Castlight Health Appoints Athena health COO Ed Park to Board of Directors
Apr 29, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO – April 29, 2014 – Castlight Health (NYSE: CSLT), a pioneer of the Enterprise Healthcare Cloud, has appointed Ed Park to its Board of Directors.
Ed is an original team member, former Chief Technology Officer, and current Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at athenahealth. Ed has served as an advisor to Castlight’s Board of Directors. In his expanded role serving on Castlight’s Board of Directors, Ed will contribute his expertise scaling a company that works at the intersection of technology and healthcare.
“We are honored that Ed Park has joined Castlight Health’s Board of Directors, and I look forward to working with him,” said Giovanni Colella, M.D., co-founder and CEO of Castlight Health. “Ed is one of the foremost authorities on how to scale a technology company addressing the complexities of American healthcare. He’s a tremendous addition to our Board at just the right time in our company’s maturation.”
Ed is widely recognized as a thought leader in health information technology, having served as the lead architect for athenahealth’s respected cloud-based services platform.
“Castlight’s technology platform holds the potential to bring operational efficiency to American employers and transform healthcare spending from an uncontrolled business cost to a business advantage,” said Park. “It’s been exciting to watch Castlight evolve from a visionary idea to a company creating real and positive value nationwide for employers, employees and their families. I’m pleased to lend my experience to help the company.”
About Castlight Health
Castlight Health (NYSE: CSLT) is a pioneer of the Enterprise Healthcare Cloud. Founded in 2008, San Francisco-based Castlight makes healthcare data actionable, empowering our enterprise customers to gain control over their healthcare spending and transforming how companies and employees engage in healthcare. With Castlight, employers can implement technology-enabled benefit designs, integrate disparate healthcare applications, and provide meaningful information to employees and their families. More than 100 companies, ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, have selected Castlight. For more information visit www.castlighthealth.com. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn and Like us on Facebook. Source: Castlight Health.
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