The Rockstar Team

inRecovery is lead by seasoned entrepreneurs, MD's, PhD's, Published Scientists, Ivy League Grads, and Healthcare Hackers who have come together from a deep passion for addiction treatment.

David Emanuel Sarabia
Founder / CEO

David is a serial entrepreneur. He co-founded UPrinting at 22 which Insight Partners acquired in 2010. Betting we'd all shop on our phones in the future, he founded the first m-commerce platform built for touch, which he sold to Magento.

His struggle with addiction lead him to rehab. There he had a vision for data-driven care and inRecovery was born.

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John Harada
Chairman

John is a Harvard MBA and successful entrepreneur. Wall Street innovator who sold his first company to Sequoia Capital and his second company to the Deutsche Boerse (German Stock Exchange).

He served as Chairman of Hazelden and was a Board Member of the Hazelden Foundation.

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Don Kripke, MD
Medical Director

Dr. Kripke graduated magna cum laude from Yale, received his M.D. from UPenn School of Medicine and obtained his training in psychiatry at Harvard.

Don has practiced general psychiatry and psychoanalysis for over 35 years, was Chief Resident in Psychiatry UCSD's School of Medicine, and was Professor of Psychiatry at the Naval Medical Center.

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Katerina Davidova
Data Science

Katerina is Columbia University graduate and advises on the creation of EMMA, our Intelligence Engine, and Data Science Community initiatives of inRecovery.

She is the visionary behind our global data collaboration movement, to help advance the efficacy of treatment and give researchers a powerful data platform to discover innovations.

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Hants Williams, PhD, RN.
Clinical Operations

Dr. Williams is a registered public health nurse, published scientist, and full-stack health care professional. He's developed the functional skills of a clinical researcher, data scientist, software developer, and healthcare policy advocate.

He is able to quickly test the acceptability, feasibility, and efficacy of new care pathways, digital therapeutics, and other novel innovations focused on enhancing delivery and implementation of care.

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Bogi Niczuly
Head of Development

Bogi Niczuly is a proud mother of two young boys and leads our Development efforts. She brings 9+ years of enterprise level backend development experience and is a rockstar Agile Project Manager.

She holds a BS in Automation and Computer Science and is fluent in English, Hungarian, Spanish, German.

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Donald Heatherington
Full Stack Engineer

Donald is an accomplished engineer with experience building HIPAA/FHIR complaint health care tech. Prior to joining us, he was co-founder and CTO of Biovirtua, a startup that enables precise measurement of human movement using consumer mobile devices.

He holds a BA in Math from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Julia Sobianina
Product Designer

Julia is a talented User Experienced Designer with a combination of sensibility for usability and strong execution ability. Her work results in beautiful experiences that help drive people towards better health.

She holds a BA in Design and was trained User Experience in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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Adam Niekras
Training Director

Adam Niekras developed an expertise in Operations and Data Analaytics, while directing training departments and high-visibility programs during his ten years of service as a pilot in the U.S. Navy.

He holds a BS in Information Technology from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis and is currently pursing an MBA.

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Advisory Board

The medical, science and business experts helping us stear inRecovery.

Larry Gold, PhD

Biotech Innovator
Founder, SomaLogic

Lawrence Choy, MD

Psychiatrist / Brain Hacker
Stanford University

Cheryl Karcher, MD

Medical Advisor
Recovery Advocate

Alex Baqui, MD

Medical AI Advisor
Valhalla AI

Carlos Garcia Iragorri

Former President
Novartis

Marcelle Little, MPH

Licensed Therapist
UCLA Health

Jeff Sellner

CPA, Principal
CliftonAllenLarson

Kwame Ulmer

Health Tech Investor
Tech Coast Angels

Mike Neuenschwander

Blockchain/ID Advisor
Director at DOMO

Scott Hutchingson

UX Design
Director at UCLA