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Wisdom Council

Our formal Board of Directors —

Kabir Kadre, President

With a background in mysticism, meditation, and spiritual reflection, Kabir is grounded in a loving critique of the human process and presence on planet Earth.

Building on that foundation, he works as a professional in the field of Adult Development with certifications to both assess and coach. Cultivating expertise in systems transformation, and organizational and complex systems development make up a fundamental aspect of his daily activities.

Dr. Eric Hekler, PhD

Director of the Center for Wireless & Population Health Systems within the Qualcomm Institute at University of California, San Diego (UCSD), an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine & Public Health and faculty of the Design Lab at UCSD.

Elisa Sabatini, Treasurer

Elisa Sabatini has been involved for many years in areas of sustainable development including family health, nutrition, micro-finance, sustainable agriculture, community leadership education and immersive education. She is motivated by activities that promote human development, self-reliance and self-determination.  Elisa has lived in Spain, Guatemala, and Mexico.  In the United States she has resided in  Colorado, Hawaii and California.  She hails from the mountains of Colorado and has a home in Empire.  Elisa has a Lagotto Romagnolo named Cienna who looks for truffles.

Dennis O’Connor, Secretary

Chief Learning Officer, Precision Healthcare Ecosystem; Patient-Centered Empowerment and Design; Instructional Design; Academic Technology E-Learning; Online Teaching, Retired.

David Ford

Retired. 35 years HealthCare Insurance Executive, 25 as CEO. Last role as CEO of CareOregon. During 2009, Co-Chaired, 9000 Person Annual Forum for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). First Lieutenant, Infantry, Vietnam. BA, UC Davis, in American Studies.

Soul Trust

In addition to our Formal Board, we are fortunate to keep counsel with our Advisory Board members for real-time strategic guidance and increased community interface.

Tyler Orion

With an MBA degree in Health Services Management, and an eclectic background, Tyler Orion has been focused on San Diego emerging tech business development in many forms for over 30 years. Her experience includes consulting, coaching and mentoring growth-stage tech companies, and I spent several years in the development of business incubators.

Dr. Michael Kurisu, OD

Dr. Kurisu is an Integrative Medicine Physician with a life-long interest in health and healing. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine. Dr. Kurisu uses both traditional and holistic approaches to treat his patients, and specializes in osteopathic treatments. He is now focusing on emerging wearable technologies as a resource to provide the next era of medicine.