October 1, 2020
John Gebhart is a seasoned entrepreneurial leader who has worked in emerging health and technology companies for more than 30 years in the roles of CFO, COO, and CEO. His areas of specialization include financial and operations management, capital formation, strategic planning, financial modeling, organization development, and investor relations and has raised more than $150 million for his companies. Most recently he was CFO Acucela, Inc., a clinical stage ophthalmology developing diverse portfolio of drugs and devices to preserve and restore vision. He previously served as CFO for Qliance Medical Management Inc, a leader in direct primary care services, and CEO of Carewise Inc., a pioneer in telephone nurse triage and patient advocacy.. He has also he operated an independent consultancy providing project management and interim executive services to a variety of health services and technology companies including Remote Medical International, Ventripoint, PhysioSonics, Carena, Clarity Health, Nexcura, and DS-IQ. He began his career as a CPA with Ernst & Young and received his MBA from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.