Leadership Team

Our experience spans healthcare delivery, health insurance, and technology. Click below to learn about each team member.

Farbod Hagigi
PhD, MPH
CEO & Founder
Farbod Hagigi
PhD, MPH
CEO & Founder

Dr. Hagigi has lived and breathed coordination, patient-engagement and value-based healthcare for the past 17 years. He brings his significant experience across the healthcare industry to ClinicalBox’s software solutions. Prior to ClinicalBox he was management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group where he collaborated with C-suite executives on significant strategic and operational challenges facing their businesses.

Murali Menon
PhD
Chief Technology Officer & Founder
Murali Menon
PhD
Chief Technology Officer & Founder

Dr. Menon has 25 years of engineering experience and has been a CTO at six high tech companies, two of which were large acquisitions ($800M & $1.1B). Prior to starting a string of start-ups, Dr. Menon was an expert in artificial intelligence at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory. He leads ClinicalBox’s engineering team and provides the technical vision needed build products ready for healthcare’s future.

Salim Afshar
MD, DMD
Chief Medical Advisor & Founder
Salim Afshar
MD, DMD
Chief Medical Advisor & Founder

Dr. Afshar knows care coordination intimately. He worked as a care coordinator after college, followed by receiving his MD and DMD at Harvard, completed his residency within the Partners Healthcare System, Chief Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and in total having experience at 17 healthcare facilities to date. Dr. Afshar receives regular inspiration as a practicing surgeon.

Jyothi Vijayakumar
Director of Engineering
Jyothi Vijayakumar
Director of Engineering

Jyothi leads mobile application architecture and development at ClinicalBox. She has more than 20 years of software development experience with a particular expertise in mobile applications. She worked with a half-dozen start-ups as well as Microsoft. Her extensive experience allows her to quickly translate design requirements into a deeply effective user experience.

Senior Advisory Team

Every great team is supported by a capable and experienced team of advisors.

Priscilla Dasse
BSN, MPH
Senior Advisor
Priscilla Dasse
BSN, MPH
Senior Advisor

As a Senior Advisor to ClinicalBox, Priscilla leverages years of experience as a healthcare senior executive and nurse, tackling challenging issues around performance improvement, quality of care, coordination, patient safety and technology. She is currently a Consultant to Partners Healthcare with a focus on patient safety. She served for 9 years as the Senior Vice President for Performance Improvement at The Cambridge Health Alliance, one of the largest healthcare systems in Massachusetts. She also brings to the team a unique knowledge of patient care risks, leveraging her 10 years of experience as a Senior Vice President at the Harvard Risk Management Foundation.

Rick de Filippi
PhD
Senior Advisor
Rick de Filippi
PhD
Senior Advisor

As a Senior Advisor to ClinicalBox, Dr. de Filippi provides the team with a national perspective leveraging substantial healthcare experience: former Chairman of the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees; former Chairman of the Board of The Cambridge Health Alliance, a Harvard-affiliated healthcare system, one of the largest in Massachusetts; and former Chair of the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) Advisory Council. Dr. de Filippi has significant technology experience as well: managing partner of the Ariano Partnership, a consulting group working largely with emerging technology-based companies; and former CEO of CF Systems Corporation.

Larry Floryan
Senior Advisor
Larry Floryan
Senior Advisor

As a Senior Advisor at ClinicalBox, Larry regularly works with the Leadership Team on critical business strategy and technology decisions. In his role, he leverages a wealth of experience spanning 40 years in the technology industry, including the last 10 years focused on healthcare data exchange, micro-costing and technologies that support episode-of-care management. Larry has experience at five start-up companies including as a member of the Board of Directors at several companies.

Gilbert Hakim
Senior Advisor
Gilbert Hakim
Senior Advisor

As a Senior Advisor to ClinicalBox, Gilbert brings a wealth of insight backed by 35 years of experience as the Founder & CEO of SCC Soft Computer. SCC has been a leading healthcare IT company since 1979. They currently are deployed in approximately 750 healthcare systems and integrate with 110+ health information systems, including all the major EHR systems. SCC’s strategic partnership with ClinicalBox provides it with access to the rapidly growing healthcare technology market and a 1,300+ person team with global reach. Engaging regularly with senior executives at the leading healthcare systems across the country allows Gilbert to provide unique perspectives that help to guide ClinicalBox’s strategy.

Barbara Lewis
MBA
Senior Advisor
Barbara Lewis
MBA
Senior Advisor

As a Senior Advisor to ClinicalBox, Barbara ensures the voice of the patient is heard loud and clear. Over a three decade career she has been a journalist (publications including the Wall Street Journal), a serial entrepreneur, and most recently is a nationally recognized expert in patient safety. She wrote Joan’s Family Bill of Rights about her sister’s last days in the ICU. Using her experience as a springboard, Barbara embarked on a journey to help increase the voice of the patient through Patient and Family Advisory Councils (PFACs). She has conducted extensive research on PFACs and speaks at national organizations about her findings.

Dave Matheson
JD, MBA
Senior Advisor
Dave Matheson
JD, MBA
Senior Advisor

As a Senior Advisor to ClinicalBox, Dave leverages 30 years of experience at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he was the founder and leader of the firm’s healthcare practice and a member of BCG’s Executive Committee. He has experience in virtually all sectors of the industry. As a thought leader, Dave coined the term “disease management” and led BCG’s efforts to realize its potential for clients. He has conducted global health work with The Gates Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation and Partners in Health, providing ClinicalBox with an international perspective.

John Morey
MBA
Senior Advisor
John Morey
MBA
Senior Advisor

As a Senior Advisor, John provides business and technical vision to the ClinicalBox leadership team. He was an early member of the Microsoft team and had a decade of experience building and leading businesses and product families for Microsoft. As the Founder and CEO of a number of Health IT start-ups including VoxVue Health and currently MyRozi Corporation, he has significant experience that helps shape ClinicalBox’s strategy. He brings first-hand knowledge of the challenges facing healthcare systems as a former Board Member at Boston-based Steward Health Care Systems.

Shahin Sobhani
MBA
Senior Advisor
Shahin Sobhani
MBA
Senior Advisor

Shahin sets the vision and direction for ClinicalBox’s learning and engagement systems. Shahin Sobhani has 15 years of experience in creating e-learning systems. With unparalleled experience, he has had over 500,000 learners use programs he has created. The breadth of his experience is reflected by the 400+ training projects at 75+ companies on three continents that he has deployed. In addition to working with ClinicalBox, Shahin is the Founder and President of SwissVBS.

Richard Soley
PhD
Senior Advisor
Richard Soley
PhD
Senior Advisor

As a Senior Advisor to ClinicalBox, Dr. Soley provides the technical vision for our connection with the healthcare technology landscape. Dr. Richard Soley is Chairman and CEO of Object Management Group, Inc., an international, open membership, not-for-profit computer industry standards consortium. Dr. Soley has consulted for IBM, Motorola, Texas Instruments, and others. Dr. Soley holds bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from MIT.

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