Key Management

  • Jamie Heywood
    Jamie Heywood
    Co-Founder, Chairman

    An MIT-trained mechanical engineer, Jamie entered the field of translational medicine when his 29 year old brother Stephen was diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease. Described by CNNMoney as one of the 15 companies...

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  • Ben Heywood
    Ben Heywood
    Co-Founder, President

    Ben has overseen all stages of PatientsLikeMe’s growth, including financing, expansion of patient communities and business partnerships and product strategy. Ben is a frequent speaker at conferences and an expert source for...

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  • Michael Evers
    Michael Evers
    Executive Vice President Marketing and Operations

    Michael joined PatientsLikeMe as Executive Vice President of Marketing in 2012.  Since then he has grown the company’s member base to more than 500,00 members and significantly increased engagement on the site....

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  • Monique Levy
    Monique Levy
    Executive Vice President, Business Solutions and Partnerships

    Monique Levy is Executive Vice President, Business Solutions and Partnerships. In this role, Levy uses her extensive digital health experience to shape how PatientsLikeMe’s life science partners leverage patient-...

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  • Jonathan White
    Jonathan White
    Executive Vice President of Research and Development

    As Executive Vice President, Research and Development (R&D), Jonathan is responsible for managing the company’s biology, regulatory, research and commercial product development functions. White is a member of the Senior...

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  • Renee Deehan Kenney
    Renee Deehan Kenney
    Vice President, Computational Biology

    A molecular biologist by training, Renee has spent the last decade guiding drug discovery and biomarker development by designing and building high resolution molecular models of disease, and creating systems...

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  • Paul Wicks, Ph.D.
    Paul Wicks, Ph.D.
    Vice President of Innovation

    An internationally recognized expert in the psychological aspects of neurodegenerative conditions, Paul is responsible for the scientific and medical validity of PatientsLikeMe’s research platform. He leads a team of...

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  • Sally Okun RN
    Sally Okun RN
    Vice President, Policy and Ethics

    As Vice President, Policy and Ethics, Sally ensures the patient voice, represented in PatientsLikeMe’s member community, is heard, collected and disseminated to affect better treatment, services and care. Sally also...

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  • Joy Morel
    Joy Morel
    Senior Vice President, Marketing, Patient Engagement and Business Intelligence

    Joy Morel is Senior Vice President, Marketing, Patient Engagement and Business Intelligence. A global marketing strategist with both business-to-business and business-to-consumer branding experience, she leads the team...

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  • Jason Johnson
    Jason Johnson
    Senior Scientific Advisor

    Jason works with our leadership team to help define and implement our patient-focused scientific agenda. A leading computational biologist and information science strategist, Jason has been a long-time collaborator with...

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