Our Team

A Proven Cadre of Innovators, Leaders, and Engineers.​

Tim Gibbon’s “get it done” approach has been the driving force between massive growth and innovation in every role he’s had. He is a true expert in the healthcare market and knows what it takes to build a world-class product, support it, and scale a company.

TIM GIBBONS

CEO

Tim Gibbons is the CEO of EdgeX. His academic background includes a BBA in Accounting from Loyola University of Chicago and an MBA from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. His minor in Computer Science and background in auditing have given him a unique skill set in both technical and business areas.

Tim has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare technology industry, having held notable positions such as CEO at Pharmacy OneSource, which he built from scratch to a $50 million annual business with 3,000 hospital accounts in the US. He also sold the business to Wolters Kluwer.

Tim’s “get it done” approach is well-known in the industry, and his work has earned him industry recognition such as the Best in Klas for Sentri7 for patient surveillance in the healthcare category, and Best new business deal award at Wolters Kluwer in 2011.

As CEO of EdgeX, Tim brings his extensive experience and expertise to lead the company’s growth and success.

Experience

  • Exec. V.P. Sales & Marketing, StaffReady
  • President & CEO, PharmID Inc.
  • President & CEO, Pharmacy OneSource

Education

  • M.B.A., Drake University
  • B.B.A., Accounting, Loyola University Chicago

Jon Siann keeps his “innovation in practice” at the forefront of his approach to engineering. He knows that our industry has the unique opportunity to improve life through the thoughtful application of technology. It’s a space his creative ability can impact the world positively.

Jon Siann

CTO

Jon Siann is the CTO at EdgeX which is the third technology start-up he has founded. His position leverages his years of experience and unique skill sets in IoT. He earned a BSc (Honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Edinburgh in 1986.

Jon has held leadership roles in engineering and marketing at technology companies, including IBM, Rockwell Semi, Peregrine Semiconductor (Murata), AMCC, and MicroPower Technology. As CEO/CTO founder at Bretelon he developed a cloud and custom 4G LTE/GPS silicon platform for outdoor tracking and closed an eight-figure non-dilutive contract with a Fortune 50 wireless communications leader.

At Bretelon he parlayed $2.8M in angel investment into a $24M cash exit in less than 18 months.

His passion for technology stems from its potential to impact the world positively. With over 18 years of experience, he has extensive knowledge in ultra-low power enterprise/IoT wireless networking, silicon design, and software-defined radio technologies. He is also an indoor and outdoor localization technology expert, including GNSS (GPS).

He likes to foster a “Quick, Practical Innovation” approach to problems and maintain a strong sense of humor under pressure.

Experience

  • VP, Bus. Unit GM, Mobile IoT, Sigma Designs
  • CEO/CTO, Bretelon Inc.
  • CEO, MicroPower Technologies Inc.
  • VP Marketing, Netlist

Education

  • BSc (Honours), Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Edinburgh, UK
Abraham Palmbach, COO

Abraham Palmbach’s expertise is building teams that deliver superior client experiences while maximizing their ROI into new marketsHe loves working at the intersection of business, technology, and people to improve patient care. 

Abraham Palmbach

Coo

As COO of EdgeX, Abraham brings over 20 years of management and technology expertise to lead the company’s operations. Abraham has focused his entire career on helping healthcare professionals better serve their patients through technology.

As a founding member of Pharmacy OneSource, Abraham guided the technology and client services efforts to build one of healthcare’s early true multi-tenant Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies starting in 2000, way before the term “Cloud” had today’s meaning. He also brought the concept of “Customer Success” to the company in the mid-2000’s, years before it became standard practice for SaaS companies. In partnership with Tim Gibbons, the systems and teams he helped architect supported nearly 1,300 hospitals across multiple product lines before its acquisition by Wolters Kluwer in 2010.

As President and COO at Wellbe, Abraham led Customer Success, Implementation, and Support for hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers looking to improve the patient experience for major procedures like joint replacements, while navigating the shift to value-based care with bundled payments. Abraham also led the creation of private-label partnerships with major medical device companies, as well as all fundraising.

Most recently as Chief Strategy Officer at Medcor, Abraham led the strategic and annual planning processes, as well as a consulting engagement with McKinsey & Company in 2021. Abraham focused on establishing strategic partnerships for Medcor, as well as Product Management for Medcor’s software solutions.

Experience

  • Chief Strategy Officer, Medcor, Inc. 
  • VP of Operations, PharmID, Inc. 
  • President & COO, Wellbe, Inc. 
  • VP of Client Services, Pharmacy OneSource, Inc. 

