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Leadership Team

The HealthPocket team came together with a passion to help healthcare consumers make sense of their options as they try to save on their out of pocket health costs. We have deep experience in technology, healthcare and insurance, and we have held executive positions in for profit and nonprofit sectors. We knew we could do better with HealthPocket.com.

Bruce Telkamp, Co-Founder and CEO

Prior to co-founding HealthPocket, Bruce was a senior executive at eHealth Inc. for 12 years, where Bruce oversaw all business and marketing functions for eHealth. Before that Bruce was a senior executive with MetaCreations and an Attorney with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Bruce has a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings and a B.A in from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Sheldon Wang, Co-Founder and President

Prior to co-founding HealthPocket, Sheldon was a senior executive at eHealth, Inc. for 12 years, where he oversaw all technology functions for eHealth. Before that Sheldon held executive technology positions with Eclipsys Corporation and Ameritech Health Connections. Sheldon has a B.S. in physics from the Fuzhou University of China, an M.S in physics from Idaho State University and a Ph.D. in medical informatics from the University of Utah.

Robert Fahlman: Member of Board of Advisors

Bob is Former Chairman and CEO of Arcadian Health, which was recently acquired by Humana Inc. Before that Bob was CEO of Paradigm Management Services. He has also held senior executive positions with Healtheon (WebMD), United Healthcare and Procter & Gamble. Bob has a BS in Business Administration from Portland State University.

Randy Herman: Member of Board of Advisors

Randy is Managing Director and CEO of DestinationRX. Before that Randy founded and was CEO of four healthcare firms (Patient Choice Healthcare, Certitude, Reden & Anders and EvergreenRe), all of which were successfully acquired. Randy has also held senior executive positions with United Healthcare and Aveta. Randy is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, and he has a BS from the University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Rick Natsch, Member of Board of Advisors

Rick is the former President and COO of InsWeb Corporation, a publicly-traded company that provided internet lead generation services to insurance companies, that was acquired by Bankrate in late 2011. Before that, Rick was the Founder and CEO of Potrero Media Corporation, which he sold to InsWeb in late 2010. Rick also previously served as a founding team member at QuinStreet and has a BS from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

Chris Schaepe: Investor Representative

Chris is a Managing Director of Lightspeed Venture Partners, the largest institutional investor in HealthPocket. Chris has over 20 years of venture capital experience and is regularly named to the Forbes Midas List. Chris holds BS and MS degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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