Roundup of notable digital health hires: PatientsLikeMe, Adherium, MC10

By Aditi Pai
01:18 pm

PatientsLikeMe has hired Monique Levy as the company’s SVP, Head of customer strategy and value delivery, which is a new role. Levy will work with PatientsLikeMe’s life science partners to help them meet patients’ needs. Levy is on the Google Health Advisory Board, and prior to joining PatientsLikeMe, she was VP of Research for the Digital Innovation team at Decision Resources Group. Before that, she was a research director at Manhattan Research. Last week, PatientsLikeMe made another hire — Joy Morel joined as the company’s SVP of Marketing, Patient Engagement and Business Intelligence. 

“As a researcher, an advisor to global pharmaceutical leaders, and a developer of healthcare programs for large organizations, Monique has spent the last 20 years foreseeing trends in technology and healthcare and helping companies stay ahead of them,” PatientsLikeMe EVP Ed Godber said in a statment. “We’re fortunate that her strong track record and strategic thinking will now benefit our partners as they look to integrate the patient perspective within their businesses.”

Adherium, a connected inhaler company that previously partnered with pharma company AstraZeneca, announced a new entity, Adherium North America, which will be based in San Francisco. In addition to this, Adherium announced the appointment of James Hattersley as its SVP of Business Development, North America. Before joining Adherium, Hattersley was VP of Business Development at Nektar Therapeutics and prior that, VP of Business Development at  Sun Pharmaceutical Industries.

MC10, a flexible electronics company, has appointed Eric K. Brandt to its board of directors. Brandt served as EVP and CFO of Broadcom Corporation from 2007 to January 2016. Then in February, Avago Technologies Limited acquired Broadcom Corporation for about $37 billion.

DigiSight Technologies, which has developed a smartphone-based eyesight test, named Missy Krasner, the VP and Managing Director at Box, to its board of directors. At Box, Krasner leads the healthcare and life sciences vertical. Before her time at Box, Krasner was one of the founding members of Google Health, a personal health record platform.


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