December 21, 2016

About our Team

Research Advisor - DU

Daniel Linesman PHD

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Denver University.
2000 PhD, Pharmacology – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI
2000-2005 Postdoctoral Fellow/Assistant Research Scientist – Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center – Denver, CO

CEO

Nicholas Friedman

Operations

Cubrina Friedman

Director Product Mgmnt

Ann Weiner

Student Project Teams

GSU Teams

COO

Brad Smith

CFO / Treasurer

JoAnn Guattery

Neuro PT Advisor UCSF

Catherine Printz – PT,DPT,NCS

Dr. Printz specializes in neurological and oncological physical therapy. Working in a variety of settings, most recently within both inpatient and outpatient services at UCSF Medical Center . A board-certified neurologic specialist by American Physical Therapy Association

Clinical Neuroscience UCSD

Dr John Ravits MD

A graduate of Yale University, earned his MD from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, completed internship and residency in neurology at UC San Diego. Currently participates with many of the national and international neuromuscular associations

Operations Advisor - Facebook

Chuck Rossi

With a long history in software development and cloud operations including companies such as Facebook and Google. Recently an advisor on the Presidential Technology review committee.

Clinical Neuroscience Duke

Dr Richard Bedlack MD

Dr. Richard Bedlack, grew up in a small town in central Connecticut. He went to college at William and Mary in Virginia, then back to Connecticut for an MD and PhD in Neuroscience at UConn. Finally, he came to Duke where he completed his Medicine Internship, Neurology Residency, Neuromuscular Fellowship, and Masters in Clinical Research Science. He is currently a tenured Associate Professor of Medicine/Neurology at Duke, Director of the Duke ALS Clinic, and Chief of Neurology at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He has won awards for teaching and patient care, including best Neurology teacher at Duke, Health Care Hero, Strength Hope and Caring Award, America’s Best Doctor, the American Academy of Neurology Patient Advocate of the Year and the Rasmussen ALS Patient Advocate of the Year. He has received ALS research grants, participated in ALS clinical trials, published more than 60 ALS articles and recently edited a new book called ALS: A Patient Care Guide for Clinicians. He is the outgoing Chairman of the North American ALS Research Group (ALSRG) and leader of the international ALSUntangled program which utilizes social networking to investigate alternative and off label treatment options for patients with ALS.

Analytics Repository Advisor - IBM

Chris Tyler

Chris is one of our executive members, he lead as our Team Captain for Dallas ALS NeverSurrender. He comes to us from a rich background in Analytics, most recently an OEM Advisor at IBM Analytics guiding other software companies down the path of integrated solutions.

Cloud Ops Advisor

Kelly Irwin

Kelly is passionate about building great teams and amazing products. I have deep experience in cloud, mobile, and analytics technologies, and specialized experience in leading distributed teams through periods of fast growth and rapid change. Current product manager @ SAP , previously VP Engineering & Cloud Ops @ Roambi , Fairway Technologies , onlineGURU , Hands-On Entertainment , The Active Network. Former alumni from AZ State University (ASU).

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Director - Advocacy & Marketing

Julia Blackford

Lead Writer - ALS Journeys

Yvette Francino

A graduate of Regis she joins us as our lead writer for our ALSJourney stories. An active fundraiser and advocate for ALS with an extensive background in writing and a Agile management training in hi-tech for companies such as McKesson and Sun Micro

Mobile App Advisor

Brett Callaghan

Brett brings to us his expertise as Senior Architect from the vastly successful mobile analytics app company Roambi a premiere Apple development company featured on many of Apples own renowned product launch events.

Technology & Web Advisor

Silvia Restelli

A dedicated technologist currently @ NextPlane , with a long career including in past health engineering for WebMD and Healtheon , other companies include Computer Associates , Cendura , SGI.

Mobile App Advisor

Dan Flynn

Veteran software engineer, Dan brings to us his many years in iOS mobile app development … and his leadership as a skilled sailor and 1st mate .. he will keep us on course and returned to safe harbors.

Web Advisor - EyeCue Labs

Rick Hou

The brain child at EyeCue Labs , Rick brings to us many talents from product management to web design and social media integration.

