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Alex Fair | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 3, 2014

Alex Fair

   United States
  |   New York, NY

Overview

Health innovation community leader, product developer, scientist, executive, public speaker, and business developer. Left my Ph.D. program in Pathology in '96 and have been managing and developing successful businesses ever since.

With the help of some fantastic people, I have had the great good fortune to have built, managed and done some interesting things. Here are a few of my favorites:
- Helped create and now run the worlds largest health innovation Ecosystem in NYC (health20nyc.com)
- Developed the first Open Network for healthcare...

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MedStartr.com
Chief Crowdologist
2012 - Present
MedStartr is the leading healthcare innovation crowdfunding site, helping new ideas get found and funded. Launched on the 4th of July, 2012, we were the first to develop a successful model of...
Blueprint Health LLC
Mentor
2011 - Present
Assisting a select group of startups through the early phase of their development for the new incubator Blueprint Health incubator, a TechStars network incubator focused on healthcare startups.
New York Health Innovation Group
Community Leader
2010 - Present
The NYHIG is the world's largest healthcare innovation meetup group with over 3,150 members presently. We run events every few weeks, mostly in NYC, on the topics of mobile health, design,...
FairCareMD
Founder and CEO
2009 - Present
FairCareMD.com is a free and open online marketplace where doctors and patients can meet and agree on fees for services that are fair to both. We Launched in June of 2010 and grew quickly, serving...
The Connaught Group
Vice President, Operations
2001 - 2008
Responsible for a progressively expanding portfolio of business units of the largest direct-sold women’s clothing company in the U.S. and Europe. Departments included Distribution, Logistics,...
Pinnacle Consulting Group
Director, Technical Services
1999 - 2001
Directed all aspects of technical service operations for a small IT consultancy that focused on the health care industry. From pre-sales to contract completion represented the firm on an executive...
Scanbuy
CTO
2000 - 2000
Assisted in the founding of this startup from a product design and technical perspective. Scanbuy was founded to develop the connection between the physical and digital worlds by bringing the...
IBM
Consultant
1998 - 1999
Managed Projects and Developed Products and Services for the hospitals and health care industry. Co-Created the Y2K rapid readiness review program for the health care industry. This package allowed...
Complete Management Inc.
CIO, Director of Product Development
1996 - 1998
CMI was a Physician Practice Management company (PPM) which went public in November of 1995. Complete Management acquired outright or managed services for over 230 medical and radiology centers in...
Expert-Med
Founder & President
1996 - 1996
Founded expert medical systems and services company dedicated to the generation of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) letters of medical necessity (LOMNs). Brought product from concept to production in...

Education

Medical College of Wisconsin
MS
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
B.S.
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New York Medical College
Ph.D. Candidate
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