Board of Directors:
Joseph G. McCormick is CEO of Celtic Systems, a company providing information system solutions to state and provincial governments in the USA and Canada.
Celtic has sponsored multiple public service efforts which have since grown into well-organized initiatives under ServicePlace. Primary among them is the development of the CPR application for Android smartphones, as well as the on-line training delivery of CPR related information.
Samir Nayak is CTO of Celtic Systems, a company providing information system solutions to state and provincial governments in the USA and Canada.
Celtic has sponsored multiple public service efforts which have since grown into well-organized initiatives under ServicePlace. Primary among them is the development of the CPR application for Android smartphones, as well as the on-line training delivery of CPR related information. Samir is passionate about taking the instruction and technology to underserved rural areas, and has been part of organizing CPR camps in many places in India and also in the US.
Laura C. Bulluck is Executive Director at Hope’s Crossing, a non-profit chartered to help transition at-risk women, many of whom have been previously incarcerated, to become productive members of society.
With over 20 years in the health care industry, Laura has demonstrated her professional experience in the areas of finance, health care operations, information technology and clinical systems implementation. With a BSBM degree and recently completed MS NPMG ( Non Profit Management and Leadership) , a Public Policy degree with an emphasis in nonprofit management, Laura has developed a number of programs and services to inspire, encourage and empower women with many social, economic and professional issues. As the co-founder of Ladies in Power and Executive Director of Hope's Crossing, Laura continues to demonstrate her commitment to creating hope in the lives of women experiencing personal and professional challenges, as well as women released from incarceration. Operating as a mentor to women and teen girls, she offers leadership and guidance to seek the best of themselves in decision making, building relationships and self-improvement.
Arnab Debnath is an engineer by training, and an entrepreneur who built up and then sold his data services firm.
Based in the San Fransico Bay Area, Arnab has an extensive network of friends in the technology industry, and also maintains ties to institutions in India such as the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
Debashis Chowdhury, also an Engineer by training, is currently the President of ServicePlace. Debashis was at Intel Corp for 22 years, where he started in chip-design, and then went on to strategic and leadership roles, including heading up an internal start-up.
Debashis has written several books on the effect of technology on human evolution, and also served on the board and as President of a non-profit community service organization (BCAA) in the Phoenix area. Debashis is also active in the Phoenix based futurist organization, the local Chapter of the World Futures Society.
Debashis is also a teacher, and teaches Physics at Phoenix Community College. He has also been active in all the three initiative areas of ServicePlace from their very inception. Note: Debashis is both a BOD member and Officer at ServicePlace, where he serves as the President.
Mallary Tytel is the Secretary of the ServicePlace organization, and is also is President and Founder of Healthy Workplaces, a national consulting practice. Her work focuses on complexity science and human systems dynamics, facilitation and coaching, diversity and culture, developing women leaders, and building productive and sustainable workplaces.
Mallary is the former CEO of an international nonprofit human resource development corporation.
Mallary has a PhD in Public Health Promotion and is also an MBA. She is a certified mediator and executive coach. She is also a teacher at Grand Canyon University.
Sarbari Chowdhury (VP, Media Operations) is an engineer by training, and has spent more than 25 years in the high tech industry. Sarbari is active in the non-profit segment, having served as President of the India Association and the Bengali Cultural Association of Arizona. She is also a director at ASAFSF, an organization providing help to victims of domestic abuse. She has also worked as Chairperson of the North American Bengali Conference’s Film segment since 2012. Sarbari was very instrumental in developing the instructional videos for CPR for ServicePlace.
A debutant filmmaker, Sarbari Chowdhury is avidly interested in the cultural heritages of the world. Her mission is to document these global cultural idioms, with a view to preserve them. Her debut narrative documentary, Broto Alpona, deals with ancient socio-religious rituals of the Woman of Bengal, both in India and Bangladesh.
Sarbari has acted in several films, is a Director of theater and also a published author, of a book of short stories named “Earthen Angels”. Her plays have been stages at various cities in the USA including Phoenix, Arizona, Houston, Texas, Los Angeles and San Jose.
