Meet our leadership team
Chief Executive Officer and FOUNDER
Brian created Inspire in 2005 with the goal of accelerating medical progress through engaged patients and caregivers in safe, trusted online social networks. Today, Inspire is the leading community for health with more than 10 million visitors annually. Brian is a frequent speaker and writer on the topics of health-focused social networks and digital health. He sits on the boards of the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins, and New Jersey Goals of Care, and was a “Red Jacket” recipient from PharmaVOICE magazine for his contributions to the industry. Brian is a graduate of George Washington University.
Chief Financial Officer and Head of Operations
Chief Revenue Officer
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Vice President, Data Science, and Managing Director, Inspire India
Senior Vice President, Real World Evidence
Richard is a life sciences and digital health executive with more than 20 years of experience in marketing, product development and commercial strategy. In addition to overseeing Real World Evidence, Richard is responsible for developing Inspire’s HealthJourney data and engagement platform, which empowers patients and caregivers across their medical journey and accelerates gathering of real world insights of diseases or therapeutics for researchers. Prior to joining Inspire, he held positions at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Rare Genomics Institute, and Hopkins Biotech Network. Richard completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Riverside, and a Masters Degree in Biotechnology, Business Enterprise and Regulatory Affairs from Johns Hopkins University.