JVION Leadership

Driving the Engine that Takes Smart and Makes It Brilliant

When it comes to driving innovation and value, having the right team matters

Jvion's leadership brings a passion for developing the tools and machines that leverage innovation to help providers care for their communities, patients, and organizations.
01 Shantanu Nigam

Shantanu Nigam


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.

In his current role, Shantanu leads cognitive machine leader Jvion. Under his leadership, the company delivers an innovative AI and patient wellness solution. This solution leverages a powerful approach that surpasses the effectiveness of any other offering and has served to establish the direction for clinical AI and its extension beyond risk identification. Jvion's solution was brought to market with a first mover advantage and has held the dominant position in the healthcare AI market. Shantanu earned his Bachelor of Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in India.

Cook Niki

Niki Cook

Chief People Officer

Niki Cook joins Jvion with more than 20 years of senior HR leadership experience in Fintech, Technology, Forest Products, Plastics and Banking industries.  She is passionate about transforming businesses, developing strong organizational cultures and creating environments where colleagues feel happy and valued as they achieve amazing results for the business.

In her role at Jvion, she is responsible for talent acquisition, culture, engagement and HR systems and process.  Niki earned a Master’s in Education while attending The University of Georgia and has her Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) certification from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI.)   

Frownfelter John

John Frownfelter, MD, FACP

Chief Medical Information 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.

Patel Chetan

Chetan Patel


Chetan is a career entrepreneur with experience operating and managing businesses across the Healthcare, IT, Hospitality, Real Estate, and Retail Industries. As Chief Financial Officer of Jvion, he is responsible for financial planning, accounting, tax, auditing, shared services, procurement, and legal. Chetan brings a consistent and proven ability to achieve results, reduce risks, and work with personnel across multiple levels within an organization. His leadership drives structure, organization, and operational efficiencies to enable business success and the realization of strategic goals.

Prior to Jvion, Chetan worked in few technology start-ups in the Greater Atlanta Area with successful exits. The companies that Chetan has helped lead have benefitted from his focus on the best interests of the business and are distinguished by their positive market presence and eminence.

Reed Rod

Rod Reed

Chief Growth Officer

Rod Reed is a strategic sales and marketing executive with a successful track record of leading sales organizations in selling enterprise-wide software and Cloud/SaaS-based solutions. He has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare across multiple segments including inpatient, ambulatory and managed services. Rod is recognized for expertise in developing sales teams, growing revenue, and building sales operations infrastructures for both emerging and established solutions in Fortune 100, mid-market, and high-growth companies. In his role at Jvion, he is responsible for driving growth of the company's industry leading AI solution. Rod has his BS in management and marketing from Indiana University School of Business.

Sharma Ritesh

Ritesh Sharma


Ritesh Sharma comes with a versatile background of sales and delivery. He has had the opportunity to work in multiple industries including Pharma, Payors, and Providers. Ritesh spent nearly 10 years at Accenture where his focus was on program management, client services, and business development. His reputation in delivery excellence was well known by every client that he worked with, which yielded excellent results for his organization. After Accenture, Ritesh did a series of entrepreneur activities, where he specialized in organically growing small and mid-size organizations and taking them on abnormally high growth curves. This was achieved mainly by his reputation in the market combined with an ability to drive innovation. In his role at Jvion, Ritesh is focused on business development and is tasked with all sales, client services, and account management for the organization.

Showalter John

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.

Sine Edye

Edye Sine, PhD, RN, CMQ/OE, LSSBB

Chief Transformation Officer

Edye Sine has served as a senior healthcare executive in payer, provider and delivery system environments for more than 25 years. Her extensive leadership background includes expertise in quality/operational excellence, clinical effectiveness, system integration, safety science, (HRO/HFE) and community health promotion. Prior to joining Jvion, Edye served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Quality Officer of a regional integrated delivery network. In her role, she provided strategic, executive and operational oversight of the comprehensive quality program across all components of the enterprise. Her areas of direct reporting included customer engagement, community health, quality/accreditation, safety/risk management, care coordination, infection prevention, pharmacy services and clinical decision support. In prior roles, Edye served as the Chief Quality Executive for ACOs, academic, for-profit and non-profit organizations. She has been recognized by the American Hospital Association as well as other quality, governmental and accrediting organizations for improvements in safety and patient care outcomes.