At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Los Angeles based CFO’ operating in the Health Care space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CFO of Goop
CFO at goop.com
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About Goop: Goop is a lifestyle brand providing digital content and commerce.
Chief Financial Officer & Board Member of Headspace
CFO & Board at Headspace.
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About Headspace: Headspace is a digital health platform that provides guided meditation sessions and mindfulness training.
Chief Financial Officer of ImmunityBio
In July 2019, ImmunityBio hired David Sachs as its Chief Financial Officer. As a finance, private equity, venture capital, and investment banking executive, he has over two decades of operational, development, and investing expertise. Sachs was formerly the CFO of various NantWorks companies, including NantHealth and Integrity Healthcare. He was also a principal and executive of NantCapital, where he sat on the investment committee. Sachs formerly worked as an investment banker for Bank of America Merrill Lynch and in senior operational roles at Abraxis BioScience and Celgene. He is now on the boards of Mox Networks, LLC, Packetfabric, Inc., and the Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber. Sachs earned his MBA in Finance and Strategy from UCLA Anderson School of Management, as well as his BA in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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About ImmunityBio, NantHealth: ImmunityBio is an offshoot of Soon-Shiong’s NantWorks conglomerate, developing molecular-level cell-based treatments for diseases.
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer of ConsejoSano
Dr. Vik Bakhru is a physician, senior healthcare executive and entrepreneur who has served in numerous executive roles in healthcare and business. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer at ConsejoSano, a leading venture-backed health technology platform that enables payers and providers to simplify care, increase engagement and lower costs. Previously, Dr. Bakhru was Chief Operating Officer of First Opinion, Inc. Before First Opinion, Inc., Dr. Bakhru served as Chief Medical Officer for Abercrombie & Kent Global Health, a Fortress Investment Group portfolio company that facilitates high quality, affordable medical travel. In addition, Dr. Bakhru worked as a Director at New York Presbyterian Hospital/The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell in New York City where he managed an annual spend base of approximately $600 million for the purchase of all clinical goods and services. Prior to his role at NYP, Dr. Bakhru worked with the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC), a non-profit he founded while completing his medical degree at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Washington, DC. FIMRC (www.fimrc.org) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing health care access in underserved areas of the developing world through a network of health centers in nine countries across 12 project sites. FIMRC now boasts a team of over 3,000 full-time staff and volunteers. Dr. Bakhru serves on the Board of Directors for several organizations including the Nanubhai Education Foundation, Aspire Global Health and FIMRC. Dr. Bakhru’s professional affiliations include membership in the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the American Telemedicine Association. He has been practicing medicine since 2007 and is currently a licensed physician in 17 states (AZ, CA, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MI, NC, NY, OH, PA, UT, VA, WA, WI). He is clinically active as a private practitioner and as an on-call physician at UCSF Medical Center and Main Line Health. Dr. Bakhru earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from The George Washington University as part of the Seven-Year Integrated Medical Program. After his undergraduate and medical education in Washington, DC, Dr. Bakhru did residency training in general surgery in Philadelphia and subsequently earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Health Care Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Recognitions include the American Medical Association Foundation Excellence in Leadership Award, The George Washington University Award, the Kaiser Family Foundation Grant, the Becker’s Hospital Review: Rising Stars in Healthcare Award, and most recently was named to the Wharton Forty Under Forty for 2017. Dr. Bakhru gives over a dozen keynote speeches and participates in numerous panel discussions per year. His topics include clinical medicine, digital health, entrepreneurship, global health, innovation, leadership, Medicaid/Medicare, patient engagement, product development & technology, social determinants of health, robotics, and user experience. He has presented at the Indian Institute of Management, HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit, Stanford Medicine X, HIMSS Pop Health Forum, 7th Digital Health London, HIMSS Digital & Personal Health Forum, UCLA Anderson Healthcare Conference, Entrepreneur’s Summit, MIT Sloan Healthcare & Bioinnovation Conference, Ayusmat Healthcare Leadership Summit and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).
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About ConsejoSano, First Opinion Medical Services, Mir Ventures: Multicultural engagement and navigation solutions
Chief Financial Officer of Independent Living Systems
Evan Willette is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Independent Living Systems (ILS). He manages all financial operations, planning, and analysis for ILS.Evan has over 25 years of experience is his field. He has consulted on IPO engagements, and is a member of the CFA Institute. Prior to joining ILS, Evan spent 14 years with Health Net as CFO of their Medi-Cal program, and VP of Finance for their Government Business Division encompassing their Medicaid and Medicare programs with over $5 billion of annual revenues. In this role, Evan was also responsible for developing financial strategy and plans for Health Net’s participation in the Dual Eligible Demonstration, Managed Long Term Support Services, and Medicaid Expansion.Evan received his Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University, and his Master of Business Administration from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.
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About Health Net, Independent Living Systems: Independent Living Systems is a health service company that develops, delivers, and manages community-based services.
CFO of Sanguine
Co-Founder of Full Stack Finance.
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About Full Stack Finance, LLC, Markaaz, Sanguine: Sanguine develops innovative technology solutions for clinical researchers.
CFO of MMRGlobal
Ingrid Safranek has been a Certified Public Accountant in California since 2006. She worked for Deloitte & Touche from 2002 to 2006, where she was part of the audit teams for large and small, private and public clients such as Computer Sciences Corporation, Infonet (later acquired by British Telecom), Candle! Corporation (later acquired by IBM), Primedia, Inc., Gold Circle Entertainment, and the Performing Arts Center, among others. Her focus was on the technology, media and entertainment industries. She is also the owner of Goldstein Enterprises, a management consulting firm that has served numerous clients by providing them with business practices analyses and software application development in order to streamline day-to-day operations and maximize efficiency. Among her past and current clients as owner of Goldstein Enterprises are Nestle USA, Warner Bros. Studios and RJR Fashion Fabrics. Ingrid Safranek received a B.A. in Business Economics with a minor in Accounting from UCLA.
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About MMRGlobal: MMRGlobal provides secure, easy-to-use multilingual personal health records (PHRs) and electronic safe deposit box storage solutions.
Chief Financial Officer of People’s Care
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About People’s Care: Since 1998, People’s Care has been working to ensure the best quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Chief Financial Officer of ieCrowd
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About ieCrowd: ieCrowd is a global community that offers health technologies to its clients.
CFO of All4Life
Katharina is a 20 years seasoned CFO and specialist in handling multinational music related royalty accountings, related international and local taxes and multi currency cash flows. Starting in 1993 as accountant for Paramusic, she has worked as CFO for multiple companies including Parasongs in Japan, Australia, Germany and the U.S. Katharina is founding partner of California based investment firm Joey Capital LLC. Biggest achievements were her 100% success in a 7 year long tax audit by federal German tax authorities and same level success with a larger tax audit in Japan. Katharina has studied business in Germany, France and the U.S., speaks French, English, and German, and holds a Bachelor and a Master Degree in Business of the Elite University European Business School in Germany.
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About All4Life, GIDEEN: The best mental help. Worldwide.
Co-Founder & CFO of Inlite
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About Inlite: Inlitemission is to power social change with mental health by transforming watching habits into a personalised development.
CFO of FindMyMacros
Founder at FindMyMacros
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About FindMyMacros: Find meals based on their macronutrients!
Chief Financial Officer and Director of MedVector
Ian Leaman is the Chief Financial Officer and Director at MedVector.
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About Arkeytyp Holdings, MedVector: MedVector creates access to patients beyond clinical trial sites.
CFO of Conscious Good
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About Conscious Good: The premiere streaming service for Conscious Living.