PERSOWN Analytics

Linking Patient Data resources with Continuous Analytics AI Solutions

PERSOWN Analytics Leadership Team

Peter M. vonDyck

Peter M. vonDyck

President, CEO • Helen, GA

Peter is a serial technology entrepreneur and inventor with extensive experience in innovation and global business development.  He formerly founded and led as CEO two high tech start-ups and has managed the design, manufacturing and global commercialization of complex life science and digital technologies.  Peter has also led a public company as CEO in the specialty polymers for healthcare arena.

Teds Conklin

Edward (Ted) Conklin, MD

Senior Healthcare Business Advisor • Atlantic Beach, FL

Dr. Ted Conklin is a uniquely experienced health care executive having spent over 32 years in the industry. Most recently he served as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Commercial business at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and GuideWell from 2019 through mid 2022. Prior to this he was at Premera Blue Cross in Washington for 7 years serving in roles that included VP of Quality and Medical Management as well as VP of Provider and Customer engagement.

Kevin Blalock

Kevin A. Blalock

Chief Business Development Officer • Jacksonville, FL

Kevin is a mission-driven and results-oriented healthcare leader with more than 20 years of success growing businesses, leading teams at all levels, and accelerating ventures in healthcare, most recently leading the sale of a public device company for the largest valuation ever in it’s space. His general management experience, ranging from marketing to M&A to operations, drives his passion for launching and scaling new technologies. Kevin is also a Board leader and executive advisor to start-ups, scaling organizations, and Fortune 500 companies.     

Matt Laurie

Matt D. Laurie

Vice President, Finance • Jacksonville, FL

Dedicated and hardworking financial leader with over 29 years of experience in financial planning and analytics, raising capital, investor relations, treasury management, mergers and acquisitions, budgeting and forcasting financial reporting, accounting, and auditing, system implementations, operational finance, risk management and procurement. Proven ability to lead personnel, design and implement sound business processes and advise business leaders on matters in pursuit of growth and profitability.

Peb Hendrix

William D. (Billy) Meadow

Founder & Chairman, Launch CTO • Jacksonville, FL

Billy is a serial technology entrepreneur who has launched three successful University ventures. Billy founded, the largest medical payment network in the US with 1.3M providers & 100+M user accounts. He also founded LocatorX who has been awarded contracts with the Defense Logistics Agency. Billy pioneered internet based long distance calling with SS7 switches deployed in 130+ countries.


Richard Still

Richard Still, MBA

Co-Founder, Director, Chief Financial Officer • Jacksonville, FL

Richard Still has a strong background in finance, operations and corporate startups. He has most recently served as CFO of a $100M privately held company. His previous positions included COO of a multi-location environmental company, financial analyst for an investment banking firm and plant manager for a manufacturing company. Richard was also the founder and CEO of three specialty manufacturing companies.

Juan Carlos Gonzalez

Juan Carlos Gonzalez

Vice President, Software Engineering • Jacksonville, FL

Juan Carlos is a senior IT executive with extensive experience.  He formerly managed the web-based order processing and product  distribution business for a publicly traded group grossing over $1B annually. He has deep experience in internet infrastructure, CRM, ERP, Business Intelligence, Process Re-Engineering, Logistics, High Assurance Technology Operations, Business Analysis and Enterprise Integration.

Charles Peb Hendrix

Charles N. (Peb) Hendrix

EVP, Corporate Operations • Jacksonville, FL

Peb graduated from The Citadel and served in the US Navy for 10 years as a legal and public affairs officer. He then founded a successful commercial venture funded by a local private wealth family office. After exit to a publicly traded group, he continued with the family office as EVP Operations managing 30+ diversified company holdings for 20 years including several startups in disease management, analytics and cardiac sleep apnea home monitoring.

PERSOWN Analytics Subject Matter Experts

Peter M. vonDyck

Joseph A. Colorafi, MD, MBA, FCCP

Senior Medical Advisor • Spokane, WA

Dr. Joe Colorafi was previously Vice President of Clinical Data Science at CommonSpirit Health in Chicago managing Advanced Clinical Analytics and Data Science for 117 hospitals.  For the past 15 years his career has focused on Medical and Bio-Informatics, enabling him to bring a considerable amount of experience in areas of change management governance, clinical effectiveness and use of predictive analytics. This knowledge builds on his 20 years of practice in pulmonary, sleep, and intensive care medicine.

Teds Conklin

Robert Bilkovski, MD, MBA

Senior Medical Advisor (Emergency Care) • Tampa, FL

Dr. Bilkovski offers 25 years of clinical trial  regulatory and analytics experience stemming from his work with companies like: GE Healthcare, Abbott Labs, Becton Dickinson, Hospira, Walgreens, and more.  He is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine having served as Research Director and Senior Staff Physician a Henry Ford Health System.

Jeff Smowton, MD

Jeffrey Smowton, MD, FACEP, FACP

Senior Medical Advisor (Emergency Care) • Jacksonville, FL

As Chairman, Dr. Smowton has led the growth of Emergency Resources Group (ERG) for more than 30 years.  He also serves as Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Baptist Health Jacksonville.  He is a valuable contributor for PERSOWN through his vast working experience in both diagnostics and analytics while providing first hand resources for the company through his 500+ practitioners at 25+ hospitals with ERG.

Mark Silva

Mark Silva, MS MBA

Chief ESP Software Architect • Livermore, CA

Mark has nearly 30 years of developing technical enterprise software solutions with companies that have been acquired by blue chip giants like IBM, Raytheon, VMware and more.  In particular, Mark has a broad grasp of Event Stream Processing to accelerate Digital Transformation in healthcare linking IoT devices and real-time variables into the SAS Viya analytics platform through our CAPS interface.

CAPS AI Development team

Peter M. vonDyck

Kalyan Karumanchi, PhD MBA

Vice President Strategic Innovation and IP Development • Chicago, IL

Dr. Karumanchi is experienced in identifying cutting-edge innovations, fostering strategic partnerships, market research, optimizing intellectual property assets to drive sustained competitive advantage, and translating complex scientific concepts into action insights for diverse stakeholders.  Kalyan also leads our Product Development efforts as the Scientific Lead, working closely with both our Development team and Senior Management, while also collaborating with Healthcare Subject Matter Experts and KOLs.

Teds Conklin

Sarah Rupprecht, MS

Director of Strategic Alliances • Scottsdale, AZ

Ms. Rupprecht has BS in Physics and Masters in Nanoscience – Biochemistry and Sensing Technologies.  She had developed a keen passion for Intellectual Property research and new IP development identifying key strategic partners. Sarah also leads our CAPS Agile Development project and collaboration with our Data Science team and SAS Institute building our continuous analytics framework.

Juan Carlos Gonzalez

Michelle Fekula, MS

Senior Database Developer/MIS • Jacksonville, FL

Michelle has earned BS Chemistry, MS Management Information Systems and BBA Accounting support with work experience healthcare, business analytics and database architecture.  She holds a key role in the PERSOWN development of our CAPS interface; linking databases with data integration tools, and creating job flows with SAS Viya to deliver analytics enhanced values back to clinicians and patients.


We plan to build the largest and best managed health dataset in the world. We seek partners that actively support APIs to enable users to have transparent interoperability of their health-related data.

We seek collaborative hospitals from around the world to launch the CAPS platform for clinical researchers and treatment protocol analytics.