology, clinical informatics and internal medicine has allowed him to work at the intersection of those fields to positively impact patient care and health system efficiency. His work has been recognized with cross-industry awards including ComputerWorld’s Premiere 100 IT Leaders and health IT awards such as the CHIME Collaboration Award. Dr. Showalter is dedicated to using his passion and knowledge to ensure that Jvion’s machine has the maximum positive impact for patients.

Drew Stovall

Drew Stovall

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Drew Stovall is responsible for Jvion’s finance, accounting, treasury, legal, and human resources functions. Prior to joining Jvion in 2019, Drew served in progressive finance roles at Navicure, now Waystar. During his decade-long tenure at Waystar, revenues increased by 1,500%, leading to an exit to EQT and CPPIB in 2019.

John Frownfelter, MD, FACP

John Frownfelter, MD, FACP

Chief Medical Officer

John is an internist and physician executive in Health Information Technology and is currently leading Jvion’s clinical strategy. With over 15 years’ leadership experience he has a broad range of expertise in systems management, care transformation and health information systems. Dr. Frownfelter has held a number of medical and medical informatics leadership positions over nearly two decades, highlighted by his role as Chief Medical Information Officer for Inpatient services at Henry Ford Health System and Chief Medical Information Officer for UnityPoint Health where he led clinical IT strategy and launched the analytics programs. Since 2015, Dr. Frownfelter has been bringing his expertise to healthcare through health IT advising to both industry and health systems. His work with Jvion has enhanced their clinical offering and their implementation effectiveness. Dr. Frownfelter has also held professorships at St. George’s University and Wayne State schools of medicine, and the University of Detroit Mercy Physician Assistant School. Dr. Frownfelter received his MD from Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Leah Ray

Leah Ray

Chief Customer Officer

With over 20 years of healthcare information technology (HIT) experience, Leah brings to Jvion a wealth of knowledge and expertise that spans a large swath of industry operations. Prior to joining Jvion, Leah served as Senior Vice President (SVP) of Client Experience at Zelis, a leading healthcare payments integration platform, where she oversaw the company’s Claims Operations, Customer Success, and Implementation Management departments. Before her role at Zelis, Leah served as Chief Experience Officer at Healthx (a JMI Company), where she spearheaded the organizational strategy and management of their Professional Services department; focusing on implementation, project management, support services, digital marketing, and contract management. Throughout her decorated career, Leah has held senior leadership positions in a diversity of departments, including customer service, product management and data integration.

John Frownfelter, MD, FACP

Curt Thornton

Chief Growth Officer

Curt is a proven leader who has spent his career working with organizations focused on improving the global delivery of health care—from medical device and software products to acute care diagnostic services. Curt most recently served as the Chief Commercial Officer of Medicom Health, an industry leading provider of SaaS-based digital patient engagement solutions where he was responsible for Sales, Client Success, Marketing and Business Development. Prior to Medicom Health, Curt held leadership positions at Healthx, Capsule Tech, and other HIT organizations. Curt holds a Master of Business Administration and Master of Health Science from the University of Florida.

Soy Chen

Soy Chen

Chief Data Scientist

Soy has over a decade of experience in designing and operationalizing AI products utilizing machine learning. She was Jvion’s first data scientist and built the data science team from the ground up, growing the data science platform and toolset to drive innovation in clinical AI. She has successfully deployed products in diverse areas such as: healthcare, finance, marketing, consumer segmentation, and demographic behavior. Prior to data science, Soy has a background in physics and had worked in radiation oncology, optics, and gravitational waves. She received her MS from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Board of Directors

Shantanu Nigam

Shantanu Nigam

Founder

Shantanu is a veteran entrepreneur with a passion for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and patient wellness. His drive is fueled by a unique background that spans healthcare and the transformative AI technology that has changed the way complex problems are understood and solved.

Shantanu’s career path started in the late 90s when he founded an AI company that was shifting search algorithms from keyword-based to intent driven through the use of Eigenspace. Shantanu moved into Accenture’s Healthcare practice where he served in a leadership position for most of the 2000s. In addition to leading multiple payer and provider consulting engagements, Shantanu helped bring to market some of Accenture’s most innovative and leading-edge offerings.

Shantanu earned his Bachelor of Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in India.

Tom Zajac

Tom Zajac

Executive Chairman of the Board
Matt Emery

Matt Emery

General Partner, JMI Equity
Sureel Sheth

Sureel Sheth

Principal, JMI Equity
Saurabh Bhansali

Saurabh Bhansali

Partner, Health Velocity Capital
Ezra Mehlman

Ezra Mehlman

Managing Partner, Health Enterprise Partners

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