MEET OUR
TEAM

OUR COMMITMENT

We are dedicated to uncovering deals, services and savings that benefit hard working Americans looking to improve their lives.

We are built on the principle that when you improve your living situation, better health follows – hence our motto: “Better deals. Better health. Better life.”

Within our team, we promote a culture where details matter. We are all working to bring a higher quality service experience to more Americans. Our goal is to make Jiseki Health a valued way for more Americans to “connect to better life”.

Tushar Vasisht

Tushar Vasisht
CEO / Co-Founder

Tushar Vasisht is a digital health executive and social entrepreneur, who is maniacal about solving the problem of social isolation, especially for communities down the income scale. He is the CEO and Co-founder at Jiseki Health, Inc., a for profit startup, that helps hard-working Americans “Connect to a better life”. Tushar has led the execution of strategy and innovation at Blue Shield of CA. He was also a founding member at Providence Diagnostics, a UCSF incubated start-up, on a mission to provide affordable testing for DNA mutations associated with high risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer. He has learnt his craft of healthcare policy and delivery with Kaiser Permanente, where he was at the forefront of implementing affordable care act changes. 

Chandra Nagaraja
CTO / Co-founder

Chandra manages Jiseki’s software development team. He’s spent nearly 20 years in Silicon Valley at a variety of companies (including many startups) designing software and software architectures and generally keeping trains on their tracks. His goals at Jiseki are to create a great experience for all consumers and to help the company bring them as many great deals and offers that can help make a positive difference in their lives as possible. Outside of work he’s the proud father of an extremely active toddler.

Jim Pavilack
CMO

Jim is responsible for sharing our vision, keeping our growing population of active participants engaged and raising awareness for each life bettering product, service, discovery and way to save in our vital catalog. Jim loves uncovering ideas, developing products, forging partnerships and distilling strategies to deliver new consumer services in unexpected ways. Jim has co-founded ad-tech and emerging media companies but for the past five years he’s been immersed in health-tech: captivated by the challenge of finding practical ways to improve wellness on a large scale. He believes if Jiseki continues on its trajectory it will do just that.

Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas
COO

Michael has over 20 years of experience in helping organizations innovate, drive efficiency and improve their customer experience.  He comes most recently from SocialWellth where he was the SVP of Product Delivery and Customer Experience, accountable for all client management functions, technology operations as well as product design and delivery. He has also spent 8 years at Blue Shield of California where he was Senior Director, Health Innovation Technology accountable for defining Blue Shield’s operating model for innovation which enabled the development of next generation, disruptive technologies for use in the healthcare marketplace.  Prior to that, Michael was the Vice President of Customer Experience at Health Net, Inc., and also consulted for PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

David Kagan

David Kagan
Medical Advisor

David is a primary care physician with 12 years experience treating both adults and children.  He strongly believes in effective preventative care and using food as medicine to help his patients optimize their own health and wellness.  Right care for the right patients at the right time. He has worked in both the outpatient office and hospital setting and enjoys partnering to set personalized goals and help manage chronic illness.  He is an avid runner, sports fanatic and Cubs fan. 

Jukka Valkonen

Jukka Valkonen
Chief Health & Innovation Officer

Jukka is a registered nurse and public health nurse with 30 years experience in health care. He cares about his clients, and helps them optimize their health and well-being. His goal with his clients is to help them “be your own cure – be your own vaccine”. He also has many years of experience in the health insurance industry and can help clients understand the system. Jukka is also a health-fitness expert, and accomplished athlete.

Suraj “Raj” Vasanth

Suraj “Raj” Vasanth
Chief Delivery Officer

Raj is responsible for executing the company’s business vision, leading strategy and planning. Before joining Jiseki Health, Raj headed Operations at Alphadraft and was responsible for growing the business to 250,000 users in 6 months thereby propelling it to become the leader in Fantasy eSports, which led to the acquisition by Fanduel.  Raj enjoys challenges and new opportunities to learn. He worked as Senior Systems Engineer for Cisco and CA Technologies, helping resolve complex technology issues for some of the largest companies in the world.  As a Manager within Mitel – the third largest Enterprise Communications company in the world, Raj was responsible for delivering high quality telecom products and services.  He was also the Principal Engineer involved with developing the company’s flagship product line encompassing VoIP calling, conferencing, voicemail, instant messaging and presence.  Raj has a MBA in Global Management (Honors) from Thunderbird University, MS in Information Networking from Carnegie Mellon University and MS in Information Systems (Security) from George Mason University.

Steven Lam
Software Engineer

Steven is a Fullstack Software Engineer working on backend partner integrations and developing a web application for users to discover vital products. Steven’s interests outside of work include all types of sports, investing, and manging a small business.