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Leigh Ann Ruggles Executive Vice President of Sales and Client Success MDLIVE Leigh Ann Ruggles serves as Executive Vice President, Sales and Client Success for MDLIVE, where she brings 20 years of experience in health care and technology firms across business development, account management, marketing, and product strategy roles. Prior to MDLIVE, she was Director of Strategy and Business Development for Verizon’s Mobile Health Division, where she led the sales, account management, and marketing teams for Verizon’s mobile health products. She also served as Director of Business Development for Healthways, a population health management company, where she held several roles, including new sales and channel sales management with health plans, employers, and health systems. Prior to Healthways, she led the Marketing Division for Managed Objects (now Novell), where she directed the team responsible for global and domestic marketing and communications. She also has held leadership roles in non-profit and publicprivate organizations. Jay H. Sanders, MD, FACP, FACAAI, FATA President and Chief Executive Officer The Global Telemedicine Group Jay H. Sanders, MD, is the CEO of The Global Telemedicine Group, Professor of Medicine (Adjunct) at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and a Founding Board Member and President Emeritus of the American Telemedicine Association. Known to many as the "Father of Telemedicine," he developed the first Statewide telemedicine system; the first Correctional telemedicine program; the first tele-homecare technology, called "The Electronic House Call"; and the first telemedicine kiosk. His consulting activities have included NASA, DOD, HHS, the FCC, state governments, WHO, and multiple academic institutions and Fortune 500 companies. He served as the sole civilian representative on the DOD Telemedicine Board of Directors with the Surgeons General of the Army, Navy, and Air Force. During the Clinton Administration, he represented the USA to the G8 nations for telemedicine and was appointed by former HHS Secretary Leavitt to the Chronic Care Workgroup Committee. Tarik Shaheen, MD Child Psychiatrist and Founder Iris Telehealth Tarik Shaheen, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist with specialized fellowship training in treating children, adolescents and their families. He founded Iris Telehealth with the goal of providing a more patient-friendly telehealth company that is able to quickly adapt to an organization’s needs. With more than five years of experience and training at the University of Virginia in telepsychiatry, he has learned the ins and outs of how to give great care via telemedicine and how important building relationships between partners is to delivering that care. Leading Iris Telehealth, he is able to enjoy his clinical role just as much as his administrative one. Atul Singh, MS Director, Business Operations & Innovation, Digital Health Walgreens Atul Singh is a digital health and marketing leader in the health-care industry. He is passionate about creating innovative digital products and services that offer differentiated user experience, drive customer engagement, and improve health outcomes. At Walgreens, he leads a team of digital health experts delivering high quality customer experience for the digital pharmacy, telehealth, and remote patient monitoring programs. Prior to joining Walgreens, he worked at leading pharmaceutical companies such as Abbvie, Sanofi and Teva, on teams responsible for launching some of the blockbuster drugs for auto-immune disorders, such as Humira and Copaxone. 20 | Page