Web Marketing Advisor

Mary Miller

Race Captain / Event Director

Francesca Rene

personal quote goes here

iOS Mobile Dev Advisor

Don Meyer

Fundraiser Advocate - ALS Art4theCure

Don Bell

Covering the Rocky Mtn Region , a former 20y+ veteran of enterprise software sales, and skilled craftsman specializing in venetian plaster.

Fundraiser Advocate / Boston Team Capt.

Michael DiSilvio

Covering the New England Area out of Boston – Michael brings 16y+ in enterprise software sales

Fundraiser Advocate / San Diego Team Capt.

Dave Becerra

One of our team co-captains for ALS NeverSurrender San Diego. Co-founder of Roambi a technologist and partnerships specialist. Past education includes Harvard Business School (Launching New Venture exec education program) and Art Institute of CA-San Diego Interactive Media design.

Research Advisor - DU

Daniel Linesman PHD

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Denver University.
2000 PhD, Pharmacology – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI
2000-2005 Postdoctoral Fellow/Assistant Research Scientist – Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center – Denver, CO

Neuro PT Advisor UCSF

Catherine Printz – PT,DPT,NCS

Dr. Printz specializes in neurological and oncological physical therapy. Working in a variety of settings, most recently within both inpatient and outpatient services at UCSF Medical Center . A board-certified neurologic specialist by American Physical Therapy Association

Clinical Neuroscience UCSD

Dr John Ravits MD

A graduate of Yale University, earned his MD from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, completed internship and residency in neurology at UC San Diego. Currently participates with many of the national and international neuromuscular associations

Clinical Neuroscience Duke

Dr Richard Bedlack MD

Dr. Richard Bedlack, grew up in a small town in central Connecticut. He went to college at William and Mary in Virginia, then back to Connecticut for an MD and PhD in Neuroscience at UConn. Finally, he came to Duke where he completed his Medicine Internship, Neurology Residency, Neuromuscular Fellowship, and Masters in Clinical Research Science. He is currently a tenured Associate Professor of Medicine/Neurology at Duke, Director of the Duke ALS Clinic, and Chief of Neurology at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He has won awards for teaching and patient care, including best Neurology teacher at Duke, Health Care Hero, Strength Hope and Caring Award, America’s Best Doctor, the American Academy of Neurology Patient Advocate of the Year and the Rasmussen ALS Patient Advocate of the Year. He has received ALS research grants, participated in ALS clinical trials, published more than 60 ALS articles and recently edited a new book called ALS: A Patient Care Guide for Clinicians. He is the outgoing Chairman of the North American ALS Research Group (ALSRG) and leader of the international ALSUntangled program which utilizes social networking to investigate alternative and off label treatment options for patients with ALS.

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Operations

Cubrina Friedman

CEO

Nicholas Friedman

Director Product Mgmnt

Ann Weiner

COO

Brad Smith

CFO / Treasurer

JoAnn Guattery

Operations Advisor - Facebook

Chuck Rossi

With a long history in software development and cloud operations including companies such as Facebook and Google. Recently an advisor on the Presidential Technology review committee.

Analytics Repository Advisor - IBM

Chris Tyler

Chris is one of our executive members, he lead as our Team Captain for Dallas ALS NeverSurrender. He comes to us from a rich background in Analytics, most recently an OEM Advisor at IBM Analytics guiding other software companies down the path of integrated solutions.

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Director - Advocacy & Marketing

Julia Blackford

Lead Writer - ALS Journeys

Yvette Francino

A graduate of Regis she joins us as our lead writer for our ALSJourney stories. An active fundraiser and advocate for ALS with an extensive background in writing and a Agile management training in hi-tech for companies such as McKesson and Sun Micro

Technology & Web Advisor

Silvia Restelli

A dedicated technologist currently @ NextPlane , with a long career including in past health engineering for WebMD and Healtheon , other companies include Computer Associates , Cendura , SGI.

CEO

Nicholas Friedman

Director Product Mgmnt

Ann Weiner

COO

Brad Smith

Operations Advisor - Facebook

Chuck Rossi

With a long history in software development and cloud operations including companies such as Facebook and Google. Recently an advisor on the Presidential Technology review committee.

