- Rudra Pandey, PhD, Executive Chairman
- Jeff Gasser, CPA, President
- Bill Higgins, Chief Operating Officer
- Jeff Rick, Chief Technology Officer
- Jo Anne Hunt, ARNP CCM, SVP of Clinical Development
Verisk Health was established following the acquisition of D2Hawkeye by Verisk Analytics (VRSK). Rudra was one of the founders and Chief Technology Officer of D2Hawkeye, which provided data analytics and decision-support tools to the healthcare industry.
Early in his career, Rudra worked as a business systems engineer and a database architect. He has extensive consulting experience, having worked for several prestigious financial institutions and large healthcare organizations. At Bank of America (formerly Fleet Bank), he played an integral leadership role in a major business systems reengineering initiative, which enabled Fleet to successfully integrate their many strategic acquisitions.
Rudra holds a bachelors degree in electronics engineering from Mehran University in Pakistan and a Ph.D. in economics from Northeastern University in Boston.
In addition, he was a co-founder of D2Hawkeye, Inc. with Rudra where he was the Chief Development Officer. Prior to that, he was the co-founder of three companies, and has over 30 years of diversified experience in the health care industry.
He graduated from the University of Tampa and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Bill Higgins leads the finance and operations for Deerwalk as the Chief Operating Officer. Bill is an experienced health care executive with over 20 years experience.
He has experience at the executive level in many healthcare businesses including HMOs, hospital systems, managed care organizations, and physician groups. As its first COO, he was instrumental in the nurturing of D2Hawkeye.
Bill has an MBA from University of Florida and is a Certified Public Accountant.
With over 15 years in the software industry, Jeff, a talented software engineer and architect, is also a skilled leader with a demonstrated track record of motivating his teams to deliver high-quality and cost-effective services and solutions. Prior to joining Deerwalk, Jeff was the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Rezzonate where he was responsible for the technology vision and led the development effort.
Earlier in his career, Jeff provided hands-on leadership of engineering groups at Cisco Systems, WebEx Communications, and Intranets.com. These groups specialized in delivering web based applications for businesses of all sizes.
Jeff holds a bachelors degree in computer science from Tufts University.
Jo Anne Hunt, a highly respected industry veteran in the area of health care product development, leads Deerwalk’s clinical efforts as the SVP of Clinical Development. Ms. Hunt, a registered nurse, has extensive experience in the areas of clinical product design and development. She worked at D2Hawkeye for more than four years as head of clinical product development and also worked as clinical lead of product development activities for Casenet. Prior to that, Jo Anne worked as a nurse practitioner in various clinical settings and as a clinical data expert in Principal Financial Group. Jo Anne has a Masters in Nursing from University of Iowa.