Syapse Expands Management Team to Meet Growing Demand for Precision Medicine Software Solutions
Posted by: Andro Hsu 04/30/2015

Multidisciplinary Team from Enterprise Software, EHR, and Genomics Worlds Helps Syapse Expand Precision Medicine Footprint

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 30, 2015 – Syapse, the leading provider of precision medicine software, announced today the recent addition of three new executives to support increasing demand for precision medicine software solutions. The newly expanded team brings together experience from the fields of healthcare IT, applied genomics, and scalable software-as-a-service solutions to meet the evolving needs of physicians and healthcare provider systems.  The new team members are Dan Baker, Vice President of Sales, Jordan Stockton, Vice President of Marketing, and Mark Tsimelzon, Vice President of Engineering.

The backgrounds of the new executive team members reflect the interdisciplinary skills needed to transform healthcare with enterprise software.  “By assembling a team that understands the landscape of existing healthcare information systems, recognizes the opportunity presented by precision medicine, and has the experience to build the necessary enterprise IT infrastructure, we can more rapidly deliver on the promise of precision medicine for our customers,” said Glenn Winokur, Syapse CEO.

As VP of Sales, Dan Baker brings more than 15 years of sales management in the healthcare IT, Electronic Health Records (EHR), practice management software, population health, and data analytics fields. Through his sales executive leadership roles at NextGen Healthcare, Dan worked with some of the world’s largest healthcare institutions to drive down costs and to improve clinical outcomes through information technology.  

Jordan Stockton, VP of Marketing, brings 14 years of commercial experience in the genomics and bioinformatics fields. As the Director of Marketing for the Enterprise Informatics business unit at Illumina, Jordan worked with the world’s leading clinicians and researchers, enabling them to turn genomic data into actionable medical insights. Prior to his 7 years at Illumina, he previously helped usher in the age of genetics through marketing roles at Agilent Technologies and Silicon Genetics.

Leading Syapse software development is Mark Tsimelzon, VP of Engineering. Mark’s experience is ideally suited to a dynamic, growing enterprise software company, as he has led high performing teams through rapid growth in delivering mission critical systems in regulated industries. Mark has founded and scaled several successful enterprise software startups, and has most recently worked at Yahoo, where he was responsible for building core Hadoop and Hadoop-based petabyte-scale systems. Previously Mark lead product and engineering teams at Akamai and Coral8.

About Syapse

Syapse software enables healthcare providers to deploy precision medicine programs. Leading academic and community healthcare providers use Syapse Precision Medicine Platform to integrate complex genomic and clinical data to provide clinicians with actionable insights at point of care, enabling diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes tracking. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Syapse is backed by The Social+Capital Partnership and Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE). For more information, visit