Analytics Repository Advisor - IBM

Chris Tyler

Chris is one of our executive members, he lead as our Team Captain for Dallas ALS NeverSurrender. He comes to us from a rich background in Analytics, most recently an OEM Advisor at IBM Analytics guiding other software companies down the path of integrated solutions.

Cloud Ops Advisor

Kelly Irwin

Kelly is passionate about building great teams and amazing products. I have deep experience in cloud, mobile, and analytics technologies, and specialized experience in leading distributed teams through periods of fast growth and rapid change. Current product manager @ SAP , previously VP Engineering & Cloud Ops @ Roambi , Fairway Technologies , onlineGURU , Hands-On Entertainment , The Active Network. Former alumni from AZ State University (ASU).

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Mobile App Advisor

Brett Callaghan

Brett brings to us his expertise as Senior Architect from the vastly successful mobile analytics app company Roambi a premiere Apple development company featured on many of Apples own renowned product launch events.

Technology & Web Advisor

Silvia Restelli

A dedicated technologist currently @ NextPlane , with a long career including in past health engineering for WebMD and Healtheon , other companies include Computer Associates , Cendura , SGI.

Mobile App Advisor

Dan Flynn

Veteran software engineer, Dan brings to us his many years in iOS mobile app development … and his leadership as a skilled sailor and 1st mate .. he will keep us on course and returned to safe harbors.

Web Advisor - EyeCue Labs

Rick Hou

The brain child at EyeCue Labs , Rick brings to us many talents from product management to web design and social media integration.

Web Marketing Advisor

Mary Miller

Operations

Cubrina Friedman

Analytics Repository Advisor - IBM

Chris Tyler

Chris is one of our executive members, he lead as our Team Captain for Dallas ALS NeverSurrender. He comes to us from a rich background in Analytics, most recently an OEM Advisor at IBM Analytics guiding other software companies down the path of integrated solutions.

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Race Captain / Event Director

Francesca Rene

personal quote goes here

Fundraiser Advocate - ALS Art4theCure

Don Bell

Covering the Rocky Mtn Region , a former 20y+ veteran of enterprise software sales, and skilled craftsman specializing in venetian plaster.

Fundraiser Advocate / Boston Team Capt.

Michael DiSilvio

Covering the New England Area out of Boston – Michael brings 16y+ in enterprise software sales

Fundraiser Advocate / San Diego Team Capt.

Dave Becerra

One of our team co-captains for ALS NeverSurrender San Diego. Co-founder of Roambi a technologist and partnerships specialist. Past education includes Harvard Business School (Launching New Venture exec education program) and Art Institute of CA-San Diego Interactive Media design.

Research Advisor - DU

Daniel Linesman PHD

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Denver University.
2000 PhD, Pharmacology – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI
2000-2005 Postdoctoral Fellow/Assistant Research Scientist – Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center – Denver, CO

CEO

Nicholas Friedman

Operations

Cubrina Friedman

Director Product Mgmnt

Ann Weiner

Student Project Teams

GSU Teams

COO

Brad Smith

CFO / Treasurer

JoAnn Guattery

Neuro PT Advisor UCSF

Catherine Printz – PT,DPT,NCS

Dr. Printz specializes in neurological and oncological physical therapy. Working in a variety of settings, most recently within both inpatient and outpatient services at UCSF Medical Center . A board-certified neurologic specialist by American Physical Therapy Association

Clinical Neuroscience UCSD

Dr John Ravits MD

A graduate of Yale University, earned his MD from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, completed internship and residency in neurology at UC San Diego. Currently participates with many of the national and international neuromuscular associations

Operations Advisor - Facebook

Chuck Rossi

With a long history in software development and cloud operations including companies such as Facebook and Google. Recently an advisor on the Presidential Technology review committee.

