Chief Executive Officer
Dan Burton serves as CEO of Health Catalyst, a healthcare data warehousing and analytics company. He became involved with Health Catalyst when it was a three-person startup. Mr. Burton is also the co-founder of HB Ventures, the first investor in Health Catalyst. Prior to Health Catalyst and HB Ventures, Mr. Burton led the Corporate Strategy Group at Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU). He also spent eight years with Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) in strategy and marketing management roles. Before joining HP he was an associate consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, where he advised healthcare systems and technology companies. Mr. Burton holds an MBA with high distinction from Harvard University, where he was elected a George F. Baker Scholar, and a BS in economics, magna cum laude, from BYU.
Chief Clinical Officer
Ms. Rimmasch brings over 28 years of experience in bedside care, as well as clinical and operational healthcare management to Health Catalyst. She has spent the last 17 years dedicated to improving clinical care including implementation of operational best practices. Prior to joining Health Catalyst, Ms. Rimmasch was an Assistant Vice President at Intermountain Healthcare responsible for Clinical Services (Pharmacy, Laboratory, Respiratory, Case Management, Rehabilitation Services, Food and Nutrition, Patient and Provider Publications, Clinical Operations for Imaging, Patient Flow, Pain Services, Continuum of Care) and was integral in promoting integration of Clinical Operations across hospitals, ambulatory settings and managed care plans. Prior to her role in Clinical Services, she served as the Clinical Operations Director and Vice-Chair of Intermountain's Cardiovascular and Intensive Medicine Clinical Programs. She also was the co-founder of and Principal in HMS, Inc., a healthcare consulting firm focusing on assessing, developing strategies and implementing best practices for populations across the continuum of care (physician offices, managed care, hospitals, and long-term care). Ms. Rimmasch holds a Master of Science in Adult Physiology from the University of Utah and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Brigham Young University.
Mr. Brent Dover has been the President of Health Catalyst since February 2013 and is responsible for all sales activities. Previously, Mr. Dover spent nearly 14 years at Medicity in various executive leadership positions including most recently as President. While there, he led the business growth that led to an Aetna acquisition in 2011. His experience during those years also includes various executive roles for Park City Solutions which merged with Medicity in 1999. Prior to that, Mr. Dover was Vice President of Sales at Eclipsys and at Sunquest Systems for a combined total of nearly eight years. Mr. Dover started his career at IBM. Spanning his career, Mr. Dover has been a strategic innovator driving solutions for healthcare organizations that were seeking operational and clinical efficiencies using cutting edge information technology. Mr. Dover graduated with a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona.
Thomas D. Burton
Co-Founder and Executive Vice President
Mr. Burton is a co-founder of Health Catalyst and former President of the company. He brings 14 years of process improvement and IT experience to the company. Mr. Burton was a member of the team that led Intermountain's nationally recognized improvements in quality of care delivery and reductions in cost. He has taught courses in the Toyota Production System, Agile Software Development, and Key Process Analysis courses in the Advanced Training Program at Intermountain Healthcare's Institute for Health Care Delivery Research. He currently teaches courses at Health Catalyst Academy. Mr. Burton holds an MBA and a BS in Computer Science from BYU.
Steven C. Barlow
Co-Founder and Executive Vice President
Mr. Barlow is a co-founder of Health Catalyst and Executive Vice President of Client Operations. He is a founding member and former chair of the Healthcare Data Warehousing Association. He began his career in healthcare over 25 years ago at Intermountain Healthcare where he was a member of the team who developed the analytical capabilities that helped make Intermountain a nationally recognized leader in outcomes improvements and cost optimization. Mr. Barlow earned a BS in Health Promotion and Education from the University of Utah.
