We are a Social Enterprise that believes good data saves lives.

Purpose Built

Founded by epidemiologists. Crafted by cybersecurity jedis. Field tested in extreme environments.

Mission & Data Driven

Intelligent and quick responses save lives.

Social Enterprise

Private sector investments to support the most challenging environments on the planet.

Dharma Platform's Leadership Team

Dharma's entire team comprises of leaders in the SaaS technology world coupled with exceptional leaders who were former epidemiologists, emergency response workers, and PhDs in Public Health.
David Muse

Kristen Clark
Chief Growth Officer
Sam Scarpino,
Chief Strategy Officer

Val Kerns
VP Product and Engineering

Frank Risso

Katy Pullen
VP Operations, EMEA

Joe Brilliant
VP Partnerships and BD

Marcie Huff
VP Customer Success

Dr. David Barros
VP Solutions

World Class Board

Larry Brilliant, M.D., M.P.H.
Board Member
Dr. Larry Brilliant is the author of Sometimes Brilliant: The Impossible Adventures of a Spiritual Seeker and Visionary Physician Who Helped Conquer the Worst Disease in History. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Ending Pandemics. Larry is also a Senior Advisor at the Jeff Skoll Group. He previously served as the Skoll Global Threats Fund’s President and CEO, the Vice President of Google, and as a founding Executive Director of Google.org.

Dr. Brilliant is board certified in preventive medicine and lived in India for more than a decade working as a United Nations medical officer where he played a key role in the successful World Health Organization (WHO) smallpox eradication program in South Asia. He is also the co-founder of Seva Foundation, an international NGO with programs and grantees that have given back sight to more than 3.5 million blind people in over 20 countries. He has worked with four Presidents, the United Nations, G8, and Chaired the National Biosurveillance Advisory Subcommittee. He co-founded one of the first digital social networks, the Well. He was also a professor at the University of Michigan and founding chairman of the National Biosurveillance Advisory Subcommittee.

Dr. Brilliant has been recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential People,” by Time Magazine, received the TED Prize, and two honorary doctorates. He currently serves on the boards of Skoll Foundation, Salesforce Foundation, and Dharma Platform.

Chuck Slaughter
Board Member
Chuck earned a BA in Architecture and a Master's in Public and Private Management from Yale. Chuck founded TravelSmith, a leading travel gear company, and grew it to over $100 million in sales and participated in the acquisition and turnaround of several major apparel brands with combined sales over $2 billion. Seeking to apply his business skills to a more meaningful purpose Chuck lead the turnaround of a system of franchised clinics serving the poor in Kenya. This experience inspired Chuck to create Living Goods, which operates networks of 'Avon-like' health entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth and selling life-changing products, like treatments for malaria and diarrhea, fortified foods, family planning, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. Living Goods empowers agents with an innovative smart phone app that automates diagnosis and provides real time data to every manager on any device. Now LG's advisory division is helping some the worlds largest NGOs replicate the model in Uganda, Kenya, Myanmar and Zambia.

Chuck serves on the boards of Yale's School of Management, the Horace Goldsmith Foundation, and Dharma Platform. He received an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, a Draper Richards Fellowship, a Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, and is a World Economic Forum Social Entrepreneur of the Year.

Brian Dunlap
Board Member
Brian Dunlap is the Sector Lead for Technology, Media & Telecommunications for The Rise Fund and is based in San Francisco. Prior to joining TPG, Brian worked at General Atlantic and JMI Equity, where he led investments in enterprise software / SaaS, consumer internet, financial technology and financial services in the U.S. and Latin America. Brian received a B.A., and M.A. from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Brian speaks Spanish and Portuguese and serves on the Boards of Directors at EverFi, HotSchedules, Noodle AI, Resultados Digitais, and Dharma Platform.

Jesse Berns
Co-founder and Board Member
Jesse is a field epidemiologist, applied statistician, and clinician with over a decade of service in the realm of emergency medicine, technology, and data science. Prior to cofounding Dharma, she served as the Health Informatics Officer for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), providing disaster support in the middle east, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America. Most notably, Jesse worked on the front lines of the Syrian crisis in Iraq & Lebanon as the principal investigator for several large emergency health programs. As the technical lead for the MSF Switzerland Health Information System (HIS) project she designed simple, field-driven tools & methods used in 22 countries and over 50 emergency projects.

Jesse worked as an epidemiologist for the World Health Organization Iraq Country Office (EMRO). At UC Berkeley, Jesse was a graduate researcher at the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Emergency Response Branch (ERB). Prior to her public health career, Jesse served as a critical care Paramedic.

Michael Roytman
Co-Founder and Board Chair
Believing that everyone should have access to high-level insights, Michael Roytman was instrumental in seeing that Dharma Platform would be able to organize data in a way that was not only easily understood, but shared in real-time with people all over the world.

With a background focusing on cybersecurity data science and Bayesian algorithms, Michael has worked with Doctors Without Borders, The World Health Organization, and the UN as a technical advisor. After co-founding Dharma Platform, Michael landed on the 2017 Forbes 30 under 30 list. He holds an M.S. in Operations Research from Georgia Tech.

Michael’s been a featured speaker at some of the top security conferences in the world, including RSA, SOURCE, Bsides, Metricon, and SIRAcon. His home in Chicago houses an industrial-scale coffee roasting operation