Clinical Neuroscience Duke

Dr Richard Bedlack MD

Dr. Richard Bedlack, grew up in a small town in central Connecticut. He went to college at William and Mary in Virginia, then back to Connecticut for an MD and PhD in Neuroscience at UConn. Finally, he came to Duke where he completed his Medicine Internship, Neurology Residency, Neuromuscular Fellowship, and Masters in Clinical Research Science. He is currently a tenured Associate Professor of Medicine/Neurology at Duke, Director of the Duke ALS Clinic, and Chief of Neurology at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He has won awards for teaching and patient care, including best Neurology teacher at Duke, Health Care Hero, Strength Hope and Caring Award, America’s Best Doctor, the American Academy of Neurology Patient Advocate of the Year and the Rasmussen ALS Patient Advocate of the Year. He has received ALS research grants, participated in ALS clinical trials, published more than 60 ALS articles and recently edited a new book called ALS: A Patient Care Guide for Clinicians. He is the outgoing Chairman of the North American ALS Research Group (ALSRG) and leader of the international ALSUntangled program which utilizes social networking to investigate alternative and off label treatment options for patients with ALS.

Analytics Repository Advisor - IBM

Chris Tyler

Chris is one of our executive members, he lead as our Team Captain for Dallas ALS NeverSurrender. He comes to us from a rich background in Analytics, most recently an OEM Advisor at IBM Analytics guiding other software companies down the path of integrated solutions.

Cloud Ops Advisor

Kelly Irwin

Kelly is passionate about building great teams and amazing products. I have deep experience in cloud, mobile, and analytics technologies, and specialized experience in leading distributed teams through periods of fast growth and rapid change. Current product manager @ SAP , previously VP Engineering & Cloud Ops @ Roambi , Fairway Technologies , onlineGURU , Hands-On Entertainment , The Active Network. Former alumni from AZ State University (ASU).

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Director - Advocacy & Marketing

Julia Blackford

Lead Writer - ALS Journeys

Yvette Francino

A graduate of Regis she joins us as our lead writer for our ALSJourney stories. An active fundraiser and advocate for ALS with an extensive background in writing and a Agile management training in hi-tech for companies such as McKesson and Sun Micro

Mobile App Advisor

Brett Callaghan

Brett brings to us his expertise as Senior Architect from the vastly successful mobile analytics app company Roambi a premiere Apple development company featured on many of Apples own renowned product launch events.

Technology & Web Advisor

Silvia Restelli

A dedicated technologist currently @ NextPlane , with a long career including in past health engineering for WebMD and Healtheon , other companies include Computer Associates , Cendura , SGI.

Mobile App Advisor

Dan Flynn

Veteran software engineer, Dan brings to us his many years in iOS mobile app development … and his leadership as a skilled sailor and 1st mate .. he will keep us on course and returned to safe harbors.

Web Advisor - EyeCue Labs

Rick Hou

The brain child at EyeCue Labs , Rick brings to us many talents from product management to web design and social media integration.

Web Marketing Advisor

Mary Miller

Race Captain / Event Director

Francesca Rene

personal quote goes here

iOS Mobile Dev Advisor

Don Meyer

Fundraiser Advocate - ALS Art4theCure

Don Bell

Covering the Rocky Mtn Region , a former 20y+ veteran of enterprise software sales, and skilled craftsman specializing in venetian plaster.

Fundraiser Advocate / Boston Team Capt.

Michael DiSilvio

Covering the New England Area out of Boston – Michael brings 16y+ in enterprise software sales

Fundraiser Advocate / San Diego Team Capt.

Dave Becerra

One of our team co-captains for ALS NeverSurrender San Diego. Co-founder of Roambi a technologist and partnerships specialist. Past education includes Harvard Business School (Launching New Venture exec education program) and Art Institute of CA-San Diego Interactive Media design.

Research Advisor - DU

Daniel Linesman PHD

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Denver University.
2000 PhD, Pharmacology – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI
2000-2005 Postdoctoral Fellow/Assistant Research Scientist – Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center – Denver, CO

Neuro PT Advisor UCSF

Catherine Printz – PT,DPT,NCS

Dr. Printz specializes in neurological and oncological physical therapy. Working in a variety of settings, most recently within both inpatient and outpatient services at UCSF Medical Center . A board-certified neurologic specialist by American Physical Therapy Association

Clinical Neuroscience UCSD

Dr John Ravits MD

A graduate of Yale University, earned his MD from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, completed internship and residency in neurology at UC San Diego. Currently participates with many of the national and international neuromuscular associations

