Iodine's mission is to build tools that help people understand their health & improve their healthcare choices.
We do this by combining clinical research with real life experience, creating better information that can yield new insights.
We believe Iodine can reduce people’s fear & uncertainty about their health, enhance the dialogue between people & their care providers, & create valuable opportunities for better care.
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who we are
Thomas is a noted authority in the design and communication of healthcare data and information.
Thomas is the former executive editor of WIRED, where he led the magazine to more than a dozen National Magazine Awards in the past decade. Thomas is author of The Decision Tree and holds a MPH from UC Berkeley. His 2010 TED talk on visualizing medical data has been viewed more than 300,000 times.
Matt is a software engineer with a decade's experience extracting meaningful knowledge out of massive datasets.
Matt spent the past decade as a software developer at Google, where he worked on Search and co-founded Flu Trends a project that combined data from the CDC with Google search trends to discern new epidemiological signals.
Director of Product and Policy
Amanda Angelotti MD
Amanda directs product strategy and development at Iodine, manages user policies, and provides medical advisory. She also oversees growth and marketing efforts, including the Iodine Blog.
Amanda earned a medical degree from UCSF in 2013. Prior to studying medicine, she worked in communications and online privacy issues at Google. She has also worked in politics, including grassroots voter mobilization for a presidential campaign and youth outreach for a policy think tank.
Director of Design
Adam is a product & user interface designer at Iodine.
At Google, Adam worked on search UX, design training, Flu Trends, health search, Public Data Explorer, and climate information projects.
Before Google, Adam led design at Mac app startup Marketcircle, and worked on the human interface guidelines at Apple.
Director of Engineering
Russell is director of engineering at Iodine.
Russell is an expert in search and data processing: he previously worked as a staff software engineer on search quality and core infrastructure at Google. He was also a co-founder of the search engine Cuil. He has a PhD in distributed systems.
Jessica Goldband MPH
Jessica is Program Manager at Iodine, focusing on content, growth, and operations.
Prior to Iodine, she was Program Manager at Health 2.0 and founder of its Health:Refactored program for developers. Jessica also worked on new initiatives for companies such as Kaiser Permanente and Wellapps (recently acquired by Medivo). She earned her MPH at Columbia University, specializing in health promotion and behavior change.
Michael helps design and implement the look and feel of Iodine products.
After earning his BA in Communication Studies, he began working in the health sector, taking on chronic bleeding disorders as the Marketing Leader at a national specialty pharmacy. Michael has helped chronic disease communities connect through speaking programs, online resources, and his iPhone app Hemoglobe.
Senior Software Engineer
Raj is a software engineer at Iodine whose primary focus is in natural language processing and machine learning.
His previous experience includes extracting relevant information from closed captioning data using NLP techniques. Prior to that he was at Microsoft in the Xbox Console Architecture group where he worked on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
Raj has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Waterloo and a Master’s degree from Stanford University.
Marc is a software engineer at Iodine.
He recently graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Previously, he interned at Guidance Software, Exelis, and the USC Computational Behavior Group, where he worked on projects ranging from web programming to data analytics.
His academic interests include machine learning and data mining.