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Who we are

Caption Health was founded with the mission to transform healthcare with AI. We’re led by a team of best-in-class entrepreneurs, engineers, and clinicians who are committed to empowering healthcare providers with new capabilities using AI.

Executive Leadership

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An entrepreneur and neuroscientist at heart, Charles is always looking for ways to solve the most impactful and challenging problems with technology. He has used his unique skillset of engineering, computer science, and neuroscience to co-found and lead Caption Health on their mission to bring deep learning to healthcare. Prior to founding Caption Health, he was an expert in deep learning at MIT and Berkeley and was a founding member of IQ Engines, acquired by Yahoo!.

Charles Cadieu CEO and Co-Founder
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Kilian co-founded Caption Health to create products that positively impact the lives of billions of people. As a research scientist and entrepreneur, he focuses on using deep learning to solve critical problems in healthcare. Prior to co-founding Caption Health, Kilian developed computational models of visual processing in both biological and artificial neural networks at UC Berkeley and was a founding member of IQ Engines.

Kilian Koepsell CTO and Co-Founder
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Shara brings over twelve years of healthcare product management and marketing experience to Caption Health. Her expertise includes new product development for mature and emerging markets, as well as strategy development and commercialization. Shara has experience in a range of companies, from Philips, where she launched several novel healthcare products to Ascension Health, the largest non-profit hospital system in the U.S.

Shara Senior Head of Product & Marketing
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An engineer with a mission, Matthew is constantly looking to create technology that makes a huge impact. He has over 20 years’ experience at industry-leading companies like Box and Oracle, where the he was the VP of software and CRM development. At Caption Health, Matthew is bringing his expertise in engineering and his passion for solving big technical problems to healthcare.

Matthew Self Head of Engineering
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Originally from Norway, Yngvil brings more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry to Caption Health. Prior to joining Caption Health in 2017, Yngvil worked at Photocure where she designed and executed multiple pivotal clinical trials for a drug-device combination product that formed the basis for regulatory approval in both the US and EU. She also played an integral role in building a commercial organization in the US. Yngvil is a respected clinical scientist with excellent analytical and leadership skills.

Yngvil Thomas, MSc Head of Clinical Development
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Randy is an accomplished world renowned academic cardiologist who was a pioneer in noninvasive cardiology, and the role of ultrasound in cardiovascular diagnostics. He held faculty and clinical positions at many prestigious universities—including Stanford, University of Virginia, Mayo Clinic and Emory University Medical School where he was both Associate Dean and Director of Noninvasive Cardiology. Randy is a past president of the American Society of Echocardiography and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography, and the European Society of Cardiology. Randy is also a prolific academician, with more than 200 publications. Randy also served as chief Medical Correspondent for Cox Communications and has received multiple Emmy nominations and awards including the recipient of the American Heart Association’s Howard L. Lewis Lifetime Achievement Award for Health Reporting.

Randolph Martin, MD Chief Medical Officer
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Sam spent four years as a reviewer at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the Division of Cardiovascular Devices, where he reviewed IDEs, 510(k)s, PMAs, and other submissions for cardiac electrophysiology devices, including the first FDA approval of a professional-use automated external defibrillator.

Sam Surette Head of RA & QA
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A seasoned leader with an impulse for innovation and customer satisfaction, Prachi's passion is all about helping people, teams, and organizations figure out where they are, where they want to be, and help them get there. She brings over 13 years of experience in managing diverse business functions and operations that includes COO at Imorgon and leadership roles at Ciitizen and Philips. At Caption Health, Prachi brings her unique technical and leadership skills coupled with her customer-centric approach to manage Operations, Supply Chain, Customer Implementation, and Support.

Prachi Kothavade Head of Operations
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Chris has over 25 years of experience in pioneering healthcare technologies and is deeply committed to helping more patients through innovative software. Coming from key leadership roles in companies such as Boston Scientific, Acclarent, Guidant and MDsave, Chris knows that true partnership is critical to enhance access to care.

Chris Larsen Head of Sales
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Having lived in five countries, Glenn brings a wealth of global high tech/medical product experience, with an emphasis on bringing innovative technologies to the marketplace. Glenn's commercial background provides a broad understanding of the healthcare market with over 24 years of business leadership across Asia Pacific, Europe, Japan, and the USA. He has expertise in leading Global Sales & Marketing with Siemens, Sales Channel Development, and Strategic Key Opinion Leader Management with ACUSON and Esaote North America.

Glenn Davis Strategic Business Management
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Michael comes to Caption Health with decades of experience bringing innovative medical devices to market. He founded and led Ecton and Penrith, startups that developed the world’s first portable, digital phased array cardiac ultrasound system and the first wireless ultrasound system. Michael specializes in product launches and M&A integrations with a focus on cardiology, radiology, and point-of-care technologies.

Michael Cannon Advisor
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David is a Cardiac Sonographer Emeritus after working for 38 years at Duke University Medical Center. He retired in 2016 to pursue global medical missions, an area he feels passionate about. David recently received the ASE Distinguished Sonographer Teacher Award and the first ASE Sonographer Lifetime Achievement Award. Author and co-author of over 140 articles and book chapters, David is known worldwide for his insightful and humorous lecturing style. In 2016, The American Society of Echo started the annual Adams Global Service Award in his name. David has worked as a consultant for many major ultrasound companies including Caption Health for the past 3+ years.

David Adams, ACS, RCS, RDCS, FASE Advisor


Khosla Ventures
Atlantic Bridge
Edwards Lifesciences
MHI Ventures
Greenbox Capital
11.2 Capital
National Science Foundation


Northwestern Medicine
Alina Health
Minneapolis Heart Institute
Edwards Lifesciences