Who We Are
We are an innovative, venture-backed AI startup based in Silicon Valley. Our team includes successful technology entrepreneurs, seasoned health care executives, veteran clinical operators, and leading scientists. Our board includes industry leaders in health care, technology, health insurance, outpatient radiology, and breast cancer research.
Rakesh is a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor, and creator of products at the intersection of data and the consumer. He has founded more than a dozen startups that have been successfully sold to Amazon, Open Table, Broadcom, and many others.
Rakesh’s passion is to invent and nurture technologies, ideas, and companies that can rapidly and sustainably impact the lives of millions of people. While he was ﬁrst looking into AI, he received news that his father had been diagnosed with stage-four cancer. His highly personal story led to the mission revolutionize health care for the masses.
He received his Master degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a distinguished alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
Jason is an engineer and scientist who has always sought to make an impact on the world through invention. His early childhood fascination with technology grew into an interest for building things to help people. This passion led him to pursue his doctoral work at Stanford University in medical imaging and computer vision. He worked on the cutting-edge of imaging and treatment techniques to deliver better health outcomes for patients with essential tremor and was an early innovator in applying deep learning to the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy.
This journey led Jason to found Whiterabbit to examine and create innovations at the intersection of medical imaging and AI to push the limits of early disease detection.
Jason has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications and conducted research across a range of neurological diseases. Jason received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he received his Master's Degree and is a doctoral candidate in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University.
Maureen is a senior health care executive with decades of experience in health care investing, strategy, innovation, delivery system transformation, analytics, and policy. Prior to joining Whiterabbit, Maureen was the executive vice president and chief strategy officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) and president of Mosaic Health Solutions.
Maureen is also on the board of several health care technology and service companies, as well as professional and community organizations.
Maureen is passionate about making the health care system more effective and easier to navigate for consumers. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of the Holy Cross and her Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School.
Chief business Officer
A career spent at the forefront of cloud, mobile, and communication technologies, Jon has a 15 year operational record of investing, founding, and building high growth technology companies.
First a seed investor and now Chief Business Officer of Whiterabbit, Jon's personal experience navigating breast cancer led him to join the mission of eliminating suffering through early detection.
Prior to Whiterabbit, Jon has been a member of the founding teams of several high growth technology businesses including Highfive and Vivu, acquired by Polycom. Jon is also a venture partner of the Craftory, a $300m investment house for challenger brands. He is a graduate of Boston College.
VP of Engineering
Rishi is a product-focused engineering leader and startup entrepreneur. He was the co-founder and CTO of Chalo, which was sold to OpenTable and Priceline Group, and was head of OpenTable’s India office.
He has also authored several publications and holds patents in telehealth and computer vision from his experience as a founding engineer at VSee Labs and during his time as a research engineer on the Sony PlayStation’s R&D team.
Rishi holds a Master of Computer Science from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
Director of Operations
Von is an operations professional dedicated to aligning clinical operations to deliver the best radiology experience to consumers. He has more than a decade of leadership experience in radiology and has held several management positions at SimonMed Imaging, including service manager, VP of strategic initiatives, and chief operating officer.
Von leads business operations initiatives, big and small, to position Whiterabbit as the most proactive and leading radiology company for consumers, physicians, and employees.
Advisors & Board Members
Director of Operations
Terri is an experienced and energetic operations leader with almost two decades of experience in outpatient radiology. She has served as operations manager and executive director at Reno Diagnostic Imaging, a Nevada based radiology chain, prior joining Whiterabbit.
Terri coordinates transformational change in clinical settings through operational and financial activities to deliver the best patient experience.
Terri holds a Bachelor of Science in Business-Logistics from the University of Nevada, Reno. She has served as president and is currently the interim president of the Nevada Medical Group Management Association.
chief marketing officer
Ann developed extensive marketing experience taking start-ups to the next level at companies such as Salesforce.com, Webaroo, and DoubleClick (acquired by Google) and drove international growth at more established brands including Qlik and LexisNexis.
Ann is passionate about innovation and empowering future generations. She co-founded the Singapore Chapter of Room to Read and has mentored successful start-ups at the National University of Singapore, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and The Founder Institute. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Arizona State University.
Kate Appleton, MD
Chief of Breast Imaging at St. Luke's Hospital
Former Chief of the Breast Imaging Section at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University in St. Louis
Founder & CEO of Metropolitan Public Strategies
Former Chief of Staff at the Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York
Entrepreneur & Investor
Founder & CEO of Katerra
Former CEO of Flextronics
Co-founder & CEO at Whiterabbit.ai
Co-founder & Seed Investor at Percipient.ai
Co-founder & Chairman at Gupshup
Entrepreneur & Investor
Founder of Carbon 3D
Board member & former chair of Blue Cross Blue Shield NC
Executive & Investor
Chairman of NetApp
Former Global Practice Leader at McKinsey Technology
President & Founder of OM Pacific Capital
General Partner at SV Capital Partners
General Partner at Aceso Technology Partners
Vaneesh Soni, md
Radiologist & Entrepreneur
Former Chief Strategy Officer at Imaging Advantage (sold to Envision Health)
Associate Partner at McKinsey and Company
Co-founder & CTO at Whiterabbit.ai
PhD Candidate at Stanford University
Co-founder at Whiterabbit.ai
President of Katerra, Asia and the Middle East
Founding CEO of Aricent