Our team is crafting a better future for primary care

Our Leadership Team

Each of us is here to help practices and physicians succeed.
We respect that our work sits at the center of the physician-patient relationship. The community at Elation Health embraces the challenge of setting a higher standard for health technology.

Kyna Fong
Kyna Fong, PhD
Kyna Fong, PhD

Co-Founder &
Chief Executive Officer

Kyna Fong, PhD

Guiding the organization as a passionate leader for independent primary care. Primary care practice office manager. Stanford economics professor, focusing on game theory and healthcare. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy at UC Berkeley and UCSF. AB applied math, MS computer science, Harvard; PhD economics, Stanford GSB at age 23.

Conan Fong
Conan Fong, MHS
Conan Fong, MHS

Co-Founder &
Chief Experience Officer

Conan Fong, MHS

Driving direction for the overall experience of our customers. Deep expertise in front-line physician practice workflows and operations. Consultant, Courtyard Group, healthcare technology practice. BS microbiology and immunology, McGill University; MHS in health finance management, Johns Hopkins University.

Adam Farren
Adam Farren, MBA
Adam Farren, MBA

Chief Growth Officer

Adam Farren, MBA

Led go-to-market efforts and scaled growth teams at multiple venture-backed businesses in edtech, fintech and media: NovoEd (acquired by Fidelity), Bleacher Report (acquired by Time Warner), Huddler.com (acquired by Wikia) and SigFig. BA from Princeton and MBA from University of California, Berkeley.

Ryo Kawaoka
Ryo Kawaoka
Ryo Kawaoka

VP Product Operations

Ryo Kawaoka

Previously with Location Labs by Avast, where he started as an engineer and advanced to serve as VP of Product and Operations across 13 years. BS degree in molecular biology (immunology) from University of California, Berkeley.

kathryn montilla
Kathryn Montilla, MPH
Kathryn Montilla, MPH

Head of Business Operations

Kathryn Montilla, MPH

Previously in senior leadership roles at Pfizer, Bridgewater Associates, and most recently, Feedzai. BA in economics from Rutgers & MPH from Columbia University.

Nicolas Paymal
Nico Paymal
Nico Paymal

VP Engineering

Nico Paymal

Previously in engineering leadership roles at Invoice2Go, Path, and Salesforce.com. Masters degree from ParisTech (ISIA).

Our Investors and Advisors

Prominent advisors from Kapor Capital, IDEO, Threshold Ventures (formerly Draper Fisher Jurvetson), and other leading organizations share our dedication to better lives for the people working in primary care, and how that translates to a better healthcare system for us all.