Meet the Cedar team

Help us improve the healthcare financial experience for patients everywhere.
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Our mission is to inspire engagement by enriching the patient experience

We are focused on improving the overall healthcare experience and personalizing patient engagement.

Imagine easily understanding the charges of your last doctor visit and getting real-time clarity on the complicated medical billing process. We believe this is one of the biggest revenue cycle challenges in healthcare.

At Cedar, we’re partnering with leading hospitals, health systems, and medical groups across the country to improve patient engagement and elevate the payment experience. This means bringing customer communications into the 21st century by marrying industry-leading technology and data science to create an easy, intuitive way for patients to pay their bills in a way that makes financial sense for them.

Meet the people who make Cedar possible

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Meet the people who make Cedar possible

Want to know what it’s like to work at Cedar? Click here.
Alexandra Segel
Alexandra Segel

People Operations

Alex Zhang
Alex Zhang

Product

Andrew Pajela
Andrew Pajela

Business Development

Arel Lidow

Arel Lidow

Co-founder and Head of Product

Aviva Mael

Aviva Mael

Engineering

Bill Gribble
Bill Gribble

Engineering

Dan Newman
Dan Newman

Product

Danielle Zellman
Danielle Zellman

Executive Assistant

Danny Ball
Danny Ball

Business Development

Debbie Milburn
Debbie Milburn

Engineering

Doug Pickett

Doug Pickett

Business Development

Ernie Gremillion

Ernie Gremillion

Engineering

Florian Otto, MD, PhD
Florian Otto, MD, PhD

Co-founder and CEO

Hassan Sultan

Hassan Sultan

Engineering

Hrair Simonian
Hrair Simonian

Business Development

Jeff Harrington

Jeff Harrington

Engineering

Jon Collette
Jon Collette

Engineering

Juan Gonzalez
Juan Gonzalez

Engineering

Niren Gandra, MD
Niren Gandra, MD

Business Development

Raj Mehra

Raj Mehra

Business Development

Rena Yang

Rena Yang

Business Development

Rhys Algar
Rhys Algar

Engineering

Taylor Hakes
Taylor Hakes

Engineering

Thomas Wunderlich
Thomas Wunderlich

Engineering

Tiffany Jackson
Tiffany Jackson

Business Development

Alexandra Segel
Alexandra Segel

People Operations

Alex Zhang
Alex Zhang

Product

Andrew Pajela
Andrew Pajela

Business Development

Arel Lidow

Arel Lidow

Co-founder and Head of Product

Aviva Mael

Aviva Mael

Engineering

Bill Gribble
Bill Gribble

Engineering

Dan Newman
Dan Newman

Product

Danielle Zellman
Danielle Zellman

Executive Assistant

Danny Ball
Danny Ball

Business Development

Debbie Milburn
Debbie Milburn

Engineering

Doug Pickett

Doug Pickett

Business Development

Ernie Gremillion

Ernie Gremillion

Engineering

Florian Otto, MD, PhD
Florian Otto, MD, PhD

Co-founder and CEO

Hassan Sultan

Hassan Sultan

Engineering

Hrair Simonian
Hrair Simonian

Business Development

Jeff Harrington

Jeff Harrington

Engineering

Jon Collette
Jon Collette

Engineering

Juan Gonzalez
Juan Gonzalez

Engineering

Niren Gandra, MD
Niren Gandra, MD

Business Development

Raj Mehra

Raj Mehra

Business Development

Rena Yang

Rena Yang

Business Development

Rhys Algar
Rhys Algar

Engineering

Taylor Hakes
Taylor Hakes

Engineering

Thomas Wunderlich
Thomas Wunderlich

Engineering

Tiffany Jackson

Tiffany Jackson

Business Development

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Board of Directors

Florian Otto, MD, PhD

Co-founder
Cedar

Arel Lidow

Co-founder
Cedar

Ken Howery

Co-founder & Partner
Founders Fund

Kareem Zaki

Investor
Thrive Capital

Chris Bischoff

Senior Investment Director
Kinnevik

Advisors

David Agus, MD

Founding Director and CEO, Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC

Professor of Medicine & Engineering, USC Keck School of Medicine

New York Times Bestselling Author

 

Joel Allison

Former CEO of Baylor Scott and White Health

Senior Advisor to the Robbins Institute on Health Policy and Leadership at Baylor University Business School

Board member:
Radiology Partners

Brad Hayes

Former CFO of LabCorp

Board of Trustees:
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Joel Perlman, CPA

Former EVP & CFO
Montefiore System

Board member:
CAQH-CORE
The New York Clinical Data Research Network
Healthfirst Inc.

Jeffrey A. Sachs, DDS

Founder:
Sachs Policy Group

Former Senior Health and Human Services Advisor to Governors Hugh Carey and Mario Cuomo

David J. Shulkin, MD

Ninth Secretary
US Department of Veteran Affairs

Distinguished Health Policy Fellow Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Board of Directors

Florian Otto, MD, PhD

Co-founder
Cedar

Arel Lidow

Co-founder
Cedar

Ken Howery

Co-founder & Partner
Founders Fund

Kareem Zaki

Investor
Thrive Capital

Chris Bischoff

Senior Investment Director
Kinnevik

Advisors

David Agus, MD

Founding Director and CEO, Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC

Professor of Medicine & Engineering, USC Keck School of Medicine

New York Times Bestselling Author

 

Joel Allison

Former CEO of Baylor Scott and White Health

Senior Advisor to the Robbins Institute on Health Policy and Leadership at Baylor University Business School

Board member:
Radiology Partners

Brad Hayes

Former CFO of LabCorp

Board of Trustees:
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Joel Perlman, CPA

Former EVP & CFO
Montefiore System

Board member:
CAQH-CORE
The New York Clinical Data Research Network
Healthfirst Inc.

Jeffrey A. Sachs, MD

Founder:
Sachs Policy Group

Former Senior Health and Human Services Advisor to Governors Hugh Carey and Mario Cuomo

David J. Shulkin, MD

Ninth Secretary
US Department of Veteran Affairs

Distinguished Health Policy Fellow Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Investors

Investors

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New Study by Cedar Finds Healthcare Executives Still Struggle to Help Patients Understand and Pay Healthcare Bills
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New Study by Cedar Finds Healthcare Executives Still Struggle to Help Patients Understand and Pay Healthcare Bills

NEW YORK, September 10, 2018 – Cedar, a data-driven patient payment and engagement platform, today announced new data1 on patient billing and payment processes. The data reveals that although many healthcare executives consider patient billing and...

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2018 Cedar Summit Highlights

Check out highlights from our Patient Payment and Engagement Summit at the Becker’s Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference, September 21, 2018.

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