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...

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  • Ben Heywood
    Ben Heywood
    Co-founder and Chief Privacy Officer

    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...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • George Parker
    George Parker
    Executive Vice President, Human Resources

    George oversees all aspects of human resources, with a focus on talent acquisition and development. George has more than 30 years of human resources experience in high growth and established organizations. Before...

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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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