We are privileged at DotHealth to have the strategic support of several professionals having broad and diverse experience spanning the global health sciences industries.
Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer
Andy has over 18 years of healthcare/life sciences, electronic media, e-learning and information services industry experience.
Prior to co-founding DotHealth, Andy led numerous high-profile digital business transformations in the health sciences and publishing market sectors. Most recently, Andy headed up Bowker’s Identifier Services Strategic Business Unit and ISO Standards operations where he supervised the operations of the U.S. ISBN Agency and played a key role in the evolution and re-launch of Books In Print, the world’s largest bibliographic database and search and discovery platform for librarians, retailers and institutions worldwide. Andy is a former member of the Board of Directors of the International ISBN Agency, the International ISTC Agency and played a key role in the development and introduction of the International Standard Name Identifier.
From 2005-2007, Andy spearheaded the Electronic Media business for Advanstar’s Life Sciences Group, where he conceptualized, developed and commercialized www.modernmedicine.com. Today, ModernMedicine serves as one of the leading interactive clinical information, continuing medical education (CME), patient education, practice management and clinical decision-support portals for a network of more than 300,000 physicians, nurses, pharmacists and healthcare professionals and their patients. In this role, he was also responsible for the strategic development and advancement of electronic media strategies for over 35 of Advanstar’s journal brands including Pharmaceutical Executive, Medical Economics, Managed Healthcare Executive and Contemporary Pediatrics. Andy also managed the Company’s syndicated medical news platform, Mediwire (www.mediwire.com), and played a key role in establishing Advanstar’s CME business unit, cme2, as an exemplary ACCME accredited provider of continuing medical education services.
Prior to joining Advanstar and for over a decade, Andy served as an enterprise lead and business developer for several mid-size and large national pharmaceutical and healthcare advertising, marketing and communications agencies, playing key roles in the product launches and marketing campaigns supporting leading pharmaceutical brands for manufacturers including GlaxoSmithKline, Roche, Novartis, Wyeth, Sepracor and SkyePharma. Early in his career, Andy co-founded mediNet Communications, Inc., a healthcare-focused web site development and interactive marketing company which served the digital needs of over 100 hospitals, managed care, pharmaceutical and medical device clients nationwide. Andy earned his Bachelors of Science Degree in Communications from the University of South Florida.