Board and Advisors
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VectorCare's Board & Advisors

September 2, 2020
VectorCare Team

At VectorCare, we know the task of fixing patient care logistics in our current healthcare system is no small feat. We’re not here to “move fast and break things”, because we know that every product tweak and every new release has actual, tangible results on patient outcomes. We build with intention and have collected a group of the best minds of both Silicon Valley and the Healthcare industry to help us transform patient care delivery.

The Board

Paul Willard

Currently a Partner at grep -vc, Paul has previously been a partner at Storm Ventures and Subtraction Capital. Previously, he carried a 14 year career as a senior product and marketing executive and CMO at well-known technology, financial services and health tech focused companies, Practice Fusion, Atlasssian, and NextCard. He is passionate about helping entrepreneurs succeed, and applies specific experience with product and marketing professionals that make data-driven decisions, use Agile constructs, and win important markets. This passion helped to ignite the San Francisco Agile Marketing Meetup with over 3,800 members, which he co-hosts. Paul holds a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University, a Master's degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Stanford University, and a Future Med Certificate from Singularity University.

Lisa Maki

Lisa is a serial entrepreneur currently managing strategic partnerships in Microsoft’s Healthcare NEXT group.  Previously, she co-founded PokitDok, an API platform that powered healthcare interoperability to improve the business of health, and DokChain, a decentralized data exchange for healthcare administrative transactions and identity verification. PokitDok was purchased by McKesson's Change Healthcare in December, 2018.

Before founding PokitDok, Lisa co-founded and was CEO of BeliefNetworks, a predictive analytics and semantic intelligence technology startup focused on content and advertising optimization. Customers included and BeliefNetworks was acquired by Benefitfocus, a health and benefits data company, in June 2010.

Prior to BeliefNetworks, Lisa held several roles at Microsoft including Product Unit Manager for incubation of International Disaster Response and Recovery products.

Lisa holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Stanford University.



Ben Naftzger

Previously spending 15 years at Atlassian, Ben Naftzger headed Atlassian’s Sales and Marketing channels and scaled operations to grow from 1M> $1B. Coming in as first Atlassian business hire and one of two ‘lieutenants’ to founders where he was focused on all GTM & scaling operations to $10m. Lead sales & marketing to $50m in Sydney, then headed Demand Generation in San Francisco to $100m. Moved to Amsterdam to run EMEA Sales & Marketing through to $300m. Returned to San Francisco to run International Marketing through to $1b.

Previous experience in Management Consulting (Cambridge Technology Partners & Novell), Investment Banking (Malaysian/Chinese Family Office), Digital Production & Management (ninemsn & Village Roadshow), Web Development & Entrepreneurship (personal digital agency during DotCom).

Ben is the current Managing Director of the Enterprise Fund.

Paul Willard (See above)


Medical Advisory Board

The Medical Advisory Board is our team of healthcare professionals & strategists who have decades of on-the-ground healthcare experience. The MAB helps us cement our patient-first methodology and ensure that what we do has a positive impact on patient care at the delivery level.

Andrew Barnett, MD

Andrew Barnett, a board-certified physician in family & emergency medicine as well as full-time faculty member and strategic consultant at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland. Andrew has experience as a medical officer in the United States Air Force, as well as Medical Directors for Legacy Health, GoHealth Urgent Care.

Recently, Andrew has lead COVID-19 initiatives in Portland, Oregon.

Jack Lewin, MD

Jack Lewin is the Chairman of the National Coalition on Healthcare, a non-profit organization promoting comprehensive health system change. He’s previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, CEO of the American College of Cardiology. Jack also served as the Hawaii Director of Health between 1986-1994, overseeing 6,500 employees, 12 hospitals, and a billion-dollar budget. In 2011, Jack was named as one of Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. Nowadays, Jack focuses his time on the future of healthcare, founding Lewin & Associates: a consulting firm focused on launching health start-ups to transform the sector.