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KardioFit

KARDIO is a corporate wellness platform tied to a Million Dollar Sweepstakes incentive program that drives and sustains behavioral change.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Bend, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2009
  • Employees 0
  • Website kardio.com

Company Summary

KARDIO is a data-driven, device agnostic, corporate wellness rewards program that implements behavioral economics & innovative reward schemes to incentivize, sustain & reward behavior change related to diet, fitness & chronic disease. KARDIO's ExerSpy® armband objectively captures & feeds anonymized employee fitness data into a self-administered wellness dashboard. Customers consist of benefit consultants, insurance carriers & corporations.

Team

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    Jim Miller
    Founder & CEO

    A serial entrepreneur and seasoned CEO with 23 years’ experience leading early stage, rapid growth, technology companies. Jim is an expert in loyalty marketing & has successfully led several venture-funded companies through periods of rapid growth, holding key senior leadership roles & successfully raising over $125 million to fund his start-ups. Previously, he was an Entrepreneur in Residence with Ignition Partners & Frazier Technology Ventures.

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    Dr. John Blank, MD
    Advisory Board Member / Investor

    Currently, President of Dalmore Investments, LLC. He has extensive experience in healthcare as a physician & senior executive in the healthcare industry. Most recently, he was SVP of the Emerging Businesses Group at UnitedHealth Group. Previously, he was COO of AmeriChoice Corporation. Dr. Blank has a medical degree from McGill University in 1976 and is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

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    Dr. David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP
    Advisory Board Member

    Director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center. Board certified in Internal Medicine & Preventive Medicine/Public Health. Director of the Integrative Medicine Center at Griffin Hospital; President of Turn the Tide Foundation for Childhood Obesity. Known for his expertise in nutrition, weight management, & chronic disease prevention, he has consulted on obesity control & chronic disease prevention to the World Health and the FDA.

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    Jim Kean
    Advisory Board Member

    Presently, CEO & Founder of WellnessFX. Previouslly, He was President & Co-Founder of Sapient Health Network (SHN). SHN pioneered the concept of online consumer health communities. In 1999, WebMD purchased SHN for $185 million. After WebMD, Jim served as Entrepreneur in Residence with Alloy Ventures of Palo Alto. He graduated in 1984 from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR. In 1991 he received his MBA from Tuck School at Dartmouth.

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    Dr. David Chenoweth, Ph.D, FAWHP
    Advisory Board Member

    Brings 30yrs experience in work site health promotion. He has designed health & productivity management programs & strategies for public/private sectors. He is professor emeritus at East Carolina University. He has written nine books on work site health promotion & health care cost management. He received his master’s degree from Ball State University & his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.

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    Dr. Jeffrey B. Blumberg, PhD, FACN, FASN, CNS
    Advisory Board Member

    Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy, Director, Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging Tufts University. Holds B.S. degrees in Pharmacy & Psychology from WSU & PhD in Pharmacology from Vanderbilt. He has published more than 300 scientific articles. Member of the Surgeon General's Workshop on Health Promotion & Aging, Sports Medicine Committee of the U.S. Olympic Committee.

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    Rick Alessandri
    Advisory Board Member

    He is SVP of Business Development for Univision Communication, Inc. Previously, he was SVP and Managing Director for the ESPN X Games franchise and SVP for ESPN Enterprises and consumer products. With the X Games, he was responsible for managing the global business operations for the franchise, including two U.S.-based X Games events. He graduated from Fordham University with a B.A. in Communications.

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    Joy Bauer, MS, RD, CDN
    Advisory Board Member

    Joy is America’s favorite & most trusted nutrition expert as the nutrition & health expert for The NBC's TODAY Show. Joy is the exclusive nutritionist for the New York City Ballet and the author of multiple New York Times bestselling books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller, Joy Bauer’s Food Cures. Joy received her degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland & a Master of Science in nutrition from New York University.

Advisors

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    Craig Sherman, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Don DeSantis, Clifton Larson Allen
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Ryan Finley - Founder & CEO of Survey Monkey
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    Jon Zinsmeyer - ZTP, LLC
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