Jim is a “builder” at his core. His passion is developing teams and growing companies. Jim has over 35 years of leadership experience in technology, digital product development, business strategy, high growth companies, and healthcare at both large and startup companies, including West Publishing, now Thomson Reuters, Iconoculture, Livio Health Group and Stella/Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota.
Jim is also an angel investor, active in the startup community supporting teams with passion and focus. Jim serves on boards, both for-profit and not-for-profit, helping drive visions forward.
Can holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. His graduate work focusing on MRI hardware design and electromagnetic computation led to the authoring (and co-authoring) of 20 peer-reviewed publications and four patents. After his Ph.D, Can worked two years as a senior application engineer for Swiss med-tech company, Schmid and Partner Engineering (SPEAG), where he focused on application development for a commercial computational electromagnetic software platform for MRI and medical device safety applications.
Travis’ career has primarily focused on his passion for data management, data quality, and application interoperability to provide real-world solutions in industries including telecommunications, energy, and supply-chain. He is particularly excited to be leveraging his data management and analytics experience to enable a new generation of innovative solutions for healthcare with enormous potential to accelerate scientific discovery and advance precision care.
Gunnar thrives on applying his computer engineering know-how to facilitate and accelerate academic and clinical research. In particular, he enjoys using his extensive experience in computer programming, modern web technologies, and distributed and scalable systems design to enable large-scale data management and highly-scalable computing.
Sarah is excited to support scientific discovery through technology and orchestrate Flywheel’s expansion beyond the development stage. She enjoys drawing on her experience in strategy and research-driven decision making to optimize operations and empower the best in software talent, all while navigating changes in the healthcare industry.