HEALTH:FURTHER 2018 | SPEAKERS

Jim Stefansic

Jim Stefansic

President & CEO

Raiven Healthcare

Jim Stefansic serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Raiven Healthcare a rapidly growing provider of healthcare artificial intelligence and data analytics solutions. An accomplished healthcare entrepreneur Dr. Stefansic has years of experience launching and growing numerous healthcare technology businesses. Dr. Stefansic was previously Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Pathfinder Therapeutics Inc. where he helped bring two industry-leading image-guided surgical products to market. He was instrumental in raising more than $17 million in venture capital and SBIR funding to support Pathfinder’s growth as well as in the eventual sale of the company to Analogic (NASDAQ: ALOG). Dr. Stefansic was involved in every facet of the business from investor road shows R&D clinical trials and regulatory approval to business development financial management pricing and commercialization. His experience includes serving as the Director of Commercialization at Launch Tennessee where he led the statewide SBIR program and assisted numerous technology businesses in their growth and development. He was also a Research Professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he utilized functional magnetic resonance imaging techniques in image-guided neurosurgery and was critical in the initiation of this technology within the Vanderbilt Vision Research Center. He has authored or co-authored more than a dozen peer reviewed scientific articles. Dr. Stefansic received his BS degree in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and his MS and PhD from Vanderbilt University. His MBA is from Belmont University where Jim was named the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year in 2011 and is on faculty.

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