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William K. Smith, MD, Chairman and CEO (about the founder)
Dr. Smith is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MedRed. He provides leadership and oversight to all aspects of MedRed company operations. He is a physician and board-certified physiatrist, as well as a trained prosthetist, with an extensive history of working with war-wounded populations and in the area of international humanitarian relief. He is a graduate of Duke University and Georgetown Medical School. His internship was completed at the University of New Mexico and his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation was completed at Northwestern University and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He is a recognized expert on prosthetics, rehabilitation and medical informatics with a track record of envisioning and enacting a number of innovative medical education and informatics programs, including a distance-learning, telemedicine network that currently links individuals and institutions in over 45 countries.
James Christensen, Senior Vice President
Mr. Christensen plays a leading role in MedRed’s product development and enhancement, as well as training and implementation. Mr. Christensen received an MS in Estimation Theory and BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nebraska. He has extensive experience as a proposal manager, program manager, engineering manager and design engineer. Products developed under his leadership include computer-assisted medical diagnosis and treatment systems, digital television broadcast and reception systems, network operations for space-based telephone communication systems and satellite communication systems for the Army, Air Force and Navy. He was the chief orbital analyst at the Global Positioning System (GPS) Master Control Station and led research and development efforts for adaptive antenna processing arrays and digital data compression. As a design engineer, he developed software for the GPS control segment and automated fingerprint-encoding systems, developed hardware for the Army’s Standoff Target Acquisition System and designed and installed radar systems on the Apollo tracking ships. Mr. Christensen joined the Company in 2006.
Andrew Underhill, Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Underhill has 20+ years of broad experience spanning business development, solution development and professional services in the USA and Europe. He joined MedRed in 2016 from Systems Made Simple, where he served as Chief Technologist and Technical Account Manager for the Department of Defense and Department of Veteran Affairs. Mr. Underhill is an advocate of Interoperability and Standards development, currently a member of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) and prior member of Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE), Health Level Seven (HL7), Digital Image Communication in Medicine (DICOM) and was instrumental in the development of the new and sister Digital Imaging Communication (DICOS) Standard for the security industry, in the role of co-editor and workgroup chairman for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association Standard efforts. Mr. Underhill holds a Masters Certificate in Healthcare Leadership from Cornell University, studied Business and Management at the City of Bath College, Electronics and Electrical engineering at Norton Radstock College, Communications and Engineering Drawing at Norton Hill Math and Computing College.
Mandar Wadhavekar, Director, Software Development
Mr. Wadhavekar has twenty years of experience in design, engineering, management of products and applications. He has worked extensively on complete lifecycle of various products and applications from a concept to production and support. As a senior executive, he has provided technical, functional, operational leadership for various product engineering efforts and projects for MedRed. He has also lead development of well-known website MLB.com and enterprise application integration for Novartis, Colgate-Palmolive including B2B integration with Walmart. He is well versed in UML, Design Patterns, Agile Methodology, Extreme Programming, Enterprise Application Integration, Business Process Automation/Integration, B2B Services, J2EE, C#.NET . He has varied experience in several domains, including seven years of health IT experience. Mr. Wadhavekar holds an undergraduate engineering degree in Computer Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in Software Technology at the National Centre for Software Technology, Mumbai, India.