Our Team

Below is a listing of some of the Aurora Forge Advisors

Leadership

Ross Mason

Chief Executive Officer, The Aurora Forge
Angel Investor

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Cynthia Petrone-Hudock

Chief Strategy Officer

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Katrina Barillova Koop

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

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Kelly McCutchen

Chief Operating Officer

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Jordan Graumann

Chief Investment Officer

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Advisors

Ricardo Azziz, MD, MPH, MBA

Chief Science & Strategy Officer,
EVP for Operations 
The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation

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Sameer Badlani, MD, FACP

Chief Digital Officer & Executive Vice-President for Technology Services
M Health Fairview

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Robert Bart, MD

Chief Medical Information Officer,
Hospital Services Division
UPMC

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Chad Brisendine

Vice President and
Chief Information Officer

St. Luke’s University Health Network

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Saad Chaudhry

Chief Information Officer
Luminis Health

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Zafar Chaudry, MD, MS, MIS, MBA, CITP

Senior Vice-President and
Chief Information Officer

Seattle Children’s Hospital

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Lisa Dykstra

Senior Vice President and
Chief Information Officer

Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Ophir Frieder, MS, PhD

Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics Faculty
Georgetown Medical Center
Fellow of AAAS, ACM, AIMBE, IEEE and NAI

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Dustin Hufford

Senior Vice President and
Chief Information Officer

Cooper University Health Care

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Mir Imran

Chief Innovation Officer
InCube Labs

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John M. Kravitz

Senior Vice President and
Chief Information Officer

Geisinger Health System

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Matt Kull

Chief Information Officer
Cleveland Clinic

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Russell Medford, MD, PhD

Chairman, Board of Directors, Center for Global Health Innovation
Chairman and CEO, Covanos, Inc.

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Kristin Myers

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Dean for Information Technology
Mount Sinai Health System

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Emil Peters

President
Cerner Global

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Stephanie Reel

Interim Chief Information Officer
Washington University

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Craig Richardville

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Intermountain Healthcare

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Tanya Townsend

Senior Vice President and
Chief Information Officer

LCMC Health

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