Clinical Neuroscience Duke

Dr Richard Bedlack MD

Dr. Richard Bedlack, grew up in a small town in central Connecticut. He went to college at William and Mary in Virginia, then back to Connecticut for an MD and PhD in Neuroscience at UConn. Finally, he came to Duke where he completed his Medicine Internship, Neurology Residency, Neuromuscular Fellowship, and Masters in Clinical Research Science. He is currently a tenured Associate Professor of Medicine/Neurology at Duke, Director of the Duke ALS Clinic, and Chief of Neurology at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He has won awards for teaching and patient care, including best Neurology teacher at Duke, Health Care Hero, Strength Hope and Caring Award, America’s Best Doctor, the American Academy of Neurology Patient Advocate of the Year and the Rasmussen ALS Patient Advocate of the Year. He has received ALS research grants, participated in ALS clinical trials, published more than 60 ALS articles and recently edited a new book called ALS: A Patient Care Guide for Clinicians. He is the outgoing Chairman of the North American ALS Research Group (ALSRG) and leader of the international ALSUntangled program which utilizes social networking to investigate alternative and off label treatment options for patients with ALS.

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Operations

Cubrina Friedman

CEO

Nicholas Friedman

Director Product Mgmnt

Ann Weiner

COO

Brad Smith

CFO / Treasurer

JoAnn Guattery

Operations Advisor - Facebook

Chuck Rossi

With a long history in software development and cloud operations including companies such as Facebook and Google. Recently an advisor on the Presidential Technology review committee.

Analytics Repository Advisor - IBM

Chris Tyler

Chris is one of our executive members, he lead as our Team Captain for Dallas ALS NeverSurrender. He comes to us from a rich background in Analytics, most recently an OEM Advisor at IBM Analytics guiding other software companies down the path of integrated solutions.

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Director - Advocacy & Marketing

Julia Blackford

Lead Writer - ALS Journeys

Yvette Francino

A graduate of Regis she joins us as our lead writer for our ALSJourney stories. An active fundraiser and advocate for ALS with an extensive background in writing and a Agile management training in hi-tech for companies such as McKesson and Sun Micro

Technology & Web Advisor

Silvia Restelli

A dedicated technologist currently @ NextPlane , with a long career including in past health engineering for WebMD and Healtheon , other companies include Computer Associates , Cendura , SGI.

CEO

Nicholas Friedman

Director Product Mgmnt

Ann Weiner

COO

Brad Smith

Operations Advisor - Facebook

Chuck Rossi

With a long history in software development and cloud operations including companies such as Facebook and Google. Recently an advisor on the Presidential Technology review committee.

Analytics Repository Advisor - IBM

Chris Tyler

Chris is one of our executive members, he lead as our Team Captain for Dallas ALS NeverSurrender. He comes to us from a rich background in Analytics, most recently an OEM Advisor at IBM Analytics guiding other software companies down the path of integrated solutions.

Cloud Ops Advisor

Kelly Irwin

Kelly is passionate about building great teams and amazing products. I have deep experience in cloud, mobile, and analytics technologies, and specialized experience in leading distributed teams through periods of fast growth and rapid change. Current product manager @ SAP , previously VP Engineering & Cloud Ops @ Roambi , Fairway Technologies , onlineGURU , Hands-On Entertainment , The Active Network. Former alumni from AZ State University (ASU).

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Mobile App Advisor

Brett Callaghan

Brett brings to us his expertise as Senior Architect from the vastly successful mobile analytics app company Roambi a premiere Apple development company featured on many of Apples own renowned product launch events.

Technology & Web Advisor

Silvia Restelli

A dedicated technologist currently @ NextPlane , with a long career including in past health engineering for WebMD and Healtheon , other companies include Computer Associates , Cendura , SGI.

Mobile App Advisor

Dan Flynn

Veteran software engineer, Dan brings to us his many years in iOS mobile app development … and his leadership as a skilled sailor and 1st mate .. he will keep us on course and returned to safe harbors.

Web Advisor - EyeCue Labs

Rick Hou

The brain child at EyeCue Labs , Rick brings to us many talents from product management to web design and social media integration.

