Norm has extensive experience as an engineer, entrepreneur and operating executive in healthcare and technology. Most recently, he was CEO of i-Human Patients, acquired by Kaplan for its virtual patients used in educating health care students and professionals about diagnosis and treatment. Norm was previously co-founder and CEO of two venture-backed companies: Qliance Medical Management, a health care services management company that pioneered the affordable direct primary care model, and Avantos Performance Systems, a pioneer in software for management and organizational effectiveness. He also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at the semiconductor company ZiLOG and spent a decade with the strategy and management consulting firm Bain and Company. After early responsibility for four hospital clients, as Vice President, Norm was responsible for approximately half of Bain’s global high technology business. As an investor and entrepreneur, he also helped to establish Alameda Capital, optical networking company LambdaFlex, and other early stage high technology companies.
Norm earned both his BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He enjoys exploring California’s wine country and traveling to new places.