Jeff Weness

Head of Digital Opportunities
and Business Intelligence – ODPI Chair

Jeff is head of digital opportunities and business intelligence for Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc. He has more than 15 years of healthcare leadership experience and previously held roles at UnitedHealth Group and Children's of Minnesota. Prior to entering healthcare, he spent time in the retail and technology industries. He is an active angel investor and sits on several boards. He holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and a BA from Concordia College

Ethan Wergelis-Isaacson

Associate Director Search and Evaluation

Ethan evaluates hundreds of digital health opportunities each year as our opportunity sourcing lead. Prior to Otsuka, Ethan worked at Dreamit Ventures, an early-stage venture fund and accelerator. He worked to scout and evaluate pre-series A Digital Health and Medtech companies for investment, as well as run the accelerator program and corresponding community. Ethan is also the co-founder of a startup and helped build a non-profit that is now the largest student-run philanthropy in the state of Maryland. He started his career on the corporate side of a provider institution in Philadelphia and has a particular interest in things that will advance the state of healthcare broadly. He lives in Philadelphia with his dog, Doug.