Our Company

Physicians, data scientists, economists, and health technologists committed to high-value care

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Our Name

Agathos (ἀγαθός) means intrinsically good in ancient Greek. Plato used it to describe healthcare and medicine.

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Our Vision

Make valuable care obvious and normal

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Our Mission

Organize health data and generate care insights that improve patient outcomes

Our Team

Andrew Trees Headshot
Andrew has a passion for health economics, pricing and market access, evolving payment and delivery models. Prior to founding Agathos, Andrew consulted with ClearView and QuintilesIMS, researching with hundreds of physicians, payers, and administrators on matters of clinical evidence and practice economics.

Andrew Trees

Co-founder & CEO
Steve Waye Headshot
Steve began his career in implementation at Epic Systems, eventually leading the Product Success team for international offerings. With expertise in EMR data, physician user experience, and client service, Steve founded Agathos to give physicians more value from EMR data through an easy-to-use solution.

Steve Waye

Co-founder & COO
Terry McDonnell Headshot
Terry is an engineering leader passionate about using technology to improve healthcare. With experience in product and engineering management at companies such as Epic, Adobe, and Syapse, Terry has a history of building successful teams and products to help physicians take better care of their patients.
Michael Van Duren Headshot
Michael has 20+ years of experience delivering results at health plans and integrated delivery systems, most recently as VP of Variation Reduction at Sutter Health. His method of pinpointing care variation and facilitating helpful, actionable feedback has won physicians’ trust and generated millions in savings.

Michael Van Duren, MD

Clinical Variation Lead
Louis Potok Headshot
Louis is a Senior Data Scientist at Agathos, where he drives development of algorithms and data systems that power the product. Prior, he worked on friendly debt collection at TrueAccord and consulted for organizations small and large on machine learning, software systems, and behavioral economics.

Louis Potok

Senior Data Scientist
Laura Prescott Headshot
Laura is a data scientist for Agathos focused on adjusted metrics and predictive analytics. Laura has a passion for statistics and data exploration. Laura completed two Masters in human nutrition and food science, served as product scientist for Abbott, and graduated from General Assembly’s data science immersion.

Laura Prescott

Data Scientist
Sawyer Schumacher Headshot
Sawyer is a full stack software developer with experience in data visualization and real-time web applications. Sawyer graduated from Hack Reactor’s Software Engineering immersive and is excited to help make physician informatics displays as efficient, elegant, and accurate as possible.

Sawyer Schumacher

Software Engineer
Stephanie Trees Headshot
Stephanie helps Agathos build partnerships with hospitals and integrated health systems at the intersection of quality improvement and cost reduction. She brings expertise in growth strategy, solution development, project management, and healthcare innovation with Accenture; and enterprise sales with Oracle.

Stephanie Trees

Business Development Lead
Paul Hooven Headshot
Paul is expert in electronic health data interchange for Epic and Cerner systems and is a proven technology entrepreneur. Paul has helped numerous hospitals implement Epic. Paul joined Agathos to accelerate learning via EMR data, streamline data transfer, and create Agathos’ data analytics architecture.

Paul Hooven

Data Integration Engineer
Taylor Sihavong Headshot
Taylor is a UX and graphic designer with a focus in digital health and medicine. She is passionate about designing intuitive, fun, and helpful applications for physicians and patients. She is currently studying Engineering and Product Design at Stanford University.

Taylor Sihavong

UX Designer

Our Advisory Board

Rob Steele Headshot
Rob is a pediatrician, hospital SVP, and Chief Strategy Officer dedicated to accelerating high-quality, affordable care. Rob brings expertise in medical leadership, ACO and CIN development, and managed care contracting, serving as President of Mercy Springfield. Rob completed his medical training at Vanderbilt and MBA at UMass Amherst.
Usha Periyanayagam Headshot
Usha is an ER physician and health technologist who has worked in 10+ academic and community hospitals, and brings deep clinical, product, and analytics expertise to Agathos’ executive team. Usha completed her medical training, MS, and MPH at Northwestern and instructed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Apeksha Desai Headshot
Apeksha is a Colorado Permanente hospitalist, Good Samaritan Hospital physician champion, and the Chief Strategy Officer at qlēr Solutions, a telepsychiatry company. Apeksha is expert in quality improvement, clinical workflows, and resource stewardship. Apeksha completed her medical training at Rochester and MBA at WashU.
Abraham Flaxman Headshot
Abie is a data scientist, professor, and researcher in global health metrics. He is currently developing methods for measuring efficiency of health facilities, causes of death, and non-fatal health outcomes. Abie earned his PhD (Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization) from Carnegie Mellon.

Abraham Flaxman, PhD

Health Metrics
Lucian Lita Headshot
Lucian advises on data strategy, real-time personalization, and machine learning. He received his PhD in CS at Carnegie Mellon, founded Level Up Analytics (acquired by Intuit) and served as Director of Data Engineering at Siemens Healthcare, focusing on unstructured medical information extraction and quality metrics.

Lucian Lita, PhD

Data Science
Christine Sublett Headshot
Christine is an information security, privacy, and protection expert with 25+ years of experience in healthcare. Christine advises technology companies and hospitals, and recently served as the CISO for Stanford Children’s. Christine recently participated in the HHS Healthcare Cybersecurity Task Force.

Christine Sublett

Privacy & Security
Mart Gaia Zanchi Headshot
Marta advises healthcare startups, biotech companies, and hospitals on digital health strategy and regulation, serves as an adjunct professor at Stanford, and leads Stanford’s Center for BioDesign. Marta co-founded RenovoRx and Orbees Medical and received her PhD in mechanical engineering from Stanford.
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Mark is the founder and Managing Partner of HealthX Ventures, a digital healthcare seed fund based out of Madison, WI. Mark is a serial entrepreneur, having founded and sold three IT companies. Most notably, Mark co-founded Nordic Consulting, now the largest Epic consulting firm for hospitals.

Mark Bakken

Board Director
Mark Schwartz Headshot
Mark is the Managing Director of LaunchPad Digital Health and CFO of AerNow, Inc. Mark has 15+ years of experience in healthcare software, medical devices, and biotech, as a M&A lawyer, entrepreneur, and senior executive in finance, operations, and corporate development. Mark received his JD from UCSD.

Mark Schwartz

Board Observer

Our Investors

Our Partners

Our Values


We keep our promises, take responsibility, and stand by our outcomes


We openly attest to mistakes and communally celebrate success


We are lifelong learners and seekers who do creative work and admire that of others


We leave our egos at the door, admit and forgive wrong, and are fiercely loyal

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