Jeff Thramann, MD is the founder & CEO of Influence Healthcare. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the Cornell University Medical College in NYC. He completed his neurosurgery residency and complex spinal reconstruction fellowship at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. Upon completing his training, Thramann founded Boulder Neurosurgical Associates and served as the senior managing partner until leaving the practice of medicine in 2008 to pursue entrepreneurial endeavors. He is the named inventor on over 50 U.S. and international patents either issued or pending and has founded six healthcare companies taking each from idea to exit. Thramann is an avid endurance athlete having completed five long distance Ironman competitions and the Race Across America as part of a four-man team.