We are Ezpt

Our Mission Statement

Our goal is to create an injury free world across all settings. From the athletic world to the workplace, EZPT allows people to prevent, self-manage and rehabilitate from their injuries.

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Meet the Team

Kunal Gandhi

Position

Chief Executive Officer

Education

B.S. Neuroscience and Computer Science

Experience

Biomechanics Research at Pitt
Computer Vision research at Carnegie Mellon
Master Personal Trainer at Pitt

Kunal's goal is bridging the fields of physical therapy, fitness and AI. He is a student neuroscience and computer science student exploring machine learning models, stem-cells, and research productization with a passion for social entrepreneurship and health. He hopes to make an impact in the healthcare industry and inspire others. He researches Biomechanics at Pitt & Computer Vision at Carnegie Mellon University.

Jai Chawla

Position

Chief Technology Officer

Education

B.S. Computer Science

Experience

Research at Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Jai is a student at the Georgia Institute of Technology studying computer science and mathematics with a specialization in Intelligence + Modeling & Simulation. Co-Founder, CTO of EZPT. He is passionate about machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Nikhil Gandhi

Position

Chief Marketing Officer

With EZPT, Nikhil’s work has varied between social media marketing, content creation, graphic design, and presentation creation. Nikhil Gandhi is the Chief Marketing Officer for EZPT.  He worked at Ventura Wealth Management in 2019, specializing in data analysis in the stock market.  Nikhil has also won several awards on the national level for graphic and interior design.  In his free time, Nikhil enjoys playing basketball, squash, and tennis.

Chris Burns

Position

Chief Operating Officer

Experience

CEO of CRB Consulting Group

Partner at Vertus Benefits

Chris is currently President & CEO of CRB Consulting Group in Dallas, Tx. providing consulting services in healthcare, employee benefits, digital transformation, insurtech and digital health on a U.S. and global basis. He's held the CEO and Chief Growth Officer role and has more than 35 years of experience in the healthcare, employee benefits, insurtech and digital health sectors. Chris has had geographic responsibility across the U.S. as well as Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Africa. He held key leadership positions for large, publicly held organizations including Cigna, Mercer, Towers Perrin, Willis and AIG as well as fast growing, privately held firms, start-ups including Sequoia Consulting Group and Vida Health. Chris also led growth and profitability of start-ups for AIG in UK/Europe as well as turnarounds for Cigna in Greece, Middle East/Africa and Cigna in Brazil.

Bill Brossman

Position

Head of Employer Relations

Education

M.S. Risk Management

Experience

Lecturer at Santa Clara University

Bill is on the adjunct faculty at Santa Clara University School and is Managing Partner for a boutique consulting firm helping organizations increase their resiliency through smart and effective risk, compliance, and business continuity strategies. He has senior level expertise providing compliance, tax, risk and ethics advice to a variety of entities, including Fortune 50 companies, a leading research university, and insurers and government organizations. Bill's notable prior roles include: Global ERM Process Leader for a large professional services firm, Chief Compliance Officer for a health care consulting firm with responsibility for licensing, privacy, and other regulatory standards.

Joffin Manjaly

Position

Software Engineer

Education

B.S. Computer Science

Joffin is a student at the University of Pittsburgh studying computer science and economics. He is deeply interested in deep learning and mobile application development and researches natural language processing at Pitt.

Owen Kern

Position

Head of UI/UX

Education

B.S. Computational Media

Experience

Developed game on iOS App Store

Owen Kern is a Computation Media major at Georgia Tech. He has made his own game on the iOS app store and is passionate in all things design and development. He designs the mobile app and the website.

Joseph Rejive

Position

Software Engineer

Education

B.S. Computational Media

Experience

Researcher at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Joseph Rejive is a researcher from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. With over 4 years of machine learning experience, he has applied his skills in various research groups and organizations such as the National Center for Supercomputing Applications.

William Blohm

Position

Marketing and Graphic Design

Education

Public Relations and Marketing

William Blohm is a PR major at the University of Alabama. Will is on the marketing team, the graphic design team, and a co-host of the EZ-PT podcast

Mark Creamer

Position

Medical Researcher

Education

Medical Student

Experience

Researcher at UPMC

Sean Dooley is a Medical student at Pitt School of Medicine. 2019 Hillman Fellow for Innovative Cancer Research

Colleen Murphy

Position

Employer Relations Advisor

Education

Masters of Business Administration

Experience

Consultant at Chadvisory

Colleen is the founding partner of Chadvisory, a consulting firm that advises leaders on ways to innovate care delivery to achieve business objectives. She manages large and complex health care projects, including business development, payment reform, product innovation, and strategic initiatives. In her prior experience, Colleen led a technology (SAAS) firm that pioneered the use of decision support and point-of-sale analytics in health insurance. She developed the business plan, hired the team, managed the P&L, and negotiated the company’s sale to ADP. While a principal with Mercer, Colleen consulted with employer, government, and provider clients. She’s advised elected officials, government boards, and public executives on managed care and public health issues across the country.

Phil Zakharchenko

Position

iOS Developer

Education

B.S. Computer Science

Experience

Software Engineer Intern at Apple

Phil designs and implements digital products that help people enrich their lives through connecting with others, being more productive, and having easier and fair access to the world. His goal is to create technologies for everyone that benefit the widest range of communities possible by integrating seamlessly into our everyday lives. He has aided in developing in the iOS app.

Clinical

Dr. Mark Hlatky MD

Experience

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology/Population Health Stanford Medicine

Mark Hlatky is a professor of Health Research and Policy and of medicine (cardiovascular medicine) at Stanford, as well as a CHP/PCOR fellow. His major interests are in outcomes research, evidence-based medicine, and cost-effectiveness analysis. He introduced data collection about economic and quality of life endpoints in several randomized trials, principally trials of therapies for cardiovascular disease. Blue Cross-Blue Shield Advisor. Oversight of Research design for Employer.

Christopher Bise PhD

Experience

Assistant Professor

I'm a driven, independent, and skilled professional with 25 years of cumulative experience and success across clinical, academic, and insurance industry settings. As an academic, I've dedicated my efforts to improving healthcare quality and patient outcomes using innovative approaches to graduate and professional education. Clinically, I'm a published expert on the treatment of low back pain. As a healthcare analyst, I've leveraged my clinical and academic experience to champion a transformation of low back pain care. Model and predict patients at risk to progress from acute musculoskeletal injury to chronic pain.

Dr. Jay Irrgang PT, PhD

Experience

Chairman of PT School at University of Pittsburgh

James Irrgang is professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy. He also has secondary appointments in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute in the School of Medicine. Currently, Irrgang serves as the Scientific Director of the American Physical Therapy Association’s Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry. His research interests include development and validation of patient-reported outcome measures as well as clinical research related to the knee and shoulder. Oversight of PT Patients.
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Advisory Board

PJ Patel

Experience

Co-CEO & Sr. Managing Director at Valuation Research Corp. (VRC)

Valuation professional with a focus on the valuation of assets, liabilities and businesses for financial reporting, tax and other corporate purposes. Strategic advisor helping develop our go-to-market (GTM) strategy. Valuation professional with domain expertise in company growth.

Will Allen

Experience

 Magarac Venture Partners;
Former Pittsburgh Steeler (NFL)

A cofounder and Partner of MVP, Magarac Venture Partners. Allen is business executive, Nonprofit founder and Exceptional athlete with 10+ years of experience in managing high-performing teams, facilitating successful outcomes and investing. Strategic advisor helping us find product-market fit. Deep startup industry knowledgeInvestor in health tech (e.g., Tonal, HIMS)

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