Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of BL Healthcare consists of following members:
Kailash Joshi, Ph.D.
Dr. Joshi is a well-recognized business and community leader in Silicon Valley. He currently serves as an advisor to Satyam Computer Services, Ltd. He also devotes time to mentoring and guiding small companies and serves on the Boards of various businesses and non-profit organizations.
He is a co-founder of The Indus Entrepreneurs, a prominent global organization of entrepreneurs. He served as the President of TiE Silicon Valley and Vice Chairman of TiE Global from 2001 through 2004. Dr. Joshi co-founded American India Foundation in conjunction with a group of Indo-Americans and former President Clinton, and also served as AIF's first President in 2001.
Dr. Joshi also co-founded the Bluegrass Indo-American civic society in 1988. In 2004, he was a trustee of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPIO) and served India Community Center as a Co-President and serves on its Board of Directors. He edited the popular book "Essentials of Entrepreneurship", a John Wiley publication, that serves both teachers and students of entrepreneurship in many countries.
Dr. Joshi holds a B.E. degree, with distinction, from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, an M.S. degree from Washington State University, and a Ph.D. degree from Cornell University. He has served or currently to serve on the Boards of over 15 business, educational, civic and charitable institutions. In October 2005, Dr. Joshi was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree at a special convocation of the HNB Garhwal University in Uttaranchal, India for his contributions to entrepreneurship and information technology.
Scott Lammie is chief financial officer of UPMC Health Plan and senior vice president of the UPMC Insurance Services Division. Mr. Lammie has worked for UPMC since September 1990, holding key business, financial, and operational leadership positions that have supported the health system's evolution, growth, and development into one of the nation's leading integrated delivery and financing health systems. His previous positions include corporate vice president, Finance; executive vice president & chief financial officer, UPMC Diversified Services; managing director, UPMC Health Ventures; and vice president, UPMC Patient Business Services.
Mr. Lammie graduated from Duquesne University with a BS in accounting. He has been licensed in Pennsylvania as a Certified Public Accountant since 1977.
MS, MBA, Chairman
Company founder; developed the combination of core technologies. Has over 20 years of experience within the process control systems industry including product development, product and services business development, market and commercialization strategy development and execution.
Has successfully guided several hardware and software products and services business launches with Rockwell Automation and Invensys Home Control Systems. Responsible for growing the controller business for Rockwell Automation along with a team of marketing and commercial managers. Participated in acquisition of Reliance Electric for Rockwell Automation. Developed a Fieldbus systems business for Invensys. Michael hold a BS in Electrical Engineering from Andhra University in India, a MS in Computer and Information Science from University of New Haven and an EMBA from Cleveland State University.
Mr. Poole brings to the board his 40 years experience in the business and financial world.
Mr. Poole’s distinguished background includes computer-based equity modeling, national marketing, microeconomics, bank liability management, portfolio management (including director of a $12 billion bond division), and director of investment administration and compliance. Mr. Poole graduated from Dartmouth College and earned an MBA from Boston University. John is an active member of Hub Angel Investment group.