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Lyniate

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Lyniate is the new home of Corepoint and Rhapsody. Now under one company, our two industry-leading interoperability platforms bring together a dynamic combination of technology, talent, and trusted customer relationships. We partner with healthcare organizations around the globe to deliver cutting-edge solutions to address interoperability challenges. Our vision is to deliver the best interoperability solutions for healthcare organizations, from specialty clinics to large networks, from payers to vendors, and everyone in between.

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Erkan Akyuz

Erkan Akyuz

President and CEO

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Erkan Akyuz is the CEO for Lyniate, Erkan was most recently the EVP & President for McKesson's Imaging, Workflow & Care Solutions. Before taking on this position, he held various executive positions at Canon Medical (formerly Toshiba Medical Systems) and Agfa Healthcare following an extended career as a software developer.

Drew Ivan

Drew Ivan

Chief Product and Strategy Officer

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Drew’s focus is on how to operationalize and productize integration technologies, patterns, and best practices. His experience includes over 20 years in health IT, working with a wide spectrum of customers, including public HIEs, IDNs, payers, life sciences companies, and software vendors, with the goal of improving outcomes and reducing costs by aggregating and analyzing clinical, claims, and cost data.

Sonal Patel

Sonal Patel

Chief Customer Success Officer

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Sonal leads the customer-facing, services divisions of the company which include support, implementations, training, and professional services for all products globally. She has nearly 30 years of experience in healthcare, with the latter 25 in the IT vendor space. Her background includes working as a Medical Technologist in the Baptist line of hospitals in Mississippi, followed by 10 years with a LIS vendor (Antrim/Sunquest/Misys). Sonal joined NeoTool/Corepoint Health in 2005 and was key to growing that company to the point of merging with Rhapsody and rebranding to Lyniate.

Scott Galbari

Scott Galbari

Chief Technology Officer

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As Chief Technology Officer for Lyniate, Scott leads the development and delivery of all products and services. Scott has been in the healthcare IT domain for the past twenty years and has experience in developing and delivering imaging, workflow, nursing, interoperability, and patient flow solutions to customers in all geographies. He was most recently the General Manager for multiple businesses within McKesson and Change Healthcare and started his career as a software developer.

Mark Beucler

Mark Beucler

Chief Financial Officer

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Mark joined Lyniate in 2020 as the Chief Financial Officer, responsible for the company’s financial operations globally. Mark brings more than 25 years of financial and general management experience in public and private equity owned high-growth companies within the healthcare technology industry, as well as a proven track record of value creation through strategic initiatives and merger and acquisition activities.

Michelle Blackmer

Michelle Blackmer

Chief Marketing Officer

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Michelle is responsible for defining the go-to-market strategy and leading the marketing team. Her passion for empowering health innovators with complete connected data shapes the go-to-market messaging and helps grow mindshare. With 25 years of healthcare data management experience, Michelle thrives at the intersection of marketing, sales, product, and customers. Her curiosity and collaborative approach make Michelle a natural convener and trust builder — ensuring the voice of customer is heard. Prior to Lyniate, Michelle lead healthcare marketing at Verato, Initiate Systems/IBM, Informatica, and CareEvolution. Michelle lives in the great Pacific Northwest.

 

William Cavanaugh

William Cavanaugh

Chief Revenue Officer

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William Cavanaugh joined Lyniate as the Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development. William comes with over 20-years of experience across the entire spectrum of healthcare from medical device to life sciences, and across all different sizes of healthcare entities, from startups to the Global 100. He brings a collaborative and partner-centric approach to all of his interactions.
Merritt McGowan

Merritt McGowan

Chief Legal Officer

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As Chief Legal & Compliance Officer at Lyniate, Merritt manages all of the legal, compliance and corporate governance functions for the company’s Global business. Prior to joining Lyniate, Merritt held various in-house counsel positions at health care organizations including in government, public health, and health care IT. Merritt leverages her experience to build on Lyniate's current global strategy as it continues to expand and partner with other organizations while bringing a business-minded perspective to all legal negotiations.
Jessica Nisenbaum

Jessica Nisenbaum

Chief People Officer

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Jessica joined Lyniate at its inception as the Chief People Officer, responsible for the company’s people strategy and HR operations globally. With more than 20 years of experience in bringing organizations through various stages of growth and transformation, including predominantly healthcare technology and medical device companies, she is an experienced business partner to executives in navigating change and driving business outcomes through focused talent acquisition, leadership and organizational development, and effective people engagement.

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