Web Marketing Advisor

Mary Miller

Operations

Cubrina Friedman

Analytics Repository Advisor - IBM

Chris Tyler

Chris is one of our executive members, he lead as our Team Captain for Dallas ALS NeverSurrender. He comes to us from a rich background in Analytics, most recently an OEM Advisor at IBM Analytics guiding other software companies down the path of integrated solutions.

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Race Captain / Event Director

Francesca Rene

personal quote goes here

Fundraiser Advocate - ALS Art4theCure

Don Bell

Covering the Rocky Mtn Region , a former 20y+ veteran of enterprise software sales, and skilled craftsman specializing in venetian plaster.

Fundraiser Advocate / Boston Team Capt.

Michael DiSilvio

Covering the New England Area out of Boston – Michael brings 16y+ in enterprise software sales

Fundraiser Advocate / San Diego Team Capt.

Dave Becerra

One of our team co-captains for ALS NeverSurrender San Diego. Co-founder of Roambi a technologist and partnerships specialist. Past education includes Harvard Business School (Launching New Venture exec education program) and Art Institute of CA-San Diego Interactive Media design.

Research Advisor - DU

Daniel Linesman PHD

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Denver University.
2000 PhD, Pharmacology – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI
2000-2005 Postdoctoral Fellow/Assistant Research Scientist – Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center – Denver, CO

CEO

Nicholas Friedman

Operations

Cubrina Friedman

Director Product Mgmnt

Ann Weiner

Student Project Teams

GSU Teams

COO

Brad Smith

CFO / Treasurer

JoAnn Guattery

Neuro PT Advisor UCSF

Catherine Printz – PT,DPT,NCS

Dr. Printz specializes in neurological and oncological physical therapy. Working in a variety of settings, most recently within both inpatient and outpatient services at UCSF Medical Center . A board-certified neurologic specialist by American Physical Therapy Association

Clinical Neuroscience UCSD

Dr John Ravits MD

A graduate of Yale University, earned his MD from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, completed internship and residency in neurology at UC San Diego. Currently participates with many of the national and international neuromuscular associations

Operations Advisor - Facebook

Chuck Rossi

With a long history in software development and cloud operations including companies such as Facebook and Google. Recently an advisor on the Presidential Technology review committee.

Clinical Neuroscience Duke

Dr Richard Bedlack MD

Dr. Richard Bedlack, grew up in a small town in central Connecticut. He went to college at William and Mary in Virginia, then back to Connecticut for an MD and PhD in Neuroscience at UConn. Finally, he came to Duke where he completed his Medicine Internship, Neurology Residency, Neuromuscular Fellowship, and Masters in Clinical Research Science. He is currently a tenured Associate Professor of Medicine/Neurology at Duke, Director of the Duke ALS Clinic, and Chief of Neurology at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He has won awards for teaching and patient care, including best Neurology teacher at Duke, Health Care Hero, Strength Hope and Caring Award, America’s Best Doctor, the American Academy of Neurology Patient Advocate of the Year and the Rasmussen ALS Patient Advocate of the Year. He has received ALS research grants, participated in ALS clinical trials, published more than 60 ALS articles and recently edited a new book called ALS: A Patient Care Guide for Clinicians. He is the outgoing Chairman of the North American ALS Research Group (ALSRG) and leader of the international ALSUntangled program which utilizes social networking to investigate alternative and off label treatment options for patients with ALS.

Analytics Repository Advisor - IBM

Chris Tyler

Chris is one of our executive members, he lead as our Team Captain for Dallas ALS NeverSurrender. He comes to us from a rich background in Analytics, most recently an OEM Advisor at IBM Analytics guiding other software companies down the path of integrated solutions.

Cloud Ops Advisor

Kelly Irwin

Kelly is passionate about building great teams and amazing products. I have deep experience in cloud, mobile, and analytics technologies, and specialized experience in leading distributed teams through periods of fast growth and rapid change. Current product manager @ SAP , previously VP Engineering & Cloud Ops @ Roambi , Fairway Technologies , onlineGURU , Hands-On Entertainment , The Active Network. Former alumni from AZ State University (ASU).

