Dr. B is the brainchild of Cyrus Massoumi, an entrepreneur and investor whose mission to make access to healthcare more efficient and equitable. Cyrus is the founder and former CEO of ZocDoc and member of the Board of Advisors of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Cyrus is also the founder of humbition, a venture capital firm, and Shadow, the app that uses AI and the power of community to reunite lost pets with their families.
With his focus on patient-centric treatment plans, Dr. Bobby Buka is one of New York’s leading dermatologists. He is the co-founder of The Dermatology Specialists, a full-service practice with 20+ locations across New York City. Dr. Buka graduated from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and completed his residency at the University of California San Diego. He is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Misha Kaletsky is a software engineering leader specializing in using technology to solve complex problems in healthcare. Prior to joining the Dr. B team, Misha held positions at Haven, ZocDoc, and Microsoft. He received a B.Sc. in Mathematics from Oxford University and a M.Sc. in Computer Science from University College London.
Ahmet Nalcacioglu is an experienced software engineer. Prior to joining Dr. B., he worked as a Principal Engineer at Haven, a healthcare startup. Before that, he built and ran a quantitative/systematic trading hedge fund. Ahmet received his MBA degree from New York University, MS degree in Computer Science from the University of Florida, and his B.Sc. in Computer Science from Bilkent University, Turkey.
Jimmy co-founded the site vaxstandby.com, also a COVID standby list, and merged forces with Dr. B in February to accelerate the shared mission. He was previously a Creative Technologist at the New York Times and Principal Designer at IDEO. Jimmy holds a BA in Psychology and MS in Mechanical Engineering, both from Stanford University.
Clara Bensen is an experienced content strategist who has supported 100+ funds and startups across a range of industries. She is the founder of Far West, a leading digital creative studio. She is also a published author, with a travel memoir (No Baggage), which has been published in a dozen languages and optioned for a feature film by Warner Brothers.
Ariel Farias is an experienced software engineer with years of experience building responsive and reliable solutions for clients across a range of industries. Before joining Dr. B, Ariel worked with Ultimate Software/UKG Inc., Ampled, and ChordBuff, which he co-founded. He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida.