Advisory Board

Alan D Jackson

Alan Jackson has joined Human Health Project in September 2017, in the role of Chief Information Officer.

Alan’s thirty-year career includes executive management, consulting and technical positions leading the design, development, and implementation of high-performance technology solutions to meet the strategic and challenging commercial needs within the healthcare & bio-pharma sectors.  Prior roles include CIO at Bioscrip, a national provider of infusion therapy, CIO / CSO at both Byram Healthcare, Inc., a provider of medical and pharmacy products and Curative Health Services, that operated outpatient chronic wound care clinics, as well as, specialty pharmacy services.

Alan’s areas of focus and expertise include; Agile project life-cycle development, vendor relationships & contracting, M & A due diligence & Integration, Audit & Compliance, Data / Cyber Security (HIPAA, SOX, HEDIS, PCI), and Disaster Recovery Strategies.

Anthony McCann

Anthony McCann is an international keynote speaker, researcher, lecturer, coach, and trainer. A specialist in culture change, leadership, and ethics, he was recently nominated for the position of Visiting Professor in Culture Change and Leadership by the England Centre for Practice Development at Canterbury Christ Church University. A recipient of a Fulbright Award, Anthony has held the positions of Research Associate with the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in Washington DC and Visiting Fellow at the University of Bristol’s Graduate School of Education.

Anthony currently holds the positions of Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Associate with the Center for Emergent Diplomacy in Santa Fe, Associate with the Center for Inter-Cultural Practice in San Francisco, part-time lecturer in Peacebuilding for Loughborough University’s program in International Diplomacy, and Certified Coach with LITS Global corporate responsibility training. Anthony has held positions at the University of California, the Smithsonian Institution, the University of Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University, the University of Ulster, and Queens University, Belfast.


Robert Buys

Robert Buys is a senior-level IT management professional with over 20 years of experience. Well-versed in multiple industries in both private and government arenas including retail, telecommunications, consulting services, state government agencies, financial services, and insurance. Robert has in-depth knowledge of PMO initiation and management, database technologies, ERP implementation, SOX compliance, HIPAA compliance, Smart Grid utilities, CRM strategy development, software applications, and hardware platforms.

He is a dynamic leader with experience in enterprise-wide strategic management, forecasting and managing budgets, client and vendor relationship building and management, and team leadership and mentoring. Proven success in delivering solutions on target, on time, and on a budget.


Ann Burroughs

For 25 years, Ann has been an innovator in the social sector and has focused on leveraging organizations and leaders to bring solutions to scale and to create social impact in communities around the world. She is a Senior Consultant at Social Sector Partners, and prior to this was the Executive Director of the Taproot Foundation in Los Angeles, the Executive Director of LA Works, and the National Media Director for Amnesty International USA. She has also worked as a consultant to the Rockefeller Foundation in their Communications for Social Change Initiative, to HandsOn Network in their corporate engagement program, and to the government in South Africa, where she provided strategic communications support for presidential visits to the U.S, including the Farewell State Visit of President Nelson Mandela. Originally from South Africa, Ann is Chair of the Board of Directors for Amnesty International USA (AIUSA).


Sam Minster 

Sam Minster is an award-winning marketing and creative professional with almost 30 years of experience in designing, promoting, and protecting many of the top worldwide brands. A recent medical experience with his daughter has created this desire in him to help make a difference in people’s lives, so that is why he volunteers his time with HHP. A graduate of UCSB, he has been married for 23 years to his girlfriend and has two beautiful children. When he’s not on the ice getting pucks to the face or practicing karate, he’s playing drums, playing guitar, and writing.


Shankar Rao

Shankar Rao is an entrepreneurial executive with 20+ years of combined experience in executing strategic business initiatives, increasing margins and maximizing sustainable competitive advantage for both startups and industry leaders in Healthcare, Telecom, Defense/Aerospace, and Finance marketplace. He has a strong record driving business to profitability achieved through inspiring leadership, collaboration, uncompromising attention to delivering quality products, and leveraging disruptive technology.


Christopher Greaves

Chris D. Greaves is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and has held leadership roles in development at Columbia University, Queens College (CUNY), and Morehouse College.Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication Campaign Planning & Evaluation from Cornell University, a Master of Arts in Economics from City College (CUNY), and a Doctor of Education from St. John Fisher College. He was a speaker at the HOPE Global Conference in Spring 2017 and was selected to participate in the Georgia Independent College Association (GICA) Higher Education Leadership Development Program in Summer 2017.Chris serves as Associate Vice President for Talent Management with the American Marketing Association (NJ) and is a member of the Association of Leadership Educators and the Society of Research Administrators International. He joined the Business Intelligence Board of Chief Learning Officer magazine in Spring 2018.


Erica Thompson

Erica Thompson is a marketing leader with 15 years of experience implementing and managing marketing systems and teams, as well as developing the processes and best practices necessary to ensure a flow of qualified leads. She has a Master’s degree from New York University in Graphic Communications Management and Technology, and has worked at companies such as Ernst & Young, CA Technologies, and Gartner. Throughout her career she has gained expertise in marketing strategy, demand generation, digital marketing, marketing, marketing technology, and has led diverse and geographically dispersed teams through complex marketing operations.


Michael Strange

Michael Strange has 30+ years of information technology leadership experience, including CIO, CTO and other leadership positions. He brings deep expertise in software development, Agile, operational monitoring, and systems architecture. He is cloud certified, and has authored 19 patents regarding leading-edge software.