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Director - Advocacy & Marketing

Julia Blackford

Lead Writer - ALS Journeys

Yvette Francino

A graduate of Regis she joins us as our lead writer for our ALSJourney stories. An active fundraiser and advocate for ALS with an extensive background in writing and a Agile management training in hi-tech for companies such as McKesson and Sun Micro

Mobile App Advisor

Brett Callaghan

Brett brings to us his expertise as Senior Architect from the vastly successful mobile analytics app company Roambi a premiere Apple development company featured on many of Apples own renowned product launch events.

Technology & Web Advisor

Silvia Restelli

A dedicated technologist currently @ NextPlane , with a long career including in past health engineering for WebMD and Healtheon , other companies include Computer Associates , Cendura , SGI.

Mobile App Advisor

Dan Flynn

Veteran software engineer, Dan brings to us his many years in iOS mobile app development … and his leadership as a skilled sailor and 1st mate .. he will keep us on course and returned to safe harbors.

Web Advisor - EyeCue Labs

Rick Hou

The brain child at EyeCue Labs , Rick brings to us many talents from product management to web design and social media integration.

Web Marketing Advisor

Mary Miller

Race Captain / Event Director

Francesca Rene

personal quote goes here

iOS Mobile Dev Advisor

Don Meyer

Fundraiser Advocate - ALS Art4theCure

Don Bell

Covering the Rocky Mtn Region , a former 20y+ veteran of enterprise software sales, and skilled craftsman specializing in venetian plaster.

Fundraiser Advocate / Boston Team Capt.

Michael DiSilvio

Covering the New England Area out of Boston – Michael brings 16y+ in enterprise software sales

Fundraiser Advocate / San Diego Team Capt.

Dave Becerra

One of our team co-captains for ALS NeverSurrender San Diego. Co-founder of Roambi a technologist and partnerships specialist. Past education includes Harvard Business School (Launching New Venture exec education program) and Art Institute of CA-San Diego Interactive Media design.

Research Advisor - DU

Daniel Linesman PHD

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Denver University.
2000 PhD, Pharmacology – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI
2000-2005 Postdoctoral Fellow/Assistant Research Scientist – Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center – Denver, CO

Neuro PT Advisor UCSF

Catherine Printz – PT,DPT,NCS

Dr. Printz specializes in neurological and oncological physical therapy. Working in a variety of settings, most recently within both inpatient and outpatient services at UCSF Medical Center . A board-certified neurologic specialist by American Physical Therapy Association

Clinical Neuroscience UCSD

Dr John Ravits MD

A graduate of Yale University, earned his MD from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, completed internship and residency in neurology at UC San Diego. Currently participates with many of the national and international neuromuscular associations

Clinical Neuroscience Duke

Dr Richard Bedlack MD

Dr. Richard Bedlack, grew up in a small town in central Connecticut. He went to college at William and Mary in Virginia, then back to Connecticut for an MD and PhD in Neuroscience at UConn. Finally, he came to Duke where he completed his Medicine Internship, Neurology Residency, Neuromuscular Fellowship, and Masters in Clinical Research Science. He is currently a tenured Associate Professor of Medicine/Neurology at Duke, Director of the Duke ALS Clinic, and Chief of Neurology at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He has won awards for teaching and patient care, including best Neurology teacher at Duke, Health Care Hero, Strength Hope and Caring Award, America’s Best Doctor, the American Academy of Neurology Patient Advocate of the Year and the Rasmussen ALS Patient Advocate of the Year. He has received ALS research grants, participated in ALS clinical trials, published more than 60 ALS articles and recently edited a new book called ALS: A Patient Care Guide for Clinicians. He is the outgoing Chairman of the North American ALS Research Group (ALSRG) and leader of the international ALSUntangled program which utilizes social networking to investigate alternative and off label treatment options for patients with ALS.

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Operations

Cubrina Friedman

CEO

Nicholas Friedman

Director Product Mgmnt

Ann Weiner

COO

Brad Smith

CFO / Treasurer

JoAnn Guattery

Operations Advisor - Facebook

Chuck Rossi

With a long history in software development and cloud operations including companies such as Facebook and Google. Recently an advisor on the Presidential Technology review committee.

