Chris Kane, CEO
Chris Kane is the Chief Executive Officer of PPS. Kane joined PPS in 2002 as Director of Marketing; he was promoted to Vice President of Government Affairs in 2005 and Chief Operating Officer in 2008. Prior to PPS, he held executive positions in marketing and communications with ProcurePoint Travel Solutions, a provider of specialized software solutions to the corporate travel industry, and siteROCK, a provider of remote infrastructure monitoring solutions. Kane serves on the Board of Directors of the American Association for Homecare. He received a BA in Philosophy from Clark University.
Ian Farmer, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Ian Farmer started working with PPS in 2009 implementing a best practice business planning process. In 2010 Farmer became Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. He has over 30 years of senior leadership experience in the high technology healthcare market with GE, ADAC Laboratories and Philips Healthcare. He has built and led organizations that conceived and successfully commercialized over 20 high growth medical products. Farmer received a 1st Class Honors Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from Reading University and a post-graduate degree in Management Studies from Slough College in England.
Jon Alsterlind, Vice President, Finance
Jon Alsterlind assumed the role of Vice President, Finance, in 2008. Alsterlind joined PPS in 2002 as Assistant Controller and was promoted to Controller in 2004. Prior to joining PPS, he served as the Corporate Controller at WorkSpeed, an ASP for the commercial real estate industry, and as an Audit Manager with the public accounting firm of Shea Labagh Dobberstein, CPAs, Inc. Alsterlind received a BS in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco.
Jim Doty, Vice President, Marketing and General Manager, Sleep Therapy
Jim Doty is the Vice President, Marketing and General Manager, Sleep Therapy. Doty joined PPS in 2001 as the Director of Marketing, assumed responsibility for Information Technology in July 2002 and was promoted to Vice President of Marketing in 2003. In 2011 he assumed General Manager Responsibility for the PPS Sleep Therapy business. Prior to joining PPS, Doty was Vice President of Marketing & Sales for Echobridge, an Internet solutions company. Prior to Echobridge, he served as Director of Marketing of Conceptus, a venture-funded medical device company. He has also worked as Manager of New Product Development with Scimed Life Systems; New Business Development at Pharmacia Ophthalmics and held operational, sales and marketing positions at Cooper Vision, Intraocular Lens division. He received a BS in Sociology from the University of Oregon.