SONIFI Health is backed by professionals with years of experience in delivering healthcare and technology solutions. Our team is helping change the way healthcare entities and patients experience care.
Chief Executive Officer
Ahmad Ouri is Chief Executive Officer for SONIFI® Solutions, Inc. Since taking this role in January 2015, he has leveraged a culture of innovation rejuvenating the company’s growth and performance.
The development of patented new technology while under his direction includes STAYCAST, an industry-leading, first-to-market streaming solution created in partnership with Google Chromecast.
SONIFI’s Healthcare business in the past 3 years grew significantly from start-up levels to a business with a solid growth trajectory. He also influenced growth by expanding servicing contracts and positioning SONIFI as the first provider to offer a cost effective coax-based Wi-Fi solutions (DOCSIS).
Prior to joining SONIFI, Ahmad was CEO of Technicolor’s out of home advertising business. Previously he held other executive roles for Technicolor including CMO and CTO as well as business leadership roles at global conglomerate Philips Electronics. He carries degrees from the University of Utah which include an MBA, and Bachelor of Science degrees for Electrical Engineering and Mathematics.
Chief Commercial Officer
Roy Kosuge is Chief Commercial Officer for SONIFI. He directs the organizational strategy for both the hospitality and healthcare divisions relating to marketing, sales, business development, and innovation . Roy joined SONIFI in 2016 and brings to our team 18 years of leadership in technology, media, and finance.
Prior to joining SONIFI, Roy was Principal at Syncom Venture Partners where he managed investments into companies spanning digital media, web & mobile technologies, and enterprise data. Roy also brings operational leadership in the IoT sector, having served as Head of Operations for Happiest Baby, where he helped to launch an innovative connected product for the smart nursery. Roy previously held strategic planning and corporate development positions at Universal Music Group where he led content licensing, M&A and strategic initiatives for the largest music company, as well as at AT&T where he developed strategies for the broadband internet business.
Roy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University.
Chief Financial Officer
John Chang brings more than 25 years of experience as a top finance executive in numerous multinational corporations to SONIFI as Chief Financial Officer. In his role, Mr. Chang oversees all aspects of finance, planning, budgeting, reporting, financial/operational controls, cash management and deal analysis. Since he joined SONIFI in March 2015, John has modernized the company’s aged enterprise platforms and streamlined operations.
Prior to SONIFI, John served as the Sr. Vice President and Head of Finance for Hasbro Studios, which he joined in 2013. Hasbro Studios develops, produces, and distributes film and television shows based on their world class brands. John was instrumental in restructuring the financial operations at the Studio and growing the film and digital initiatives.
Before joining Hasbro Studio, John was with BBC Worldwide Productions and served as Sr. Vice President and Head of Finance, where he helped grow the company to over 10 shows in current production including Dancing with the Stars. John also sat on the Board of Directors for two production companies in the UK and opened a production studio in Wales. John’s breadth of experience and knowledge in content and distribution strengthens our strategic, financial and operational management capabilities.
Prior to BBC Worldwide, John was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for International Media Group, a portfolio company of a $9 billion private equity firm. John also spent 15 years at The Walt Disney Company where he was Vice President of Finance and Planning; he also served as the Head of Finance for Walt Disney Internet Group International and assisted in launching the division. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Chief Revenue Officer
Cheryl Cruver is the Chief Revenue Officer for SONIFI Health. In this role since 2019, she leads sales strategy and develops client relationships as a long-term partner to leading health systems, IDNs, providers, and channel partners, domestically and internationally.
Cheryl joins SONIFI Health from Aetna, where she led Sales & Marketing for two of Aetna’s technology portfolio companies, Medicity and HDMS with a focus on key population health initiatives including data aggregation, care management, provider engagement and performance analytics. Her 20+ years in health IT also include experience in identity and access management, revenue cycle, and clinical laboratory connectivity from her sales and leadership roles at MedVentive, Microsoft, Sentillion, Healtheon/WebMD, and SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories.
Cheryl earned a Master of Public Administration/Health Services Administration degree from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Science, Medical Technology degree from the State University of New York, Fredonia, where she completed a year-long clinical internship at Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo, New York.
Kelly Boyd is the Senior Vice President of Operations for SONIFI Health. Kelly has been with SONIFI for 23 years and currently oversees the Technical Operations, Project Management, and Clinical Operations groups for the healthcare division.
Kelly has made significant contributions to SONIFI during her tenure including the successful leadership of the conversion from analog to digital media. She was a pivotal member of the original Healthcare Division Launch Team in 2004. Her previous SONIFI roles in Accounting and Engineering & Product Development continue to influence SONIFI Health’s successful growth.
Kelly earned an MBA from Colorado Technical University and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management. She has taught courses in accounting, economics, and business at local universities.
