Our Leadership Team

Each member of the leadership team at SOC Telemed is dedicated to a healthcare vision—access to the best emergency specialty care for every patient at every hospital. This forward-thinking group of clinicians and entrepreneurs draws upon a great depth of experience to deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions.

Paul Ricci

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Paul Ricci drives SOCTelemed’s vision and strategy to transform healthcare by increasing access to high quality care through telemedicine. He was the chairman and CEO of Nuance Communications until he retired in March 2018. While at Nuance, Ricci transformed the company from a small imaging software publisher into a two billion dollar leading provider of conversational speech and AI solutions, with 14,000 employees worldwide.

John Kalix

President

John Kalix spearheads SOCTelemed’s efforts to be the leader the field of acute telemedicine by bringing highest quality of care, the best clinicians and the patients who need them, together using technology. He comes to SOC with more than 25 years of experience in healthcare. Most recently having served as EVP and Chief Operating Officer at North American Partners of Anesthesia (NAPA).

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Hai Tran

Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer

Hai Tran oversees operational efficiency at SOCTelemed and is committed to ensuring that SOC’s partners see measurable improvements in patient outcomes and financial strength. He has over 20 years of experience as an executive, focusing on building growth oriented organizations with public and private companies.

R. Jason Hallock, MD, MMM

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Hallock leads the management of clinical and administrative strategy, ensuring that top-rated medical standards are met across all clinical specialties. Dr. Hallock is a strategic clinical and operational leader with over twenty years of experience within some of the nation’s most highly developed, clinically integrated networks.

Sean Banerjee

Chief Technology Officer

Sean Banerjee is a technologist and a healthcare product simplification evangelist with 20 years of IT leadership experience in leading large IT software engineering shops in multiple successful healthcare tech startups.

Sam Dvorchik

Chief Revenue Officer

Sam Dvorchik leads strategic business development and marketing at SOCTelemed. Dvorchik is the former VP of Sales for Brightfield, one of the nation’s foremost workforce strategy and technology companies.

Mauricio Sirvent

General Manager, Neurology

Mauricio Sirvent has over 25 years of expertise leading and advising health care organizations with an emphasis on operational efficiencies.

Eric R. Anderson, MD, PhD

Chair of Neurology

Dr. Eric Anderson leads SOC’s Neurology Council, which was created for the advancement of remote neurology care. The council includes a group of renowned board-certified neurologists who aim to set standards for industry leadership, patient care, outcome measurement, and overall quality.

Robyn Baek, PMP

Vice President, Analytics & Insights

Robyn Baek leads the analytics team at SOCTelemed and has built a robust data-driven culture within the organization. She oversees clinical, operational, and financial data analyses, and communications across the organization to drive action and results.

Jennifer Guilmette, PMP, LSSGB

Vice President, Project Management & Implementations

Jennifer Guilmette is passionate about delivering outstanding customer service, executing corporate strategy, and driving healthcare transformation by providing access to quality care for every patient.

Rebecca Kish, LSSGB

Vice President, Provider Network Operations

Rebecca Kish oversees teams responsible for provider licensing, internal credentialing and privileging, client credentialing and privileging, and, most recently, Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial credentialing and enrollment.

Jack Spradley

Vice President, Operations

Jack is a decisive, results-oriented Healthcare Operations leader with extensive experience in creating innovative solutions for complex challenges and market changes. As Vice President of Operations, his role is to maintain quality and throughput related to case management and assignments.

Josh Randall

Vice President, Clinical Operations

Josh Randalls focus is primarily short term clinical staff planning and long-term clinical staff planning. Josh brings 13 years of expertise in telemedicine administration and offers strategic insight to clinical operations while maintaining the quality of clinical staff that makes SOCTelemed the industry leader.

Brad Murphy

Senior Vice President, Client Success

Mr. Murphy is dedicated to deepening the SOC Telemed client experience, ensuring long-term strategic partnerships are driven by quality customer service and clinical excellence.

Alberto Peñalver, MD

Chief of Psychiatry

Dr. Peñalver received his M.D. from the University of Miami in 1985 prior to completing his residency through Jackson Memorial Medical Center and the University of Miami in 1989.

William Krimsky, MD, FCCP

Chief of Critical Care

Specializing in the areas of critical care and internal chest medicine, Dr. Krimsky is triple board certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine in the areas of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine.

Anton Arbatov MHA, FACHE

Vice President, Revenue Cycle Management and Compliance

Mr. Arbatov leads revenue cycle management, corporate compliance program, and government relations for SOC Telemed.

James Camic

Vice President, Human Resources

Mr. Camic leads the people operations and culture initiatives at SOC, where we believe our people are key in supporting our vision to transform healthcare.

Jeremy Hardin

Vice President, Finance & Controller

Meg Hoyecki

Vice President, Marketing

Ms. Hoyecki leads the marketing, communications, and client advocacy strategy for SOC Telemed. Meg is an energetic and creative problem-solver that is driven to make a positive impact on healthcare transformation.

Janina Rogal

Senior Vice President, Sales

Ms. Rogal is the senior vice president of sales focused on cultivating growth and business opportunities for SOC Telemed.