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FoundHealth is a next generation Health Discovery company, powered by Integrative Health, Social shared experiences, and Self-Health.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

FoundHealth sees the future of medicine- holistic, personalized, data-driven & peer supported- and we are here to guide the transition for the 175MM health seekers online. We help people access and customize the full story (western, integrative, lifestyle and experimental) for best outcomes. Our social learning community aggregates around conditions (40K monthly users in beta) and provides reviews on treatments that they have experienced.


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    Rita Sharma
    CEO & Co-Founder

    As CEO of FoundHealth, Rita Sharma has years of experience at the nexus of healthcare and technology. Prior to starting FoundHealth, Rita was the Director of Strategic Marketing at LifeScan, a Johnson and Johnson company focused on diabetes management. Prior to LifeScan, Rita led Healthcare business development at Handspring (now Palm). Rita deeply understands healthcare from many key points-of-view and is committed to forging a new way forward.

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    Gary Wu

    Gary brings his passion for health and engineering expertise to his role as FoundHealth’s Chief Technology Officer, handling both hands-on software development and high-level architecture. Prior to FoundHealth, Gary served as Senior Director of Applications Engineering at Compiere, and Oracle for nine years in senior engineering management positions. Gary received a BS, with honors, in computer science from CalTech.

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    John Deters
    VP, Business Development

    John brings his expertise in building successful private businesses to lead Business Development for FoundHealth. Prior to FoundHealth, John founded Sun West Naturals, a distributor representing thousands of natural food products. in the late 1990's, he pioneered FreshFlowerSource, an e-commerce flower company where he perfected the grower direct to consumer model, ultimately selling to Teleflora. John holds degrees in Economics & Philosophy.


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