About Us

TauSpan is a digital health company that uses state-of-the-art technology to integrate data from electronic health records and other organizational data sources to lead to better clinical decisions and reduced costs of care.

Leadership Team

Buddy Lyons

CEO / Founder

  • CEO of two predictive analytics medical device startups
  • CFO of contract research organization and biopharma company
  • 25 years experience in healthcare sector including medical device startup experience
  • Deep experience in operations, capital formation, regulatory, intellectual property and administration

John Cromwell, MD

Chief Technology Officer

  • Prof and Dir of GI, Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery UIHC
  • Associate Chief Medical Officer and Director of Surgical Quality & Safety
  • Diplomate: American Board of Surgery and American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Authority in predictive analytics in medicine
  • Faculty, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics
  • Inventor of two predictive analytics medical devices being commercialized

Andrew Forsdick


  • 10+ years experience with startups and early stage companies
  • CEO of Vivicast Media, linear television content licensing aggregator
  • CFO of two predictive analytics medical device startups
  • Partner in venture capital fund
  • Previously CFO of SAAS company in digital out of home

Asgeir Thor Masson, MD

Director of Data Analytics

  • MD from University of Iceland
  • Surgery Training at Landspitali University Hospital
  • Bsc Software Engineering from University of Reykjavik
  • Experience in machine learning, design of classifiers, data analytics and web service design and implementaion

Gene Steffanetta

VP of Product Development & Quality

  • 10 years’ experience in Medical Device industry
  • Olympus Surgical Technologies—Design and Development for ENT implants and electrosurgical systems
  • Edwards Lifesciences—Quality Engineering for heart valve therapy product manufacturing
  • Terumo Medical Corp.—Product Development and Clinical Trial execution for large bore vascular closure system
  • Omnicell – Quality Management System owner and Design Control authority for robotic pharmaceutical packaging systems
  • US Military Academy at West Point graduate, Systems Engineering program