Co-founder & CEO
As co-founder and CEO of Grand Rounds, Owen believes that patients will achieve better healthcare outcomes through the intersection of technology, medical expertise, and extraordinary patient care. Prior to Grand Rounds, Owen co-founded Reputation.com and grew the company into the worldwide leader in online reputation and privacy management; he also held leadership positions at eBay and Accenture (Health and Life Sciences Practice). Owen received a BA with honors from Trinity College and received an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Owen’s been recognized among the World Economic Forum’s Global Technology Pioneers, Goldman Sachs’ Top 50 Builders + Innovators and Rock Health’s Most Beloved CEOs.
Chief Technology Officer
Wade oversees all aspects of engineering and technology innovation at Grand Rounds. With more than 25 years of engineering leadership experience, he has deep technical domain expertise and a successful track record of scaling teams and leaders, market-defining technology innovations, and business growth for companies of all sizes including Twitter, TellApart, Yahoo, and Opsware.
Before Silicon Valley, Wade served in the military and the White House Situation Room.
Chief Financial Officer
Gabe joined Grand Rounds in June 2017 and brings more than 24 years of finance experience. In his current role, he oversees all aspects of finance operations for the company. Previously, Gabe was SVP of Global Field Operations at Workday, where he was responsible for sales and services operations for the software company. Prior to that role, he was VP of Finance, where he led the Corporate Finance and FP&A organization at Workday. Before joining Workday, Gabe held senior leadership roles at Juniper Networks, Cisco Systems, CarsDirect.com, Toyota and Arthur Andersen. Gabe serves on the executive board of Spark, a non-profit organization, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern California.
A veteran healthcare benefits executive, Mike has a passion for working with clients to help solve some of the biggest problems in healthcare. As President at Grand Rounds, he has the honor of leading the customer-facing growth and client teams with satisfaction, cost effectiveness, and a healthy workforce being the key drivers for success. Most recently, Mike was the Chief Client Officer at OptumRx as part of a 23-year career at UnitedHealth Group. At UnitedHealth Group, he held numerous executive positions including CEO of UHC National Accounts and Public Sector as well as Optum’s first Chief Growth Officer. He began his career at The Travelers Insurance Company completing his Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation early in his career. Mike holds a bachelor’s degree from The College Holy Cross and is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business Executive Development Program.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Peter is a proven strategic executive with deep experience in high-growth, rapidly changing global organizations. As our CHRO, Peter leads the team focusing on organizational and leadership development; identifying and retaining the company’s top-tier talent; and creating a culture and environment where teams can deliver the best service to our members. Most recently, Peter was the CHRO at DocuSign responsible for scaling the human resources, employment branding, internal communications, real estate and workplace services, and philanthropy teams as the company expanded globally. Prior to DocuSign, Peter spent six years at Shutterfly, serving as its SVP of Human Resources. There, he was instrumental in architecting Shutterfly’s award-winning, high performance culture. He’s held additional executive roles at Electronic Arts, ChemConnect, Brown Brothers Harriman and First Physician Care. Peter holds a bachelor’s degree from The Catholic University of America.
Ami Parekh, MD, JD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Ami Parekh, MD, JD, is the Chief Medical Officer at Grand Rounds where she leads clinical and provider strategies to accelerate the company’s leadership in employee health navigation. Dr. Parekh is passionate about using her skills and knowledge base to help as many people as possible facing healthcare decisions.
Prior to Grand Rounds, she was Chief Medical Officer for Population Health and Clinical Integration for UCSF Health, where she helped build the clinical, analytic, and organizational infrastructure to take on financial risk for populations. Dr. Parekh also previously worked for McKinsey and Company. She attended Yale Medical School and Yale Law School and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She was named one of the 50 Healthcare Leaders Under 40 by Becker’s Hospital Review in 2016. She spends most of her free time with her husband, two young energetic daughters and their dog in San Francisco.
SVP, Patient Care
Danielle is responsible for overseeing all aspects of patient services at Grand Rounds. Prior to Grand Rounds, Danielle held leadership roles at Reputation.com and VUDU (a Wal-mart company) where she was responsible for growing and scaling teams & services to support rapid-growth. She started her technology career at TiVo gaining experience in UX, Engineering, IT and Operations. Danielle has a BA and MA in Communication from the University of Maine, as well as an MBA.
