Co-Founder / Chief Executive Officer
Corey always had a passion for science, technology, and business. He has held several positions in world-renowned advertising companies, specifically for the pharmaceutical industry. He is interested in bringing innovative healthcare technologies that improve people’s lives to the market. His entrepreneurial spirit lead him to leave Big Pharma and co-found CarePond, Inc. with his family and friends.
He shares his early experience as a caregiver helping take care of his aging grandmother with his sister. He credits the time spent with his grandmother as his inspiration for his devotion to the caregiver community. Corey earned his Masters in Business and Bioscience from the Claremont Colleges and Bachelors in Communication Studies from the University of San Diego.
Co-Founder / Chief Operating Officer
David is head of business operations and technology at CarePond.
In addition to CarePond, Inc. David served as chairman and CEO of an advanced embedded systems company, InSense Systems – a corporation he also co-founded in 2008. After beginning his career on the business side of entertainment at Paramount Pictures and Universal Music Group, David set out on a mission to achieve a childhood dream of developing technology that made a positive impact on the world.
Coming from a family of caregivers -- and whose mother and father themselves are caring for a relative at home -- David understands firsthand the challenges caregivers face and strives to provide an enriching and supportive environment that makes their lives easier. In his free time, David enjoys playing and composing music on the piano and guitar.
Co-Founder / Chief Design Officer
Jesse graduated with a BA in graphic design from San Diego State University. He is an accomplished painter, sculptor, and graphic designer. Jesse is a passionate artist and has a keen eye for visual design and aesthetics. He has equal love for street art as he does for fine art- a craft he owes to his mother who is an artist as well. CarePond, Inc. was a perfect fit, being able to express his visual side, as well as working with his family (Sofia and Corey are his cousins). His grandfather always said how important family is, and he doesn’t intend to let him down.
Check out some of Jesse's artwork at JesseOzar.com.
Co-Founder / Board of Directors
Sofia earned both her Masters and Bachelors of Science in Gerontology from the University of Southern California. Through her work on an Elder Abuse Study for the National Institute of Health and subsequently time at the Los Angeles County Forensic Center she witnessed firsthand the problems created by the stress of caregiving. This, coupled with her early childhood experience of helping her parents care for her grandmother, led her on a mission to ease the hardships of caregivers everywhere.
Anyone who knows Sofia knows she loves to learn, and she has a “serious passion for organizing information.” She fully embraces projects that support other people. Sofia brings her love for science, art and design into everything she does.
VP of Information Systems
Tim oversees project management, development and the technology that keeps CarePond firing on all cylinders. With an extensive career in information and web technology, Tim brings an invaluable expertise in managing IT systems to the team.
He graduated from Cal State Dominguez Hills with a BS in Computer Science, and has worked at Raytheon for over 12 years.