PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HealthTap, the world's first and largest interactive global health practice, announced today that Bill Gossman has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Gossman, a tenured leader with deep experience in enterprise software, consumer internet and mobile applications, has also been elected to the Board of Directors. He replaces Ron Gutman as President, CEO and member of the Board.
“I have known Bill Gossman for 20 years; he is a leader of high character and tireless resolve, and we have the greatest confidence in HealthTap’s ability to deliver on its mission to its customers and employees, while changing the face of healthcare,” said Bill Ericson, a Board Member.
“We believe Bill is the right person to lead HealthTap into a new stage of growth and productivity,” said Tim Chang, a Board Member. He added: “In the past eight years, HealthTap has connected countless people with health advice from an expansive medical expert network of doctors.”
“HealthTap stands on the verge of transforming healthcare and wellness as we know it, and I’m excited to join this powerful mission-driven organization,” Mr. Gossman said. “My near-term focus is to ensure that HealthTap has the best management, organization, systems and processes in place to support future growth and maximize our potential, and to ensure that HealthTap’s employees—its most valuable resource—are valued and supported.”
Mr. Gossman brings more than 25 years of hands-on experience building and leading high-growth organizations to his position at HealthTap. Mr. Gossman serves on the board of nLIGHT, a producer of semiconductor laser products. He holds a Master of Science Degree from MIT, an M.B.A. from Smith School of Business, the University of Maryland, and a B.S. in Engineering from Cornell University.
HealthTap provides an all-in-one healthcare experience powered by our Medical Expert Network via video, voice, and text chat on any mobile device or personal computer. HealthTap’s proprietary Health Operating System (HOPES™) and proprietary triaging technology (Dr. A.I.™) enables doctors, health systems, insurance companies, employees and governments to deliver to consumers the right care at the right time at the right price.
To learn more, visit www.healthtap.com