Dr. Ghanashyam Kundu is a retired surgeon who has practiced in India and in the UK. He is one of the original group of people at the first meeting on Elder Care, held in early 2016.
For his deep experience and caring, and also for his connections in the Medical service industry, Dr. Kundu, has a Mentorship role both in the Elder Care initiative, and in the Health/Medical initiative. Dr. Kundu’s most recent efforts are directed towards providing the education and training to counter the Dengue epidemic that is working through much of the developing world.
Dr. Tapas Mondal is a Pediatric Cardiologist at McMaster University Medical School, and has been associated with the CPR education and training program from its inception in 2014. Dr. Mondal was the medical consultant for the CPR instructional program we have developed, and has held CPR awareness and training sessions in many places in India, in the US and also in Canada.
Dr. Mondal has a Mentorship (and Advisory) role for the Health/Medical initiative. In addition to CPR, there are many other development areas where we anticipate we will need Dr. Mondal’s assistance in the near future.
Dr. Srishti Nayak graduated from the University of Arizona Medical School, where she was part of the CPR education team that went to remote locations to provide hands-on CPR training. Srishti also presented a paper at a AMA conference, where the benefits of using an Android based app for CPR training was presented.
Srishti has also conducted CPR education sessions in many locations in India, including some very remote locations (like the Sundarbans delta area). It is exemplary to see such initiative from our younger generation, so Srishti has a Mentorship and Advisory role for Health/Medical initiative, and also for future Youth oriented projects.
Alan Ross is one of the original group of people that met and launched the ServicePlace Elder Care initiative. He is a long term resident of Arizona, before which he was the CEO of a technology company in Northern California. Alan is also a futurist, and a student of the new technologies that are coming on line in the medium to long term.
Alan has a Mentoring (and advisory) role in the Elder Care area of ServicePlace. He also has deep organizational experience which we hope to tap into for future growth.
Sumona Bhattacharya is also one of the original group of people who met to launch the Elder-Care effort. Until recently, Sumona owned a small company that provided in-home care to elders in need of assistance.
Sumona is also very involved in a variety of non-profit activities, and regularly organizes fund-raisers for them. Sumona has a mentoring and advisory role in Elder-Care, and also valued for her organizational experience.
Tery Spataro has led the user research and interviewing activity of the Elder-Care initiative, and has developed the survey instruments that the group is using. She has also conducted multiple interviews, and devised a way for storing the information gathered in a spreadsheet format.
Tery has also mentored students in the development and use of these instruments, and has provided hands on training to them. Tery is now working on the visionary message for the Elder-Care effort, and the unique differentiator for the ServicePlace effort.
Srinivas Javagula has been part of multiple non-profit organizations, in the last of which he has worked on providing last mile delivery of vital food/medicines using drones. Srinivas is also very well versed in developing proposals for the non-profit foundations that provide much of the funding for efforts such as ours.
Although it was not the winning entry, Srinivas (who goes by Java) was very instrumental in creating an application for the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, in the area of tracking new medicines for delivery in developing countries.
We are looking forward to many more contributions from Srinivas in the areas of health/medical and also organizational development.
Abhik Chowdhury, who is in the final year of the Computer Science program at ASU, developed the original Android App for CPR measurement, and implemented the sensor based algorithm detecting compression depth and beat rate. For the Elder Care project, Abhik assisted in creating the Capstone Proposal for ASU, and has been involved in the architectural development. Abhik has also helped organize CPR training sessions, and is part of the original video instruction. Abhik has a mentorship role in both the Elder Care and Health/Medical initiatives, and also in helping organize our future youth oriented efforts.
Madhav Rangaswamy, an engineer by training, has recently retired from Intel corp, the world’s number #1 microchip manufacturer. Madhav has also been involved in the Elder-Care program, participating in the development of the applications and usage, and also in seeking feedback on the research from elders.
Madhav has a mentoring/advisory role in the Elder-Care initiative.
Innovation at your Service