Kevin McRaith – Chief Executive Officer
Suzanne Sysko Clough, M.D. – Founder & Chief Medical Officer
Anand K. Iyer, Ph.D., MBA – Chief Data Science Officer
Chris Bergstrom – Chief Strategy Officer
Yves Nordmann, MD – (Founder Emeritus)
Chief Executive Officer
Kevin McRaith, CEO, is guiding the WellDoc team in the successful launch and continued development of the BlueStar Mobile Prescription Therapy. Under his leadership, the WellDoc team has engineered an innovative commercial approach to BlueStar's positioning in the marketplace, and achieved success in the initial targeted launch of BlueStar.
As CEO, Kevin is responsible for the sales, marketing, development and technical teams. His results-driven management team is focused on the successful delivery of technical patient solutions and product training.
Prior to joining WellDoc, Kevin served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Human Genome Sciences. In his leadership role with Human Genome Sciences, Kevin hired and led the commercial organization responsible for the successful launch of Benlysta. During his time in this position, Kevin also chaired the Joint Development Committee, Joint Commercial Committee and the Joint Steering Committee with GlaxoSmithKline.
Kevin also served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in the Hematology Franchise at Genentech where he led the team through the strategic development and sales and marketing execution for Rituxan. He also managed the pipeline of hematology products.
Prior to his tenure at Genentech, Kevin served in numerous sales and marketing roles of increasing responsibility over 14 years at Abbott Laboratories where he worked on key product launches, including Depakote, Biaxin, Kaletra, Micardis and Tricor. His last role at Abbott was General Manager of the Anti-Infective franchise. Prior to Abbott, Kevin started his career at Baxter Healthcare, where he held various roles in sales and marketing.
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Suzanne Sysko Clough, MD
Founder & Chief Medical Officer
Suzanne Sysko Clough, MD, serves as the Chief Medical Officer of WellDoc. She oversees the clinical aspects used in the development of the company’s Web and mobile-based diabetes management platform.
Dr. Clough previously served in the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Division of Endocrinology: Diabetes and Nutrition and was the medical director of the Center for Weight Management and Wellness, each located in Baltimore. As part of her educational responsibilities, she developed a nutrition and wellness curriculum for fourth-year medical students.
As a physician at the Joslin Center for Diabetes at the University of Maryland, Dr. Clough utilized a multidisciplinary team to empower her patients to adopt healthier lifestyle behaviors.
She has also served as the founder and the medical director of the “Get Fit Maryland! The 10,000 Steps Program,” in which, she designed a statewide, private/public community outreach program to raise awareness on obesity. Within this role, Dr. Clough developed and implemented a 12-week medically-based exercise program for more than 7,000 Maryland residents.
Dr. Clough received a bachelor’s degree in biology from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia and a doctor of medicine degree from the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine in Baltimore. She completed her residency program and endocrinology fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Systems. During her fellowship, Dr. Clough received specialized training on lipids at Duke University and weight management at Columbia University. She is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology.
Dr. Clough is a member of the American Diabetes Association, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American Association of Diabetes Educators.
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Anand K. Iyer, Ph.D, MBA
Chief Data Science Officer
Dr. Anand Iyer serves as Chief Data Science Officer of WellDoc. He has more than 20 years of consulting, industrial and academic experience in the areas of business strategy development, network engineering, economic modeling, service development and value network analysis. He most recently held the position of director in the Communications Industry Group at PRTM Management Consultants. In this role, Dr. Iyer led PRTM's Wireless Solutions practice where he focused on helping companies in both the commercial and government sectors capitalize on the convergence of three mega trends: Internet ubiquity, emerging wireless technologies and innovative business models. He is a pioneer in the realm of Telematics and Telemedicine, where he has developed and launched several initiatives with OEMs to transition their basis of competition from a product-base to a service-base.
Dr. Iyer is also the founder and immediate-past president of the In-Building Wireless Alliance, a cross-industry, non- profit aimed at accelerating the adoption of in-building wireless for the real estate and public safety communities.
Prior to joining PRTM, Dr. Iyer was a member of the scientific staff at Bell Northern Research and Nortel Networks.
He holds a Ph.D., MS in electrical and computer engineering and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Iyer holds a BE degree in electrical and computer engineering from Carleton University.
Dr. Iyer is a member of the IEEE, Society for Photo-Optic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) and Sigma Xi. In 2007, he was voted one of the top 35 global wireless executives by Realcomm. He is also a type 2 diabetes patient and WellDoc end-user.
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Chief Strategy Officer
Chris Bergstrom serves as the Chief Strategy Officer at WellDoc.
Bergstrom guides WellDoc’s strategic growth to empowering patients and providers to more effectively manage care to create unique go-to-market models. Previously, Bergstrom held positions at leading healthcare companies, such as, P&G Healthcare and Roche Diagnostics, where he launched two leading blood glucose systems. Mr. Bergstrom also held roles in innovative start-ups and served as an adviser to the CEO of Tapestry Medical (now Alere Home Monitoring) as they pioneered a nationally reimbursed remote home patient monitoring service. Immediately prior to joining WellDoc, Bergstrom served in Strategic Marketing and led the Business Development initiatives for Becton Dickinson, Diabetes Care. At BD he grew the business substantially through several industry partnerships by both turning around a declining business and adding new revenue sources. Furthermore, he spent significant time with customers, inventors, and key opinion leaders to understand emerging healthcare business trends, clinical practices, and advanced technologies, which enabled him to play an instrumental role in crafting BD's future growth strategy.
Bergstrom holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University and earned his MBA from Columbia University.
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Yves Nordmann, MD
Yves Nordmann, Founder Emeritus of WellDoc, was born in Switzerland and completed Medical School from 1993 to 1999 in Basel, Paris and New York. He specialized in pediatrics and served at the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, where he was awarded a Fellowship-Grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation.
Dr. Nordmann founded WellDoc together with Dr. Suzanne Clough and Ryan Sysko in 2005. Dr. Nordmann is a board certified pediatrician in Switzerland and holds the ECFMG Certification of the United States Medical Licensing Examination. Since June 2006 he owns a private pediatric practice in Zurich and since 2007 he acts as Chief Medical Director for E-Medicus, a Switzerland based company developing EMR and e-health solutions for private practices and clinics.
Dr. Nordmann is a member of the FMH Swiss Medical Association and of the Swiss Society of Pediatrics.
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