Team Members

Lance Manning


  • Co-founder of Texas Healthcare Challenge
  • mHealth startup CEO, 3x hackathon grad
  • Background in military telemedicine
  • Took photo tours in Brazil, China & Russia
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Hubert Zajicek


  • CEO of Health Wildcatters
  • Former faculty at UT Southwestern
  • MBA from SMU
  • Once was chased by the German Coast Guard on the Baltic Sea
  • LinkedIn

Kobby Amoah


  • 2x founder of funded health startups
  • Former software developer at a major hospital system
  • MIT Pfizer Fellow
  • Product Consultant at Merrill Lynch
  • LinkedIn

Lindsey Settles


  • Operations support at Health Wildcatters
  • Graduate of University of North Texas
  • Customer service and digital marketing expert
  • Plays the Ukulele
  • Linkedin

John Alexander


  • Medical Director, Pain Services & Regional Anesthesia Service, Parkland Hospital
  • Associate Professor, UT Southwestern
  • President, UTSW Faculty Senate
  • Runs ultramarathons
  • LinkedIn

Alice Zhang


  • Medical student at UT Southwestern 
  • BS Molecular Biology from UT Austin
  • Interested in medtech entrepreneurship
  • Made her TV debut on Stephen Colbert’s show for 0.8 seconds. 
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Loren Bolton


  • Program manager at Health Wildcatters
  • Graduate of Univ. of North Texas
  • Expert in PR, Communications
  • Once played on Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” piano
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Tyler Piazza


Michael Gillespie


  • 3rd year medical student at UT Southwestern
  • Builds medical devices for astronauts, holds several patents
  • Former collegiate pole-vaulter 
  • LinkedIn

Emily Lindemer


  • PhD from Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology
  • Co-Founder of Hey,Charlie
  • Boston's 40 Under 40 for Health Innovation
  • Draws an online cat comic strip


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