Nupur is responsible for product at Grand Rounds, leading a team of product managers, designers and growth marketers. She and her team are responsible for delivering end-to-end solutions that deliver improved health outcomes for members. Prior to Grand Rounds, Nupur was Head of Product for AliveCor, a leader in FDA-cleared ECG technology for mobile devices. Before AliveCor she held product positions in Cisco’s telemedicine group as well as DRev, a product development company focused on affordable health technologies.
Nupur earned her MBA from Stanford, where she gained deep experience in design thinking from the Stanford Institute of Design. She also has an Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
General Counsel &
Chief Privacy Officer
David is responsible for all things related to security, privacy, and public policy at Grand Rounds. David is the former General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer of Reputation.com, and also served as a transactional and privacy attorney at the Los Angeles firm Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. He has spoken nationally on Internet and consumer privacy in forums such as the CBS Early Show, ABA’s 2012 National Conference on Technology, and Booz Allen’s Identity Technology conference. He graduated cum laude from Yale University and Stanford Law School, and clerked for the Hons. Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit as well as Justice Scalia of the Supreme Court.
Nancy Cherry, FNP-BC
Director, Clinical Care
Nancy Cherry is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse-Midwife who attended Emory University for training. She joined Grand Rounds after eight years of delivering primary care to patients of all ages. She is passionate about women’s health, preventative medicine, and population health. In her role as Clinical Operations Manager at Grand Rounds, Nancy leads a team of clinicians and care coordinators to provide our members with excellent service through our expert opinion, treatment decision support and office visit services.
Tista Ghosh, MD, MPH
Senior Director of Impact Evaluation
Dr. Tista Ghosh is a physician trained in both internal medicine and preventive medicine, with her MD from Indiana University and her master’s degree in public health from Yale University. She also has had specialized training in applied epidemiology and public health practice through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She has served our country as a Lieutenant-Commander in the United States Public Health Service.
Dr. Ghosh has broad experience in population health at the local, state, federal, and international levels. She was the chief medical epidemiologist for Colorado’s largest local health department, and has served as Chief Medical Officer of the State of Colorado. She is also an assistant adjunct professor at the University of Colorado. Dr. Ghosh has served in a consulting role to a variety of international organizations, including the World Health Organization and UNICEF. From 2017-2019, she was appointed by the director of the CDC to serve on the United States Community Preventive Services Task Force, a panel of experts who review evidence and make recommendations to guide population health efforts across the country. Currently, she is the Senior Director of Impact Evaluation/Regional Medical Director for Grand Rounds. Her role is to help maximize and quantify Grand Rounds’ population health impact.
Matt Oettinger, MD, MBA
Senior Medical Director
Dr. Oettinger is a board certified family physician who’s passionate about leading innovative systems to improve health outcomes. He has practiced as a primary care physician and served as a hospitalist in a rural critical access hospital. He recently led both market and corporate initiatives at an innovative Medicare Advantage healthcare company. As Senior Medical Director at Grand Rounds, Dr. Oettinger oversees a variety of programs that further the company’s mission to care for our members. He holds his Doctor of Medicine from UNC School of Medicine and completed his Executive MBA at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. He also continues to serve on the faculty of the UNC School of Medicine and volunteers regularly at a local free clinic in Durham, North Carolina.
Todd Thames, PT, MD, MHA
Senior Regional Medical Director
Dr. Todd Thames is a family physician with more than 28 years of experience. He has been with Grand Rounds since August 2016 and serves as a Senior Regional Medical Director, based in San Antonio, Texas. He completed a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy and a Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and holds a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio. Throughout his three decades of experience, he has practiced full spectrum Family Medicine; taught in undergraduate and graduate medical education programs, including five years as a residency program director; and has served as a leader and administrator in both the ambulatory and inpatient hospital settings. Additionally, Dr. Thames served for 10 years on active duty in the U.S. Air Force in the continental U.S., overseas, and in a number of deployed locations. Closer to home in San Antonio, he maintains a faculty appointment at Trinity University where he teaches courses in health care administration and policy.
Dr. Thames also enjoys serving on the Board of Directors for Project QUEST San Antonio, an economic and educational empowerment foundation, and on the Full Circle Society at the San Antonio Food Bank. Dr. Thames is a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Philip Zuzolo, MD
Dr. Zuzolo came to Grand Rounds after completing his medical education in his native Ohio. Having experienced the complications of the traditional medical system firsthand, he developed a passion for unique models of health care delivery that put the patient at the center of the experience. As Senior Manager of Clinical Services, Dr. Zuzolo oversees a team of dedicated physicians, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners who support our members in their individual quests for personalized, high-quality health care.