VP Tech & Integrations
Brad Storm is the Vice President of Technology & Integrations for SONIFI Health. He is responsible for overall development of our solutions, including overall technology architecture and system interfacing strategies. Brad designs integration specifications to facilitate data exchange utilizing standards-based protocols between SONIFI systems and hospital systems, including electronic medical record systems, staffing management, and dietary management systems.
Brad has been a member of the SONIFI team for 17 years. In 2001, he joined the company as a software tester and worked his way into software QA management and software development management. Prior to joining SONIFI, Brad held positions in banking operations and computer manufacturing engineering.
Brad has a MS degree in Healthcare Information Systems and also serves on a Master’s program advisory board at a local university.
VP Product Marketing
Meghan Seus joined SONIFI Health as the Vice President of Product Marketing in 2018. Meghan is responsible for developing product innovation strategies and influencing adoption via marketing programs. She works closely with healthcare professionals to identify new product feature sets and opportunities to enrich the solutions SONIFI offers end users.
Meghan brings more than 15 years of product and marketing experience with past portfolios that include high-technology prosthetic devices, neurorehabilitation technologies focused on restoring mobility and cognition, and, most recently an implanted neurostimulator used to reduce the use of opioids for the treatment of chronic pain. Meghan is well-versed in translating complex clinical, technological and business needs into solutions that support best-in-class care.
Meghan holds a Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Studies degree from the University of Central Florida with specialization in Healthcare Administration and Marketing.
VP Strategic Development
Jeremiah McGuire is the vice president of strategic development for SONIFI Health. The company’s business development—including expansion into new markets, exploration of partnerships and sales with leading integrated delivery networks—is led by Jeremiah, who has been with SONIFI since 2014.
In his more than 15 years of sales and leadership, Jeremiah has worked at several prominent healthcare IT companies, including Allscripts, Netsmart and HealthWyse, now part of Casamba. With his roles, Jeremiah has gained extensive experience and expertise in assisting healthcare organizations use of the best technology solutions to help meet their goals and outcomes. He has collaborated with health systems in a variety of markets and settings to implement products for areas such as electronic health records, finance and practice management.
Jeremiah holds an MBA from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
VP Customer Success
Heather Hallett serves as SONIFI Health’s Vice President of Customer Success. In this role, she leads the SONIFI Health Customer Success team who is responsible for the development of long-term trusted advisor relationships with leading hospitals, health systems and providers of care. Her team is vested in helping customers derive business value and capturing clinical and business outcomes for purposes of evangelizing customer successes through storytelling, case study development and reference programs.
Prior to joining SONIFI Health, Heather acted in a consultancy role, performing similar work at the SAS Institute, through the promotion of advanced analytics use cases. She has performed as a healthcare information technology leader at Medicity, a former Aetna Business, and has acted as a clinician and clinical leader, at Henry Ford Health System. Heather has successfully initiated a variety of customer advocacy activities including customer focus groups, use case libraries, advisory boards, and summits.
Heather holds a Master’s Degree in Business, as well, a Bachelors’ Degree in Psychology and Bachelors’ Degree in Nursing, and remains actively licensed as a Registered Nurse in both the United States and Canada.
Neal Nachtigall is the vice president of engineering for SONIFI. In his role, Neal is responsible for leading the design, development and delivery of innovative and impactful technology solutions for hospitality, healthcare and commercial settings. Since joining SONIFI in 2018, Neal has partnered with our talented team of engineers to advance the technology and capabilities of our products to elevate guest and patient experience and outcomes. His leadership is guiding industry standards for education, entertainment, interactive and on-demand platforms and technology.
Neal brings more than 20 years of product development and innovation experience. Prior to joining SONIFI, he directed the creation of health engagement solutions at Sanford Health that are now used by students and families nationwide, and he led product development at GE for technology solutions that are deployed in hospitals globally.
Neal holds a master’s degree in computer science.
Director, Clinical Outcomes
Austin Winberg serves as SONIFI Health’s Director of Clinical Outcomes. Austin is responsible for health outcomes research and ROI studies with SONIFI Health customers. Austin has been with SONIFI Health for 7 years.
Prior to joining SONIFI Health, Austin was a program director for Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota. In that role, he was responsible for core operations of multi-state research and prevention programs. His knowledge of healthcare operations along with experience managing and presenting project research and data to varied audiences contribute to successful SONIFI Health implementation and marketing strategy.
Austin holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of South Dakota as well as a Bachelors’ Degree in Psychology from Augustana University. Austin is a current member of HIMSS and the Beryl Institute. Austin’s research has been published in Health Promotion Practice, American Journal of Health Promotion, Journal of Healthcare Information Management, among other publications.