Jay Ackerman
Chairman of the Board

jay20shot201_blazer-3.jpgJay is the President and CEO of Reveleer, a leading innovator of SaaS platform solutions for clinical data collection and analytics. In his role, he is responsible for scaling operations, accelerating business growth and fostering product innovation to propel the Company’s impact in the healthcare industry for health plans, providers and healthcare professionals.     

He is seasoned software and services executive with over 25 years of experience in various leadership capacities, including his most recent position as Chief Revenue Officer at Guidance Software, a publicly traded software security company. Prior to this, Jay served as the Worldwide Head of Sales & Customer Success at ServiceSource, where he enjoyed a successful 9-year career as the company expanded globally and grew revenue from $25m to $265m. He was also the President & CEO of WNS North America. WNS, a well-regarded business process outsourcing organization, evolved out of British Airways and grew rapidly as a commercially driven organization.   
Jay holds his MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business along with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Connecticut College.  Jay resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two boys.

Kevin Zhang
Partner, Upfront Ventures

Upfront_Kevin-Zhang.jpgKevin looks for interdisciplinary entrepreneurs solving big problems in healthcare and the life sciences. He's also a passionate gamer and invests in interactive media platforms, tools and content. Prior to joining Upfront in 2012, Kevin was at The Boston Consulting Group, where he advised on strategy, M&A and operations for technology, healthcare, and industrial goods clients in the US and Asia. Previously, Kevin worked at Verscend Technologies, a healthcare software startup in Boston, focusing on data analytics product development selling into payers and providers.

Ren Roome
Senior Associate, Boston Millennia Partners


Hugh (Ren) Roome is a Senior Associate at Boston Millennia Partners. In his current role he evaluates prospective investment opportunities in both healthcare and technology-enabled business services. He also conducts market research and provides analytical support to portfolio companies. Mr. Roome serves as a director of Reveleer and Precision Digital Health. He joined Boston Millennia Partners after completing a Masters of International Business at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Before graduate school, he worked for a Washington D.C. based consulting firm, where he supported clients in the Department of Defense.

Prior to consulting, Mr. Roome held a fellowship in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, where he worked on weapon system acquisition oversight and policy. Mr. Roome is a graduate of Tufts University.


Todd Gitlin
Founder & Managing Partner, Safire Partners


Todd Gitlin is the Founder and Managing Partner of Safire Partners, an executive search firm founded in 2006 focused on emerging growth companies. Todd has been a recognized leader in executive recruiting since 1999 completing over 1000 assignments.

Todd graduated in 1999 from California State University, Chico.