Steve brings to Prima-Temp over three decades of experience in commercializing complex hardware, software and material system technologies, in both early-stage and fully-scaled business environments. A veteran leader in his fourth CEO role, Steve has received national recognition for business strategy and technology commercialization, and has scaled businesses to $500M annual revenue run-rate. He is experienced in all phases of enterprise development ranging from venture capital financing, business model creation and growth, on through successful M&A events.
AMY WEDEKING SHANNON
Chief Commercialization Officer
Amy has led commercial activities, representing the spectrum of healthcare from population to personalized medicine. Amy held roles of increasing responsibility in sales, business development, and finance with Eli Lilly and Guidant Corporation. As the leader of Sales and Marketing at Medical Simulation Corporation, Amy and her team identified and created a new hospital market, never serviced by the simulation industry, focused on areas of high economic and mortality impact. Amy represented Welltok, a machine learning data-driven, enterprise SaaS company and led sales and marketing for Flagship Biosciences, an AI driven, computational tissue analysis platform to support drug development. As a consultation partner and founder of CaliberOne Solutions, she has advanced the commercial objectives of her clients. Amy earned her B.S in Molecular and Cellular Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado and her M.B.A at Duke University.
CO FOUNDER / CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
Dr. Webster is an Emergency Physician and has been practicing at Evergreen Hospital Medical Center in Kirkland, Washington for 21 years. During that time, he has served as Chairman of the Continuing Medical Education Committee, Chairman of the Hospital Information Committee, member of the Information Technology Steering Committee for selecting the electronic medical record system and on the Medical Executive Committee at Evergreen Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Webster is a graduate of Culver Military Academy in Indiana and received his BA from Colorado College. He received his Medical Degree from Albany Medical College, before serving residency in General Surgery at St. Joseph Hospital, Denver. Wade completed his internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Emergency Medicine at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, Norfolk. He is a Co-Founder and the Chief Science Officer of DVM Systems, LLC, a continuous temperature monitoring system for early disease detection in dairy cattle.
VP of Operations
Mike is an experienced New Product Development and Operations leader dedicated to commercializing new technologies and building high-performance teams. He has over 20 years of experience influencing designs, solving problems, and scaling production in the US and Asia. He has multiplied the impact of his teams by leveraging external assets and expertise to accelerate time-to-market and production ramps in LED lighting, renewable energy, photonics and disk drives, most recently as the Vice President of Operations at Terralux. Mike received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University.
VP of quality & Regulatory affairs
Lorry has over 7 years experience working with early to mid stage start up companies in operations and compliance. She graduated from George Mason University with degrees in Public Administration and Accounting and started her career as a corporate accountant for a large-scale development company. In 2011, she made the switch to working with a mid stage renewable energy company and found her passion in the start up environment. Prior to joining Prima-Temp, Lorry was the Director of Compliance for Kindara, where she helped to develop and enforce the compliance and quality programs for the organization. She is now devoted to providing women with safe, effective tools to meet their fertility goals.
PRODUCT MARKETING DIRECTOR
Jackie has over 12 years of marketing and project management experience in the health field. She graduated from CU-Boulder with a bachelor's in Advertising & Marketing and combined her love for health and marketing by running a NIH clinical study at CU and working as an Editorial Intern for Rocky Sports Magazine. She went on to receive a Graduate Research and Teaching fellowship for her Master’s in Health & Exercise Science at Colorado State University. Prior to joining the Prima-Temp team, Jackie spent several years working for a digital health start-up, Telespine, where she lead marketing and product development efforts. Today, Jackie’s expertise and focus is using strategy and digital marketing to connect the customer with health products using a combination of behavioral science, research and creativity.
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Mr. Kirkpatrick has led a number of successful enterprise start-ups, business unit acquisitions and spin-offs, and company mergers and sales in his 35 years in the computer software and hardware industry. He is currently a director of Phase IV Engineering, a founder and Chairman of Cadre Technologies, a logistics automation software company, and a founder and director of Distribution Service Technologies, a provider of e-commerce software solutions to the automotive industry. His past experience includes management and direction of a number of early stage technology companies and executive engagements with Hewlett-Packard and Corporate Express. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from Princeton University.
Mr. Pollack is a recognized expert and pioneer in radio frequency identification (RFID) and the wireless sensing, including his ground breaking development of radio powered battery-free sensing systems. He has over 25 years experience in high technology product development and is named on over 15 patents in the area of RFID and wireless sensing. Mr. Pollack is the founder of Phase IV Engineering and has been CEO and Chief Technology Officer for the Company’s twenty years of existence. Prior to founding Phase IV, he founded three other companies and managed their operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and has completed coursework for an M.B.A from the University of Denver.
Kevin brings 25 years experience in the recruitment, training, deployment and management of top flight sales teams in the medical environment, specifically urology and women’s health. Specializing in early stage growth, he has held VP and Director level sales and marketing positions in medical device organizations characterized by rapid growth and profitability such as Conceptus, Johnson and Johnson, Medispec, Timm Medical and nSpire Health.
Dr. Chutani is the CEO and Co-founder of Mobisante, Inc., which pioneered smart phone, tablet, and web services based ultrasound systems. Prior to Mobisante, he managed $100m worth of exploratory research investments at Microsoft. Sailesh co-authored the book, “Technology at the Margins” that takes a global view of the impact of the mobile phone on healthcare, education, micro-finance and resource management. Sailesh has a PhD from Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, a Master’s degree from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor in Technology from IIT, Kanpur in India, all in Computer Science.
Dr. Kriegsfeld is a Berkeley professor whose team is internationally known for core temperature monitoring, circadian rhythm research, (reproductive and behavioral) and algorithm analysis. Lance’s team recently completed exciting work using temperature to pinpoint ovulation in mice with sophisticated algorithm analyses
Dr. Aptekar founded Partners in Women's Health in 1977. Since that time over 12,000 mothers/babies have been cared for by the doctors in the practice. He is a past president of the CO OB/GYN Society, past chairman of the medical board of Planned Parenthood, and Assistant Clinical Professor of OB/GYN at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Aptekar practices obstetrics and gynecology.