Leadership Team

Michael Epplen

PRESIDENT

Mike brings more than 20 years of healthcare software experience to Sunquest. Prior to his current position, Mike served as chief operating officer for Sunquest, president for Atlas Medical and president for Data Innovations. Mike’s broad skills range from product management to sales and service leadership. He holds a master’s degree from University of Cincinnati and bachelor’s degree from Thomas More College.

Premila Peters

PRESIDENT OF DATA INNOVATIONS, LLC

Premila is responsible for global strategy and initiatives. Prior to her current role, she was the vice president of sales and marketing for Data Innovations North America. Premila formerly held leadership positions in the healthcare division of General Electric in the US and China. She brings more than 20 years of experience in healthcare and holds an MBA from the University of Vermont and a bachelor's degree from the University of Bombay, India.

Jonathan Pierson

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Jonathan is responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction, from the products we design to the way we deploy and support them. Jonathan brings more than 20 years of experience in large-scale and high-volume systems implementations. Previously, Jonathan was vice president of MedAssets’ implementation services team. Jonathan has also held leadership positions in systems design and implementation management at Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) and PRG-Schultz.

Michael Simpson

CEO CLINISYS GROUP, SUNQUEST GLOBAL

Michael brings more than 30 years of global leadership experience. Prior to joining Sunquest, Michael served as chief executive officer of Caradigm, a population health company. He has also held executive leadership positions at McKesson, GE Healthcare, Quadramed and Novell. Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Manish Muzumdar

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Manish brings more than 20 years of experience in technology leadership, management, innovation, and the delivery of mission-critical, enterprise-class products and platforms. Before joining Sunquest, Manish was senior vice president of products at Remedy Informatics, where he led product management and development for clinical informatics products. Manish holds bachelor’s and master's degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT.

Paul Stinson

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES & MARKETING

Paul brings more than 25 years of experience in health information technology. Prior to joining Sunquest, Paul was the chief product and marketing officer at StayWell Health Management, leading the organization’s technology refresh. Paul has also served in product, marketing and executive leadership roles at MedAssets, Sage Healthcare, and MedQuist. Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Michigan Technological University.

Keith Sturges

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, SUNQUEST INTERNATIONAL - AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND

Keith brings more than 20 years of global leadership experience. Prior to joining Sunquest, Keith served as executive vice president of sales and implementation for Craneware. He has also held executive leadership positions at SirsiDynix, Misys Healthcare, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions and Oracle. Keith holds a master’s degree in business administration and computer science from the University of Warwick (UK).

Andrew Branski

VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE

Andy oversees Sunquest’s accounting, tax, financial planning, quality and commercial operations. He brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to Sunquest, most recently as chief financial officer at GE Healthcare’s software division, where he led all commercial finance activities for their North America business. Andy is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.