Dossia's Board of Directors and Executive teams are composed of senior representatives of the respective Founder entities.
The Dossia Founders leadership group is responsible for managing the Dossia organization and ensuring that this vision of providing lifelong electronic health records is carried out.
Dossia Executive Team
Michael Critelli, CEO
Michael J. Critelli is the former Executive Chairman of Pitney Bowes Inc., a $6.3 billion mailstream solutions company. During the 34 years since he completed his undergraduate education at the University of Wisconsin and was awarded a J.D., cum laude at Harvard Law School, he has had a distinguished career as a company, industry, and community leader.
As Executive Chairman, Mr. Critelli lead the Pitney Bowes' focus on the emerging opportunities in the external environment, including postal reform and transformation in the U.S. and globally, and market opportunities arising from the company's innovation and leadership in areas such as health care, government services and corporate social responsibility. He also concentrates on building upon the company's already strong positions in corporate governance.
During his 29-year tenure with Pitney Bowes, Mr. Critelli served in various capacities at the company, most recently as Chief Executive Officer, marking an 11 year period of unprecedented transformation, and firmly establishing the company's leadership in global mailstream markets.
Mr. Critelli was instrumental in leading the $900 billion mailing industry's efforts to articulate and promote its interests. He co-chaired the Mailing Industry Task force with the Deputy Postmaster General from 2001 to 2006, and is also the Chairman of the Mailing Industry CEO Council that has provided industry advocacy on postal reform and transformation, as well as leadership on other key industry issues. He has also been a driver of technological innovation in the mailing industry, and has been awarded nine U.S. patents for mailing technology.
His leadership also extends to health care and healthy communities, diversity, corporate governance and ethics, talent development and transportation. Mr. Critelli's passion and expertise in these areas have led to both personal and company awards and recognition. Mr. Critelli co-led two sessions of the 2008 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, first as part of a joint initiative with the World Health Organization focused on health and workforce productivity; and second on a panel focused on the prevention of the spread of chronic diseases. He recently chaired a Commission appointed by Governor Rell charged with examining and redesigning the Connecticut Department of Transportation, its mission, direction, business practices and organizational structure. Mr. Critelli currently serves as the Chairman of the Board for three non-profit organizations, the Dossia Founders Group, an organization funding an independent non-profit institute to develop a web-based framework for private, personal and portable health records, Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center Advisory Board, a center of excellence for the study and treatment of Alzheimer's disease, and the Connecticut Regional Institute for the 21st Century, a public policy think tank that promotes sustainable economic development and Connecticut's competitive position in the global economy. In addition, Mr. Critelli has just completed nearly five years as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Urban League. He previously served on the Connecticut Transportation Strategy Board where he co-chaired the Board's Funding and Finance Working Group. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Catalyst, which promotes the advancement of women in the workplace, the Board of Trustees for the Connecticut Science Center which supports scientific education and endeavors in the State and is a Board member of Partnership for Prevention which drives the public and private sectors toward maximizing the return on investments in prevention to improve the health of all Americans. He previously served on the Connecticut Transportation Strategy Board where he co-chaired the Board's Funding and Finance Working Group.
Mr. Critelli is also a member of the Board of Directors of Eaton Corporation, a leader in providing products, services, and technologies for many transportation-related industries, including automotive, truck, and airspace customers. Mr. Critelli was recently elected to the Wyeth Board of Directors, a global leader in pharmaceuticals, consumer health care products, and animal health care products.
Steve Munini, Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer of Dossia, Steve leads Dossia's personally controlled health care record technology development, implementation, and operations initiatives.
Steve joined Dossia in 2008 as an on-loan executive from Intel's Digital Health Group. In October 2009, he officially transferred to the Dossia team as a full time member. Prior to that, Steve had been with Intel for 5 years, where he was a senior member of Intel's consulting organization, Intel Solution Services, an organization formed to help organizations improve time-to-market, reduce risk and maximize the benefits of emerging Intel technologies. Working with Fortune 500 organizations, he led technology strategy, enterprise architecture, business analysis and engineering consulting services.
Steven Munini's areas of expertise are large-scale technical systems architecture, new product development, professional services and business development. He has a successful history of understanding customer requirements and creating game-changing new technologies and services to capitalize on market opportunities. He also has extensive experience in building engineering and professional services teams, leading product development projects, and driving business development activities to acquire customers.
Prior to joining Intel, Steve held a Chief Systems Architect position for a human resources software company in the Boston area where he designed new product architecture, led the development team through entire development lifecycle of the product including development, beta testing, early implementations and general availability.
Steve earned his B.S. in Computer Engineering at Boston University, and his M.S. in Computer Engineering at Syracuse University.
Dossia Board Members
Craig R. Barrett, Chairman, Board Of Directors, Dossia, Former Chairman of the Board, Intel Corporation
Craig Barrett is former chairman of the board of Intel Corporation and a leading advocate for improving education and healthcare. He is also a vocal advocate for the value that technology can provide in raising social and economic standards globally.
Barrett joined Intel Corporation in 1974. In 1992, he was elected to the company's board of directors and was named chief operating officer in 1993. Barrett became Intel's fourth president in 1997, CEO in 1998, and chairman of the board in 2005.
