Before leading Switchboard, Eric was the Executive Vice President, COO & Co-Founder of EconoMEDics, a medical device start-up that designed a rugged, low-cost, power-generating pulse oximeter for the developing world. With a degree in Bioengineering from UC San Diego and a term as an engineering Project Manager at the medical device company DJO, Eric is now happy to label himself as a social entrepreneur. Eric was named one of the Top 11 Innovators in mHealth in 2011 and Rainer Arnhold Fellow in 2012.
Craig moved to San Francisco after completing a Masters in International Development from Harvard’s Kennedy School. Craig is the go-to development guru, with years of experience working with development organizations from Ecuador to India to Africa and the federal government in Washington. He also holds a degree, summa cum laude, in Environmental Systems from UC San Diego, and can’t help but move on the dance floor.
Steve Selzer – Chief Creative Officer
Steve is a senior interaction designer at frog in San Francisco. He consults and collaborates with individuals and organizations to imagine and create new products, services, strategies, and social value. He leads Switchboard’s design process—from research to ideation to implementation. He holds a Masters degree in Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon and has an insatiable appetite for desserts.
A pioneer of the MDNet program in Ghana, Brian is currently completing his residency in OBGYN at Columbia University. Brian received his M.D. and a Masters from NYU’s School of Medicine in 2008 and graduated cum laude from Cornell University with a B.S. in Biology. A native of Babylon, Long Island, Brian’s peers affectionately call him the
“Mayor of NYU” – shaking hands and delivering babies.
Joe O’Neill is a board certified Internist and is the Director of Global Health Initiatives at the University of Maryland. He previously served as the only physician on the White House Domestic Policy Council and was credited as the ”architect” of PEPFAR, the White House HIV/AIDS program – the largest global health initiative in history (now $48 billion). He was also the President and CEO of Orchestra Therapeutics, a San Diego biotechnology company. Dr. O’Neill holds degrees in Business Administration, Public Health, Health Sciences, and Medicine from UC Berkeley and San Francisco.