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.


 
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Co-founder, CEO

Rakesh Mathur

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.

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Co-founder, CTO

Jason Su

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, his Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, and is a doctoral candidate at Stanford University.

 
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President

Maureen O’Connor

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.

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Chief business Officer

Jon Lunetta

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.



 
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VP of Engineering

Rishi Deshpande

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.

 
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Director of Operations

Von Doss

 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

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Director of Operations

Terri Mahannah

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.



 

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Advisor
Kate Appleton, MD

Radiologist

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

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Advisor
Neal Kwatra

Founder & CEO of Metropolitan Public Strategies

Former Chief of Staff at the Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York

 
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Board Member
Michael Marks

Entrepreneur & Investor

Founder & CEO of Katerra

Former CEO of Flextronics

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Board Member
Rakesh Mathur

Co-founder & CEO at Whiterabbit.ai

Co-founder & Seed Investor at Percipient.ai

Co-founder & Chairman at Gupshup

 
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Advisor
Steve Nelson

Entrepreneur & Investor

Founder of Carbon 3D

Board member & former chair of Blue Cross Blue Shield NC

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Advisor
Mike nevens

Executive & Investor

Chairman of NetApp

Former Global Practice Leader at McKinsey Technology

 
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Board Member
Neel Patel

President & Founder of OM Pacific Capital

General Partner at SV Capital Partners

General Partner at Aceso Technology Partners

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Advisor
Vaneesh Soni, md

Radiologist & Entrepreneur

Former Chief Strategy Officer at Imaging Advantage (sold to Envision Health)

Associate Partner at McKinsey and Company

 
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Board Member
Jason Su

Co-founder & CTO at Whiterabbit.ai

PhD Candidate at Stanford University

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Board Member
Ash Bhardwaj

Co-founder at Whiterabbit.ai

President of Katerra, Asia and the Middle East

Founding CEO of Aricent