Vital Connect Announces Additions to Executive Team

Chief architect steps into COO role, new executive hires support global growth

SAN JOSE, Calif.--()--Vital Connect, Inc. has announced several new additions to its executive team, including a new Chief Operating Officer. Company growth in Europe and developing partnerships in key markets fueled the expansion of the Vital Connect leadership team.

“This is an exciting time for Vital Connect”

Formerly Chief Architect for Vital Connect, Toai Doan has taken over the role of Chief Operating Officer for the company. The former VP of Engineering at Marvell Semiconductor, Doan brings over 25 years of semiconductor product development experience, with a focus on data storage and data communications, to the Vital Connect team.

Bill Brodie has been selected as Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Brodie has more than 20 years of experience leading sales teams and has a background in the medical device industry. He was previously the Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the startup Myoscience, where he built and led all commercial operations, including sales, clinical education, product marketing, marketing communications, customer service and product support for two different brands.

Michael Dillhyon has been selected as President of Vital Connect Europe. A seasoned entrepreneur with an extensive background in healthcare, Dillhyon has launched companies in the United States and Europe. Prior to his role as President of Vital Connect Europe, Dillhyon was the Founder and CEO of Geneva-based healthbank, a citizen-owned, global open health data cooperative. He is also a General Partner with Rollspeed, a Swiss-based investment fund.

Eric Selvik and Allison Herd have also accepted positions on the Vital Connect executive team. Selvik will be taking on the role of Vice President of Strategic Marketing, and Herd is the new Vice President of Human Resources.

Selvik brings 18 years of technical marketing experience in the medical device, telecommunications, and semiconductor industries. Most recently, Selvik worked at ArthroCare Corporation, where he pioneered and launched a new business in hip arthroscopy for the company, and brought to market several new minimally invasive surgical products for shoulder, knee, and hip. Previously, Herd served as Senior Director of Human Resources at Layered Technologies, Inc. and head of Human Resources at Barracuda Networks, Inc., where she grew the company from its start-up phase to over 900 employees internationally.

“This is an exciting time for Vital Connect,” said CEO Nersi Nazari. “We recently announced several new partnerships and will be unveiling more news about how HealthPatch MD is revolutionizing the healthcare industry over the coming months. The new additions to our team will help drive the growth and success we are currently experiencing even further, and I look forward to the impact their contributions will make.”

About Vital Connect, Inc.

Vital Connect is a medical device and healthcare solutions company applying advanced biosensor technology and surrounding data management systems to deliver an innovative platform that is accretive to decision-making paradigms of physicians and other health care professionals. Vital Connect’s FDA-cleared and CE-marked HealthPatch® MD biosensing platform is available for use in hospitals, homes, research facilities, doctor’s offices, and other care facilities. For more information, visit:


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