Vancouver, BC November 20, 2018 — Ayogo Health Inc., a world-leading vendor of digital health and patient engagement products and services, is as pleased as punch to announce the hiring of Katherine Benjamin as Vice President of Service Design, and David Green as VP of Technology.
Katherine Benjamin is an internationally-recognized service design expert with deep experience in frontline, operational, and strategic health programs, and a particular focus on behavioural economics and digital product design.
“I’ve made it my goal always to be part of teams and organisations leading change and operating at the very forefront of their industry,” Katherine explains. “Ayogo is one of those companies. They have a roster of incredible global clients and present a tremendous opportunity to work on some of the most challenging problems in healthcare. I’ll be joining an amazing group of colleagues and I can’t wait to get started.”
Katherine was a fellow at the Royal Society of the Arts in London (UK) in 2014, a curator for the User Centred Design Society’s 2016 conference in London (UK), and speaker at Stanford’s MedX conference in Palo Alto. She’s lectured on service design at the University College of London, and the London School of Economics and Political Science. Most recently, Katherine worked for the Ontario Cabinet Office, where she set up the province’s first digital lab for government, prior to that as digital strategist for UK’s National Health Service, and currently teaches service design at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
David Green is a passionate technologist, entrepreneur and software developer, with over 20 years of experience building and leading teams that develop successful, profitable products. He brings a fluency in both the human and technical aspects of software development, and an emphasis on architecture, software craftsmanship, agile development and lean delivery.
David adds: “It’s an uncommon opportunity, to join a team so deeply committed to improving people’s lives through technology, a goal I share. I’m thrilled to be applying my expertise to accelerating the company’s growth and advancement.”
For the past 9 years, David has been VP of Architecture and Engineering at Tasktop Technologies, where his key achievements included creating Tasktop’s Integration Factory, helping to define the market for model-driven integration. Prior to Tasktop, David was CTO and Principal Tools Architect of Make Technologies (acquired by Dell in 2010) for 11 years.
“Our mission is to build products that have a global impact and to do that you need a team of superheroes,” says Michael Fergusson, Ayogo’s CEO. “The addition of Katherine and David to our team is clear evidence that Ayogo is becoming a centre of gravity in the digital health ecosystem. We’re attracting professionals with the combination of real-world experience, talent, and ambition needed to successfully integrate novel digital health services into existing healthcare settings.”
Ayogo is a recognized leader in the design and development of evidence-based and dynamically adaptive patient success applications for the world’s leading pharmaceutical, medical device, and healthcare organizations. Founded in 2011, Ayogo is on a mission to build products that change the world for the better, and a culture that will empower the people who are part of it to achieve greatness.