Meet the Leading Healthcare Experts of Streamline Health
Streamline Health Executive Team
Robert E. Watson
President & Chief Executive Officer
Robert E. Watson was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2011. Mr. Watson has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare information technology industry as a CEO, board member and advisor to multiple companies.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Watson was President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of DocuSys, Inc., a leading provider of anesthesia information systems that was acquired by Merge Healthcare Inc. in March 2010. Immediately prior to joining the Company Mr. Watson was engaged as a consultant to several venture capital firms and growth stage healthcare companies.
Prior to joining DocuSys, he was Executive Vice President of Business Development of Concuity, a healthcare division of Trintech, Plc. Before that position, he was President and Chief Executive Officer and a director at Concuity Inc, which was acquired by Trintech, Plc. in December 2006.
Prior to joining Concuity in 2001, Watson was acting Chief Executive Officer of HealthTrac Corporation, Vice President and General Manager at Cerner Corporation while serving as the Chief Executive Officer of its IQHealth business unit and has been the founder or senior executive of several successful healthcare organizations throughout his career. Mr. Watson was a director of Satori Labs, Inc. which was sold to Quality Systems, Inc. in 2011.
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
David Sides joined Streamline Health as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in September 2014. In this role, David is responsible for all operations of the company.
Prior to joining Streamline Health, David was CEO of iMDSoft, a provider of clinical information systems and electronic medical records for critical, perioperative and acute care organizations. Previously, he worked for 17 years at Cerner Corporation, serving as VP Managing Director of Cerner UK & Ireland, and later as SVP Worldwide Consulting. He led Cerner’s professional services in 24 countries and was accountable for every implementation and all consulting work done by Cerner.
David has a BA in Biophysics from University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA and MHA from the University of Missouri, Columbia.
Nicholas A. Meeks
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Nicholas Meeks joined the company as Vice President of Financial Planning in 2012 and was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2013. Mr. Meeks has financial executive experience in areas including mergers and acquisitions, budgeting, forecasting, and equity and debt capital financing transactions.
Most recently Mr. Meeks served as Vice President of Financial Planning leading the Company’s efforts in the M&A department. He led the Company’s due diligence, financial analysis, planning and forecasting on the acquisition of Meta Health Solutions in 2012.
Mr. Meeks previously worked at Chamberlin Edmonds, which was acquired by Emdeon Inc., where he went on to lead the finance function for the Provider Payment Integrity operating unit.
He holds a Masters of Business Administration from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a Bachelors degree from Emory University.
Vice President of Sales
Daniel McDuffie joined Streamline Health in 2012 and was promoted to Vice President of Sales in 2014. He brings over 13 years of healthcare experience, working extensively with providers and vendors. As Vice President of Sales, Daniel is responsible for the success of current Streamline customers and generating new opportunities for Streamline to expand its business.
Prior to joining Streamline, Daniel worked for Adventist Healthcare and most recently MedAssets where he held several roles including Vice President of Client Management for Southeast in the revenue cycle management division. Under his leadership, Daniel was responsible for and lead a team focused on driving substantial business growth and customer intimacy across his region.
Daniel received his M.B.A from The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and holds a Bachelors in Finance from East Tennessee State University.
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Richard Nelli joined Streamline Health in 2013. Richard is an accomplished healthcare technology and product management executive.
Richard has launched over 50 healthcare product and service offerings over his career, many of which are the recognized leaders in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Richard served as the Chief Technology Officer at CareMedic Systems and led the Product Management and Information Technology areas of one of the leading US healthcare revenue cycle organizations. He led CareMedic through the successful acquisition by United Health Group in 2010.
Also serving as Vice President of Product Management at Quovadx, he guided the company’s Cloverleaf Integration strategies, which led to the successful acquisition by Battery Ventures in 2007. Richard is a visible industry thought leader, and highly sought after public speaker.
He currently serves as an advisor to the US Healthcare Efficiency Index, and is active in such healthcare industry organizations as Cooperative Exchange, WEDI, HFMA, AHIMA, and HIMSS. Richard holds a B.B.A. in Management Information Systems with a minor in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Mississippi.
Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer
Lois Rickard joined Streamline Health as Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer in 2014. Ms. Rickard has over 28 years of experience in leading Human Resources (HR) teams in various other industries including telecommunications and banking.
Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Rickard was the Chief Talent Officer at Press Ganey Associates. She managed the HR organization, successfully transitioning human resources into a strategic partnership with the business, integrating the human resource aspects of previous acquisitions. She was a strategic member of the executive team, focusing on merger and acquisition (M&A) due diligence and integration as well as the growth and development of the organization.
Prior to Press Ganey, Ms. Rickard was with WebMD for 13 years, where she managed a team of 20 employees in addition to spearheading human resource efforts for 26 acquisitions throughout her tenure. She was instrumental in innovating and implementing new practices and offerings for WebMD’s online business after working with the executive team to take the online division public in 2005.
Ms. Rickard has a bachelor’s degree from Albion College and a master’s degree from the University of Michigan.
Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
Randy Salisbury joined Streamline Health as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer in 2014 after serving as a consultant to the firm for the two years prior. Mr. Salisbury has more than 30 years of experience leading marketing, communications and advertising teams both on the client side and as a senior executive of leading advertising agencies.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Salisbury ran his own consultancy, Mockingbird Partners, which led programming and strategy for clients in marketing, branding and global investor communication.
Prior to founding Mockingbird Partners, Mr. Salisbury was Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Communications Officer for 11 years at PGi (NYSE:PGI) a global communications technology company headquartered in Atlanta. He led a worldwide marketing team that saw the company grow from $20 million in revenue to more than $700 million, with operations in 26 countries around the world.
Prior to PGi, Mr. Salisbury was a senior advertising executive and partner at Fitzgerald & Company, an Interpublic Company agency (NYSE:IPG), where he led marketing and branding efforts for national and global companies such as Bausch & Lomb, Mizuno, Russell Athletic and Marriott Hotels & Resorts.
He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Emory University and a Bachelors degree from Ohio Wesleyan University.
Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Counsel
Jack Kennedy was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel in 2013. Mr. Kennedy has extensive experience in software and other intellectual property licensing, mergers and acquisitions, securities, and corporate governance.
Immediately prior to joining the company, he was Vice President and Corporate Counsel for PRGX Global, Inc., a multinational provider of recovery audit, consulting and software services. Prior to his time at PRGX Global, Kennedy served as in-house counsel for Stiefel Laboratories, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company acquired by GlaxoSmithKline plc, and he practiced at the law firms of Troutman Sanders LLP in Atlanta, Georgia and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Houston, Texas.
Kennedy received a J.D. from Tulane University School of Law and both a B.A. and B.S. from Mercer University and has been admitted to the state bars of Texas and Georgia.