About Us

Owl is leading the transformation to personalized,precision-guided behavioral health.

At Owl, our mission is to deliver innovative behavioral health solutions that improve people’s lives. We are a team of smart, collaborative people; passionate about making a difference for those struggling with mental illness. We chose to bring our backgrounds and expertise in mental health therapy, healthcare and technology to help empower the most effective behavioral health care for community mental health providers, hospitals and health plans.

Leadership Team

Eric Meier

President and Chief Executive Officer

With over 25 years of experience in the development of innovative software, medical devices, and drug delivery systems, Eric brings his wealth of experience to Owl. In his previous roles, Eric served as CEO of Cervel Neurotech, a non-invasive deep brain stimulation offering for the treatment of psychiatric and neurological disorders acquired by Rio Grande Neurotechnologies; Founder and CEO of Calypso Medical, a platform for the delivery of targeted external beam radiation treatment acquired by Varian Medical Systems; and a variety of corporate development activities at Johnson & Johnson. In his free time, he can be found surfing, fly fishing, and enjoying blues music.

Darla Brown

Chief Product Officer

Darla has over two decades of experience in technology strategy and product development that she has gained through leadership roles at web and software development companies. She can create robust, scalable web products and build high-functioning engineering systems and teams. Darla has co-founded multiple digital startups in the healthcare and media industries, where she has combined her expert knowledge of product development with her understanding of user experience and interaction to improve clinical workflows and patient engagement.

Mark Pecoraro

Chief Customer Officer

Mark joins Owl with 25 years of experience in post-sales, high-value, B2B software solutions. His background has enabled him to develop a wealth of leadership skills and operational experience to help SaaS companies enhance their customer success capabilities and is skilled at deploying Customer Success Automation platforms. Mark is an industry thought leader and Co-Chair of the Customer Success Governance Council. He has held executive leadership roles at SaaS organizations and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Strikedeck and is a member of the Standards Committee at the Customer Success Association.

Peter Bakas

Consulting Chief Technology Officer

Peter has over 25 years experience in technology with a passion for large scale distributed systems, real time/streaming big data and how to build teams to design, implement and maintain them. Peter is a former Co-Founder and CEO of a cloud data infrastructure company that had a successful exit. Peter has also held Senior Engineering and Product Leadership roles at various industry leading organizations including Netflix, Yahoo, PayPal, and Bank of America.

Paige Mantel

Vice President, Marketing

Paige Mantel brings over 25 years of experience in digital and healthcare technology. She is passionate about developing and delivering innovative and pragmatic solutions that delight consumers and healthcare users alike, and deliver results. Her experience has ranged from Fortune 500 companies to dynamic startups. Prior to Owl, Paige lead the marketing and business development strategy for mPulse Mobile, offering a conversational AI-based patient engagement solution, and lead the Healthcare Division of Archer Mobile. Paige earned her Bachelor’s degree from University of California, Davis and her MBA from University of Texas, Austin.

Doug Keyes

Vice President, Sales

A proven healthcare sales leader with thirty years of experience in building and leading high performing sales teams, developing effective go-to-market strategies, executive level direct sales, and business development relationships. Prior to joining Owl, Doug spent eleven years leading sales teams and contributing to the rapid growth of the SAAS Care Coordination division of Allscripts. Doug started his career with Baxter Healthcare and in addition to Allscripts, he contributed to the sales growth and sales leadership for three start-up organizations including Enterprise Systems Inc. which was purchased by McKesson, Omnicell during pre and post IPO, and Clarvia, now owned by Cerner. Doug’s passion is helping healthcare organizations improve their clinical, operational, patient, and financial outcomes.

Justin Witkowski

Vice President, Program Management

Executive with 20+ years experience, with the majority spent in the healthcare technology sector. Duties have covered all aspects of operations, customer success, program management, and product development for companies selling software and hardware solutions into providers, payers, and patients. Managed customer operations and technical teams at Aperio, the world’s first digital pathology company up to a successful exit in 2012. Went to work for Quantros, a SaaS company with safety/risk management and quality measurement tools for large-scale health systems and retail pharmacies, including Ascension, Providence, Tenet, HCA, Walmart, and Target. Most recently worked at Dynamic Healthcare Systems, another SaaS business targeting payers and health plans. Now run Program management @ Owl. Degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University-C.C.

Clinical Advisors

Whitney Black, MD

Quality Medical Director, Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health & Science University

Alan Schatzberg, MD

Director, Mood Disorders Center, Stanford Medical School;Past President, American Psychiatric Association

Arpan Waghray, MD

System Medical Director, Telepsychiatry, Providence Health & Services

Brandon S. Bentzley, MD, PhD

Psychiatry Research & Data Science, Stanford University

Jason Washburn, PhD

Northwestern University, Measurement-Based Care Expert

Jeffrey Eisen, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Behavioral Health Network at MultiCare Health System

Patrick Kennedy

Founder of the Kennedy Forum; Co-founder of One Mind, former U.S. Representative D-RI

Paul Summergrad, MD

Chairman, Tufts University Medical School Department of Psychiatry; Past President, American Psychiatric Association

Phil Capp, MD

Regional Medical Director, Ambulatory Behavioral Medicine, Swedish Health Services

Tom Insel, MD

Mental Health Czar, California; NIMH Director (2002-2013); Google Fellow

Board of Directors

Eric Meier

Owl Insights

Steven Plume

The Entrepreneurs’ Fund

Victor Kats

Ascension Ventures

Thomas C. Hawes, MD

Blue Venture Fund

Emir Sandhu, MD

Blue Venture Fund

Jonathan Philips

First Trust

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Owl is hiring motivated individuals to join the growing company on its mission to transform behavioral health. The Owl solution is designed for the organizations positioned to make the biggest impact to the behavioral health ecosystem.

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