Brinnon Mandel

Vice President of Market Insights

Brinnon works with global health technology innovators and investors to leverage the value of the VIA Platform for greater business intelligence and product to market strategy.  Prior to joining VIA, Brinnon was an independent consultant, working with clients such as Global Good/Intellectual Ventures Laboratory, Jhpiego, Sage Innovation, and Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Alliance.  For 7 years, Brinnon served in various management and leadership roles at Jhpiego, a non-profit global health affiliate of Johns Hopkins University,  where she helped create and direct the Innovations Program.   She also worked in the Office of Corporate Relations at University of Wisconsin-Madison, as part of her career interests in the intersection of business, technology, and health.  Committed to the prospect of increasing global access to life-saving innovations, Brinnon leads the Market Insights team to achieve greater health impact and sustainability.

Reza Garda

Sales Manager, SADC

Reza joined the VIA Global Health team in June 2017 after previously working in the IT sales industry for 13 years. His primary focus has been sales, with a strong concentration on business development and relationship building in a highly technical field. His passion for broadening his knowledge has led him to VIA Global Health, where he currently leads customer relationships in South Africa and throughout SADC. Reza is based in VIA’s Johannesburg office.

Brian Krawczyk

Vice President of Global Business Development

As global business development lead, Brian works closely with our distribution partners around the world, delivering on their business needs, and gaining critical insights on how we can improve awareness and access to high-impact health technologies. Brian most recently led the launch of an NGO in Uganda called Bulungi Creative, working as the Executive Director with local primary schools and educators to implement a Creative Thinking program to complement the government curriculum. Prior to his work in Uganda, he served as a key client services leader in the advertising field, developing brands and launching products for brands like Anthem/WellPoint Healthcare, Toyota/Lexus, PaperMate/Newell Rubbermaid, MGM Resorts International and Vizio electronics, both domestically and internationally.

Noah Perin

Chief Executive Officer & co-Founder

Noah most recently served as a Commercialization Officer at PATH, a prominent international global health NGO. There he worked with small and midsize health tech manufacturers to enter emerging and developing county markets, taking three products to early commercialization in Africa. He saw firsthand the growing opportunity and economic trends that make these markets both costly to enter yet full of untapped potential. Prior to PATH, Noah was a Product Manager at Microsoft in the Online Services Group, and a drug discovery researcher at two biotech startups.