Mark Winter has over thirty years of management experience in high technology, information services and health informatics for both private and public companies. As CEO of CareSpan International he is implementing primary health.care services that integrate telemedicine with advanced biosensors and diagnostic systems. This solution brings care providers and patients together anywhere and anytime for evidence-based, high quality healthcare delivery. Prior to CareSpan, Mark served as the Executive Prize Lead for the XPRIZE Foundation and managed both the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE and Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE which are focused on catalyzing innovation in health sensing and diagnostic systems for consumers.
He previously founded and served as Executive Vice President of Gluco Fitness Center, Inc. which offers wireless blood glucose and physiological monitoring of people with diabetes as part of an integrated exercise, diet and education program. As CEO of Simulis LLC he led the development of advanced clinical skills simulation-based training and assessment services that enable healthcare systems to verify that their personnel follow evidence-based care practices and can safely operate medical devices. Mark has extensive knowledge of biosensors, interpretive medical devices, electronic medical record systems, and consumer health access and has spoken at numerous conferences on innovations in digital health. He serves on the Board of the Alliance for Connected Care based in Washington D.C., and is an advisor to the Personal Connected Health Alliance, part of HIMSS; and serves as Co-Chair for the MEMS Industry Group (Healthcare Working Group) that is enabling next generation personal health technologies.
Mark holds a MBA from Pepperdine University and has a BFA in Corporate Communications and Industrial Design from Art Center College of Design (with Honors). He is a wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (OEC) and has served with volunteer search and rescue units associated with the California Office of Emergency Services. He is also a professional member of the National Ski Patrol.