Sam Wilkes is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Life2. Most recently Mr. Wilkes was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FleetRisk Advisors, Inc., a recognized industry pioneer in predictive modeling and risk analytics for the commercial transportation and logistics market. The Company’s service allowed commercial fleet operators to predict future risks and to implement countermeasures to prevent losses from ever occurring. Many clients were able to reduce their insurance and loss costs by 50% or more. FleetRisk was sold to Qualcomm, Inc. in early 2011 and is currently integrated with the Fleet Management organization of Qualcomm Enterprise Services.
Mr. Wilkes early career was spent with IBM Corporation. He joined IBM as a systems engineer and spent twelve years in various sales, marketing and systems positions. Much of his early career was spent providing advisory services to large insurance and financial services organizations.
Since IBM, Mr. Wilkes has been either founder or co-founder of six software and services companies. His entrepreneurial background began in the early days of insurance agency automation. Mr. Wilkes was the first general manager of Agency Management Systems (AMS), an early pioneer in automating independent insurance agencies. After AMS, Mr. Wilkes was co-founder of Leader Systems, Inc. which was the first agency automation system based on the IBM personal computer. After Leader Systems, Mr. Wilkes co-founded FormMaker Software, which grew to become the leading provider of document automation systems and services to the worldwide insurance industry. FormMaker was later merged with Image Sciences Corporation to form DocuCorp International. The merged companies were taken public in 1998.
Mr. Wilkes holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and a Masters of Business Administration
in InternationalMarketing, both from the University of Florida.
Chief Modeling Architect
Richard Vlasimsky is the Chief Modeling Architect of Life2 and president of IMIDEX Inc, a Denver based predictive analytics company that specializes in medical analytics for insurance and health care providers.
Formerly, Mr. Vlasimsky co-founded and was the CTO and VP of Business Development for Valen Technologies. When Valen was founded in 2002, Mr. Vlasimsky was an early pioneer of applying predictive analytics in commercial lines insurance and successfully deployed predictive underwriting models in all the major lines of commercial insurance. As a result, early customers are now seeing 5-6 point loss ratio improvement in their books of business.
My Vlasimsky began his career in 1994, when he joined Andersen Consulting’s technology consulting group (now Accenture). Mr. Vlasimsky worked on a number of successful initiatives, notably: a client/server business office system for 800 facility long term healthcare provider, a global deployment of enterprise resource planning and demand planning system for Texas Instruments, a technology transfer and channel development project with an enterprise application start-up, and the development of a constraint-based ad-targeting system for Turner Broadcasting.
Mr. Vlasimsky holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on Computer Science and an MBA with an emphasis on Operations Research from the University of Oklahoma. His graduate project was to build a 100% solar powered car, which competed in the first World Solar Challenge across Australia.
Rick Egan is responsible for all sales and marketing operations at Life2. Mr. Egan’s early career was spent with in a number of entrepreneurial market development roles. He built a reputation as being an excellent member of technology start-up teams in the critical “zero to one million” revenue growth phase. He worked closely with many early stage investors within the venture capital community. He developed expertise in the mainframe software market and has participated in the revenue growth and successful financial exits in the software sector.
Mr. Egan leveraged this early experience as a member of the management team at a publicly held company, VSI Enterprises (NASDAQ: VSIN). His career started in direct sales with progressively increasing responsibilities including National Accounts Manager, Regional Sales Manager, and Vice President of Global Sales. The Board of Directors at VSI made a strategic decision to divest several unprofitable business units and Mr. Egan was promoted to President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member to execute this strategy. He worked closely with the new investors to successfully transition the company to a new business model.
Since VSI, Mr. Egan has been the Managing Partner of a business advisory firm specializing in early stage growth and business transformation. In client engagements, Mr. Egan has served as a member of various management teams and been a strategic advisor to a healthcare services company. His most recent engagements have involved predictive modeling software solutions that manage hospital resources and scheduling, a fraud detection and identity protection firm that helps providers and payers reduce exposure, as well as a software firm that optimizes the best time to reach out to consumers via email and social media.
Mr. Egan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Mr. Egan is an active alumni and has served as an advisor mentor at the university.
Jennifer McClung is responsible for all professional services at Life2. She has spent more than 25 years working in the healthcare industry with a strong focus on strategic planning, operational redesign and system implementation. She has implemented numerous core applications including practice management, scheduling, billing and electronic medical records and clinical documentation.
Through her work she has led the development of a significant number of electronic interfaces and data interchanges. She has worked with a wide variety of healthcare settings including large health systems, large multi-specialty physician practices, national practice of imaging centers and associated radiologist provider group as well as other care settings including long term care, home health and remote patient monitoring and telemedicine.
She spent sixteen years with Accenture where she was a Director in the Healthcare Practice. For four years she was a founding partner of Avalion (now part of Grant Thornton) where she focused exclusively on healthcare clients. Additionally, she has worked for major health systems leading their ambulatory electronic medical record effort as well as for a large national healthcare delivery system focused on occupational health and urgent care services.
Jennifer received her BA from Southern Methodist University and her Masters in Health and Hospital Administration from Duke University.