Experienced, driven, innovative, and passionate about our cause



Priti Sahai

Chief Executive Officer

Physician, informaticist, entrepreneur; passionate about improving patient care through innovative use of technology; loves to travel

Prior to founding Plexome, Priti led Velos' clinical research business line  with the launch of a suite of web-based solutions that have been used in the management of over 10,000 research projects by a user community that  grew more than 150% year over year. Prior to that, Priti held key executive positions at NantHealth, Abraxis (acquired by Celgene) and CalHIPSO with a focus on personalized medicine and data analytics. She has been directly involved in multiple successful clinical informatics projects including cross-enterprise, state-wide and disease-specific consortiums.

Dr. Priti Sahai holds a degree in medicine from Lady Hardinge Medical College and a master's degree in community health administration.


Kevin Forney, VP Plexome

Kevin Forney

Vice President, Business Development

Engineer, program manager, marketer; eager to transform the way sponsors and sites collaborate; loves to mountain bike

Kevin has held several positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, research and development, program management and marketing at Abbott Laboratories, APP Pharma and Fresenius Kabi. Prior to joining Plexome, Kevin served as Vice President of Business Operations for NantPharma and Director of Strategic Initiatives for NantWorks, an ecosystem of companies focused on improving healthcare outcomes. 

Kevin earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago.


Vishal Abrol Plexome

Vishal Abrol

Chief Technology Strategist

Engineer, technologist, entrepreneur; dedicated to creating technology that shapes healthcare delivery to achieve economies of scale and higher efficiency; loves to hike

As founder and CEO of Vigyanix, Vishal combines a computer science background, strong business acumen, and over 20 years experience in healthcare technology to develop innovative technology that has positive impact on the way healthcare is delivered. Prior to Vigyanix, Vishal held key roles in solution architecture, product development, and business strategy at Simplifyem, Cadiyan and Velos. His dedication to developing and launching products that focus on customer satisfaction has ensured a multifold increase in product usage and growth across his entire portfolio.




Lou Lazatin

Business Champion

A 20-year veteran of the health-care industry, most recently Lou was CEO of Shriners Hospitals for Children. Prior to that, she has brought leadership exemplified in the ability to motivate and inspire relationships that lead to strategic partnerships and alliances that drive successful outcomes as CEO of several institutions including Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System, Tenet Healthcare, and Sutter Health. Lou received her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy and her master’s in health care administration from San Antonio’s Trinity University. 


Sakti Srivastava, Plexome

Sakti Srivastava

Specialist, Clinical Programs

A surgeon, educator, and innovator, Dr. Srivastava is dedicated to helping people realize their full potential in life. Dr. Srivastava is an orthopedic hand surgeon at the forefront of championing the development and use of novel educational methods and learning technologies. Over the past two decades, he has pursued his interest in immersive and simulation based training for medical knowledge and clinical skills acquisition, and extended this to the online space. He has developed solutions for computer-aided instruction aimed at medical and allied health professionals including stereoscopic imagery, advanced 3D graphics, simulations, image processing and networked applications for telemedicine and tele-education. Dr Srivastava is currently a professor at Stanford University and has extensive experience working with healthcare institutions in India, Africa, and Europe.


Catherine Seiler, Plexome

Catherine Seiler

Specialist, Scientific Collaborations

As a dynamic scientist with a diverse skill set, Dr. Seiler brings a scientific background and biorepository management skills to help further the revolutionary mission of Kaleido Bioscience. Previously the Manager for the Biobank Core Facility at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and for the Arizona Biospecimen Consortium, and as an active member of ISBER as Communication's Committee Chair and ISBER News Editor, Catherine's goal is to help transform health through research. In addition, she endeavors to enable patients through education, through her blog www.thingsitellmymom.com and writing for GotScience.org. Catherine received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Boston University and her PhD in the biological sciences from the Watson School of Biological Sciences at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. 


Farideh Eshagh, Plexome

Farideh Eshagh

Finance and Operations Advisor

Farideh is Vice President of Finance and Chief of Staff at OneMarket Shopper Exchange and has over 20 years of experience in fast paced, high technology companies in Silicon Valley. In the past 10 years her focus has been on start up ventures. Prior to her current role, she held leadership positions in Finance and Human Resources at companies such as Anita Borg Institute and Qi Imaging (acquired by NantHealth). Her work experience spans the medical devices, online advertising, network appliances, and semiconductor industries.  Farideh earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from San Jose State University.