While serving as Intel's CEO, Barrett became increasingly concerned about the rising costs of healthcare for employers. He was determined to find a way that technology can expand access to, improve quality in, and reduce costs of healthcare. In 2005, he helped establish Intel's Digital Health Group, which aims to help transform global healthcare by connecting people and information. Barrett also has become actively involved in helping drive innovation in healthcare. He serves on the American Health Information Community, co-chairing its Chronic Care Workgroup, and plays a key role in Dossia. Dossia is a web-based system that will enable employees, retirees, and their dependents to maintain lifelong personal health records.
In addition, Barrett serves as chairman of the United Nations Global Alliance on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, and is an appointee to the President's Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. He co-chairs the Business Coalition for Student Achievement and the National Innovation Initiative Leadership Council, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the U.S. Council for International Business. As chair of the National Academy of Engineering, Barrett promotes the academy's policies to the engineering community and the public. In addition, he is a member of the National Governors' Association Task Force on Innovation America, the National Infrastructure Advisory Council, and the Committee on Scientific Communication and National Security.
Barrett received his bachelor's, masters' and doctoral degrees in Materials Science from Stanford University. He also was a Fulbright Fellow at the Danish Technical University in Denmark and a NATO Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Physical Laboratory in England. Prior to joining Intel, Barrett was an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University.
Dr. Kenneth Kizer, MD, MPH - Chairman of Medsphere
An internationally recognized healthcare thought leader and advocate of information technology as an enabler for improving healthcare safety and quality, Dr. Kizer served as president and CEO of Medsphere for several years, retiring in October 2007. He continues as Chairman, a position he has held since Medsphere was founded in 2002.
Prior to joining Medsphere, Dr. Kizer served for six years as the founding president and CEO of the National Quality Forum in Washington, D.C., a nonprofit dedicated to improving American healthcare through endorsement of national voluntary consensus standards for measuring and reporting healthcare quality. Established in 1999, pursuant to a recommendation of a Presidential commission, Dr. Kizer took the Commission?s uncertain idea and developed NQF into a unique public-private partnership of 300-plus organizations.
Dr. Kizer's professional experience includes both public and private sector service. From 1994 through 1999, he served as Under Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). As the highest ranking physician in the federal government and chief executive of the nation's largest healthcare system"with a $22B budget, 200,000-plus employees and more than 1100 care delivery sites" Dr. Kizer is widely credited with architecting and driving the greatest transformation of VA healthcare since the system was created in 1946. He led the largest electronic health record implementation in U.S. history and pioneered several major IT innovations during his VA tenure.
Dr. Kizer also served as director of the California Department of Health Services and as the state's top health official for many years prior to joining the VA. Earlier in his career, he was chief of public health and director of emergency medical services for California.
Over the years, Dr. Kizer has served on many boards, including those of Health Systems International, Inc., (HSI), a global provider of outsourced medical cost management solutions to healthcare payors and provider networks, and Trinity Health, the nation's fourth largest Catholic health system. He has served on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and on the boards of numerous professional associations and non-profit organizations, including as Chairman of the Board of The California Wellness Foundation, a healthcare conversion foundation with assets of over $1B. He has held senior academic positions at UC Davis and the University of Southern California. He was in both private and academic practice of emergency medicine for over fifteen years, and was a private consultant in medical toxicology and environmental medicine for much of that time. He has been an advisor to numerous foreign countries and other entities.
Dr. Kizer is a member the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and was recently elected to the National Academy of Public Administration. He is a Certified Health Care Executive and a Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Physician Executives, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the American College of Preventive Medicine, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the American College of Medical Toxicology, the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, the American Academy of Medical Administrators, the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health and the Royal Society of Medicine. He is also a Fellow National of the International Explorer?s Club, a founding member of the international Wilderness Medical Society, a former U.S. Navy diver, and a nationally recognized expert on diving and aquatic sports medicine.
An honors graduate of Stanford University and the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Kizer is board-certified in six medical specialties or subspecialties, and has authored more than 400 original articles, book chapters and other reports. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society, the Delta Omega National Honorary Public Health Society.
A popular speaker and much sought after consultant, Dr. Kizer has been repeatedly named one of the "100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare" (Modern Healthcare), and featured in Time, BusinessWeek, Fortune and numerous other media.
Jean Paul Gagnon, Secretary, Board of Directors, Dossia, Director of Public Policy, sanofi-aventis
Jean Paul Gagnon, Ph.D., is Director of Public Policy at sanofi-aventis in Bridgewater, NJ. He received a B.S. in Pharmacy and a M.S. in Pharmacy Administration from the University of Connecticut and a Ph.D. in Pharmacy Administration from Ohio State University. He is a former professor and division head of Pharmacy Administration in the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina and has worked for sanofi-aventis for twenty years.
He has written over sixty articles in peer-reviewed journals and has made presentations on a variety of issues including Medicare, Part D, Evidence-based Medicine and the effect of federal policy on the pharmaceutical industry and pharmacy practice.
In 2002 he received the APhA Hugo H. Schaefer Award for outstanding volunteer contributions to the profession of pharmacy. In 1981-82, he was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow in Washington, D.C. and worked as a committee staff person on Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Health. He was chairman of the Health Outcomes Committee of the Pharmaceutical Research Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) from 1997 until 2001, president of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy for the 1985-86 year, served as Treasurer and a Board of Trustee member of the American Pharmaceutical Association from 1991 until 1997, served as President of the International Association of Pharmaco-economics and Outcomes Research from 1996 until 1997 and was their Treasurer from 1998 until 2004, and was a member of the Board of Trustees and Treasurer for the U. S. Pharmacopeia from 1995 until 2005.
In his present position, he is involved in public policy activities for sanofi-aventis.