The Haven Diagnostics Story

Agent-based models have been coined a "Disruptive Innovation" by the National Institutes of Health and used to model the spread of infectious disease spread in hospitals, bioterrorism, and the spread of flu in the workplace.

In 2020, Haven adapted agent-based models to help employers make data-driven workplace health decisions helping Chief HR Officers control their workplaces on globally.

Leadership Team

Nathan Perilo - Director of Technology, Co-Founder

Ben Siegel

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Mr. Siegel serves as CEO and leads day-to-day operations for Haven. spent 3.5 years working in commercial real estate focused on capital markets in Dallas and New York City before joining Haven Diagnostics. He began his career at HFF and most recently worked at JLL. Mr. Siegel graduated from the University of Georgia - Terry College with a B.B.A. in finance.

Michael Gao, M.D. - CEO, Co-Founder

Michael Gao, M.D.

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Dr. Michael Gao is the Medical Director of Haven Diagnostics, a practicing hospital medicine physician, and a data scientist.

Formerly:  Medical Director for Transformation leading applied A.I. at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Courtesy), Weill Cornell

Silverman Fellow for Healthcare Innovation, NewYork-Presbyterian

Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell

M.D., University of Michigan Medical School

B.S. in Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Genetics, UCLA


Joshua D. Geleris, M.D. - Medical Researcher

Joshua D. Geleris, M.D.

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Dr. Josh Geleris leads research at Haven Diagnostics and is funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense to conduct research on COVID and other pulmonary diseases.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University

Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell

M.D., Technion Israel Institute of Technology

Published in Top Journals:

New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association (IM), Annals of Internal Medicine

Nathan Perilo - Director of Technology, Co-Founder

Nathan Perilo

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Mr. Perilo was previously the Director for Quantitative Library Development at Citigroup, where he oversaw work on financial simulations and risk analyses. Prior to that, he worked at Omaha Methodist Hospital as a Network Integration Engineer. Mr. Perilo graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a B.S. in computer science.

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