Brett Johnson, President & Executive Editor Brett is an experienced entrepreneur, having successfully launched numerous communications-related enterprises. He started with the Minnesota Collaborative a regional network that assists emerging companies and annually hosts one of the country’s largest venture capital conferences, where presenting companies have raised in excess of $2 billion since 1994. He was founder and editor-in-chief of Minnesota Ventures magazine, a regional business publication focusing on small and growing companies. He was also founder and publisher of Law & Politics magazine, a monthly published in Minnesota and Washington and whose SuperLawyers supplement is syndicated in 40 markets. His healthcare experience began in pharmacy, where he worked with the National Community Pharmacists Association NCPA and founded Cornerdrugstore.com. There, as CEO, he built an online network of almost 2,000 local drugstores throughout the U.S. He was also active in the financing and development of Health Integrated, a leading national disease management company. His non-profit background includes founding the Environmental Initiative in 1990 to address regional environmental issues by bringing together environmental groups, industry and government. The organization has become a model for other regional environmental initiatives. He received his degree in economics from Harvard University.
Herina Ayot, Sentinel Managing Editor Herina Ayot joined OneMedPlace as the Managing Editor for OneMedSentinel, the news arm of OMP, and identifies groundbreaking technologies in the healthcare and life science industry as a means to highlight new investment opportunities. She maintains web content for the company blog and manages the weekly e-newsletter that is sent to over 6,000 CEOs and investors worldwide. Previously, she worked under Mayor Bloomberg at the National 9/11 Memorial Foundation where she researched prospective major donors and possible board members, and later as a Grantwriter for the New York City non-profit, Project Renewal. There she researched and edited grant requests to foundation, corporate, and government funders. Herina Ayot is a graduate of New York University with a B.A. in Psychology and minor in Journalism and Mass Communications.
Martin Felando, Vice President Martin Felando worked within the life science and healthcare department at IIR, the world’s largest conference producer, and was ranked the #1 lead generator for four consecutive years in sponsor and exhibitor sales. He was promoted to Corporate Group Sales for superior performance. His experience working with investors and emerging life science companies included two years as a financial consultant on Wall Street. At Kinderhook Systems, a start-up that went public within two years, Martin was promoted to Channel Manager, initiating and helping to close Kinderhook’s largest clients, including $1M deals at McDonalds and Pepsi and $500K deals at TV Guide, Monsanto, and First Chicago Bank. At Bajibot Media, a digital production shop, within four months scheduled face to face meetings and capabilities discussions with nearly every top agency and media company in the country, including CP+B in Colorado, Disney, NBC, and ABC. Closed rich media banner projects involving Toyota and HBO. Responsible for nearly tripling the number of hits on Bajibot’s website. Expanded augmented reality opportunities by identifying theme parks, live events, children’s books, and in-store monitors as potentially lucrative AR arenas.
Amanda Jiang, Director of Sponsorships Amanda Jiang serves the role of Director of Sponsorships at OneMedPlace; she coordinates with sponsors and assists with new product launches and works closely with CEO, Brett Johnson, in business development. Amanda also manages the conference website, trains new hires, organizes the OneMedDatabase and increases efficiency in search and list generation. Amanda Jiang graduated from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University as a member of Phi Beta Kappa Society, which is the nation’s oldest Academic Honor Society. She majored in International Relations and Political Science, while minoring in Chinese Studies and Entrepreneurship.
Daniel Kremer, Director of OneMedTV Daniel Kremer grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, graduating summa cum laude from Philadelphia’s Temple University with a degree from their prestigious Film and Media Arts program. While residing in Philadelphia, he wrote and directed many films of both short and feature-length, and now contributes high-quality production and post-production skills to OneMedTV using a wide range of experience in media-related fields. His films have won numerous international awards, including five Best Documentary prizes and two awards for Best Feature Film. He has been with OneMedTV for two years, and has overseen the completion and delivery of hundreds of executive videos, sit-down interviews and conference-coverage trailers. Also, he is fluent in Hebrew, and is capable and most eager to help Israeli companies produce media for OneMedTV in the Hebrew language, if they should desire it.
Claudia Pinzon, Director of Media and Marketing Claudia Pinzon oversees the company’s marketing and online communication strategy. Ms. Pinzon is responsible for analysis, strategies and implementation of sales, distribution and outreach programs. She majored in Marketing and Advertising at Javeriana University and earned a Masters Degree in Media Management at The New School in New York City. Prior experience includes: Media (online reporting and production), branding and marketing consultant for small businesses focused on healthcare, fitness and medicine.
J. Pascal Rawls-Philippe, Director of Administration & Finance Pascal organizes the daily administrative tasks for efficiency along with daily and periodic finances. As Administrative Director he is responsible for designing and coordinating the registration systems and processes for the bi-annual conferences, organizing and utilizing email lists, developing uniform formats for data entry and training and quality control among current employees. As Finance Director, Pascal is responsible for all A/P and A/R, invoicing, budgeting, quarterly reporting and payroll. Pascal was previously the Head of North American Operations at Eurasi Enterprises, a furniture wholesaler based out of High Point , NC . Pascal is a graduate of Morehouse College with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Finance.
Chris Scrivo, Chief Technology Officer The Chief Technology Officer for OneMedPlace, Chris Scrivo, is an IT professional with over fourteen years of experience in articulating and delivering technology solutions to implement business strategies. He leads the OneMedPlace team in developing new applications and expanding our growing systems infrastructure. Certified SCSA systems administrator, including Systems Security and Administration, Development, Hosting, Data Recovery, Operational Controls Management and Risk Mitigation. Chris attended the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College with a specialisation in Finance and Economics.
Lisa Sher, Director of Business Development Lisa Sher has been an award-winning sales producer at pharmaceutical companies, Zeneca (now Astra-Zeneca) specializing in cardiovascular and type 2 Diabetes drugs, Endo (specializing in pain management therapies) and most recently Schering-Plough (now Merck) specializing in the asthma and allergy market. Her diverse background in these therapeutic areas allows her to be well-versed in many subjects. Lisa holds a BA with honors in International Relations from Boston University. Lisa works closely with companies and investors to make sure they receive all the possible benefits that membership in OneMedPlace and participation in OneMedForums has to offer.
Tiffany Tranchina, Senior Specialty Sales Representative/Biotech-Big Pharma Tiffani Tranchina is a Senior level experienced sales professional to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industry with a proven track record of increasing product growth and exceeding sales goals. She has worked at Abbott Laboratories, Johnson & Johnson, and Forest Laboratories. Tiffani is specialized in Nephrology, Cardiology, and Psychology, and has worked in the fields of Gynecology, Pulmonology, Urology, Orthopedics, and Internal Medicine. She has supported the healthcare industry with her hard work ethic and determination to assist physicians, hospitals, dialysis units, and long term care facilities in delivering the best care to patients. This has resulted in better outcomes and a higher quality of life for patients. She also has a successful record of training and mentoring field sales representatives and enjoys sharing her knowledge of the industry. Tiffani has won many awards and contests throughout her career, including Divisional Award three years in a row and Outstanding Sales Achievement Award two years in a row. She has also been elected to represent Abbott Laboratories at six national conventions.