Dennis Fortier, M.B.A., Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Fortier has deep experience in developing new markets, specifically those based on leveraging new healthcare technologies. Prior to Embic, he was Global Director of Strategy for Bausch & Lomb, where he gained valuable insights about facilitating change within various, international healthcare systems. He earned an MBA from Cornell University and an MA in Sociology from University of California at Irvine.

William Shankle, M.S, MD., Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Shankle is a renowned neurologist and biostatistician, and is a key opinion leader in the field of memory disorders. He has 30+ years of experience in Alzheimer’s research, and has extensive clinical experience in managing patients with AD and related dementias. He previously served as a clinical director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at University of California at Irvine. He received an MD from Brown University and MS in Biostatistics from University of Southern California.

Junko Hara, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer & Senior Vice President

Dr. Hara has extensive experience in cognitive research and technology development. She is expert in data science and bioinformatics as well as translational research with a strong international project management background. She earned a MS in Media and Governance, and a PhD in Science with the focus on Biomedical Engineering from Keio University.

Tushar Mangrola, M.S., Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Mangrola has 20+ years of experience as software architect with additional strengths in database administration and data warehouse design. He also has extensive experience managing offshore development projects, specifically in India. He formerly served as a Senior Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers overseeing large integration projects for ERP applications. He earned an MS in Electrical Engineering from the California State University.