Team

emocha is scaling Directly Observed Therapy with an incredible team

We are guided by a team of executives, leaders, designers, and healthcare experts committed to our overarching goal of changing the culture to medication adherence a cultural norm.

Meet our leadership team

Sebastian Seiguer

Chief Executive Officer

Sebastian is CEO and co-founder of emocha and responsible for overall company strategy and management. Prior to emocha, he was CEO and co-founder of a German retail chain that scaled nationally to over 25 locations and more than 200 employees.

Morad Elmi, MBA

VP Strategic Partnerships, Co-Founder

Morad is responsible for business development and new partnership efforts. Prior to emocha, he managed a legislative portfolio of domestic and international issues for several years in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Amanda Allen, MA

Chief Experience Officer

Amanda leads all user interface and experience design at emocha. She is an expert in human-centered design methodology and has designed mobile and web applications for breast cancer, diabetes, HIV, tuberculosis, hepatitis C, outbreak monitoring, and opioid use disorder.

Michelle Mendes

Sr. Director, Patient Solutions

Michelle has over 10 years of experience working with providers and patients to promote healthy behavior change. She comes from a social marketing and communications background, and has worked with health systems and policymakers.

Jordan Hadas

Chief Product Officer

Jordan leads the entire Product team, working on data-driven product management and leadership. With a 13-year track record of startup success, Jordan has worked across verticals including healthcare, fintech, consumer goods, and ecommerce.

Amy Cummings, MBA, MSN, RN

VP of Business Development & Client Success

Amy leads all sales and partnership opportunities at emocha, across all verticals. With over 15 years of experience in digital health, including client development, sales, and strategy, Amy was previously at DarioHealth & Propeller Health.

Janet Hughes, MBA

VP of Marketing & Communications

Janet is responsible for all efforts surrounding emocha’s marketing & communications initiatives. She brings 25+ years of experience in successfully managing complex strategic and tactical marketing challenges in healthcare’s B2B and B2C segments. Janet, previously leading marketing at Blue Health Intelligence, Evolent, and iQuvia.

Meet our advisors

Bob Bollinger, MD

Raj and Kamla Gupta Professor of Infectious Diseases & Director, Center for Clinical Global Health Education,
Johns Hopkins University

Larry Chang, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and International Health
Johns Hopkins University

Jane McKenzie-White, MAS, MSED

Managing Director, Center for Clinical Global Health Education
Johns Hopkins University

Maunank Shah, MD, PHD

Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases 
Johns Hopkins University

Daniel J. Durand, MD

Chief Innovation Officer, Chair of Radiology 
LifeBridge Health

Jeffrey H. Samet, MD MA MPH

John Noble, MD Professor in General Internal Medicine
Boston Medical Center

Kenneth Silverman, PHD

Director of the Center for Learning and Health, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins University

Interested in joining the team?