For more than 20 years, Mark Ridinger has been a physician, entrepreneur, inventor and innovator, with broad expertise in clinical medicine, population care management, healthcare information technology, clinical informatics, and strategic marketing. In his work, he has striven to combine scientific rigor with creative forward looking product development and processes, while being an articulate, accomplished leader and team builder. Mark’s career experience has ranged from the practice of medicine to co-founding a successful venture capital backed startup to senior management at one of the largest population health management companies, as well as strategic and management consulting. Mark received his medical training from Duke University Medical Center and Georgetown University Medical Center. He has held board certification in both internal medicine and radiology and maintains a license to practice medicine. In addition, he has authored numerous articles in health-related publications, and served as an editor-at-large for a major peer reviewed scientific journal. Mark has been interviewed by international media and health publications and has produced and presented numerous lectures and talks for executive conferences and associations across the United States.  He has been awarded several US and foreign patents and served as the principal investigator on three NIH grants.