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Keona Health

Online Nurse Advice helps nurse advice lines expand access to patients and improve productivity.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2010
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary


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    Oakkar Oakkar

    Oakkar has experience in clinical health informatics from UNC Chapel Hill. He is also a software developer with 9 previous years of industry experience in software development, including web, mobile and enterprise applications. He also co-founded Recopia which developed mobile and Web 2.0 applications.

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    Jason Skowronski
    Chief Technology Officer

    Jason co-founded Keona Health when he saw a way to translate techniques used at Amazon to healthcare, where the benefit is even greater. At Amazon, he was known as the “guru” for a analytical quality inspection system that saved millions annually. He received his Bachelors and Masters in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He's also worked at Microsoft and IBM Research.

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    Stephen Dean
    Chief Marketing Officer

    Stephen is a MBA graduate of the Duke Fuqua School of Business. He was co-founder at Capital Consulting Services where he had successes such as leading a board towards a $5-10M engagement. He led the market repositioning at an IT consulting firm, growing the customer base by 10% and revenues by 18%. He was one of the initial hires at a packet prioritization startup that grew to nearly 150 employees before acquisition by Lucent.

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    Jimmy Kaanapu
    Chief Architect

    Jimmy was Chief Software Architect at Prudential Locations LLC, a leading real estate firm in Hawaii. At Prudential Locations, he won multiple innovator of the year awards.


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    Glen Caplan
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    Gary Hayes

Previous Investors

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    Launchbox Digital: Lee Buck, Chris Heivly, Mark McDowell
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    Friends & Family
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    Grants: NIH, NC IDEA