John F. Beasley (President and Chief Executive Officer)
John F. Beasley serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Archimedes and is responsible for the management and strategy elements of the business. John joined the Archimedes team in May of 2006. Previously, John earned industry-wide recognition for his visionary leadership as CEO of ChemConnect, a company he founded and grew to become the world's largest exchange for chemicals, plastics, and natural gas liquids. John also has over a decade of experience in the healthcare field where he served as Director of Mergers and Acquisitions at First Physician Care which he helped build from a start-up to a $100 million company in just three years.
Marc-david Cohen, PhD (Chief Science Officer)
Marc-david Cohen is Chief Science Officer at Archimedes Inc where he is responsible for the scope and accuracy of the Archimedes Model. He also ensures the on-time and on-budget delivery of consulting projects. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in the field of operations research and is an expert in management science and applications of optimization. Prior to joining Archimedes, he was Vice President of Research and Development at Fair Isaac Corporation. He also held positions in research and development and consulting at SAS.
Josh Adler (VP IndiGO Business Leader)
Josh Adler leads the commercialization of IndiGO (Individualized Guidelines and Outcomes), an application of the Archimedes Model. Josh is responsible for overall business leadership of IndiGO, including strategy, sales, and business development activities. Josh has over 25 years of experience, primarily in venture capital supported health services companies.
Peter Alperin, MD (VP Medicine and Products)
Peter Alperin’s primary responsibilities include managing client engagements and serving as a direct link between the client and the Archimedes scientific staff. He ensures that the Model grows to include the most relevant topics challenging healthcare and is focused on the key aspects of clients’ questions. Peter has over 17 years of healthcare experience, including work in software development and informatics. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF and sees patients at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
Denise Bray (VP Human Resources)
Denise Bray is responsible for recruitment and retention of Archimedes talented team. She also is responsible for benefits, employee relations, and all HR policies and procedures. Denise has more than ten years of experience in human resources. She joined the Archimedes team in June of 2006 after serving as Human Resources Director for Marketron, a privately held software and services company focused on the media industry.
Brad Luke (Senior VP Finance)
Brad is responsible for all accounting, finance and budgeting, customer contracting, and project management at Archimedes. He has considerable experience in a variety of finance-related leadership roles in the managed care industry. Prior to joining Archimedes, Brad was Vice President, Controller of Arcadian Health Plan, a Medicare managed healthcare organization operating in seven states.
Katrina Montinola (VP Engineering)
Katrina Montinola oversees the software implementation of the Model. She joined Archimedes in November of 2006 and built the software team, which is responsible for transforming the Model into an industrial-strength internet application. Katrina has more than 19 years of experience in software engineering leadership and is a named inventor on two software patents.
Don Morris, PhD (VP Scientific Product & Technology Development)
Don Morris leads the development of IndiGO and other products based on the individualized risk prediction and decision support methods he created in 2007. He is also responsible for research into new modeling technologies, quality control, and intellectual property development. Don has over 17 years of experience in bioinformatics and technology development.
Mika Newton (VP Sales and Marketing)
Mika Newton leads the Archimedes sales and marketing team. He has over fifteen years of commercialization experience in the life sciences and has held a number of leadership positions in sales and business development. His experience covers the spectrum of discovery, development and commercialization with a focus on novel computational tools and services.
David Eddy, MD, PhD
David Eddy was responsible for the initiation and medical development of the Model. Starting more than 25 years ago, David wrote seminal papers on mathematical modeling, guidelines, and evidence in medical decision making.
David was the first to use and publish the term “evidence-based” and has pioneered the theory and applications of evidence-based guidelines. David is the author of five books, more than 100 first-authored articles, and a series of 30 essays for the Journal of the American Medical Association. His writings span from technical mathematical theories to broad health policy topics.
David has received top national and international awards in ten fields including operations research and management sciences, health technology assessment, environmental sciences, healthcare quality, outcomes research, pharmacoeconomics research, and managed care pharmacy.
David has been elected or appointed to more than forty national and international boards and commissions, including Consumers Union, the National Board of Mathematics, the World Health Organization Panel of Experts, The Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Advisory Panel, and the National Committee for Quality Assurance. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Sciences.
Len Schlessinger, PhD
Len Schlessinger is responsible for the mathematics behind the original Archimedes Model. Prior to joining the Archimedes Team, Len worked for Pacific Sierra Research as an assistant vice president of applied physics where his work involved mathematical modeling of physical processes. Len also worked at R&D Associates, the University of Iowa, and the University of Illinois. Len received his BS in Physics at MIT and his PhD in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley.