Peter Diamandis, MD
Named one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders by Fortune, Dr. Diamandis is a serial entrepreneur who has started over 20 companies in the areas of longevity, space, venture capital and education. He is the co-founder and Vice Chairman of Celularity Inc., a cellular therapeutics company; a sought-after speaker; and a New York Times best-selling author.
The nation’s number one life and business strategist, Tony Robbins has become a household name for his ability to inspire and empower people. A philanthropist and entrepreneur, Robbins is a New York Times best-selling author with over 15 million copies and over 50 million audio business volumes sold globally. He has worked with Bill Clinton, Oprah, Nelson Mandela, Leonardo DiCaprio and many more.
Robert Hariri, MD, PHD
An accomplished surgeon, biomedical scientist and serial biomedicine and aerospace entrepreneur, Dr. Hariri pioneered the use of stem cells to treat a range of life-threatening human diseases. He was the 2018 recipient of the Pontifical Medal for Innovation (awarded by Pope Francis) and has received the Thomas Alva Edison Award for technological innovation twice (2007 and 2011). When he’s not in the lab, you’ll find him in the skies: he’s a jet-rated commercial pilot with thousands of hours of flight time across 60+ military and civilian aircrafts.
William Kapp, MD - CEO
Dr. Kapp is a dynamic entrepreneur who has founded several healthcare start-ups, ranging from surgical centers and hospitals to electronic health record systems and medical real estate developments. He is passionate about introducing cutting-edge technology to enhance both the facilities and operations of healthcare organizations. As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, former USAF Flight Surgeon, and type-rated jet aircraft pilot, Dr. Kapp has a unique combination of medical expertise and aviation knowledge.
Moreover, he is dedicated to advancing the new healthcare paradigm that focuses on the detection and reversal of asymptomatic diseases. Dr. Kapp is deeply committed to this cause and strives to improve patient outcomes by leveraging the latest advancements in medical technology and innovation.
President and CEO of Ashley Furniture Industries Inc., Todd is a proud investor in Fountain Life. Over the years he has continually demonstrated his passion for prevention, scientific advancement and education in the area of health and wellness. In 2006, Wanek received the Spirit of Life award from the City of Hope cancer research center for his fundraising efforts. Todd’s passion for preventative medicine an outstanding testament to Fountain Life’s goal of helping our members live better for longer.
Dr. B.K. Modi
“Dr. M” is a global business leader, wellness crusader and technopreneur. Dr. Modi entered the wellness and healthcare space in 2015, with the aspiration of creating a world-class healthcare ecosystem in India. Dr. Modi’s philosophy of living well “Beyond 100” and enjoying a happy, healthy, productive and independent life is what motivated the partnership with Fountain Life. Dr. Modi laid the foundation for his business empire with Modi Xerox, a joint-venture with Xerox, and he holds the titles of founder-chairman of Smart Group of companies, the founder of Global Citizen Forum, and the global chairman of the Foreign Investors India Forum.
Tobin Geatz, Corporate Director at Fountain Life and co-founder of Seahawk Innovation, has an extensive background in business start-ups, expansions, and technology applications. Geatz’s previous experience includes roles as founder and chairman of the Board of PharmaTech Solutions and the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Inclinix, Inc. Geatz holds nine patents related to his degree in chemistry from West Virginia University, and specializes in introducing innovative technologies to improve operating processes.
(Chief Operating Officer)
Shawn Buchheit is an internationally renowned thought leader with 20 + years of experience in designing and launching transformative business development and client strategies for major brands in both the well-being, preventative medicine, and fitness sectors. In his position as a health and wellness influencer, Shawn’s work has helped to shift industry trends and values. As Chief Operating Officer of Fountain Life and Fountain Health Insurance, Shawn leads highly impactful business development, marketing and member experience initiatives with an emphasis on continuously enhancing member outcomes.
Helen Messier PhD, MD
(Chief Medical Officer)
Dr. Helen Messier has devoted most of her career to harnessing data to close the translational gap in medicine. Dr. Messier received a Bachelor of Science (Honors in Genetics) and a PhD in Molecular Immunology from the University of Alberta. She completed post-doctoral studies at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology in San Diego, CA and received her MD from the University of Calgary. Dr. Messier is board certified in family medicine. Dr. Messier founded a national network of concierge medical practices in Canada, served as Medical Director of Genomics at Human Longevity Inc, and was the founding Chief Medical Officer of Viome. In addition to leading the company’s clinical and scientific programs, Dr. Messier will establish Fountain Life University to train Fountain Life certified practitioners and lead the effort to gain insights and publish findings from Fountain Life’s vast amount of data.
Alison Bruecken PHR, LCAM
(Chief Experience Officer)
Alison, with 25 years of hospitality and luxury service experience, joined The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company where she held 13 different roles throughout her tenure in various hospitality disciplines. Alison has extensive experience in leading organizational effectiveness and process improvement programs. Alison’s leadership and drive for excellence resulted in numerous prestigious Five Star Five Diamond awards forThe Ritz-Carlton. Alison is a graduate from Penn State University and studied at the University of Salamanca, Spain.
James Pool, MBA, CPA
(Chief Financial Officer)
A strategic and top-performing Senior Finance Executive / Chief Accounting Officer with 35+ years of demonstrated success within the healthcare industry. James is an accountant by trade, a people person by nature. James excels at building, mentoring, and leading successful teams and has a proven ability to manage change and identify forward-thinking solutions to allow flexibility and adaptability in dynamic environments. He consistently drives efficiency, improves compliance, reduces costs, and exceeds objectives.
Medical Advisory Board
Eric Verdin, MD
Dr. Verdin is the president and chief executive officer of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. A native of Belgium, Dr. Verdin received his Doctorate of Medicine (MD) from the University of Liege and completed additional clinical and research training at Harvard Medical School. He has held faculty positions at the University of Brussels, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Picower Institute for Medical Research. Dr. Verdin is also a professor of medicine at University of California, San Francisco.
Daniel Kraft, MD
Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard-trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator With over 25 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation, Kraft has served as faculty chair for Medicine since its inception in 2008, and is founder and chair Following undergraduate degrees from Brown University and medical school at Stanford, Daniel was Board Certified in both Internal Medicine & Pediatrics after completing a Harvard residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital & Boston Children's Hospital, and fellowships in hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplantation at Stanford.
Rakesh M. Suri, MD, D.Phil
Rakesh M. Suri, MD, D.Phil is a thought leader on innovative care models, international growth, and transformation in pursuit of value. In addition to serving as the first President of International Operations at the Cleveland Clinic and CEO of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Suri held leadership positions at Mayo Clinic and Heart Valve Society. Dr. Suri is a pioneer in pre-emptive care, completing 7,000+ surgical procedures, 340+ peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, 15 patents and several FDA multicenter trials.
Mark Hyman, MD
Dr. Hyman has distinguished himself as the host of one of the leading health podcasts, The Doctor's Farmacy with 150+ million downloads. His expertise is widely sought after as a regular medical contributor to several television shows and networks, including CBS This Morning, Today, Good Morning America, The View, and CNN. His latest book, Young Forever: The Secrets to Living Your Longest, Healthiest Life, is currently a #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, the #1 seller on Amazon, and the #1 bestselling hardcover book in America .
Hector L. Lopez, M.D., CSCS, FISSN
Dr. Hector Lopez, was an accomplished clinician, industry leading clinical researcher, entrepreneur, early stage investor and a member of Fountain Life’s Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Lopez was a brilliant mind, known for his extraordinary work in research and formulation of performance nutrition and dietary supplements.
His diverse background in sports & human performance medicine, regenerative & longevity medicine, with post-grad research training in endocrinology, molecular biology, exercise science, nutritional biochemistry and human clinical research provided a unique perch as a key opinion leader in nutra-biosciences, dietary supplements, and biomedical technologies integrating healthspan & human performance.
“We are saddened to learn about Hector’s passing but are comforted in knowing so much of his work in the nutrition space and as an innovator will continue to impact so many lives for a long time to come. He was a true pioneer and absolute gentleman, he will be dearly missed.” Dr. Bill Kapp, CEO – Fountain Life