Education

  • B.S., Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin 

Josh Cooprider’s twelve years of experience in the healthcare technology industry has taught him the importance of growth acceleration for startups, especially those in the healthcare SaaS space. He has a passion for fusing technology with healthcare for higher-quality care.

Josh Cooprider

VP of Sales

Josh Cooprider is the Vice President of Sales at EdgeX. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management from Northwest Nazarene University, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Sports Management from the University of Worcester in England.

Throughout his career, Cooprider has held notable positions in the healthcare technology industry. He served as the Regional Sales Director at MedKeeper, a leading provider of mobile and cloud-based software applications for pharmacy safety, operations, and compliance. He played a key role in driving new business and revenue growth, contributing to MedKeeper’s successful acquisition by Grifols, a global healthcare company.

Cooprider later served as the Area Sales Director for Grifols, responsible for new and renewal business revenue in the Western U.S. His expertise lies in healthcare software as a service (SaaS) sales, revenue and profit growth, growth acceleration in start-up companies, consultative selling, sales operations, and sales management.

Driven, results-oriented, and focused on building strong relationships, Cooprider has received industry recognition including MedKeeper President’s Club awards from 2015 to 2017 and Grifols President’s Club recognition in 2018.

With 12 years of experience in the healthcare technology industry, Cooprider is an active member of the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS), as well as the Washington State Chapter of HIMSS. His professional approach can be summarized as driven, results-oriented, and relationship-focused.

Experience

  • Regional Sales Director, MedKeeper
  • Area Sales Director, Western U.S., Grifols 

Education

  • B.A., Management, Northwest Nazarene University
  • Ph.D., Sports Management, University of Worcester

Takis Ampelas is a seasoned manager and is leading his team to deliver tech that is superior to anything else on the market. Takis is passionate about delivering low-power, low-cost, and low-footprint wireless tech to the healthcare market.

Takis Ampelas

VP of Engineering

Takis Ampelas is the Vice President of Engineering at EdgeX, where he leads the development of cutting-edge low power, wireless technologies. He received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from SDSU and has over 23 years of experience in the industry.

Prior to joining EdgeX, Ampelas held notable positions in various technology companies including Director of Quality at Sigma Designs, QA Manager at Micropower Technologies, and as an Engineer at both Texas Instruments and Nokia.

His unique skill sets lie in low power, wireless protocols, embedded systems, testing, and quality control. Ampelas describes his professional approach as “building dependable, low power, all wireless, low-cost technologies”.

Takis takes pride in managing a great team and delivering technology that is superior to anything else in the market. Ampelas has used his extensive experience and knowledge to modify existing technologies, patent new ideas, and create new technologies that overcome obstacles in the healthcare technology industry.

Experience

  • Director of QA, Mobile IoT, Sigma Designs
  • QA Manager, MicroPower Technologies Inc.
  • Software Test Engineer, Texas Instruments
  • Software Test Engineer, Nokia Mobile Phones

Education

  • BS (Honors), Electrical Engineering, San Diego State University

Roger Gregory’s professional training has taught him how to create markets and not just great products. He is a master at business case scenario planning and finding overlooked paths. His specialty taking leading-edge technologies from initial concept to mass production while outmaneuvering bigger players.

Roger Gregory

VP of Product

Roger Gregory is the Vice President of Product at EdgeX. He holds several degrees in BEng (Honours) in Electronics, a postgraduate Diploma in Engineering from the University of Salford, England, a postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Southampton, England, and several professional accredited courses.

Roger has over 15 years of experience in the technology industry and has held notable positions at companies such as Ezlo Innovation, Greenwave Systems, Entropic Communications, and NXP. His unique skill set lies in creating new market segments and taking high performance teams across rapid technology innovation cycles. He is skilled in business case scenario planning and finding overlooked paths.

Roger has received several awards for product innovation, including Most Innovative IoT Solution from Broadband World Forum and the IoT Breakthrough award. His most significant professional accomplishment was helping to transform the US cable industry from analog to digital with a low-cost digital adapter called an HD-DTA. Despite competitors ignoring this category, it paved the way to release video spectrum for the plethora of streaming services enjoyed today by over 83% of US households.

Roger’s professional approach is fast, thoughtful, and collaborative.

Experience

  • VP of Product Management, Ezlo Innovation
  • VP of Product Marketing, Greenwave Systems Inc.
  • VP of Marketing, Entropic Communications
  • Director of Marketing, NXP Semiconductors

Education

  • BEng (Honours), Electronics, University of Salford
  • PgDip, Engineering, University of Salford
  • PgDip, Business Administration, University of Southhampton

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