Analytics Repository Advisor - IBM

Chris Tyler

Chris is one of our executive members, he lead as our Team Captain for Dallas ALS NeverSurrender. He comes to us from a rich background in Analytics, most recently an OEM Advisor at IBM Analytics guiding other software companies down the path of integrated solutions.

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Director - Advocacy & Marketing

Julia Blackford

Lead Writer - ALS Journeys

Yvette Francino

A graduate of Regis she joins us as our lead writer for our ALSJourney stories. An active fundraiser and advocate for ALS with an extensive background in writing and a Agile management training in hi-tech for companies such as McKesson and Sun Micro

Technology & Web Advisor

Silvia Restelli

A dedicated technologist currently @ NextPlane , with a long career including in past health engineering for WebMD and Healtheon , other companies include Computer Associates , Cendura , SGI.

CEO

Nicholas Friedman

Director Product Mgmnt

Ann Weiner

COO

Brad Smith

Operations Advisor - Facebook

Chuck Rossi

With a long history in software development and cloud operations including companies such as Facebook and Google. Recently an advisor on the Presidential Technology review committee.

Analytics Repository Advisor - IBM

Chris Tyler

Chris is one of our executive members, he lead as our Team Captain for Dallas ALS NeverSurrender. He comes to us from a rich background in Analytics, most recently an OEM Advisor at IBM Analytics guiding other software companies down the path of integrated solutions.

Cloud Ops Advisor

Kelly Irwin

Kelly is passionate about building great teams and amazing products. I have deep experience in cloud, mobile, and analytics technologies, and specialized experience in leading distributed teams through periods of fast growth and rapid change. Current product manager @ SAP , previously VP Engineering & Cloud Ops @ Roambi , Fairway Technologies , onlineGURU , Hands-On Entertainment , The Active Network. Former alumni from AZ State University (ASU).

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Mobile App Advisor

Brett Callaghan

Brett brings to us his expertise as Senior Architect from the vastly successful mobile analytics app company Roambi a premiere Apple development company featured on many of Apples own renowned product launch events.

Technology & Web Advisor

Silvia Restelli

A dedicated technologist currently @ NextPlane , with a long career including in past health engineering for WebMD and Healtheon , other companies include Computer Associates , Cendura , SGI.

Mobile App Advisor

Dan Flynn

Veteran software engineer, Dan brings to us his many years in iOS mobile app development … and his leadership as a skilled sailor and 1st mate .. he will keep us on course and returned to safe harbors.

Web Advisor - EyeCue Labs

Rick Hou

The brain child at EyeCue Labs , Rick brings to us many talents from product management to web design and social media integration.

Web Marketing Advisor

Mary Miller

Operations

Cubrina Friedman

Analytics Repository Advisor - IBM

Chris Tyler

Chris is one of our executive members, he lead as our Team Captain for Dallas ALS NeverSurrender. He comes to us from a rich background in Analytics, most recently an OEM Advisor at IBM Analytics guiding other software companies down the path of integrated solutions.

Chairman, Co-Founder, pALS

Steph Courdin

Lead analyst in the feature/function design of the mobile research app .. Steph knows 1st hand what this battle is about. Diagnosed in 2013 with ALS while working for the Apple’s premiere Mobile Data analytics partner Roambi – The 1st company on the iPhone in 2008 and the iPad in 2010 offering rich interactive data intelligence.

Race Captain / Event Director

Francesca Rene

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Fundraiser Advocate - ALS Art4theCure

Don Bell

Covering the Rocky Mtn Region , a former 20y+ veteran of enterprise software sales, and skilled craftsman specializing in venetian plaster.

Fundraiser Advocate / Boston Team Capt.

Michael DiSilvio

Covering the New England Area out of Boston – Michael brings 16y+ in enterprise software sales

Fundraiser Advocate / San Diego Team Capt.

Dave Becerra

One of our team co-captains for ALS NeverSurrender San Diego. Co-founder of Roambi a technologist and partnerships specialist. Past education includes Harvard Business School (Launching New Venture exec education program) and Art Institute of CA-San Diego Interactive Media design.