Influence Health Board of Directors

Rupen Patel

Influence Health

Rupen became Influence Health's Chief Executive Officer in 2018. Since joining the company in 2017 as Chief Technology Officer, he has shaped the vision and technology agenda for Influence Health's consumer experience platform. He focuses on providing oversight across the organization to ensure timely and efficient execution of strategic initiatives and operations as well as driving product development and technology innovation efforts. With over 15 years of assembling and directing fast-paced software engineering teams, Rupen specializes in strategy and roadmaps to help businesses drive growth and innovation. He’s passionate about creating software that addresses healthcare’s need for better consumer engagement solutions.

Rupen formerly served as CTO for NCR’s Small and Medium Business division, where he led global engineering for NCR Silver and launched SaaS and Mobile products in 3 new markets. He also drove innovation efforts in streaming analytics and Internet of Things. Prior to that, he founded and directed Mercurium which helped SaaS companies create new products in marketing automation, eCommerce, health gamification, and more. He also led CMS and Social Network product development for many Turner brands including,, and

An alum of Vanderbilt, Rupen also received a Masters degree from Georgia Tech. His honors include a Frost and Sullivan Excellence in Technology Innovation Award in 2016.

Peter Kuhn

Influence Health

Peter began working with Influence Health in 1997 as part of the sales division and has dedicated his entire professional career to the improvement and transformation of healthcare, utilizing information technology. Consulting and forming valuable relationships with executives at hundreds of healthcare organizations over the last 19 years, Peter has attained a unique insight into the challenges facing hospital and health system leaders. As the President & Chief Customer Officer of Influence Health, he works with customers on a daily basis to better understand their strategic consumer engagement needs, to ensure their success, and translates that information to internal teams to drive innovation throughout the organization.

Peter previously served as the CEO and during his tenure strengthened Influence Health's reputation as a market leader and created a competitive, high-performance company culture dedicated to 100% client satisfaction. During Peter’s leadership, Influence Health was recognized in prestigious award programs, such as Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 List and Healthcare Informatics’ HCI 100, all based on annual performance and revenue growth.

Prior to joining Influence Health, Peter played on the ATP Professional Tennis Tour for two years. Peter graduated from the University of South Alabama with a degree in International Business.

John Brennan, Chairman

Silver Lake Sumeru

John Brennan joined Silver Lake in 2008 and is a Managing Director focused on the firm’s middle market strategy, Silver Lake Sumeru. He has significant experience as a senior executive in technology companies and in strategy consulting.

Prior to joining Silver Lake Sumeru, John was at Adobe Systems where he most recently led the company’s Platform Software business unit. In addition, he directed the activities of Adobe’s Creative Professional business unit in an operating capacity in 2005. Prior to Adobe Systems, John was with Hewlett-Packard Company, where as Senior Vice President of SMB segment operations, he was responsible for the sales and marketing of the portfolio of products targeted at the SMB segment. John also spent 8 years working for Accenture Strategic Services where he was a Principal and Associate Partner of Electronics and High-Tech Practice. John is a director on the boards of AVI-SPL and Opera Solutions. He holds degrees from Yale University and the University of California, Berkeley.

John Heyman

Actuate Partners

John Heyman is the Chairman of Actuate Partners, LLC, which he founded in 2011 upon the sale of Radiant Systems to NCR Corporation for $1.2 billion. Actuate Partners focuses on investments in the technology industry, including software, SaaS, and tech-enabled services.

Prior to founding Actuate, Mr. Heyman served as CEO of Radiant Systems, Inc. During his 17-year tenure, Mr. Heyman led the company through its early growth phase, a public offering and its evolution to a $400 million business. At the time of its sale, the company was the leading U.S. provider of technology solutions to the retail and hospitality industry. During his tenure, Mr. Heyman grew the business by entering new vertical markets, enabling the company to reach the small business community, expanding globally, launching new products and acquiring over 15 companies, including 3 outside the U.S.

Hollie Moore Haynes

Silver Lake Sumeru

Hollie Moore Haynes joined Silver Lake in 1999 and is a Managing Director focused on the firm’s middle market strategy, Silver Lake Sumeru. She has been actively involved in Silver Lake Sumeru’s investments in Influence Health, Opera Solutions, i2, Talend and Mobile Messenger.

Prior to Silver Lake, she worked in private equity at Hellman & Friedman and in investment banking at Morgan Stanley & Co. She graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in Economics and received an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Steve Wiggins

Essex Woodlands

Steve Wiggins has over 30 years of experience launching and managing healthcare companies in multiple sectors, including health services, health insurance, specialty pharmaceuticals, medical technology, and healthcare IT.

Steve founded Oxford Health Plans and served for 14 years as the company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Under his leadership, Oxford grew to over $5 billion in annual revenue and ranked among the 300 largest U.S. corporations. He was also the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HealthMarket, Inc., an insurance company that gave birth to innovative Consumer Driven Health Plans and grew to over $150 million in revenue before being acquired by UICI. He co-founded Health Partners, Inc, a physician practice management company that grew to $140 million in annual revenue before it was sold. He was also a co-Founder of Intelliclaim, Inc., which provided claim auditing and productivity software and services to over 20 health insurance companies before it was sold to McKesson, and he was the founding investor in BenefitPort, LLC, a consolidation of health insurance general agencies.