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InteractiveMD Appoints Gary Wald, Telehealth Pioneer and Innovator, as Chief Operating Officer
New York, NY – July 16, 2012 – InteractiveMD, provider of a first-of-its-kind consumer telehealth retail model and customized telehealth solutions for the public and private sectors, has named Gary Wald as chief operating officer. A senior executive with operations, marketing and business development experience, Mr. Wald will draw on a solid and diverse career in telehealth, telecommunications, medical devices and advertising. As co-founder of TelaDoc, he helped pioneer the telehealth industry and led the firm in recruiting over one million paying subscribers.
“Gary brings a unique vision to telehealth and a cutting-edge approach that includes customized solutions designed to meet the customer’s needs, using a variety of platforms, devices and service providers,” says Jesse Kessler, CEO, InteractiveMD. “His impressive and far-reaching career spans over 30 years of building nationally prominent businesses and forging strategic alliances. His leadership and commitment to providing care for those who need it most will supercharge InteractiveMD and significantly advance our position in the marketplace.”
Mr. Wald has considerable experience growing divisions and companies. Before co-founding TelaDoc, he served as vice president of Marketing at Medtronic Minimed where his efforts enhanced market penetration of their insulin pump division. He spent five years as vice president of Business Development for GTE/Verizon in the field of digital interactive technologies leading early e-commerce and interactive television technology initiatives. Prior to that, he served as managing director of NBC International, distributing the programs and technical services of NBC to the world marketplace. He spent his early career at advertising agencies, including Ogilvy & Mather, and Grey.
Founded as an exclusive provider for health benefit programs managed by iCan Benefit Group, InteractiveMD provides the first retail telehealth solution-of-its kind for consumers. InteractiveMD also offers customized telehealth solutions for government programs, as well as virtually all private sector business stakeholders including pharmaceutical and medical device companies, hospitals, managed care, self-insured employers and unions, benefit consultants, third party administrators and other intermediaries. Visit http://www.interactiveMD.com or call 1.888.866.7909.