Novir’s forward-thinking leadership team is comprised of dedicated, passionate and experienced individuals. They exemplify our values, empower our people and have a shared dedication to our customers and communities that drive every solution we create.
Our people truly set us apart.
Mr. Kempe has two-and-a-half decades of operating and investment management experience in the healthcare industry, primarily with GE Healthcare (GEHC) in a number of strategic, operational and financial leadership positions in the U.S. and Europe.
He is the former Director of Strategic Alliances & Vice President of Home Health at GEHC. Prior roles include: General Manager of GEHC Americas and Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chairman of GEHC EMEA and GEHC Kretztechnik (NM: KTA). He later founded an investment firm, 37celsius Capital Partners, focused on global digital health companies.
He currently serves in a number of board roles, including as a member of the advisory board at Genia, Sensipass, and VasoGnosis. He served as Chairman of the Board at the World Trade Center Wisconsin (WTCW) and was a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) advisory board.
Mr. Kempe is a native of Sweden, and he received a Bachelor of Science degree from Uppsala University in business administration and economics. He spent four years in the military, including ROTC, serving as a Lieutenant of the Lapland Ranger Regiment in Kiruna, Sweden.
Peter Klug, as Managing Director of FRKL Insights LLC, is an advisor to startups, investor groups and trade associations focused on innovating in healthcare.
He spent nearly a decade at Direct Supply and most recently led the commercial development of Direct Supply’s DS smart™ platform from patented idea to commercialization. This system serves to connect a product portfolio directly to residents’ electronic medical records allowing caregivers to be 40% more efficient and eliminating transcription error. Previously, he was a Category Director for Direct Supply’s Clinical and Rehabilitation businesses, focused on providing a portfolio of senior-focused solutions to therapists and nurses in long-term care.
Prior to joining Direct Supply, Peter spent time in management consulting with A.T. Kearney in its healthcare practice, and he worked for a Silicon Valley telemedicine startup, MDvista, developing software to transform pacemakers into real-time monitoring devices. He has lived in Nijmegen, the Netherlands; Lausanne, Switzerland; and Shanghai, China, serving in a variety of leadership roles in operations, supply chain and product management.
Peter has always been interested in serving others in the healthcare field and making a difference, working with providers and clinicians to help patients stay healthier for longer at a lower cost, with higher patient satisfaction. He earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Princeton University and a master’s degree in business administration with a distinction in leadership from the Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Ms. Wutt, a registered nurse, has more than 30 years of long-term care experience in nursing and senior living, specializing in multiple care platforms and operations, informatics and reimbursement programs.
She has held a variety of leadership positions at health care companies throughout the East Coast, Midwest, Pacific Northwest, Florida, and California, including oversight of operations of numerous independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing across multiple states.
Most recently, Kim was a strategic account executive at Omnicare, CVS Health, a Cincinnati-based national provider of long-term care pharmacy services. Previously, she served as a corporate clinical informatics specialist for Sava Senior Care in Atlanta and as a team leader, clinical services, for Kisco Senior Living in Carlsbad, Calif. She also was the regional director of quality and care management for Chicago-based Enlivant, directing 11 communities in Wisconsin and Michigan.
Kim has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Chicago, an associate degree from Valencia (Fla.) Community College, and practical nursing program diploma from Waukesha County (Wis.) Technical College, as well as facility administration advanced study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, travelling, boarding and spending time with her family and friends.
Mrs. Worzalla has strong and wide-ranging experience in human resources at both Fortune 500 and emerging companies, leading in areas like employee engagement, organizational development, staffing, talent acquisition, and recruitment.
She spent the last two years as Director of People and Culture at Bright Cellars, serving as a key member of the leadership team as the company grew from 50 to more than 100 hourly and salaried employees across the country.
Prior to that, Mrs. Worzalla had more than six years of experience at two Fortune 500 companies: Robert W. Baird & Co. and Kohl’s Corp. As a HR business advisor at Baird, Mrs. Worzalla engaged with associates and managers, building strong relationships and maintaining positive employee relations. At Kohl’s, she served as a Senior Analyst for Organization Design and then on the Merchandise Transformation Team.
Mrs. Worzalla has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Truman State University and a Master’s of Business Administration in Human Resources and Business Management from Concordia University.
Josh Hanna is Novir’s Vice President of Remote Healthcare. He leads Novir’s efforts to develop new clinical care pathways leveraging remote technologies; furthering Novir’s mission of driving preventative health, changing the point of care, yielding better health outcomes, and reducing medical costs for our customers and the populations they serve.
Josh joined Novir after a successful career at GE Healthcare. At GE, he was the Vice President of Digital Service, where he led an organization responsible for the technology development and operational deployment of connectivity and remote diagnostic solutions for GEHC’s diagnostic imaging portfolio. In addition to his roles in technology and field operations, Josh has also held roles in customer account management, quality, and marketing.
Josh received his BA from Princeton University and his MBA from Cornell University. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, making maple syrup on the family maple sugaring farm, and photography.
Previous to Novir, Marc served as vice president of Product at Talis Biomedical, where he was promoted from Director of Product Management. At Talis, Marc led the organization’s Product function from a market opportunity to the full development and regulatory authorization, building the organization and moving it through an IPO along the way.
Before that, Marc served 16 years at Agilent Technologies/Hewlett Packard where he held several management positions leading product lines in Genomics, Laboratory Automation and Microfluidics. Marc has extensive international experience, including positions in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain. Marc received his M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and a MSc in Chemistry from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in Spain.