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Commercialization Council


Russ Richmond, MD

Russ Richmond, MD, is a physician and entrepreneur with experience building subscription data-analytics companies such as Advanced Practice Strategies (APS), Validic, PeraHealth, Explorys, Objective Health, Verisk Health, and D2Hawkeye, as well as counseling CEOs of large providers, payors, and health systems as a McKinsey & Company management consultant.

Russ was most recently the CEO of APS, a company that is accelerating the reliability in healthcare delivery by measuring and improving clinical knowledge and judgment. APS is based in Boston, MA and currently has about 70 employees. He is currently Executive Chairman of Validic, which is the de-facto standard for device and sensor data in healthcare, and a board director at PeraHealth, which is a provider of predictive, real-time clinical surveillance solutions to hospitals. Russ has experience starting, raising capital for, leading, scaling, and selling companies, but is most proud of creating good places to work with committed and mission-oriented teams.

Russ completed his internship in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Michigan, and earned his MD from the University of Cincinnati, and a BS in Biology from the University of Michigan. He resides in Newton, MA with his wife and three children.

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