Meet the Innovators
We built your living platform for driving Insights from clinical evidence.
- Research & Development
- Clinical Trial planning
- Regulatory Submissions
- Medical Publishing
- Lifecycle Management
Chief Executive Officer, Cofounder
Previously, Kevin was educated at Duke Law School before interning at the National Institutes of Health with a focus on data management. He also holds a Masters degree in Bioethics and Science Policy, and has published extensively on topics ranging from publishing ethics to novel treatments for vascular diseases. On top of leading Nested Knowledge, Kevin mentors medical entrepreneurs, including assisting with more than $20M in non-dilutive NIH funding for driving novel innovations to market.
Previously, after studying economics at the University of Minnesota, Keith interned in science policy at the Cato Institute. Then, concurrently with founding his own first startup, Keith became a Director of the Startup Resource Center, a virtual service dedicated to matching medical startups with key suppliers, and an advisor to multiple tech-focused accelerators. Keith also leads fundraising, with a track record of over $6M raised from angels, venture capital, and physicians.
Chief Technology Officer, Cofounder
In addition to leading product development, Karl is active in the open-source statistics space, with his algorithm shukra achieving thousands of downloads per month. In his free time, Karl serves as the web developer for charities in the developing world.
Chief Software Engineer, Cofounder
Directors and Advisors
Dr. Dheerendra Kommala
Board Member and Chief Medical Officer of the ECRI Institute
Currently, Dr. Kommala leads a team of 70+ medical researchers, librarians, and statisticians at the ECRI Institute, in which role he manages strategic relationships and oversees patient safety research. Additionally, he supports the collaboration between ECRI and Nested Knowledge to develop features that represent best scientific practices.
Dr. Anthony Coniglio
Advisor and President of OPUS Pharma Consulting
Dr. Coniglio is a key advisor on the unmet needs Nested Knowledge can address, as well as a channel to the research and consulting groups that often manage clinical evidence in collaboration with pharma companies.
Dr. Julia Brodsky
Advisor and Vice President of Strategic Data Products at Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Before Novartis, Dr. Brodsky served on several management teams, including AT&T Labs, Sanofi, Organon, and Symphony Health Solutions. Along with her education– she holds a PhD and Masters degree in Statistics from NYU, as well as a Bachelor’s in Computer Science–these experiences gave her deep expertise in data strategy, data enablement, predictive and descriptive analytics across pharmaceutical development cycle, cloud-based infrastructure, and tech-enabled organizational growth and execution. She has been an appointed National Pharmaceutical Council Board member to represent Novartis, and served as an Pharmaceutical Management Science Association Elected Board Member.
Dr. Tomas Philipson
Advisor and Cofounder of PRECISIONheor
Born and raised in Sweden, Tomas received an undergraduate degree in mathematics at Uppsala University before arriving in the US to obtain his MA and PhD in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Now as the Daniel Levin Professor of Public Policy Studies Emeritus at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, his research focus continues to be within health economics and we are lucky to gain his expertise and HEOR insight in the software.
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to Nested Knowledge, Kathryn worked in health economics at Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, where she summarized drug value and cost-effectiveness. Her previous experiences include health economics research at the University of Pennsylvania and substance use disorder research at the National Institutes of Health. Kathryn studied neuroscience and economics at Wake Forest University. Outside of work, Kathryn is a member of the Young Adult Rare Representatives, a rare disease policy advocacy group. She enjoys boxing.
Chief Design Officer
Prior to Nested Knowledge, he taught high school English and operated a creative agency focused on video marketing called Ocular Proof Productions. These days, he's focused on ensuring that Nested Knowledge remains fast, accurate, accessible and fun for both professional and academic users alike. Jeff also works to spread the word to new users and educate current users through whichever medium suits the moment.
Director of Implementation and Client Success
She has a MS in Global Health Policy and Management (Economics and Analytics) from Brandeis University and her 7 years of experience working in public health and research fuels her passion for world health economics. Specifically, she is dedicated to servicing vulnerable populations by strengthening international health systems and security.
Director of User Experience and Design
Prior to NK, Jade's focus was research, studying Biology at Occidental College. From performing sponge research in the Caribbean to investigating diabetes and Alzheimer's progression at hospitals, Jade quickly realised the need for a reliable software to automate the research review process. Naturally, she stumbled across Nested Knowledge where she quickly branched out of research into client support, design and analytics. Outside of work, Jade enjoys surfing and fusion food.
Director of Business Development, Europe
Having completed his Bachelor's in Biomedical Sciences at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, Marius further pursued a Master's degree in Science and Business Management at Utrecht University. It was during the course of writing his Master's thesis that Marius stumbled upon NK's platform, instantly falling in love with it. His passion for the platform has since driven him to help those struggling with writing reviews by spreading the word far and wide.
The Nested Knowledge team is supported by a wide range of investors, researchers, and development partners, and has worked closely with several institutions as a key technology provider. See a shortlist of key contributors and adopters here:
See this interview with the founders about the unmet need Nested Knowledge’s founders are solving!