Executive Vice President — Software
Dale has been one of the most influential leaders in healthcare analytics and data warehousing since his earliest days in the industry, starting at Intermountain Healthcare from 1997-2005, where he was the chief architect for the enterprise data warehouse (EDW) and regional director of medical informatics at LDS Hospital. In 2001, he founded the Healthcare Data Warehousing Association. From 2005-2009, he was the CIO for Northwestern University’s physicians’ group and the chief architect of the Northwestern Medical EDW. From 2009-2012, he served as the CIO for the national health system of the Cayman Islands where he helped lead the implementation of new care delivery processes that are now associated with accountable care in the US. Prior to his healthcare experience, Dale had a diverse 14-year career that included duties as a CIO on Looking Glass airborne command posts in the US Air Force; IT support for the Reagan/Gorbachev summits; nuclear threat assessment for the National Security Agency and START Treaty; chief architect for the Intel Corp’s Integrated Logistics Data Warehouse; and co-founder of Information Technology International. As a systems engineer at TRW, Dale and his team developed the largest Oracle data warehouse in the world at that time (1995), using an innovative design principle now known as a late binding architecture. He holds a BS degree in chemistry and minor in biology from Ft. Lewis College, Durango Colorado, and is a graduate of the US Air Force Information Systems Engineering program.
Chief Financial Officer
Dan Strong is the Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for all aspects of the finance and accounting functions at Health Catalyst Prior to joining Health Catalyst, Dan spent nearly 8 years as the Chief Financial Officer of Control4, a leader in home automation and control. Dan’s responsibilities at Control4 included all aspects of finance, accounting, HR and I.T. Dan helped transition Control4 from a private, VC-backed company to a publicly traded company marked by a successful IPO in August of 2013. Dan provided the financial and executive leadership required to ensure the smooth transition of all aspects of the financial control and reporting requirements of a publicly traded and growing company. Previously, Dan spent five years as the Chief Financial Officer at iBAHN, the leader in hospitality networking. Before iBAHN he worked for 14 years at Iomega Corp as vice president of financial planning and analysis, vice president and corporate controller, and interim CFO. Dan has also held executive-level corporate finance positions at Campus Pipeline, Inc., and Pro Image Corp. Dan graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Utah with a bachelor's degree in Accounting. He has continued his education with executive courses on financial management practices from the University of Michigan and Harvard Business School.
Dr. Bryan Oshiro
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Oshiro is currently an Associate Professor at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, CA and was the clinical leader of the first quality improvement initiative at Utah’s Intermountain Healthcare, in the 1990s. Prior to joining the faculty of Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 2005, Dr. Oshiro was on the faculty of the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, and served as the Medical Director for Women and Newborn Clinical Integration Services for Intermountain Healthcare. Dr. Oshiro obtained his M.D. degree from Loma Linda University, where he also completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology. He subsequently completed a fellowship at the University of Texas in Houston. Dr. Oshiro is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He has participated in numerous multi-center trials and has published numerous articles and book chapters in the areas of quality improvement, perinatal infectious diseases and high-risk pregnancy conditions. Dr. Oshiro plans to continue his clinical research at Loma Linda University but will give up his clinical practice and leadership role as director of the Perinatal Institute at the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.
Chief People Officer
Prior to joining Health Catalyst, Mr. Selander was CFO at HB Ventures, a private equity firm in Boise, Idaho. Health Catalyst is Jeff's fifth start-up as a venture finance professional, and his third as CFO. During his career, Jeff has assisted CEO's in raising over $250 million in debt and equity from institutional investors. Prior to HB Ventures, Jeff was the CFO for Great Basin Scientific, a pre-revenue life sciences start-up. Previous to Great Basin, Jeff played several senior finance roles for iBAHN Corp., a venture-backed high-speed Internet provider to the hospitality industry. During his tenure, annual revenues grew from $8 million to $135 million. Mr. Selander holds an MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College, Boston, Massachusetts and a BA in international relations from BYU.
Senior Vice President
Mr. Horstmeier brings 25 years of Fortune 500 and small business operations and general management experience to Health Catalyst. He co-founded HB Ventures and filled senior executive roles at HB Ventures portfolio companies. Within Hewlett-Packard, Mr. Horstmeier launched and grew three different businesses, including co-founding HP's commercial e-commerce business which later expanded to include the management of the data systems and infrastructure for marketing operations across the company. As Vice President of HP.com, Paul headed up a 700-person organization which was awarded nearly every industry award for quality and innovation during his tenure. Mr. Horstmeier holds an MBA and a BS in Computer Science from BYU.