The ApeniMED Management Team
John Fraser – Founder and Chief Executive Officer
John is the visionary leader and health IT expert who founded ApeniMED. John serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. In 2000, John co-founded Ability Networks, fka VisionShare, Inc., a leader in providing Internet-based connectivity to access Medicare payment information. John is a nationally known figure in HIT and has broad experience in healthcare community building, security, networking and communications. He holds a BS from the University of Minnesota.
Connie Bush – CFO and COO
Connie serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. She brings over twenty years of financial and operational experience to lead and manage the Company’s internal operations. Connie’s career includes numerous leadership positions where she was responsible for the management of health care operations and participation in health care policy development. Connie is a CPA (inactive) and holds a BA from Hamline University, Minnesota.
Seonho Kim – Chief Architect
Seonho serves as Chief Software Architect. A PhD candidate in computer science at the University of Minnesota, Seonho is a leading expert on Health Information Technology at both state and federal levels, including Health Information Exchanges and the Federal Health Architecture (FHA and NwHIN, the Nationwide Health Information Network). Seonho specializes in designing distributed systems, patient security and privacy, federated identity management and compliance with interoperability standards. Seonho actively participates on the NwHIN Specifications committee and leads several NwHIN development projects. He also is a leading expert in Health Information Technology at both the state and federal levels.
Will Sigsbee – Vice President of Sales
As Vice President of Sales, Will leads the sales and marketing activities for the Company. Will brings over twenty years of professional experience in the medical technology and device industry with previous positions at Globus Medical and Medtronic, where he served as National Sales Director and built and managed the US channel and distribution strategy and optimized an extensive US distributor and payer network. Will holds a BA from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
Jeff Stites – General Counsel, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
As General Counsel and Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Jeff oversees the legal operations and related business development activities of the Company. Jeff is an information technology and intellectual property attorney with over fifteen years practicing in health IT, serving healthcare providers in Minnesota, including The Mayo Clinic, and across the country. Jeff holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Minnesota, a Master’s Degree from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and a BA from the University of Miami, Florida.