About Us 2017-08-02T22:48:00+00:00

Our Team 

A committed group with deep healthcare, East Africa, and technology expertise to drive change in the region.

Jessica Vernon, Managing Director

Stanford, Fulbright, Innovations for Poverty Action, McKinsey

Medicine, economics, bioinformatics, scaling field operations

Garazi Zulaika, Program Director

Columbia MPH, Georgetown, DOJ, Liverpool School Tropical Medicine

Operations, partnerships, epidemiology, data science

Dorcas Masatia, Operations Director

U of Nairobi, Evidence Action, Innovations for Poverty Action

Scaling field operations, data & analytics, operational innovations, public health

Sam Wilks, Technical Director

U of Waterloo, Scribd, Yelp

Android, product management, engineering

Ruth Namai, Marketing

U of Nairobi, Evidence Action, Innovations for Poverty Action

Marketing & sales, data management, customer training and field research

Victor Okoth, Operations

Chuka University, KEMRI/CDC, Kenyan Institute of Management

Medication quality validation,  public health, supply chain management

Founding Team Emeritus

Mike Jurka

Led engineering & product development

Currently at Google

Margaret Mumbi

Led strategic projects & health impact

Currently at Stanford Medical School

Nick Singer

Led operations & strategic partnerships

Currently at Medtronic

Tammy Guo

Led initial product & market research

Currently at BCG

Ben Jenson

Led partnerships & fundraising

Currently at Camber Collective